Grove Zero - micro:bit Car Shield

$15.90
SKU#:
114991872
13 In stock

 

The car shield bridges the micro:bit with a series of Grove Zero modules to extend the functions of micro:bit. The shield has a built in battery, buzzer and 4 RGB LEDs, as well as a GND and P2 touchpad correspond to those of the micro:bit.

Module Category: Others

Color: White 


What is it?

The car shield bridges the micro:bit with a series of Grove Zero modules to extend the functions of micro:bit. The shield incorporates a battery, a buzzer and 4 RGB LEDs, as well as a GND and P2 connection ports which are same as those of the micro:bit. Connect it to the chassis module to make the smallest, coolest micro: bit car robot in just a few seconds.

If your goal is to implement a compact micro:bit car, we suggest that you take a look at our micro:car Bit Kit.

Grove Zero Series Introduction:

Grove Zero is a set of programmable elctronic building blocks which snap together with magentic connections & are used in conjuction with graphical programming software to achieve creative and functional projects. Grove Zero can be used boths as a tool to foster children's creativty as a classroom tool for STEM education. Learn more about the series here.

If this is your first experience with the Grove Zero series, we recommend that you purchase introductory kits such as the Starter Kit, Car Kit or Bit Kit, which include instructional documentation to help you get familiar with this educational series.

Read further for more details about the product as well as the Additional Resources tab just below the scrollable images, and if you still can’t find the information you need, contact us via our social media which can be found at the bottom of the page.


How this module works?

Slide the micro:bit into the car shield, then the shield becomes an amazing Grove Zero control board that is able to control Grove Zero modules through a magnetic snap-together connection. Besides, this shield comes with a built-in buzzer, addressable RGB LEDs and a rechargeable battery.

You can charge the battery with a 5V micro USB cable. Just remember to connect the USB cable to the USB port of the micro: bit Car Shield, not the USB port on micro: bit!

You can program the micro:bit Car Shield very easily with Makecode to achieve more creative and challenging projects.

microbitcarshield infographic


 

Technical Specifications:

Technical Specifications

Power Supply :Grove Zero battery module
Working Voltage: 5V
Working Current: 1.5A (Max)
Power Indication LED

 Other Details:

Other Details

Weight 26 (g)
Age for Use: 8+


 

 


 

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