SparkFun gator:RTC - micro:bit Accessory Board


Real Time Clock

The SparkFun gator:RTC allows students to turn their micro:bit into a real time clock.

  • When comined with the SparkFun gator:log, it becomes possible to log data and tie it to a specific time.
  • Allows students to focus on watching the expereiment rather than the stopwatch.
Requires SparkFun gator:bit for easy use with micro:bit
  • RV-3028 RTC module
    • I²C bus interface
    • Tracks year, month, date, weekday, hours, minutes, and seconds
    • External event input with time stamp function
    • Low power: 40-60nA at 3V
  • Four pads for power and data
  • Rechargeable 3V lithium coin cell battery