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.

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Digital Measuring Roller Using Microbit & Tinkercad

“Are you bored of the old clunky measuring tape with which you can’t even measure the circumference of any cylindrical object nor it converts the units and also it has a restricted length which can be measured with it …

Mouse the Self-driving Robot

“Mouse is a simple maze solving robot to teach students and young engineers about robotics and the use of a micro-controllers. The robot uses a Micro:bit connected to a Kitronic motor diver board and an ultra-sonic sensor to find …

Binary Calculator With Micro:bit

“We used a micro:bit with a Crazy Circuits Bit Board and some LEGO pieces to build a Binary Calculator with a 4 bit register. It’s a great way to learn how binary works and how to calculate a …

Microbit Talking Robot

“As we know, Tinkercad introduces a new feature in the Tinkercad circuit, which is Microbit. We can make a virtual prototype in making things related to Microbit, and even can do a simulation. We can save lots of money to …

BigBit Binary Clock Display

“In a previous Instructable (Microbit Binary Clock), the project was ideal as a portable desktop appliance as the display was quite small. It therefore seemed appropriate that the next version should be a mantel or wall mounted version but much …

Using Two (x2) Micro:bits to Control an RC Car

“If you have two (x2) micro:bits, have you thought of using them for remotely controlling an RC car? You can control an RC car by using one micro:bit as the transmitter and another one as the receiver. When …

Automatic Plant Watering System Using a Micro:bit

“In this Instructable, I’m going to be showing you how to build an automatic plant watering system using a Micro:bit and some other small electronic components. The Micro:bit uses a moisture sensor to monitor the moisture level …

LEGO WALL-E With Micro:bit

“We’re using a micro:bit along with a LEGO-friendly Bit Board to control the two servo motors that will allow WALL-E to be able to traverse the dangerous terrain of your living room floor. For the code …

Tilting LEGO Maze With Micro:bit

“It’s no secret the LEGO is awesome, and there’s nothing we love more than adding some fun electronics to our LEGO kits to make them even more awesome. Our LEGO maze has knobs on two of the sides …

Project  Binary DVM

Binary DVM

“Binary displays are very popular for clocks so it looked like there a gap waiting to be filled in the measurement area with an instrument that displayed its results in a Binary format. As result I decided that a DVM …