The BBC micro:bit is a pocket-sized computer designed for education that lets you get creative with digital technology. You can code, customize and control your micro:bit from anywhere!
Functionality: You can use your micro:bit for all sorts of unique creations, from robots to musical instruments and more. At half the size of a credit card, you will be surprised at the amount of hardware each board is equipped with, including 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. The micro:bit can even detect motion and tell you which direction you’re heading. It can use Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) to interact with other devices and the Internet.
Many programming options are supported, including SAM Studio!
The heart of the micro:bit is a 16MHz, 32-bit ARM Cortex-M0 microcontroller with 256KB Flash, 16KB RAM and a built-in temperature sensor. It features a 5x5 red LED array for simple graphics and character messages, two programmable buttons, an accelerometer and magnetometer for motion and heading detection. It also has Bluetooth Low Energy communication capability, a 2-pin JST battery connector and a micro-USB port for programming and power.