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micro:bit Gaming Controller & Joystick

$21.99

micro:bit Gaming Controller & Joystick

$21.99

What is the Gaming Controller and Joystick board for the BBC micro:bit – The Joystick Breakout Board for the BBC micro:bit is designed to facilitate use of the BBC micro:bit as a gaming console control unit. With the BBC micro:bit connected to the Joystick Breakout board you can create fun, interactive and challenging games written in Javascript or the BBC Makecode Block based programming editor. The Game Controller and Joystick board is ergonomically designed making it easy to carry around. The board has an integrated joystick, buttons, buzzers and other modules which can be used to design interactive games, make music and control other micro:bit robotic kits.

  1. This board consists of 4 buttons, a speaker and a joystick.
  2. Connect the micro bit to the horizontal slot provided and create a micro:bit gaming controller.
  3. The gaming controller board is powered by 2 AA batteries. Battery pack is to be attached to the rear of the controller board.

Please note that this product does not come along with a BBC micro:bit. You will need to purchase the BBC micro:bit separately.

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Description

What is the Gaming Controller and Joystick board for the BBC micro:bit – The Joystick Breakout Board for the BBC micro:bit is designed to facilitate use of the BBC micro:bit as a gaming console control unit. With the BBC micro:bit connected to the Joystick Breakout board you can create fun, interactive and challenging games written in Javascript or the BBC Makecode Block based programming editor. The Game Controller and Joystick board is ergonomically designed making it easy to carry around. The board has an integrated joystick, buttons, buzzers and other modules which can be used to design interactive games, make music and control other micro:bit robotic kits.

  1. This board consists of 4 buttons, a speaker and a joystick.
  2. Connect the micro bit to the horizontal slot provided and create a micro:bit gaming controller.
  3. The gaming controller board is powered by 2 AA batteries. Battery pack is to be attached to the rear of the controller board.

Please note that this product does not come along with a BBC micro:bit. You will need to purchase the BBC micro:bit separately.

 

What are the Parts that ship with this kit : Here is the last of parts that ship with the gaming controller.

  1. Micro:bit remote control handle*1
  2. Double-sided tape*1
  3. Battery box*1
  4. Battery*2

About the BBC micro:bit – The BBC MicroBit (also referred to as BBC micro:bit) is an open source hardware ARM-based embedded system designed by the BBC for use in computer education in the UK. The BBC micro:bit was first announced on the launch of BBC’s Make It Digital campaign on 12 March 2015 with the intent of delivering 1 million devices to pupils in the UK. Here’s some of what’s packed into micro:bit –

  1. The micro:bit is half the size of a credit card and has an ARM Cortex-M0 processor
  2. The micro:bit comes along with an accelerometer and magnetometer sensors
  3. The micro:bit offers Bluetooth and USB connectivity
  4. Also embedded into the micro:bit front face is a display consisting of 25 LEDs and two programmable buttons

Please note that this product does not come with a BBC micro:bit. You will need to purchase the BBC micro:bit separately.

Development Tracks & Tutorials – Access the tutorials for the Super starter kit at KidzCanCode through the following link – Click Here.

If you are keen to start programming with the BBC micro:bit we have you covered. We offer a range of FREE development tracks and tutorials through our digital Learning Management System (LMS) at KidzCanCode. Our FREE development tracks and tutorials let you get started with block based programming, python programming, game development of even the fundamentals of electronics using the BBC micro:bit. Here’s a list of the development tracks and tutorials on offer. Check out the KidzCanCode website to learn more.

  1. Exploring electronics using the Raspberry Pi and Python
  2. Exploring fundamentals of electronics using the Arduino UNO
  3. Exploring coding concepts using the BBC micro:bit – I
  4. Exploring coding concepts using the BBC micro:bit – II
  5. Exploring coding concepts using the BBC micro:bit – III
  6. Introduction to electronics using the BBC micro:bit – I
  7. Introduction to electronics using the BBC micro:bit – II
  8. Design interactive games using the BBC micro:bit
  9. Introduction to MicroPython using the BBC micro:bit
  10. Kitronik Inventors kits for the BBC micro:bit

Please use the contact us form to drop us a note with ideas for tutorials and development tracks. We are always looking for ideas and constructive input. Alternatively you can reach us at oztoylib@hack2.live.

Additional information

Weight0.060 kg
Dimensions19 × 5 × 3 cm

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