2. Basic:bit Introduction#

2.1. Introduction#


Basic:bit is a basic breakout board of micro:bit. It carries a buzzer and three groups of GVS pins(P0/P1/P2) on board. Each group of GVS pins separately leads out the IO port, 3V port and GND port on micro:bit. Small size with simple structure, it is quite enough for you to complete 98% micro:bit projects.

2.2. Features#


  • Small size with smart design, it is a perfect match for your micro:bit.

  • Easily connected to micro:bit and lead out its power and IO ports with screws only.

  • Lead out P0,P1,P2,3V,GND port on micro:bit board.

  • Allow you to complete 98% micro:bit projects with three IO ports.

  • The switch on board controls the ON/OFF status of buzzer.

2.3. Parameter#


  • Voltage: 3.3V (Powered by micro:bit)

  • IO Ports: 3

  • Dimension: 51.7mm x 29.1 mm

2.4. Packing List#


2.5. Case Study#


Material Needed:#

  • 1 x micro:bit

  • 1 x basic:bit

  • 1 x Octopus LED Module

  • 1 x USB Cable

  • 1 x GVS wire(Or Jumper Wire)

Assembly#

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Fix your basic:bit onto micro:bit with screws and nuts. Connect Octopus LED module to P1 port on your basic:bit. Then slide the switch to the speaker end.

Example Code#

You can see the whole program via the link below: https://makecode.microbit.org/_AvW79jCcU2XA

Or you can download the program directly from the page below:

Final Effect#

After saving the above code into micro:bit, the buzzer starts to play the music again and again. At the same time, Octopus LED module twinkles with 1 second space.

2.6. Documents#