micro:bit Board


A compact, powerful tool for exploring programming and electronics.

The BBC micro:bit is a pocket-sized computer that allows users to get creative with digital technology. The micro:bit can be coded, customized and controlled from anywhere and used for all sorts of unique creations — robots, musical instruments and more. This microcontroller features a 16MHz, 32-bit ARM Cortex-M0 memory with 256KB Flash and 16KB RAM.

  • Can be programmed using either Bluetooth or USB
  • Mobile or web-based programming; no software installation required
  • Block or text-based (JavaScript) programming options
  • Built-in, easy-to-use compass and accelerometer
  • Compact size bursting with onboard hardware
  • 5x5 LED array that can be used as a light sensor, a tiny screen to draw on or to display words, numbers and other information
  • Two programmable buttons

Recommended one board per student. Recommended for grades 4+

  • 32-bit ARM Cortex-M0 CPU
  • 256KB Flash
  • 16KB RAM
  • 5x5 Red LED Array
  • Two Programmable Buttons
  • Onboard Light, Compass, Accelerometer and Temp Sensors
  • BLE Smart Antenna
  • Three Digital/Analog Input/Output Rings
  • Two Power Rings — 3V and GND
  • 20-pin Edge Connector
  • MicroUSB Connector
  • JST Battery Connector
  • Reset Button with Status LED