How to connect wires to the micro:bit

Here is a rundown of the different ways you can connect wires to the micro:bit. This is something I've spent a long time working out and trying out different techniques Through the holes The micro:bit has 5 holes representing 5 pins: 3 data pins, ground and 3V. You can wrap wires and thread through the holes … Continue reading How to connect wires to the micro:bit

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Updated: micro:bit sound sensing hoodie

After buying the MonkMakes sensor board: https://www.monkmakes.com/mb_sensor/ I decided to upgrade the micro:bit light up hoodie. The lights would now light up the louder it got around me! Here's the final result: https://twitter.com/LMcUnderwood/status/922583301059235840 Build The sensor board is very easy to connect using crocodile clips Using 3 different crocodile clips you connect Pin 1 of the … Continue reading Updated: micro:bit sound sensing hoodie

Make: micro:bit controlled indicator jacket

How I Failed I had the idea for this jacket a while ago... I started planning and designing it back in July I had lots of ideas how to make it and kept changing my mind about the best way to make it: https://lorrainbow.wordpress.com/2017/07/14/fail-rgb-led-indicators-for-a-cycling-jacket/ Then I even created the prototype using neopixels, conductive thread and cross … Continue reading Make: micro:bit controlled indicator jacket