A comprehensive list of free Kitronik resources and all of our latest news posts, with the newest additions at the top.

We've Added New Sizes To Our Materials Range

We've Added New Sizes To Our Materials Range

It is our ultimate aim to stock all of the products that our customers require. Where materials are concerned, that also includes having the size options to suit all requirements. Since we moved HQ and obtained more warehouse space, this is more possible than ever. Find out more!
New Kitronik Compact Control Boards For micro:bit

New Kitronik Compact Control Boards For micro:bit

Our new range of compact control boards for the BBC micro:bit sees us take our most popular boards and improve on them. We pulled our motor driver ...
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Free Online MakeCode Tutorials For STOP:bit for micro:bit

We would like to introduce four new free online MakeCode tutorials for STOP:bit for micro:bit. Learn how to write code for STOP:bit from directly w...
Design And Technology Catalogue 2020-2021

Design And Technology Catalogue 2020-2021

With the return to school, we hope that everyone is as safe as can be in these challenging times. Here at Kitronik HQ, we've tried to maintain a 'b...
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How is Poplar Plywood Different to Birch Plywood

We compare Birch Plywood and Poplar Plywood and explore the properties of each. Before you add to cart, check out which material is right for your needs. This guide takes into account; mechanical properties, aesthetics, sustainability, and also how each responds to laser cutting.
Kitronik Amplifier Kit Comparison - Which Is Right For You

Kitronik Amplifier Kit Comparison - Which Is Right For You

Find out which Kitronik Amp kit is right for you with this Amplifier Kit Comparison guide. There are seven kits included, and each amp has very unique features. Whether the kit is destined for the classroom or the home lab, this guide will help you choose a kit that suits your needs.
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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...
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Additional Online Resources For :MOVE Motor For micro:bit

Free additional resources for the Kitronik :MOVE Motor for micro:bit. Work through each of the 6 tutorials to gain a full understanding of all of the features of :MOVE Motor. It's fun, it's hands-on, and you'll also learn a lot of interesting things along the way!

Level up your robotics game now!
5V LED Strip Board Edge-Lit Perspex Sign

Simple 5V LED Strip Board Edge-Lit Perspex Sign

In this resource, we show you how to make an edge-lit deer using our brand new 5V LED Strip Board! It features five ultra-bright LEDs, a micro USB ...
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Kitronik Gamer Comparison - Which Gamer Is Right For You

Find out more about Kitronik's gamers - which one is right for you, the main differences between them and how you can create retro games!
New Design & Technology Flyer 2020

Must Read - New Design & Technology Flyer 2020

Kitronik's latest flyer is now out and has all of the latest products for you to browse at your leisure! We've uploaded a pdf version so that you c...
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Examples Of Laser Engraving Laminate Sheets

Find out how you can make use of Kitronik's range of Laser Engraving Laminate Sheets. The material is made of a solid base material covered with a thin laminate that can be removed using laser etching. There are a range of colours allowing you to make a sign for every occasion!
Comparison Between Inventor's Kit and Discovery Kit

Comparison Between Inventor's Kit and Discovery Kit

Kitronik Inventor's Kit for BBC micro:bit has been one of the most successful products we have launched. Having discovered a need for an ultimate b...
Comparison Between ZIP Halo and ZIP Halo HD

Comparison Between ZIP Halo and ZIP Halo HD

Since launching the ZIP Halo HD back in Autumn 2019, it's proven very popular! It's visually impressive, has some fantastic additional features in comparison to our previous ZIP Halo and there's plenty of projects and example code to get you started straight away!
ZIP Hex Lightsaber – May the 4th Be With You

ZIP Hex Lightsaber – May the 4th Be With You

There has been a disturbance in the micro:bit community, have you felt it? Star Wars day is back and has probably led a lot of you to make something inspired by the galaxy far far away.
5 Easter Craft Ideas Using Polyethylene Foam Sheets

5 Easter Craft Ideas Using Polyethylene Foam Sheets

Easter is fast approaching, and with us all being indoors, it may not have been the Bank Holiday weekend you might have hoped for. That's why we thought it would be a great idea to get the creative juices flowing and create some Easter-inspired decorations that are perfect to do with your family.
Sound Reactive Halo HD Elephant Made From Recycled Carton

Sound Reactive Halo HD Elephant Made From Recycled Carton

Get creative with the children at home and make your very own Sound Reactive Halo HD Elephant! Combine creativity and code with this fun-filled project that can be completed in any household, no matter what your coding ability or craft supplies!
Kitronik are Making PPE Visors to Help with the COVID-19 Pandemic

Kitronik are Making PPE Visors to Help with the COVID-19 Pandemic

To support Nottingham's local NHS Trust in its efforts to fight the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, Kitronik and other organisations have teamed up to supply Personal Protective Equipment (PPE Visors) to help keep the frontline staff safe whilst treating patients.
10 Projects a Beginner Can Do With a BBC micro:bit

10 Projects a Beginner Can Do With a BBC micro:bit

If you're a beginner to the BBC micro:bit, then you may be wondering what you could possibly do with it. That's why we are here to tell you 10 things that a beginner can do with just a micro:bit and a couple of accessories. Today's blog features our BBC micro:bit Starter Kit. A kit that is perfect for those who are just entering the wonderful world of coding and want a kit that has everything they need to get started with their coding adventures straight away! If you are unsure what the BBC micro:bit is, then let's give you a quick rundown of what it is and what it can do! The BBC micro:bit...
10 Recommended Resources to Support Home Schooling

10 Recommended Resources to Support Home Schooling

In uncertain times, we must come together and help one another. As schools close for the majority of pupils, home schooling will cause a lot of stress for most parents out there. We want to help where we can, so we've come up with 10 resources we believe will help you as parents, and your child(ren) in their education.