:GAME ZIP 64 for the BBC micro:bit Handheld Computer

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Product Number: SB53381

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Grades 2-12.

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 cartridge that protects the BBC micro:bit and helps prevent accidental overwriting


  • Requires 3 AA batteries (not included)
WARNING: Choking Hazard. Small Parts. Not for children under 3 yrs.

Item Weight: 0.25
Age: 7 yrs. - 18 yrs.
Brand: Kitronik
Grade: 2 - 12
School Type: Elementary School, Middle School, High School
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