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Make: Getting Started with littleBits by Ayah Bdeir, Matt Richardson

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Chapter 1. littleBits Basics: Inputs and Outputs

There’s no better way to learn how to use littleBits than to jump right in and try them out. In this chapter, you’ll cover all the basics: how to power your Bits, how they connect—and you’ll look at a few of the different inputs and outputs that you can use in your projects.

The Bits

While there are over 60 different modules (or Bits) in the littleBits library to choose from, every module falls into one of four different categories. Each category has a particular color to make the modules easy to find and identify:

  • Power (blue)

  • Output (green)

  • Input (pink)

  • Wire (orange)

Every Bit works with every other Bit in the library and it can keep growing to infinity. You can even create your own ...

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