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The Spark Makerspace

Igniting the imagination through cooperative learning

MaKey MaKey

The MaKey MaKey uses high resistance switching to detect when you’ve made a connection even through materials that aren’t very conductive (like leaves, pasta or people). This technique attracts noise on the input, so a moving window averager is used to lowpass the noise. The on-board ATMega32u4 communicates with your computer using the Human Interface Device (HID) protocol which means that it can act like a keyboard or mouse.

Kits

MaKey MaKey Standard Kit (Multiple Copies)

makey makey standard kit

Specifications and Info.

  • Description: The MaKey MaKey is an invention kit that tricks your computer into thinking that almost anything is a keyboard. This allows you to hook up all kinds of fun things as an input.
  • Info: Specifications.

Included

  • 1 kit (1 MaKey MaKey HID Board
  • 1 alligator clip pack
  • 30 jumper wires (various colours)
  • 1 mini-USB cable cable
  • 1 Makey Makey guide booklet)
  • In a box 15 x 14 x 9 cm.

Circulation Information

Video - MaKey MaKey

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