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The Adafruit Crickit is Here!

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The Adafruit Crickit is Here!

Expand the functionality of your micro:bit, Adafruit Circuit Playground Express, and Feather with the Crickit! Add additional simple sensors, motors. servos, multicoloured LEDS, speakers, switches, capacitive touch and more, while still leaving lots of pins free for other devices! 

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Looking for a great beginner robot for your BBC micro:bit?

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Looking for a great beginner robot for your BBC micro:bit?

The Kitronik :MOVE mini buggy kit is a fantastic and compact starter robot for your BBC micro:bit(s), priced at under $50! If you've recently bought a Micro:bit, this is definitely worth a look. The kit comprises the robot and the battery-powered Servo:Lite board, and comes with a well-written instruction booklet, that starts you programming straight out of the box, during the build process. The BBC micro:bit is available separately. Features include: highly manoeuvrable has an array of bright colour-changing LEDs that can be individually controlled with brightness and on/off pop a felt-tipped pen into the hole for continuous drawing custom blocks for easy PXT drag...

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The 4Tronix Bit:Bot BBC micro:bit robot is now in stock in Australia

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The 4Tronix Bit:Bot BBC micro:bit robot is now in stock in Australia

We found a great robot platform in the 4Tronix Bit:Bot: It harnesses the neat features of the micro:bit, providing an easy-to-setup, full-featured, and expandable robot that comes in at a good price, compared to other robots with the same features.

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Mirobot (v2) Wireless Drawing and Line-following Robot

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Mirobot (v2) Wireless Drawing and Line-following Robot

The Mirobot stood out to us as a really nice robot to use for teaching maths and programming, and it's quite intriguing to watch it draw. Just connect it to wifi and use the apps to program it through your browser!

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