littleBits Droid Inventor Kit
littleBits Droid Inventor Kit
The littleBits Droid Inventor Kit empowers your kids to create their own Droid and bring it to life using littleBits electronic blocks. With the free Droid Inventor app, kids can teach their Droid new abilities and take it on more than 17 missions. Then they can level up their inventor skills, reconfiguring parts to design any Droid they can dream up. The kit comes with everything kids need to customise their Droid straight out of the box.
Initial assembly is easy with in-app, step-by-step instructions on iPhone or iPad that explain how to build a Droid and how to control it in drive mode, self-nav, Force mode and more. After mastering their Droid Inventor skills, kids move on to challenges that spark creativity and get them inventing brand-new Droids.
Comes with everything to build and control Droids, including the battery, stickers and extra accessories
Easy step-by-step, in-app instructions help kids quickly assemble their first Droid — then challenge them to expand their inventor skills by thinking up new custom Droids
Enhance your Droid’s abilities by incorporating any Bits or kits from the littleBits collection — they all work with each other
Kids can teach their Droid new skills and send it on more than 17 special Star Wars missions
Each electronic block has a different function (motor, sensor, speaker, etc.), so kids can reassemble their mechanical companion in new ways and transform it into any Droid they can dream up
Stickers and in-app missions help kids get creative — inventing their own Droid with crafts and household objects and giving it a unique personality
More than 20 authentic Droid sounds from the Star Wars films provide an excitingly realistic experience
Did You Notice?
You can configure littleBits electronic blocks and Droid parts in different ways to create brand-new Droids.
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Encouraging your kids to use their brains and their hands to solve problems, come up with new ideas and engineer innovative new Droids.
What’s in the Box
Six Bits (Power, proximity sensor, DC motor, servo, wire, control hub)
23 Droid plastic parts
Three sticker sheets
Battery (9V alkaline)
Free Droid Inventor app for iOS devices (offers step-by-step instructions and video tutorials)
More than 20 authentic Droid sounds
Quick start guide
Other Features: Batteries Required, Video, Wireless
Bluetooth Compatiblity: Bluetooth 4.0
Power Source: Battery power
Height: 28.57 cm / 11.25 in
Width: 20.32 cm / 8 in
Depth: 18.41 cm / 7.25 in
Weight: 1.81 kg / 4 lb
Operating System: iOS 10 or later
Mfr. Part Number: 680-0011
UPC or EAN No.: 810876022651
Note: Apple's One Year Limited Warranty does not apply to products that are not Apple-branded, even if packaged or sold with Apple products. Non-Apple branded products may have the benefit of a manufacturer's warranty provided by the product manufacturer - Please see your product box and literature for details. Rights under the product manufacturer's warranty are in addition, and not instead of, any rights that you have under consumer protection laws.
- iPod touch 6th Generation
- iPod touch 5th Generation
Answers from the community
What is the recommended age range for assembling and using the Droid?
- Asked by Linda D from Milford
- on 26/09/2017
The box bears an 8+ age rating.
- Answered by Peter W from Newcastle
- on 21/10/2017
Compatibility: Requires iOS 10.0 or later.
Create your own Droid™ and bring it to life!
Using littleBits electronic blocks and instructions in the free Droid Inventor app, you’ll create your Droid from the ground-up. Everything comes in the littleBits Droid Inventor Kit box to create your first Droid. As its creator, you’ll teach your Droid new tricks and take it on 16+ missions. Finally, you’ll level-up your inventor expertise an d reconfigure your Droid to give it new powers, or design any Droid you can dream up.
Your Droid will become a trusty sidekick as you take it on in-app missions and decorate and customize it with household items and the included stickers so it can reflect your unique personality. And your Droid’s!
App Features Include:
This app is 100% required in order to build your first Droid, then move on to creating new, innovative Droids.
TIPS & TRICKS
The best part of being a littleBits Droid Inventor is taking on challenges and using your brain. Getting stuck and seeking help is part of the process. That’s why we have tips & tricks at every turn, in case you need a little wisdom.
MISSIONS & ACTIVITIES
The app comes fully loaded with 16+ missions and activities (and counting!) for you to tackle with your new Droid sidekick. Give it new powers like spinning its head 360 degrees, then reconfigure it and guide it through an obstacle course.
CUSTOM DROID IDEAS
Once you’ve learned the basics, it’s time to level-up and do some serious inventing. Get ideas for how to reconfigure your Droid and make it your trusty sidekick. Is it a Delivery Droid? An Intruder Alerter? Up to you!
20+ AUTHENTIC SOUNDS
Tap on an icon to help your Droid express itself and communicate to you. Your Droid can giggle and even scream! Plus, it speaks straight from the control hub within its Droid shell, not from your phone.
You can reconfigure your Droid to perform tons of tricks. Try guiding your Droid with Force Mode, drive it with a joystick or sliders, or let it go for a solo spin in Self Navigation Mode. It’s all accessible with the right arrangement of Bits & Droid parts, and the app controls.
Get your own Droid Inventor Kit today at littleBits.com and start creating the next generation of Droids.
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