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MaKey MaKey Invention Kit
• The board operates common keyboard and mouse input functions
• Make interesting and interactive displays, toys, games and entertainment devices using conductive objects
• Works on many different operating systems like Windows, Linux or Macs
• Its development board designed using a microcontroller that interacts with the inputsWhat Can I Make With the MaKey MaKey?
How good is your imagination? If you can think of it, you can probably make it. Want to use a banana as a keyboard? Go ahead. Want to turn your stairs into a piano, no problem. You can even create your own dance mat if you like.
How Does It Work?
Using an alligator clip, connect two objects, for example a pen and paper to the Space area on your MaKey MaKey. When the pen touches the paper, you are making a connection, completing the circuit and this sends your computer a signal that the space bar has been pressed. Because your computer thinks its a genuine keyboard press, you can use it with any program.
The board features preloaded key maps including the WASDFG keys for controlling computer games, especially useful when designing your own. There are mouse movement and click functions to help move the cursor in a desktop environment.
Who Should Use the MaKey MaKey?
Artists, Kids, Educators, Engineers, Hackers, Designers, Inventors, Makers; it was designed for everyone. Its could be used by children to create there own controllers or for engineers to develop helping aid based applications. the possibilities are truly endless.
What Can I Use With the MaKey Makey?
As long as the material conducts a tiny bit of electricity, it will work.
|Minimum System Requirements:|
|PC Operating System:||Windows, Mac and some Linux based systems (Ubuntu, Chromebooke and more)|
|CPU:||Pentium 3 1.0 GHz or above|
|Memory:||256 MB or above|
|Hard Drive Space:||100 MB or above|
|Display:||SVGA 800 x 600 pixels or above|
|Colour monitor with 16 bit colour or above|
|Item code||Item name||Quantity||Price|
|N71NR||MaKey MaKey Invention Kit||(100+)||£37.49|
|N71NR||MaKey MaKey Invention Kit||(25+)||£39.99|
|N71NR||MaKey MaKey Invention Kit||(10+)||£39.99|
|N71NR||MaKey MaKey Invention Kit||(5+)||£39.99|
|N71NR||MaKey MaKey Invention Kit||(1+)||£39.99|
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