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Bit:2:Pi Control Raspberry Pi Addon Boards with your Micro:Bit

Bit:2:Pi Control Raspberry Pi Addon Boards with your Micro:Bit [Click on any image to enlarge] Overview Bit:2:Pi (Pronounced Bit – to – Pie) is a connector and power management system that allows you to plug in a Micro:Bit at one end and a Raspberry Pi addon board (26-pin or 40-pin, HAT, pHAT or other) at […]

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Robo:Bit Robotics Controller and Buggy for Micro:Bit

Robo:Bit Robotics Controller and Buggy for Micro:Bit Robo:Bit is a general purpose robotics controller for the BBC Micro:Bit, that also converts easily into a self-contained little buggy. Purchase Robo:Bit here Purchase the Robo:Bit Buggy here Overview The Robo:Bit controller has the following features Ready assembled (NB. headers for the underside are not fitted unless the […]

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Bit:Bot Robot for BBC Micro:Bit

Bit:Bot – The Integrated Robot for BBC Micro:Bit Purchase BitBot here   A great way to engage young and old kids alike with the BBC micro:bit and all the languages available. Both block-based and text-based languages can support the Bit:Bot   You can also use the Radio or Bluetooth functionality of the Micro:Bit to send […]

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Playground for Crumble, Micro:Bit & Raspberry Pi

Playground for Crumble, BBC Micro:Bit and Raspberry Pi (Click on any image to enlarge) ┬áPurchase Here Playground Overview The Playground system allows you to connect external electronics (inputs, outputs, sensors, etc.) to your controller. Initial release supports both Crumble (from Redfern Electronics) and the BBC micro:bit. The connections from the controller are converted to 3-pin […]

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McRoboFace Home Page

McRoboFace – Emoticon for Electronic Creations (Click on any image to enlarge) Purchase McRoboFace Here Overview The McRoboFace is a robotic face with 17 individually controllable RGB LEDs that you can use to bring your electronic creations to life. Each LED can be set to any of 16 million different colours (256 for each of […]

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ZeroPoint – Analog Output for your Raspberry Pi

ZeroPoint – Analog Output   Overview ZeroPoint is an analog gauge with a prototyping area for your own sensors The gauge is a small stepper motor (X27.168) that is driven using an H-bridge (it’s a bipolar stepper so needs to be driven both ways) Although it is a standard stepper motor to operate, it only […]

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Ultrasonic Addons for CrumbleBot – Assembly and Use

Ultrasonic CrumbleBot Addons Download Updated Crumble software from here This post gives brief instructions for assembling the Static and Panning versions of the Ultrasonic addon for CrumbleBot You will need version 25.5 or later of the Crumble Software – see the link above to download it.   Static Ultrasonic Distance Sensor Check you have the […]

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“QUARK” – First Views

“QUARK” – Overview and Description (Click any image to enlarge) Now updated to include V0.2 Version 0.2 “Button”, “Blinkies” and underside of “Proto” v0.1 Top side v0.1 under side Specification Processor: ATMega328P-AU Clock Speed 16MHz Fully compatible with Arduino Uno USB Interface: CH340G Battery: Rechargeable Lithium Ion LIR2032 (3.6V nominal) Diameter: 28mm (v0.1 was 27.25mm) […]

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PiStep2 Dual & Quad Stepper Controller for Raspberry Pi

PiStep2 Stepper Controllers for Raspberry Pi PiStep2 is the new (May 2016) release of PiStep which has been a standard stepper motor controller for Raspberry Pi for a couple of years. PiStep2 changes the GPIO header to a 40 pin version, compatible with all Raspberry Pis since B+. This includes A+, B+, 2B, 3B and […]

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