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DIY Programmable Drone Kit

DIY Programmable Drone Kit

Item #3157129

$199.95



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  • Build your own 40+ piece flying drone
  • Micro:bit lets you easily program it with either Blocks or Javascript
  • Control it with free app & your own smartphone


Easily Build and Program Your Own Flying Drone

Learn the inner workings of a drone, from physics to programming and telemetry, with this fun DIY kit. Micro:bit really makes it for everyone to be able to code their own drone! All coding can be done in a web browser or on your iPhone/iPad using Blocks or Javascript. Pilot your drone using your smartphone with the free iOS or Android app. Collect data like temperature, battery voltage and acceleration in real time.

The virtually unbreakable frame is made of high-quality birch from Finland. No soldering or special skills are required. Measures approx. 4.7” x 4.3” x 1.18” (3 oz.). Includes 40+ components and a battery rechargeable via the included mini-USB cable. Online instructions are complete with videos. For ages 8+ with adult supervision.

Specs

  • Usage: Indoor and outdoor (no colder than 60F)
  • Size: approx. 4.7” x 4.3” x 1.18” (3 oz.)
  • Frame materials: Birch plywood, nylon screws
  • Flight time: up to 7 minutes on each battery
  • Operating range: 50-100 yards (Bluetooth long range)
  • Altitude: Max 50 yards recommended
  • Remote control: Android App, iOS app, or another micro:bit
  • Telemetry: Acceleration, battery voltage, temperature and more
  • Sensor support: TOF (distance), Sonar, Barometer* (*soldering might be required)
  • I/O Ports: Serial, I2C,PWM, Analog Voltage
  • Programming languages: Makecode blocks, Javascript, Python, MIT App Inventor blocks

Air:bit is a true STEAM learning tool:

  • Physics: Electronics, electromechanics, aerodynamics, acceleration and gravity
  • Math: Geometry, functions, scale factors and vectors
  • Technology: Bluetooth, telemetry, data logging, lithium battery technology
  • Arts: Design a drone frame using materials like wood or 3d-printing. Invent your own flying machine.
  • Programming: Blocks, Javascript or Python

More Information
Age Range 8 And Up
Price Range Over $100

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