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Additional Online Resources For Kitronik Alarm Clock Kit

The Kitronik ZIP Halo HD for micro:bit provides the perfect platform for learning about creating time-based projects that also feature light and so...
How To Make a Kitronik ZIP Tile For microbit Gamer

How To Make a Kitronik ZIP Tile For microbit Gamer

In this resource, we show you how we turned a Kitronik ZIP Tile, and a BBC micro:bit into a portable retro gamer. The ZIP tile is perfect for some ...
Adding ZIP Hex LEDs To The Simple Robotics Buggy Kit

Adding ZIP Hex LEDs To The Simple Robotics Buggy Kit

Adding ZIP Hex LEDs to our Simple Robotics Kit is a great and easy way of adding indicator lights to your robot buggy. It's super simple, fun, and we've also included some code so you can get straight to play!
Electro-Fashion LED Curtains by Maria Hadjiantoniou

Electro-Fashion LED Curtains by Maria Hadjiantoniou

Maria Hadjiantoniou from Loughborough University joined us in July on her internship to learn more about Electro-Fashion and E-Textiles. Having made these Electro-Fashion LED curtains, she is here to tell you a little bit about this E-Textiles project.
Laser Cut Glittered Acrylic ZIP Tile Name Badge

Laser Cut Glittered Acrylic ZIP Tile Name Badge

Quickly turn your ZIP Tile for microbit into a stylish digital name badge with this simple laser cut design. Follow the step by step guide and find out how you can make one too!
Fairground Inspired Spinning Ring by Elsa Novak

Fairground Inspired Spinning Ring by Elsa Novak

Elsa Novak from Redhill Sixth Form joined us last week for work experience. Having completed this Fairground Project, she is here to tell you what her inspiration was for the project, how you can create your own version and her ideas to take this project even further.
Teachers Lesson Plan For LAMP:bit For microbit

Teachers Lesson Plan For LAMP:bit For microbit

Unlock your students potential with this free Lesson Plan for our LAMP:bit for the BBC microbit. Students will learn how to code a street light that also reacts to ambient light levels with this classroom ready teaching resource.
MOVE Mini Football Stadium - BETT 2019 Part 2

MOVE Mini Football Stadium - BETT 2019 Part 2

For part 2 of our microbit Kitronik:City build we breakdown the football stadium. Our new move mini football stadium got a lot of attention at BETT 2019, so we’ve put together a guide on how we made ours and how to make your own!
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Kitronik Christmas Fair - ZIP LED Helter Skelter

This is the second model from our Christmas fair, this time showing off our ZIP LEDs and how the Halo can be used to drive a whole RGB LED chain.
Inventors Kit Fan Controlled ZIP LED Ring

Inventors Kit Fan Controlled ZIP LED Ring

As a fun demonstration piece for shows, we created an interactive fa controlled ZIP LED experiment on the Inventors Kit that uses a motor as an input device. When someone blows on the fan, the microbit reads the EMF created by the motor and rotates the LEDs of a ZIP ring relative to its speed.
ZIP LEDs Experiment 10 - Using A Potentiometer

ZIP LEDs Experiment 10 - Using A Potentiometer

ZIP LEDs Experiment 10 for the ZIP LEDs Add-On Pack for the Kitronik Inventors Kit for the microbit. This experiment covers how to use a potentiometer to control the speed at which an LED spins around a ring. This experiment is not in the booklet and is only available online. Find out more...
ZIP Halo Christmas Tree

ZIP Halo Christmas Tree

For day eleven of our 12 Makes of Christmas we made a ZIP Halo Christmas Tree. Follow our step by step guide and make your own.
MI:power microbit Christmas Baubles

MI:power microbit Christmas Baubles

For day gen of our 12 Makes of Christmas we made MI:power microbit Christmas Baubles. Follow our step by step guide and build your own out of laser cut parts.
Day 3 - BBC microbit ZIP Halo Compass

Day 3 - BBC microbit ZIP Halo Compass

Find the North Pole with our Christmas themed BBC microbit ZIP Halo Compass for day three of our 12 Makes of Christmas. Although the case requires 3D printing and laser cutting, the compass code will work equally well in or out of a case. So, making the case is entirely optional.
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Get Started With Zip Halo For The BBC microbit

This is a short guide to help you get started with ZIP Halo for the BBC microbit. The techniques we cover will help to form the basis of your own coding adventures as you put ZIP Halo to work in your projects.
BBC micro:bit Powered Halo-ween Fancy Dress

BBC micro:bit Powered Halo-ween Fancy Dress

Halloween offers the perfect opportunity for some fancy dress fun. In this tutorial, we will show you how this can easily be done using the Kitronik ZIP Halo for the BBC microbit.
Adding Extra ZIP LEDs To The Kitronik Halo

Adding Extra ZIP LEDs To The Kitronik Halo

The Kitronik ZIP Halo for the BBC microbit incorporates 24 colourful ZIP LEDs. It also has an ‘extension’ connection point that allows extra ZIP LEDs to be connected and controlled by the Halo. This tutorial shows how simple and quick this is to do.
Guide For Coding Indicators On The :MOVE mini

Guide For Coding Indicators On The :MOVE mini

We show you how you might code the :MOVE mini to include turning indicators, much like you might find on the LED lighting arrangements on modern cars.
Guide For Automatic Headlights For :MOVE mini

Guide For Automatic Headlights For :MOVE mini

Learn how to code automatic headlights for the :MOVE mini buggy in the Microsoft PXT Editor and have the buggies lights turn on and off automatically and also to dim or brighten in response to changes in light level.
Using Kitronik ZIP LEDs With The BBC microbit

Using Kitronik ZIP LEDs With The BBC microbit

In this practical guide for Kitronik ZIP LEDs, we cover; what ZIP LEDs are, how they work and how to write code for them, using the Microsoft PXT Editor.