Grove Inventor Kit for micro:bit

SKU: SS110060762 Brand: Seeed Studio
The Grove Inventor Kit for micro:bit brings endless possibilities to your micro:bit, from robots to musical instruments. Using an array of modules like sensors, displays and actuators.
$149.95 AUD, inc GST
$136.32 AUD, exc GST

Available with a lead time
Expect dispatch between Jun 05 and Jun 11

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  • 5-10 $130.86 (exc GST)
  • 10+ $126.77 (exc GST)
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  • FREE Pickup (Newcastle only - must order online*)

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The BBC micro:bit is a pocket-sized computer that can easily realize your creativity without much electrical and coding knowledge. There are numerous possibility of creation you can dig out by micro:bit, from robots to musical instruments. However if you want to create more things, just 1 micro:bit is barely not enough, That’s why we introduce the Grove Inventor Kit for micro:bit to you.

The Grove Inventor Kit for Micro:bit brings endless possibilities to your micro:bit. The core board in this kit is the Grove shield for micro:bit, with which you can use plenty of Grove modules including sensors, display, actuator to interact with micro:bit. If you never used and have no idea what grove is, here is the introduction of Grove. All you need to know is that with Grove, there is no need of soldering or jump wires any more. Your prototyping will be easier and much more convenient.

We have already prepared 8 grove modules to let you get started with micro:bit. With these grove modules, you can measure distance and display it, use gesture to play different music, or make a smart guard for your desk or room. We have prepared all the necessary libraries (packages) for free download. If you are a beginner to micro:bit, don’t worry because we have also prepare 12 different project which can teach you step by step. If you are an advanced user, this kit will help you more creative project than others.

NOTE: The output voltage of micro:bit is around 3.0V, use microbit or AA battery to power the circuit may cause malfunction of Grove modules which requires high input voltage and drive current(e.g Grove - Ultrasonic Ranger). In order to make these kind of Grove function well, please use the micro-USB port on Grove shield for microbit to power the circuit.

Features

  • Works with both the micro:bit V1 and micro:bit V21
  • Cool extension shield with rich and convenient peripherals;
  • 8 well selected Grove modules for working with micro:bit;
  • 12 awesome projects to let you get started quickly;
  • Well documented instruction.

12 Projects

  • Control the Light
  • Sunshine micro:bit
  • LED Bar Controller
  • Music Player
  • Gesture Recognition
  • Smart Guard
  • Shake Counter
  • Ultrasonic Meter
  • Rainbow on The Desk
  • Guardians of The Secrets in Your Bag
  • Guardians of The Secrets in Your Room
  • Magic Musician

Technical Details

  • Weight: 329.5g 
  • Battery: Exclude

Part List

  • 1x Grove Shield for micro:bit
  • 1x Grove - Rotary Angle Sensor (P)
  • 1x Grove - Speaker
  • 1x Grove - Ultrasonic Ranger
  • 1x Grove - Light Sensor v1.2
  • 1x Grove - WS2812 Waterproof LED Strip - 30 LEDs 1 meter
  • 1x Grove - Gesture
  • 1x Grove - 4-Digit Display
  • 1x Grove - Red LED
  • 1x Micro USB Cable - 48cm
  • 1x 12 Projects Manual
  • 10x Alligator Cable
  • 7x Grove Cable

Documents

There may be some rare cases where there are incompatibilities. BBC are working closely with accessory makers to ensure your accessories will continue to work in the same way.

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Micro:bit>Accessories

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  • Pickup - Free! Only available to customers who live in the Newcastle region (must order online and only pickup after we email to notify you the order is ready). Orders placed after 2PM may not be ready until the following business day.

Non-metro addresses in WA, NT, SA & TAS can take 2+ days in addition to the above information.

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Our physical address (here's a PDF which includes other key business details):

Unit 18, 132 Garden Grove Parade
Adamstown
NSW, 2289
Australia

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