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Kitronik Inventor's Kit for the Raspberry Pi Pico

by Kitronik

The Kitronik Inventor's Kit for the Raspberry Pi Pico provides a fantastic way of learning how to construct and control electronic circuits with the Pico.

This Inventor's Kit contains everything you need to complete 10 exciting experiments and the included booklet walks you through every step of each. Note: The Pico is not supplied with this kit, a pre-soldered one can be obtained separately here.

The possibilities for the kit are endless and the booklet is intended to get you off to a flying start. It introduces you to the Raspberry Pi Pico and guides you in getting it ready for use. There is also an introduction to coding, how to run code on the Pico, guidance on using Breadboards, and also a detailed assembly guide for the kit.

Each experiment is explained in full in a clear and concise manner. The full-colour booklet details the parts you need, the code used, a breadboard wiring diagram, a circuit diagram, and a full description of what is happening and why. The 10 experiments start simple and get more difficult as you progress through them.

Much like the Inventor's Kit for micro:bit and Inventors Kit for Arduino, this kit is built around the Inventor's prototyping system. It comprises an injection moulded base plate, onto which the breadboard is affixed, and the included laser cut plate is mounted. The laser-cut plate has mounting points for the included motor, servo, and Pinout board for Raspberry Pi Pico. There are also more than 60 components and connectors in the kit, such as; LEDs, switches, motors, transistors, resistors, and more! Please see the contents section below for a full list.

Note:

  • There is no soldering required for this kit.
  • The kit does involve some mechanical assembly.
  • The Pico is not supplied with this kit, a pre-soldered one can be obtained separately here.

Features:

  • The Kitronik Inventor's Kit for the Raspberry Pi Pico provides a fantastic way of learning how to construct and control electronic circuits with the Pico.
  • No soldering is required, build your first circuit in minutes.
  • Work through the 10 included experiments, following the detailed full-colour guide booklet.
  • The kit includes the Kitronik Inventors prototyping system, also found in the Inventor's Kit for micro:bit and Inventors Kit for Arduino.

Contents:

  • 1 x Full-colour instruction booklet.
  • 1 x Kitronik injection moulded Inventor's prototyping mounting plate.
  • 1 x Laser cut Pico mounting plate and fixings.
  • 1 x Pin Breakout PCB.
  • 1 x Kitronik 5 LED ZIP stick with pins.
  • 1 x Mini 180 Degree Resin Gear Servo SG90.
  • 1 x 7 segment display.
  • 4 x Push switch.
  • 2 x Red 5mm LED.
  • 2 x Green 5mm LED.
  • 2 x Yellow 5mm LED.
  • 2 x Orange 5mm LED.
  • 10 x 220Ω resistor.
  • 5 x 2.2kΩ resistor.
  • 5 x 10kΩ resistor.
  • 1 x 3mm Phototransistor.
  • 1 x Transistor (NPN BC337).
  • 1 x Fan blade.
  • 1 x Motor.
  • 1 x Piezo element buzzer.
  • 20 x MM jumper wires.
  • 1 x 470uF electrolytic capacitor.
  • 1 x Terminal connector.
  • 1 x Potentiometer & finger adjust spindle.

Requires:

Resources:

The table below contains additional resources for each of the included experiments. This includes; Video walk-throughs for each and code that can be copied and then pasted into an editor, such as Thonny.

Exp No#. Experiment Name.
1 Digital Inputs & Outputs.
2 Light Sensor & Analog Inputs.
3 Dimming an LED using a potentiometer.
4 Using a transistor to drive a motor.
5 Control a servo with a potentiometer.
6 Setting the tone with a piezo buzzer.
7 Using a seven segment display.
8 Exploring wind power.
9 Capacitor charge circuit.
10 Controlling ZIP LEDs.