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:GAME ZIP 64 for the BBC micro:bit Handheld Computer
Product Number: SB53381
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The ultimate retro gaming accessory for use with the BBC micro:bit, a fully programmable, handheld computer perfect for STEM/STEAM programs that encourages students to get actively involved in writing software and building new things that will be controlled by it.
- All-in-one handheld gaming platform features onboard sound, 4 directional buttons, 2 fire buttons, haptic feedback, and breakout points so shoulder buttons or I2C devices can be used
- Sound, directional buttons, fire buttons, haptic feedback and breakout points are fully programmable
- Breakout points are also included to allow for the use of larger LED screens
- Screen consists of built-in, 64 (8 x 8) individually addressable, full-color ZIP LEDs
- Plugging BBC micro:bit (SB53386, not included) into gaming platform provides the :GAME ZIP 64 access to micro:bit's features, allowing student's games to make use of the LED matrix, accelerometer, etc.
- Built-in battery cages provide power and have been ergonomically placed to act as hand grips, making the gaming accessory comfortable to hold and play
- Game examples in both MakeCode Blocks and MicroPython are available for free download to get students playing games right away
- Develop and test micro:bit game creations on an available online platform
- Gaming accessory can also be coded to act as a controller for buggy or robotics projects
- MI:pro protector cases (SB53380, not included) can be used to create a labeled game
cartridgethat protects the BBC micro:bit and helps prevent accidental overwriting
- Requires 3
AAbatteries (not included)
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