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micro:bit GO by BBC

SKU: CE04819

$25.54 AUD, inc GST
$23.22 AUD, exc GST

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micro:bit GO by BBC
25.54 AUD

SKU: CE04819

$25.54 AUD, inc GST
$23.22 AUD, exc GST
16 reviews 0 5 5
In stock, ships same business day if ordered before 2PM
Delivered by Fri, 25th of May

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Micro:bit "GO" by BBC is the same micro:bit board everyone loves, bundled up with a few of the core essentials to get started. This kit includes a JST-PH 2 x AAA battery pack, 2 x AAA batteries and a Micro USB cable. This means you have all the accessories you need to get started coding your micro:bit for the first time, and you will be able to power your project on the GO!

The easiest way to program micro:bit is via the Micro USB cable and onboard connector, however, it's worth noting that micro:bit have also developed a mobile app for coding over Bluetooth (yep, that's without a USB Cable).

Tech and Specs

  • The "GO" pack includes the micro:bit board as well as a micro USB cable, a battery holder and 2 x AA batteries.
  • The main processor on board the micro:bit is the Nordic nRF51822 (16MHz,32-Bit ARM Cortex-M0 CPU)
  • It has 256 KB of Flash, and 16 KB of RAM
  • On the rear side of the micro:bit there are 25 Addressable red LEDs, arranged in a 5x5 LED Array
  • A BLE Smart Antenna runs across the top of the board
  • There is also a Light, Compass, Accelerometer and Temperature Sensors built in to the board, accessible via coding the board
  • There are also two programmable push buttons
  • A reset button
  • A status LED
  • Three Digital/Analog Input/Output Ring connectors on edge of board
  • 2 Power Rings (3.3V and GND)
  • A 23-pin Edge Connector
  • MicroUSB Connector
  • JST-PH Battery Connection (matches with Battery Pack in the "Go" Pack)
  • Dimensions of board: 43mm x 52mm

Resources:

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Documentation and Resources:
  • micro:bit in the classroom
  • Check out our Getting started with micro:bit video if you'd like to see a quick tutorial on writing a program, start-to-finish, with a micro:bit. In a Nutshell The micro:bit is a versatile and classroom-friendly, programmable electronics b...
  • Getting Started with micro:bit
  • Check out our micro:bit in the classroom video if you'd like to see how micro:bit integrates into classrooms, years 7-12. After a quick review of the hardware, we'll fire up a micro:bit and write our first program. All you'll need for this tu...
  • The Maker Revolution
  • The Maker Revolution celebrates the creation of new devices and the modification of existing ones - the transition from a consumer buying goods to eventually having a major part in their creation. The Maker Revolution places strong emphasis on free (...

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Customer Reviews

  1. Review by Kerry verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    This is a great resource. I am a technology teacher at a High School and after purchasing one to try we are now going to get a class set. So much fun for hands on coding. (Posted on 9/05/2018)

  2. Review by Alan verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    So easy to program. Core provide a help line to assist micro.bit owners. (Posted on 7/03/2018)

  3. Review by Sheree verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Great price, great service and great delivery time. Thanks. (Posted on 26/02/2018)

  4. Review by John verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    All items received in a couple of days , and every item was what I wanted , and have performed as expected (Posted on 16/01/2018)

  5. Review by Courtney verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Great product! (Posted on 12/01/2018)

  6. Review by Janene verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Excellent service with accompanying emails and very prompt delivery. Easy to follow instructions and a website full of easy to challenging projects.
    Enjoying practising with the micro:bit over the holidays before placing a class set order for 2018. The students will love them! (Posted on 2/01/2018)

  7. Review by Robin verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Bought this for office secret santa gift, and it may have started some 'discussions' about who got to keep it. Easy and fun to get into. (Posted on 22/12/2017)

  8. Review by Anastasia verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Great value microbit to add to our collectio!
    Super fast delivery too! (Posted on 8/11/2017)

  9. Review by Ivan verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    A fantastic little board for beginning electronics! I have been exploring all the amazing things such an inexpensive board can do and already looking forward to using it at our electronics club at our local primary school. The inclusion of the 5x5 LED matrix along with several sensors (e.g. an accelerometer) make this board really versatile. On top of that the block based coding is easy to use or you can use Python or Javascript instead if you wish. Really enjoying the micro:bit. (Posted on 4/10/2017)

  10. Review by Luke verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Great little product that has a heap of resources for learning and teaching! Would recommend. (Posted on 2/10/2017)

  11. Review by Bala verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Quick postage and prompt service. Second purchase and keeps getting better! Great job team! (Posted on 18/08/2017)

  12. Review by Allen verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Very pleased with the local availability of these new technologies. Great service! (Posted on 14/08/2017)

  13. Review by Dale verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    The micro:bit is a great little board. The kids with my help have already made the BMO project and currently have it working as a bluetooth controller for a robot. It is quite a powerful little device. Very Happy. (Posted on 11/08/2017)

  14. Review by Jessica verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Students love using the micro:bit. The online resources are excellent. (Posted on 20/07/2017)

  15. Review by Matthew verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Great service and smooth delivery (Posted on 14/07/2017)

  16. Review by Steve verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Super stoked with this board. About to embark on a school based project with over 150 students with these! (Posted on 22/06/2017)

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

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