Use the latch to turn any momentary input, like a button or a trigger Bit, into an on-off switch, like a toggle!

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The latch allows you to turn a momentary input, like a button or a pressure sensor, into an on-off switch, like a toggle.

Real World Applications:

  • Multiple light switches connected wirelessly
Users
Ages 8
Grades 3+
Sizes
Height 0.5"
Width 3.75"
Length 7.5"
Weight
0.01 kg / 0.02 lbs
Model No.
650-0078
UPC
859477003935

 

If you place a button in front of the latch, and a light after, pressing the button once will turn it ON and keep it ON. Pressing it again will turn it OFF. Try placing a sound trigger in front of the latch and a light after it, then, just snap your fingers!

 

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MEET THE BIT

The latch allows you to turn a momentary input, like a button or a pressure sensor, into an on-off switch, like a toggle.

Real World Applications:

  • Multiple light switches connected wirelessly

PRODUCT SPECS

Users
Ages 8
Grades 3+
Sizes
Height 0.5"
Width 3.75"
Length 7.5"
Weight
0.01 kg / 0.02 lbs
Model No.
650-0078
UPC
859477003935

 

HOW IT WORKS

If you place a button in front of the latch, and a light after, pressing the button once will turn it ON and keep it ON. Pressing it again will turn it OFF. Try placing a sound trigger in front of the latch and a light after it, then, just snap your fingers!

 

COMMUNITY INVENTIONS

GET INSPIRED

Find more than a thousand invention ideas and then share what you invent on littleBits Classroom. Here are just a few:

EXPAND WITH JAM

JAM is a safe online community for kids to
discover new passions, level up their skills,
and meet fearless geeks just like them.

DO MORE WITH YOUR BITS

Tap into the littleBits course on JAM to pair your kits with fun, instructional videos. JAM projects empower kids to understand how circuits and sensors work and to invent amazing things with them.

 

 

GO BEYOND THE BITS

Host a workshop using JAM courses to introduce other STEAM topics to your students.

GIVE STUDENTS GOOD SCREEN TIME

Use JAM to reward students for completing work early, or engage students who aren’t catching on with a standard approach.

CONNECT TO A WHOLE WIDE WORLD

JAM lets kids discover videos made by inspiring mentors and also projects uploaded by other kids around the world.

KITS WITH THE BIT

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