SparkFun gamer:bit


Build a Game Controller for micro:bit

Create a fully fucntioning game system by combining the SparkFun gamer:bit with a micro:bit board. Designed in a similar form factor to the classic Nintendo NES controller, the gamer:bit is equipped with a four-direction “D-pad” on the left side of the board and two action buttons on the right side of the board. The two push buttons on the micro:bit in the center function as start and select.

  • Swap out boards for programming with ease using the built-in edge connector.
  • Create your own controller by connecting external parts to the board

Recommend for grades 4+.

  • Edge connector for ease of use with the micro:bit
  • Full direction “D-pad”
  • Two action buttons
  • NES controller style
  • Poke home connectors for external inputs (i.e., arcade joystick and buttons)