Featuring - BBC Micro Bit

Over the last couple of months you will have no doubt heard about the BBC Micro Bit project, which aims to get year 7 students coding. Kitronik has joined a number of partners to help the BBC deliver some of the educational resources.

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In September your colleagues in ICT will be sent a free Micro Bit for every year 7 student at your school which is theirs to keep. They will of course be using their Micro Bit in ICT lessons to learn about coding, but they can also be used during D&T lessons.

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Introducing: 100MHz Digital Storage Oscilloscope

Introducing: 100MHz Digital Storage Oscilloscope

We love supplying all of the materials and equipment for any project, whatever the idea or function. This week, we thought we would bring you the equipment designed for testing and troubleshooting your project. Our 100MHz Digital Storage Oscilloscope is a perfect addition to your testing equipment whether you are testing 1 or 100 projects. With a 1GSa/S sampling rate (512KSa/S dual channel), this Digital Storage Oscilloscope is ideal for rapidly testing and diagnosing faults in electronic equipment... Read more

Team Memory Game - Design

Team Memory Game - Design

Over the next few weeks, we are showing you how we made our Team Memory game that debuted at the Maker Faire UK 2015 and featured in our previous blog post: Inside: Maker Faire UK 2015. This week, we are taking you through the design phase, a crucial stage of any design technology project. This is an essential stage for any project as it covers what functions the project will achieve or solve. In this case, the idea was to have a large scale interactive game for people of all ages to enjoy at the... Read more

Introducing: Frosted Perspex and Coin Cell Battery Retainers

Introducing: Frosted Perspex and Coin Cell Battery Retainers

This week, we have enhanced our existing ranges of Perspex and Coin Cell Battery holders. The Frosted Perspex comes in 3mm Midnight Black and Moonlight White flavours and are available in 600 x 400mm sheets. We have also added new 12mm and 20mm Coin Cell Retainers to our line up for added functionality with your Electro Fashion kits! Midnight Black Perspex Sheet (Frosted) 3mm x 400mm x 600mm Frosted Perspex is a cast acrylic with a matt finish, giving a similar effect to sand blasted glass. This... Read more

Introducing: Polyethylene Foam Sheets

Introducing: Polyethylene Foam Sheets

This week, we are proud to bring you an exciting new laser compatible material! These 2mm thick Polyethylene Foam Sheets are ideal for laser cutters being just the right size (600mm x 400mm) and are available in five vibrant colours. These foam sheets have a closed cell cross-linked structure and has a high density whilst remaining lightweight. The smooth finish is perfect for a variety of uses including educational toys and designs, arts and crafts and much more! As well as being great for laser... Read more

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