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CCS811 indoor air quality sensor on a micro:bit

I was clearing out my toolbox of gubbins the other day and discovered an inexpensive CCS811 air quality sensor I’d bought ages ago and never done anything with. These are small sensors that measure Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) and can … Continue reading

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Easy new OLED driver for the micro:bit

I love OLED displays! The 128×64 pixel ones are really cheap and easy to interface with a BBC micro:bit, Arduino or Raspberry Pi. Here are a few things I’ve made with them: Screen for a self-contained TinyBASIC computer micro:bit compass … Continue reading

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micro:bit OLED compass

These 128 x 64 pixel OLED displays are inexpensive and provide a great way to augment micro:bit projects. They’re easy to wire up using a breakout board and 4 female-to-female jumper wires. Just connect it like this: OLED / micro:bit … Continue reading

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micro:bit radio messager with OLED display

What it is Based on my previous micro:bit keyboard project, this allows you to type a message on a micro:bit using an old PC PS/2 keyboard and send it over radio to another micro:bit. How to make it You’ll need … Continue reading

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micro:bit OLED display

I love add-on displays for micro:bits, and after putting a cheap colour LCD through its paces, I’ve been experimenting with a tiny 128×64 pixel OLED screen. OLED displays are great because they are very sharp and have insanely high contrast … Continue reading

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