Hummingbird Bit & Duo Comparison

  The NEW Hummingbird Bit does everything the previous generation can do, at a lower cost! Here are some of the differences.

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FEATURES

HUMMINGBIRD BIT*

HUMMINGBIRD DUO

Powered By

Micro:bit

Arduino

Built-in Bluetooth

Yes

No

LEDs

6

6

Sensors

8

5

Servos

4

4

Motors

0

2

Vibration Motors

0

2

Buzzer

Yes

No

Power Supply

4 AA battery holder

Wall power adapter

Software Languages

MakeCode, BirdBlox, Snap!, Python, Java

Scratch, MakeCode, BirdBlox, Snap!, Python, Java, Arduino, CREATE Lab Visual Programmer

Devices Compatibility

Windows, Mac, Chromebook, Raspberry Pi, Linux, iOS, Android, Amazon Fire

Windows, Mac, Chromebook, Raspberry Pi, Linux, iOS**, Android**, Amazon Fire**

*Premium Kit only. **Adapter not included.

In conclusion, which one should you buy?

  • If you own Hummingbird Duos, buy more Hummingbird Duos. If you you want them to work wirelessly, see below.
  • If you don’t own Hummingbird Duos, buy Hummingbird Bit.
 

Want to upgrade your Hummingbird Duo to work wirelessly?