New micro:bit

Details of the latest micro:bit revision and guidance for accessory makers, editor developers and content producers

Using Mu with the latest micro:bit V2
The third-party Mu editor now supports the original and latest micro:bit devices. You can read about the latest release on the Mu blog and downlo...
Tue, 16 Mar, 2021 at 3:48 PM
Using radio with micro:bit V1 and micro:bit V2
In order to transmit radio data between board versions, eg sending and receiving between a micro:bit V1 and V2, you will first need set the radio group. ...
Mon, 4 Jan, 2021 at 10:12 AM
Can I disable or turn off the micro:bit microphone LED?
The microphone LED on the latest micro:bit is designed to let people know that monitoring and measuring sound is taking place, so it is not possible to disa...
Thu, 25 Mar, 2021 at 11:39 AM
Can I print out the micro:bit battery holder template?
When you buy the latest micro:bit with sound, the box includes a handy cardboard template that you can cut out and use to hold the micro:bit and b...
Mon, 17 May, 2021 at 10:53 AM
Identify the version number of the micro:bit in your program
If you need to determine the hardware revision of the micro:bit as part of your code, for example if your program uses a V2 API, but you still want it to ru...
Tue, 28 Sep, 2021 at 4:16 PM
How to access micro:bit content in different languages
The MakeCode editor and the Python editor as well as some pages and learning resources on our website are available in several languages.  Follow the l...
Wed, 10 May, 2023 at 12:22 PM