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Coronavirus / Covid-19

Coronavirus / Covid-19

Last Update: 28th April We now have high stock levels of BitBot XL, MiniBit and CrumbleBotXL. All these have been low stock for a while. New products Orbit and Really Useless Box are also available. Update: 9th April Although orders have almost dried up, we will continue to ship what there is. Internation shipments are still available via both UPS and Royal Mail. You can see the latest Royal Mail international delivery information Update: 30th March Being a small family business, we are able to combine social distancing as a family unit with continuing to operate as normal. As long...

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MiniBit Entry Level Robot

MiniBit Entry Level Robot

We've now introduced BitBot's baby sibling, the MiniBit. This is a ready-built, entry-level 2WD robot at a great price and extremely easy to use. It has its own Makecode extension that allows you to easily control the motors, LEDs and an optional ultrasonic. It also has an integrated pen holder that fits directly between the wheels to give an accurate drawing method. MiniBit is available here now

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4tronix is 10

4tronix is 10

Back in August 2009 we started 4tronix as a little sideline, using our extensive contacts in the Far East to source electronic home security products. This included video door intercoms for homes, multi-way video intercoms for flats and offices, electric door locks of all types, etc. After a year or so, we started selling electronics for hobbyists/makers. This was primarily Arduino based products and we became official resellers for Arduino (and eventually Adafruit, DFRobot, et al) In May 2012 we came out with our first manufactured 4tronix product, the Initio 4WD robot. This had been designed originally for Arduino Uno...

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New Products July 2018

New Products July 2018

We've had a busy month for new releases. Talon grabbers for both Bit:Bot and Robobit Buggies New slimline horizontal and vertical edge connectors for BBC micro:bit   And a small quantity Early release Cube:Bit RGB cubes !  

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So we moved on time

So we moved on time

We moved to the new property at the end of November 2017 and had all the new outbuildings finsihed, electrified and internetted (is that a word?) by the end of January. New reflow oven fits and works extremely well. The views from the windows of the new office are excellent. Everything is peachy!

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