Where to get the BBC micro:bit and accessories

These partners will be happy to help you get your own micro:bit, kits and other accessories. If there are no local resellers yet, please contact our resellers in the UK who are happy to help.

If you are interested to become a BBC micro:bit reseller or make accessories for it please fill out our reseller interest form.

UK

4tronix

4tronix is a small maker company in the UK that designs, manufactures and supports a variety of hardware products for a number of different platforms including micro:bit. Specialty: Robots!

 

Bross Computing

We focus on enhancing the Micro:bit experience for classes, providing expansion kits and learning resources to encourage the wider usage of the Micro:bit in schools around the world.

 

Kitronik

Kitronik is the Foundation's partner for our sponsorship program and a micro:bit reseller and wholesale partner. They have a range of additional peripeharals and have donated 5,500 e-textile sewing kits, with conductive thread, to Design and Technology teachers, helping to highlight how the BBC micro:bit can be used to control other items, including additional LED lights.

 

Maplin Electronics

Retail of micro:bit boards, accessory components, advice and inspirational content. Re-selling Maker products, components and more in 220+ retail stores.

 

Pimoroni Ltd

Pimoroni designs, manufactures, and sells friendly products for Makers, Educators and Creatives.

 

Protopic

Proto-pic is an electronics store who make and sell a range of micro:bit accessories and add-ons. Based in Scotland they ship to the UK and western Europe.

 

ScienceScope Ltd

Suppliers of micro:bit and associated peripherals, Project designers, Support and Training

 

Tablet Academy

Tablet Academy is an education reseller of BBC micro:bit and with links to Lamar University in the United States, Tablet Academy are now starting to share their expertise to schools in the US.

 

Technology Will Save Us

TWSU designs and makes innovative toys that kids make and code themselves

 

The Pi Hut

The Pi Hut is a small company based in the UK carrying both the micro:bit and accessories. The Pi Hut does ship internationally.

 

Woden

Sells robots, fully assembled, for use with the micro:bit. Comes with a CD with Python programs and video files for teachers to use.

 

rapidonline

Rapid is an electronic components supplier specialising the the education sector. The product range includes many useful accessories for micro:bit such as our switched battery holder, conductive threads and paints and thousands of electronic components.

 

zbit:connect

zbit:connect makes a range of add-on boards for the BBC micro:bit

 

USA

Adafruit Industries

Adafruit is a leading reseller of boards for makers and education and manufacturer of accessories for the BBC micro:bit

 

Denmark

Experimentarium

The Experimentarium is a science museum in Copenhagen.

 

It og Leg

It og Leg is selling micro:bits and a good variety of accessories. We have also published a free ebook in Danish with 10 activities that use different aspects of the micro:bit and which have valuable educational outcomes.

 

Finland

Elektrolinna

Elektrolinna is a Finnish supplier of electronics components.

 

Partco

Partco has been providing electronics components across Finland for over 30 years.

 

France

Kubii

Kubii is a French supplier of robotics, electonics and maker supplies.

 

Germany

EXP Tech

Maker culture is very agile and constantly changing, maybe there will never be the best shop for Maker. So there is some self-irony in our slogan, but also we have the motivation to come close to this goal in field of DIY Electronics.

 

Pollin

Pollin Electronic is a specialist in the delivery of electronic articles of all kinds!

 

Simac

SiMAC's product range covers small sensors, expansion boards, high-end PCs and industrial systems.

 

Tarox

TAROX is one of the leading IT providers of holistic solutions and comprehensive product families for medium-sized businesses in the German-speaking countries.

 

Ireland

Maplin Electronics

Retail of micro:bit boards, accessory components, advice and inspirational content. Re-selling Maker products, components and more in 220+ retail stores.

 

Italy

Melopero

Melopero is an Italian supplier of embedded computing equipment.

 

Netherlands

IT Randsteden

Providing training and education materials to schools nationwide.

 

Kiwi Electronics

Kiwi Electronics was founded on October 2012 and is one of the first Dutch webshops specializing in the Raspberry Pi. Since then we've been expanding our portfolio with prototyping parts and components and have become official reseller for many embedded computing platforms.

 

SOS Solutions

SOS Solutions provides computing, electronics and maker equipment in the Netherlands.

 

Singapore

Tinkercademy

Tinkercademy conducts coding & electronics courses for schools and the public in Singapore. We also develop fun educational kits that get people excited about digital making.

 

Sweden

ElectroKit

Electrokit was founded in 2004 to serve companies developing electronics, producing in small quaintities, educational institutions and individuals who practice electronics on a hobby basis. We offer electronic components, DIY kits, meassuring instruments and accessories.

 

Exertis  CapTeach AB

Exertis CapTech is one of the largest and fastest growing distributors of technology and configuration services in Sweden.

 

Hands on Science

We want to raise the interest and understanding of science, programming, engineering and mathematics. By using our products and working materials can be an easy way to show and explain how things work in our environment.

 

m.nu

m.nu started as a hobby project in 2007, and since then has been driven by a strong focus on customer satisfaction and exciting electronics products.

 

Wholesale

Farnell element 14

Farnell element 14 are managing the manufacturing of the BBC micro:bit, along with global distribution and wholesale.

 

Kitronik

Kitronik is the Foundation's partner for our sponsorship program and a micro:bit reseller and wholesale partner. They have a range of additional peripeharals and have donated 5,500 e-textile sewing kits, with conductive thread, to Design and Technology teachers, helping to highlight how the BBC micro:bit can be used to control other items, including additional LED lights.