Superthread - The Computer Kit


What is the Computer Kit?

The Computer Kit comes with everything you need to make your own computer. A simple story will show you how to build it, bring it to life and start coding. No tools needed, simply plug the parts together, anyone can do it.

What is the recommended age for the Computer Kit?

The Computer Kit can be enjoyed by everyone, but we recommend our kits for ages 6 and older.

What can I do with the Computer Kit?

Build a computer

Open the box, pop out the pieces. Follow the book, build your own computer, all by yourself. Browse the internet, use your favorite apps like YouTube, Whatsapp, Google Docs, and more.

Learn to code

With simple steps, learn logic, Python, Javascript, and Terminal commands. Level up as you make art, games, and music. Your first steps into making your own websites, games, and more. Simple for beginners, expansive for experts.

Make art, music, games

Code pictures, build animations, and make musical masterpieces. Don’t just play games, change the rules. Take control of Minecraft, Pong and Snake.

Endless play

Once you’ve learnt the basics, there’s no end to how much you can make. Keep creating your own art, coding your own games, building your own powers for Minecraft. Watch out for constant free updates and new coding challenges – delivered to your kit.

Kano World

Become part our free creative community. Make, share, and play with art, games, and music by people in 86 countries. Be inspired, see the code behind any creation, and tweak it to make it your own. Safe and friendly.

What’s in the box?

    1. Power Supply
    1. Case Base
    1. Case Lid
    1. LED Light Ring
    1. Raspberry Pi 3
    1. SD Card
    1. HDMI Cable
    1. Keyboard
    1. Stickers
    1. Storybook

Tech Specs


Raspberry Pi 3 - 1.2GHz quad Cortex A53 - 64bit


Graphics - 400MHz Videocore IV


USB - 7 USB ports

Wi-Fi - 802.11n Wireless LAN

HDMI - 1 port


Voltage - 5v

Plug Regions - UK, US, EU, or AU


Micro SD - 16GB


Connection - USB wireless dongle

Range - 15m

Battery - 40hr

Operating System

Kano OS - Version 4.0

Parental Information

Computer Kit for all ages, parental help may be needed for ages 6 to 8, no technical knowledge required. 3 levels of parental controls.

Need more help?
Check out some of our resources below to get the most out of your Kano Computer Kit!
Kano Customer Care help articles
Kano Computing youtube channel

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