The slide switch is a small and convenient way to turn your creations on and off. It uses a sturdy plastic lever to switch back and forth. Try it with any of your favorite Bits, like the DC motor or bright LED!

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The slide switch is a small and convenient way to turn parts of your circuit on and off. Unlike a button, which is only "on" when you press it, this Bit uses uses a sturdy plastic lever that stays in place after you slide. With the slide switch "off" stays "off" "stays "on".

Users
Ages 14+
Grades 9+
Sizes
Height 0.5"
Width 3.75"
Length 7.5"
Weight
0.01 kg/ 0.02 lbs
Model No.
650-0001
UPC
859477003768

 

When the slide switch is off, it sends a 0 volt signal and will not pass through any Bits past the switch. When the slide switch is on, it sends a 5 volt signal to the following Bits in the circuit.

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MEET THE BIT

The slide switch is a small and convenient way to turn parts of your circuit on and off. Unlike a button, which is only "on" when you press it, this Bit uses uses a sturdy plastic lever that stays in place after you slide. With the slide switch "off" stays "off" "stays "on".

PRODUCT SPECS

Users
Ages 14+
Grades 9+
Sizes
Height 0.5"
Width 3.75"
Length 7.5"
Weight
0.01 kg/ 0.02 lbs
Model No.
650-0001
UPC
859477003768

 

HOW IT WORKS

When the slide switch is off, it sends a 0 volt signal and will not pass through any Bits past the switch. When the slide switch is on, it sends a 5 volt signal to the following Bits in the circuit.

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

littleBits kits that include this bit:

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