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3D Printing: littleBits Electronic Kits

This guide will assist patrons who plan to use the 3D printing available in the Wilmeth Active Learning Center (WALC).

How can I borrow a kit?

You can borrow a littleBits kit for one week at a time.

  • 1 Smart Home Kit available for loan.
  • 1 KORG Synth Kit available for loan.

Where can I borrow a kit?

You can borrow a littleBits kit from the Library of Engineering & Science located in the WALC. Go to the Reference Desk located on the 2nd floor, & make sure you bring your PUID!

Available littleBits Kits

Smart Home Kit - turn any object into an internet-connected device!

KORG Synth Kit - build your own analog synthesizer!

Software & Apps

Smart Home Kit:

littleBits Account - you will need to have a littleBits account to set up your Wi-Fi and start creating web-interactive projects!

cloudBit - receives signals from your littleBits circuit and sends it to the internet and vice versa. To control the cloudBit you will need to download the Cloud Control App on a smartphone or tablet.

API Documentation - will show you how you can use coding with your littleBits' projects.

Smart Home Kit Specs.

littleBits Smart Home Kit Specs.

  • USB power (1)
  • light sensor (1)
  • button (1)
  • servo (1)
  • sound trigger (1)
  • bright LED (1)
  • split (1)
  • synth speaker (1)
  • MP3 Player (1)
  • IR Transmitter (1)
  • temperature sensor (1)
  • cloudBit module (1)
  • threshold (1)
  • number screen (1)
  • screwdriver (1)
  • Shoes (6)
  • Servo Accessories (1)
  • mounting boards (2)
  • USB Power Adapter + Cable (1)
  • AC Switch (1)

Online Manual

Smart Home Kit Applications

If you're looking for inspiration or want to explore the possibilities of using the Smart Home Kit, visit the littleBits DIY Electronic Projects page.

  • This page is a collection of user-submitted project designs. You can even search projects that were created with one particular kit. Here are a couple of examples of projects created with the Smart Home Kit (visit Smart Home Kit Projects for even more).
Garage Door Monitor Bark Tracker Laundry Done Alert

 

KORG Synth Kit Specs.

littleBits KORG Synth Kit Specs.

  • power switch (1)
  • oscillators (2)
  • random (1)
  • keyboard (1)
  • micro sequencer (1)
  • envelope (1)
  • filter (1)
  • delay (1)
  • mix (1)
  • split (1)
  • synth speaker (1)
  • battery + cable (1)

Online Manual

KORG Synth Kit Applications

If you're looking for inspiration or want to explore the possibilities of using the Synth Kit, visit the littleBits DIY Electronic Projects page.

  • This page is a collection of user-submitted project designs. You can even search projects that were created with one particular kit. Here are a couple of examples of projects created with the Synth Kit (visit Synth Kit Projects for even more).
Keytar Synth Spin Table Synth Kit Pro Station

More from littleBits

Smart Home Kit User Guide

KORG Synth Kit User Guide

littleBits' Tips & Tricks - A collection of tips on various pieces and their functions within your kit, as well as user-submitted suggestions and tricks with projects.

bitLab - A great place to share module ideas with other users. This could be helpful in sharing your idea and receiving feedback to solve any kinks or issues. Some user modules are even put up for purchase on the site!

Library of Engineering & Science Hours of Operation

Library of Engineering & Science

Reference Desk (765) 494-0831

Hours of Operation

Monday - Thursday

7:00am - 2:00am

Friday

7:00am - 6:00pm

Saturday

11:00am - 6:00pm

Sunday

11:00am - 2:00am

WALC Building Open 7:00am - Midnight

24 Hours with PUID card swipe

Standard Hours of Operation (extended hours are offered around finals week, reduced hours or closings may occur during Purdue break periods).