Bird Brain Finch Robot 2.0 with micro:bit

SKU: M233720 FR-2-MBIT

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M233720 FR-2-MBIT

Expected release date is 15th Oct 2020

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The Finch is a robot that brings computer science to life by providing students from Kindergarten to college a hands-on representation of their code.

  • Bluetooth wireless connection
  • Integrated and rechargeable battery (lasts 6+ hours)
  • Centrally positioned marker holder for drawing
  • 5 tri-color LEDs
  • Multi-tonal buzzer
  • Wheel encoders for precise and accurate movement
  • 2 light sensors
  • 1 distance / obstacle / ultrasonic sensor
  • 2 infrared line tracking sensors
  • Compatible with plastic bricks for adding accessories & building fun
  • Marks on wheels for counting revolutions
  • Surface can be written on with whiteboard markers
  • micro:bit features: accelerometer, radio, compass, buttons
  • RoHS compliant
  • Finch Robot 2.0 will launch with access to the following programming languages:
  • FinchBlox (icon-based for pre-readers - available on iOS, Android, Fire OS)
  • BirdBlox (block-based - available on iOS, Android, Fire OS)
  • MakeCode (block-based - available on Chrome, Mac, Windows, Linux)
  • Snap! (block-based - available on Mac, Windows)
  • Python (text-based - available on Mac, Windows)
  • Java (text-based - available on Mac, Windows)
  • A bluetooth dongle is required for Snap!, Python, and Java on Windows and pre-2014 Macs.

Includes Finch Robot 2.0, micro:bit and micro USB cable.