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ElecFreaks micro:bit Starter Kit

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The ElecFreaks micro:bit Starter Kit helps students learn electric circuiting & programming with the micro:bit. Discover how to use 24 different electronic components: LED, temperature sensors, self-lock switches, and more! Read More

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Use this ElecFreaks micro:bit Starter Kit with your micro:bit to explore the electronic world and build a good foundation in coding and circuits! To dive into more than 10 exciting activities with this micro:bit Starter Kit, you'll first need the micro:bit Bundle.

This Starter Kit includes basic electronic components like LEDs, a button, a buzzer, a temperature sensor, a servo, a motor, a fan and more. It's the perfect combination of fun and creativity as you gain some programming knowledge and learn new coding skills!

To begin your exploration of basic programming, connect your micro:bit to the included breadboard adapter and breadboard. The included instructions show you how to code the device using block coding, like MakeCode or Scratch. This ElecFreaks micro:bit Starter Kit is perfect for beginners, but more advanced coders can replicate the same programs using a more complex language if desired (ex. JavaScript, Python, etc.). This kit requires two AAA batteries, which are included in our micro:bit Bundle. If you did not get the HST micro:bit bundle, you'll need to supply your own batteries. Expand the 'Contents' tab below for a complete components and parts list!

Need some help getting started with your micro:bit or block coding? Check out these excellent micro:bit quick start tips from its creator! And take a look at our other micro:bit kits to bring more coding practice and fun to your doorstep: ElecFreaks Basic Kit and Tinker Kit

Want a few project ideas?


  • Start with a project to program your micro:bit to make two LEDs twinkle - choose red and blue LEDs and make your own police lights!
  • Next, program your micro:bit and build the circuits to use buttons, a potentiometer and a photocell.


  • Build your own temperature sensor - which reads the temperature on the micro:bit display.


  • Create a rainbow light display with the included LED rainbow ring.


  • Visit the ElecFreaks site to find all project details for this kit. 
  • Explore project ideas and ways to expand your micro:bit and kits. 
  • Also search online for more great ideas on using the micro:bit from the basic set up to complex coding and circuit or device building.


ElecFreaks micro:bit Starter Kit Includes:

  • 1 micro:bit Breadboard Adapter 
  • 1 Transparent Breadboard, 83 X 55 mm
  • 1 Crystal Battery Holder, 2 x AAA
  • 1 EF92A micro:servo 180 degrees analog servo for micro:bit 
  • 1 TMP36 Temperature Sensor
  • 1 Photocell
  • 1 MicroB USB Cable 
  • 1 Breadboard Jumper Wire, 65 pieces
  • 1 RGB Diffused LED 
  • 5 Red LED
  • 5 Blue LED
  • 5 Yellow LED
  • 5 Green LED
  • 1 Trimpot, 10K 
  • 2 Momentary Pushbutton Switch
  • 1 Self-lock Switch
  • 1 Mini Speaker
  • 10 Resistors, 100 Ohm
  • 10 Resistors, 10K Ohm 
  • 5 Alligator Clip Wires
  • 1 Miniature Motor, 5V
  • 1 TIP 120 NPN Transistor
  • 2 1N4007 Diodes
  • 1 Rainbow LED Ring, 8 RGB 


Warning: CHOKING HAZARD - Small parts. Not for children under 3 years. Adult supervision required.
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