BBC micro:bit board
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This little device has an awful lot of features, like 25 red LED lights that can flash messages. There are two programmable buttons that can be used to control games or pause and skip songs on a playlist. Your BBC micro:bit can detect motion and tell you which direction you’re heading in, and it can use a low energy Bluetooth connection to interact with other devices and the Internet – clever!

Key features:

  • ARM Cortex M0 processor - mbed compatible.
  • 5x5 LED matrix
  • 3 large I/O pins and more digital pins,SPI, I2C avaiable through an edge connector.
  • Bluetooth Low Energy
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass (magnetometer)
  • Light sensing (through screen)
  • Temperature (through dies in processors)
  • 2 input buttons
  • USB Micro connection
  • 3V power out
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