If you were at the BETT show this year, you might have seen the microbit controlled cars that we had on our stand. It was a fairly simple set up but it did get a lot of attention. Our good friend, David Booth, has gone one better and designed and built a microbit lap counter for a Scalextric type car track and we think it's fantastic. After gaining a degree in Electrical Engineering at Imperial College David went through a graduate apprenticeship and then worked on an autopilot for the Sea Dart... Read more
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You may not have noticed, but, we've recently introduced a new Cardboard Mono Amplifier case that offers an extremely cost effective way of housing an amp, that is part of an electronics-focused practical task, without having to spend weeks on the enclosure. This, easy to assemeble box is the perfect choice for housing our MP3 mono amplifier kit. It can be built in seconds and then customised. The design is suitable for a wide selection of age groups and customisation can be as simple... Read more
Along with Gareth James, Director of Educational Programs for the microbit Foundation, our own Tim Goodman visited the Serbian capital Belgrade last week to spread the word about the BBC microbit in education. They were to meet with Serbian Government Officials and also to talk to Teachers to introduce them to the microbit and the learning/teaching opportunities that it opens up. Kitronik And The microbit Foundation Visit Serbia: Tim and Gareth were invited to attend a policy meeting at the... Read more
We've got some great new shinies to share with you this week that probably won't change your life, but they might significantly brighten up your projects! We are pleased to introduce NeoPixels to the ranks of products that we stock. We'd like to tell you about the three new lines that are now available to order and also to let you know that the number of NeoPixel lines that we carry is set to increase. All you will need to add them to your project is 5V of power, a microcontroller (microbit) and... Read more
Our good friends from Just Add Sharks love the creative aspects of laser cutting and, as well as devising their own creative projects, they're always on the lookout for sources of inspiration. You may not know what a Heng lamp is but, if you are anything like me, you will want one immediately upon finding out. The inspiration came from this kick starter by Allocacoc and as you can see on their kick starter page, the lamp looks great in a variety of colours and shapes. It's a real design and technology... Read more