littleBits cloudBits Electronic Kit
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• Create internet connected devices to create amazing projects
• Magnetic snap-together pieces make constructing this kit easy and mess-free
• Learn to create new circuits from the same components
• Have fun building and inventing with six modules
• Recommended for ages 14+
• Powered from a USB port or mains socket
• Combine with other littleBits kits to make even more models
• Connect with Minecraft, web services like Facebook, Gmail and Twitter and hardware like NEST and PhilipsWhat can I use this kit for?
Open up your project with the world at your fingers with the littleBits cloudBits. Connect to the internet and remotely control your projects from anywhere. You can also automate with IFTTT and use with Facebook, Gmail and Twitter and hardware like NEST and Philips. Set up a doorbell that messages you when someone presses it, or a lamp you can turn on using the internet and much more. Use the new bitCraft mode to connect your Minecraft creations to your real life projects. Power your projects from a USB lead and mains connector. Have fun experimenting and creating with the magnetic clip-together modules – you can’t connect them the wrong way so it’s really easy to get started.
What modules are included?
The cloudBits kit comes with everything you need to get yourself set up. This kit uses more power than other kits so only use with the USB power module. Use the push button and sound triggers to set off your circuit and see what you can make with the LED and servo outputs. The heart of this kit is the cloudBit module which allows you to connect to the internet.
What can I learn with this kit?
Learn how to create a circuit with the easy to follow colour coded modules. Blue units represent power and come first in the circuit. Pink modules represent inputs, controlling the modules that come after them. Output modules are green and perform functions like lighting up or moving. Orange modules represent connectors, which you can use to connect two or more modules together or even connect the kit to the internet.
Experiment with creating software controlled bit kits and design something unique. Tinker and try out new ideas without programming, soldering and wiring. The kit comes with a mounting board to help build your kits and provide support.
What can I do next?
littleBits modules can all be connected together to create thousands of combinations. Build the perfect project or create the next great invention, it’s up to you and your imagination. No need to stop at electronics – add to models and craft your own vehicles and robots.
|Number of included parts||6 modules|
|Number of models that can be made||10+ projects|
|What can be made?||Electronic circuit|
|Computer system requirements||No|
|Age group, if specified||14+|
|Power supply requirements||1 x 9V battery|
|Dimensions||36 mm x 100 mm x 310 mm|