Finally, 4 years after the introduction of the new Powered Up system in 2016 (in 45300 WeDo 2.0 Core Set), LEGO has produced a simple battery box for it!
The new component will come in 42113 Bell-Boeing V-22 Osprey, where there is a requirement to spin the rotors without the complexity of an app to control them.
Details are scant, but the unit appears to have two PU connectors and two switches, that I assume offer forwards / off / reverse control, which is all that's needed for the VTOL aircraft.
Now the PU system can at last be utilised in your own MOCs where simple motorisation is required, including in GBCs. However, it's not exactly small and discreet, is it...
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