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Add a potentiometer to your microbit

I had a 10k potentiometer lying around that I saved from some junked electronics – it may have been a volume control or something, I can’t remember. Today I found a use for it when I found this excellent web … 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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Pongo: wireless microbit Python pong

UPDATE: this project’s code is now on Github. I love the wireless capabilities of Python on the BBC microbit and I’ve been using it with some success in my Year 8 classes. I thought I’d have a go at writing … Continue reading

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Simple Microbit wireless data class activities

I’ve been very impressed with the radio module in microbit Python. As an extension to a year 8 microbit lesson I got two of my pupils to test out the awesome firefly project. There was a very magical look of … 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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