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Standalone microbit scrolling displays

I wanted to make a scrolling display for my desk on parents’ evening, and thought I might use a micro:bit. Then I thought 5 micro:bits might be even better. But how to get them scrolling one message across? I didn’t … Continue reading

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Microbit wireless data logger with printout

This project uses 2 microbits – one attached to a thermal till-roll printer as before. This time there’s a second microbit which can be battery-powered and put on a car, parachute, dog, whatever takes your fancy. Every 10 seconds it … Continue reading

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Simple radio data communication using BBC Microbits

The excellent Python Mu editor makes it a doddle to get Microbits talking to each other wirelessly – check out the awesome firefly project on this page. I thought I’d have a go myself, and in no time at all … Continue reading

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Wireless remote data logging with the BBC micro:bit

I was quite astonished to stumble upon this today – it really is relatively simple to use use the BBC micro:bit to log data remotely, indeed wirelessly. The micro:bit can log several kinds of data including accelerometer readings in 3 … Continue reading

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micro:bit Morse code transmitter

Here’s a pretty simple, and I think fun, way to introduce some quite sophisticated computing concepts with a few lines of Python, 2 BBC micro:bits and a crocodile clip lead or two (as you’d find in a Makey Makey box). … Continue reading

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