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Meowbit

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🛒 Kittenbot-Meowbit 

Key Features

  • Unleash your creativity effortlessly with our drag-and-drop game development interface.
  • Dive into a wide array of educational topics through our engaging game-based curriculum.
  • Code in Python and enjoy an interactive learning experience with our built-in display.

Ideal Use-Cases for Meowbit

  • Educational Institutions: Perfect for coding bootcamps and specialized training centers looking to offer a hands-on, interactive learning experience. Meowbit's diverse range of features makes it an ideal educational tool for students who have a basic understanding of programming concepts.

  • Game Development Enthusiasts: Whether you're an amateur game designer or simply passionate about game development, Meowbit offers an intuitive, graphical interface for quick prototyping and testing. Its support for Python also means that more experienced coders can take their projects to the next level.

  • DIY Makers and Hobbyists: With its array of sensors and programmable buttons, Meowbit is a versatile piece of hardware for all your creative projects. From smart home applications to wearables, the possibilities are endless.

  • Interactive Learning: Meowbit isn't just for coding. Its built-in display and range of onboard sensors make it a fantastic platform for interactive educational experiences across various subjects, including science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

Technical Specifications

Dimension52 x 76 x 12 mm
Net Weight42g
Main ControllerSTM32F401RET6, 32-bit ARM Cortex M4 Core
Power Supply5V (USB), 3.7~4.2V (Li-ion Battery)
Onboard FeaturesTFT Color Display, Dual LEDs, Light Sensor, Temperature Sensor, 6 Programmable Buttons, Passive Buzzer, SD Card Slot, Gyroscope, Expansion Pins, JacDac Port
Programming PlatformsMakecode Arcade, (Kittenblock, Python Editor)

Hardware Details

Onboard Features

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1. Charging/Working Indicator2. Light Sensor3. Power Toggle Switch4. Programmable LEDs x 2
5. Reset Button6. DFU Mode Button (Currently Inactive)7. 160 x 128 TFT Color Display8. Temperature Sensor
9. Directional Programmable Buttons x 410. Programmable Buzzer11. Programmable A & B Buttons12. Micro:bit-Compatible 40-PIN Expansion Connector
13. USB Programming/Charging Port14. SD Card Slot (File storage in MicroPython mode, specialized Meow SD Bluetooth module extension in Arcade mode)15. JacDac Interface16. 6-Axis Gyroscope and Accelerometer
17. 3.7V Li-ion Battery Connector18. Main Controller Chip19. 2MByte SPI Flash20. Signature Area

Pin Overview

The pin mapping is also compatible with Micro:bit extension boards (B6, B7 mapped for I2C).
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  1. Analog Signal Pins

P0, P1, P2, P3, P4, P8, P10, P12

  1. Serial Ports (Commonly used with P2 and P12)

Tx P2 / Rx P12

Tutorial Navigation


Programming Environments Supported by Meowbit

Troubleshooting


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)