Hackpack is a kitted-out high-quality Cocoon™ Slim backpack with an LED matrix and some powerful building blocks from littleBits™ to make it come to life.
With a few lines of code and these primative components, you can turn your Hackpack into anything from a bike safety indicator, to a nametag, to the sharpest back-mounted art installation in town.
Incorporate programming into circuit building for your most innovative projects.Technical details
Lets you use a 9-volt battery to supply temporary or portable electricity to your littleBits build.Technical details
Gives you direct access to in-going and out-going power, ground, and signal lines.Technical details
For power upgrades, check out the USB power Bit.Technical details
Great for quick prototyping, connecting ground, power, and signal ports between devices.
64 RGB LEDs in an 8x8 matrix. Each LED is individually addressable and capable of 24-bit color.
Keeps littleBits parts in place after they're connected.Technical details
Scotch, electrical, duct, etc.
To put the unit into the Hackpack, disconnect the jumper cables from the LED matrix. Insert the littleBits unit into the front pocket. Run the wires through the grommet and reconnect them with the LED matrix.
Place the connected LED matrix upright in the center of the velcro patch. Secure it in place wit the Hackpack Grid Shield, making it a tight seal on all four edges.
Use a micro USB cord to connect the top of the Arduino to a computer.