micro:bit Breakout Board Hookup Guide
The micro:bit, by itself, offers a vast array of possibilities and potential projects, considering it includes an onboard temperature sensor, accelerometer, compass, LED array, Bluetooth radio, and more. However, when you're ready to branch out beyond those initial capabilities, like connecting to an SD card for logging, or taking advantage of one of our many Qwiic boards, you'll need to break out some of the pins on the micro:bit's card edge connector. For that, we've got you covered with the micro:bit Breakout Board.
There's also a version without headers, if you care to solder your own or use wires instead.
To follow along with this project tutorial, you will need the following materials:
If you have not yet used the micro:bit, check out this guide first.
Getting Started with the micro:bit
September 2, 2021
If you aren't familiar with the Qwiic system and plan to use the Qwiic connectors on this breakout board, we recommend reading here for an overview.
|Qwiic Connect System
If you aren't familiar with the following concepts, we recommend checking out these tutorials before continuing.