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, 1 Oct, 2019 at 2:58 PM
Connecting headphones or a speaker to the micro:bit
The micro:bit can output sound to a pair of headphones or a speaker by sending a signal on Pin0.  Common ways to do this are by using a set of analogue ...
Thu, 9 Jul, 2020 at 11:59 AM
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...
Fri, 6 Dec, 2019 at 9:33 AM
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 ...
Tue, 23 Jul, 2019 at 9:57 AM
Pin touch on the micro:bit
The large pins (0,1,2) on the micro:bit can be configured to know when they are being touched. They do this by detecting a change in resistance when an elec...
Wed, 8 Jul, 2020 at 3:06 PM
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, 18 Jun, 2020 at 10:28 AM
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