Getting Started


The BBC Doctor Who HiFive Inventor (“HiFive”) is a pocket-sized Internet of Things (IoT) computer, designed for makers, students, and educators who want to learn computer programming, a vital 21st century skill that uses artificial intelligence, robotics, and more!

What you’ll need to get started:

  • BBC Doctor Who HiFive Inventor (included in Premium kit)
  • A computer to access
  • USB cable to connect to your computer (included in Premium kit)
  • Create an account at
  • Alligator clips to connect to your HiFive (included in Premium kit)
  • Battery holder (included in Premium kit, requires 3 AA batteries, not provided)