micro:bit device

How can I improve the accuracy of my compass measurements?
QUESTION: My compass is not giving accurate readings I have calibrated the compass but it is still not accurate My magnetometer is not working, what shou...
Thu, 27 Jul, 2017 at 3:47 PM
Will my micro:bit always be compatible with other peripherals?
Question Will my micro:bit always be compatible with other peripherals? Will the edge connector change in future? Answer It is important for us to en...
Tue, 12 Sep, 2017 at 10:22 AM
Can I rename my micro:bit?
You can't manually rename the micro:bits. Their names are hard-coded and based on their internal unique ID. However, you can derive the names by lookin...
Fri, 14 Dec, 2018 at 5:28 PM
Measuring battery capacity
Download and flash the attached microbit-battery-level.hex file to your micro:bit. When the micro:bit is connected to a battery supply it will display t...
Thu, 5 Jul, 2018 at 2:29 PM
Where does the .hex file go when I transfer it to the micro:bit?
The .hex file is processed by the micro:bit and interpreted as code that it can run by itself. Once that happens, it is removed from the device to free up m...
Tue, 17 Oct, 2017 at 2:55 PM
Can I control my PC or simulate a keyboard?
The micro:bit can transmit serial data via USB, radio and bluetooth. However, the DAPLink software loaded into the interface processor only supports mass st...
Tue, 26 Jun, 2018 at 11:57 AM
Why doesn't my computer detect my micro:bit?
There are a couple of reported configurations where you might find that your machine does not recognise your BBC micro:bit device.  Firstly, make sure  ...
Thu, 5 Jul, 2018 at 2:57 PM
Can the micro:bit be infected by a virus or malware?
Virus' and Malware  There is no known possibility of a virus getting in via micro:bit, for reasons listed here: While the micro:bit advertises itsel...
Wed, 6 Jun, 2018 at 10:08 AM
Maintenance mode
What is maintenance mode? If the micro:bit is connecting as a drive called MAINTENANCE instead of MICROBIT, then you are in the maintenance mode provided f...
Tue, 2 Oct, 2018 at 9:56 AM
Using the micro:bit wirelessly
The BBC micro:bit has an onboard tranceiver that is capable of both Bluetooth Low Energy and radio communications. Whilst they use the same 2.4GHz frequency...
Fri, 18 Jan, 2019 at 11:26 AM