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BBC Micro Bit

The Micro Bit (also referred to as BBC Micro Bit, stylized as micro:bit) is an open source hardware ARM-based embedded system designed by the BBC for use in computer education in the UK. It was first announced on the launch of BBC's Make It Digital campaign on 12 March 2015 with the intent of delivering 1 million devices to pupils in the UK. The final device design and features were unveiled on 6 July 2015 whereas actual delivery of devices, after some delay, began in February 2016. The device is described as half the size of a credit card and has an ARM Cortex-M0 processor, accelerometer and magnetometer sensors, Bluetooth and USB connectivity, a display consisting of 25 LEDs, two programmable buttons, and can be powered by either USB or an external battery pack. The device inputs and outputs are through five ring connectors that form part of a larger 25-pin edge connector.

Project  LumiClock

LumiClock

“This is a clock based project. The title of which embodies the main means of displaying the time. The “Lumi”, being an abbreviation for Luminous. Utilising lumious paper in conjunction with UV LED’s to display the time which fades …

Ping-pong Balls Collector - HuskyLens AI Robotic Ball Picker

“This is an autonomous AI ball-picking robot based on HuskyLens AI camera. Background I made a radio-controlled “robotic ball picker” last time and it performed well. This time I want it smarter. So here comes the idea of making an …

A Clock of Retrograde Minutes and Jumping Hours

“A desk clock with retrograde minutes and jumping hours mechanisms. Retrograde minutes : The minute hand moves reciprocallyJumping hour : Numerical hour display that changes instantly”

Solar weather station

“This kit get charged from solat battery and provides information about temperature, light level, CO2 level and moisture level of the soil. As warm time of the year approaches, people spend more time outside and there’s a need for …

Wireless Game Show Buzzer System

“Build your own Game Show Buzzer System with large “slammer” buttons for up to four teams/players. It’s all powered by a bunch of micro:bits and a Crazy Circuits Bit Boards. Note: This is the “wireless” version of …

Microbit Function Generator

“A Function generator producing sine, sawtooth and pulses up to 1MHz using a Microbit, custom PCB and 3d printed box. This project is an enhancement to an earlier project previously published: Microbit Pulse Generator - Variable Ranges The enhancements are a …

Micro:bit OLED Game

“There was a time when every kid wanted a Nintendo Game & Watch handheld electronic game. This combined a very simple LCD screen with a very simple game mechanic. An early example was the Fire game, where you moved the firemens …

Morse De-Coder

“Everyone has heard of Morse Code, but does anyone actually remember anything other than SOS (…—-…)? This device simply decodes Morse Code into the correct letters and numbers. Use it however you like - whether that’s practicing at home, or trying …

LEGO & Micro:bit RC Tank

“Here’s a fun LEGO project that uses our Bit Board and micro:bit to power an RC tank, and another Bit Board and micro:bit to work as a remote control. We’ve listed all the LEGO parts we …

Run BASIC on a BBC micro:bit

“It was recently BASIC’s 57th birthday, the programming language many of us first used to do any computer programming on computers from the 1970s and 1980s like the Commodore PET, Sinclair ZX Spectrum or Apple 2. Worth remembering too …