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Kitronik :GAME ZIP 64 for the micro:bit+BBC micro:bit+MI:pro

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The Kitronik: GAME ZIP 64 is the ultimate retro gaming accessory for the BBC micro:bit. It has been designed to be an all-in-one handheld gaming platform, which also includes a built-in, 64 (8x8) individually addressable full colour ZIP LED screen.

It features onboard sound, four directional buttons, two fire buttons, haptic feedback, and breakout points so shoulder buttons or I2C devices can be added. All of these features are fully programmable. Included breakout points allow for the use of larger LED screens. All of micro:bits features are still available when plugged in to the :GAME ZIP 64, so your games can still make use of the LED matrix, accelerometer etc. Power is provided via the built in 3 x AA battery cages which have been ergonomically placed to act as hand grips which makes the : GAME ZIP 64 comfortable to hold and play.

Example games in both MakeCode Blocks and MicroPython available. Download online and begin playing games straight away. If you prefer to code your own games, it also offers the perfect platform for developing and testing micro:bit games.


The micro:bit is a pocket-sized computer that you can code, customise and control to bring your digital ideas, games and apps to life. Measuring 4cm by 5cm, and designed to be fun and easy to use, users can create anything from games and animations to scrolling stories at school, at home and on the go - all you need is imagination and creativity.

The micro:bit is completely programmable. That means each of its LEDs can be individually programmed as can its buttons, inputs and outputs, accelerometer, magnetometer and Bluetooth Smart Technology.

Key Features:
  • Microprocessor: 32-bit ARM Cortex M0 CPU.
  • A 5x5 LED matrix with 25 red LEDs to light up and can display animiated patterns, scrolling text and alphanumeric characters.
  • Two programmable buttons. Use them as a games controller, or control music on a smart phone.
  • On-board motion detector or 3-AXIS digital accelerometer that can detect movement e.g. shake, tilt or free-fall and use it to control motion activated games.
  • A built-in compass, 3D magnetometer to sense direction and your movement in degrees also the presence of certain metals and magnets.
  • Bluetooth Smart Technology. Connect the micro:bit to other micro:bits, devices, phones, tablets, cameras and other everday objects.
  • 20 pin edge connector: This allows the micro:bit to be connected to other devices such as Raspberry Pi, Arduino, Galileo and Kano through a standard connector.
  • Micro-USB controller: This is controlled by a separate processor and presents the micro:bit to a computer as a memory stick.
  • Five Ring Input and Output (I/O) including power (PWR), ground (GRD) and 3 x I/O to read values from sensors and control things like motors or robots.
  • 1 x Yellow system LED.
  • 1 x System push button switch.
MI:pro Protector Case - Keep your BBC micro:bit safe and secure with this compact, portable protective case where the 2 x AAA battery pack can be bolted to the back, making a compact and portable unit that also allows access to the edge pins.

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This bundle includes:
  • 10 x Kitronik :GAME ZIP 64 for the BBC micro:bit 
  • 10 x BBC micro:bits 
  • 10 x MI:pro Protector Case 
  • 2 x USB cables 
  • 2 x Pack of 24 AA Batteries 

Product Specifications
Category Robotics & STEM
Product Type MakerSpace
Brand Kitronik

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