micro:bit device

Troubleshooting the BBC micro:bit
If you're micro:bit appears to have developed a fault, this article works through through some potential problems and the steps to try to bring the dev...
Fri, 4 Sep, 2020 at 2:36 PM
Calibrating the micro:bit Compass
The micro:bit has an onboard compass. This compass has to be calibrated the first time that it is used, so that the readings that it produces are accura...
Fri, 10 Jul, 2020 at 10:18 AM
My micro:bit does not power from battery
If your micro:bit does not appear to power up when connected to a battery, there are a few things you can check: If you have the latest BBC micro:bit, ...
Fri, 27 Nov, 2020 at 12:01 PM
Powering micro:bit from a Raspberry Pi
The nRF51822 data sheet table 20, states VDD operational ranges 1.8V..3.6V, so the Pi 3.3V pin is voltage compatible. The Raspberry Pi power data sh...
Thu, 12 Apr, 2018 at 3:27 PM
How do I use micro:bit with BitLocker?
If you are using BitLocker as a way to enforce a policy that all USB removable drives are encrypted or disabled, you will not be able to access the micr...
Thu, 9 Jul, 2020 at 9:22 AM
micro:bit Error codes
If the micro:bit runs out of resources or detects a fault, it enters a 'panic' routine which displays a sad face on the micro:bit screen followed...
Fri, 20 Nov, 2020 at 10:28 AM
Upgrade the firmware on the micro:bit
What is the micro:bit firmware Firmware is a special kind of software that makes the hardware function properly. In the case of the micro:bit, the firmwar...
Mon, 16 Nov, 2020 at 11:25 AM
How to identify the version number of your micro:bit?
There are two revisions of the micro:bit; V1 and V2. The latest V2 revision has an onboard speaker and microphone and the previous V1 revision does not.  ...
Fri, 27 Nov, 2020 at 1:36 PM
Reset the micro:bit to factory defaults
To reset your micro:bit to run the default program that came with it (called the Out Of Box experience), download and flash the .hex file attached to this ...
Tue, 10 Nov, 2020 at 12:02 PM
Outputing serial data from the micro:bit to a computer
When your micro:bit is connected to a computer with a USB cable it is able to send and receive data using 'serial' communication. This is useful f...
Mon, 6 Jan, 2020 at 3:05 PM