Interfacing with other devices and sensors

Sensors and components
The micro:bit edge connector makes it easy to extend your projects and communicate with other sensors and peripherals. If you're interested in do...
Tue, 2 Mar, 2021 at 4:19 PM
Connecting headphones or a speaker to the micro:bit
Overview The latest micro:bit has a built-in speaker, but you can also output sound to a pair of headphones or an external speaker by sending a signal on P...
Tue, 10 Nov, 2020 at 1:26 PM
Connecting an LED to the micro:bit
A Light Emitting Diode(LED) is an electronic component that lights up when a current is passed through it. They are either single colour or Red, Green and B...
Tue, 12 Jan, 2021 at 12:52 PM
Using a servo with the micro:bit
It's easy to connect up a servo to the micro:bit either using crocodile/alligator leads or a breadboard. A micro-servo such as the SG90 or Tower hobby ...
Mon, 18 Jan, 2021 at 10:20 AM
Touch sensing on the micro:bit
The large pins (0,1,2) and the logo (V2 only) on the micro:bit can be configured to know when they are being touched or pressed. The micro:bit V2 is also ab...
Fri, 11 Dec, 2020 at 9:09 AM
How do I play a MIDI instrument on the micro:bit
There are extensions for MIDI and  MIDI-over-Bluetooth for the MakeCode Editor. To use on a computer, you can output raw MIDI serial data, then use Hair...
Thu, 12 Nov, 2020 at 2:48 PM
micro:bit accessory guide listing
The Guide The micro:bit accessory guide, currently available on the resellers page as a PDF document, is a list of accessories known to and approved by The...
Thu, 2 Apr, 2020 at 11:13 AM