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Joystick Breakout Board for BBC micro:bit

$14.29

Joystick Breakout Board for BBC micro:bit

$14.29

What is the Joystick Breakout Board for the BBC micro:bit – The Joystick Breakout Board for the BBC micro:bit is designed to facilitate use of the BBC micro:bit as a gaming console control unit. With the BBC micro:bit connected to the Joystick Breakout board you can create fun, interactive and challenging games written in Python, Javascript or the BBC Makecode Block based programming editor.

  1. The Joystick Breakout board for micro:bit comes with AMS1117 chip.
  2. You can also connect external DC 4.75-12V to power for micro bit development board.
  3. The on-board pins – 3V, G, P0, P1 are connected to microbit main board to imitate the serial port, thus connecting to all the Bluetooth devices.
  4. This board consists of 6 buttons and a joystick. Connect the button and joystick to micro bit pins.
  5. The board is designed for an Input Voltage:DC 4.75-12V

Please note that this product does not come along with a BBC micro:bit. You will need to purchase the BBC micro:bit separately.

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What is the Joystick Breakout Board for the BBC micro:bit – The Joystick Breakout Board for the BBC micro:bit is designed to facilitate use of the BBC micro:bit as a gaming console control unit. With the BBC micro:bit connected to the Joystick Breakout board you can create fun, interactive and challenging games written in Javascript or the BBC Makecode Block based programming editor.

  1. The Joystick Breakout board for micro:bit comes with AMS1117 chip.
  2. You can also connect external DC 4.75-12V to power for micro bit development board.
  3. The on-board pins – 3V, G, P0, P1 are connected to microbit main board to imitate the serial port, thus connecting to all the Bluetooth devices.
  4. This board consists of 6 buttons and a joystick. Connect the button and joystick to micro bit pins.
  5. The board is designed for an Input Voltage:DC 4.75-12V

Please note that this product does not come along with a BBC micro:bit. You will need to purchase the BBC micro:bit separately.

Recommended connections – Typical recommended connections for using the Joystick Breakout board might look like.

  1. SELECT button to P7;
  2. MODE button to P6;
  3. UP button to P10;
  4. LEFT button to P11;
  5. RIGHT button to P9;
  6. DOWN button to P8.
  7. Connect joystick X axis to P4;
  8. Y axis to P3;
  9. Z axis to P5.

You can control the external devices by reading the above interface states.

Here’s something you could build with the Joystick Breakout Board :

  1. Insert the micro bit development board into Keyestudio joystick breakout board, powering up, 2 LEDs will light up.
  2. Both joystick and buttons have no operation, 2 LEDs are off.
  3. Press down any buttons ( include joystick Z axis button), red LED is on; release the button, LED will be off.
  4. Joystick upward, red LED on; joystick downward, yellow LED on; joystick leftward, yellow LED on; joystick rightward, red LED on.

About the BBC micro:bit – The BBC MicroBit (also referred to as BBC micro:bit) is an open source hardware ARM-based embedded system designed by the BBC for use in computer education in the UK. The BBC micro:bit was first announced on the launch of BBC’s Make It Digital campaign on 12 March 2015 with the intent of delivering 1 million devices to pupils in the UK. Here’s some of what’s packed into micro:bit –

  1. The micro:bit is half the size of a credit card and has an ARM Cortex-M0 processor
  2. The micro:bit comes along with an accelerometer and magnetometer sensors
  3. The micro:bit offers Bluetooth and USB connectivity
  4. Also embedded into the micro:bit front face is a display consisting of 25 LEDs and two programmable buttons

Please note that this product does not come with a BBC micro:bit. You will need to purchase the BBC micro:bit separately.

Development Tracks & Tutorials – If you are keen to start programming with the BBC micro:bit we have you covered. We offer a range of FREE development tracks and tutorials through our digital Learning Management System (LMS) at KidzCanCode.  Our FREE development tracks and tutorials let you get started with block based programming, python programming, game development of even the fundamentals of electronics using the BBC micro:bit. Here’s a list of the development tracks and tutorials on offer. Check out the KidzCanCode website to learn more.

  1. Exploring coding concepts using the BBC micro:bit – I
  2. Exploring coding concepts using the BBC micro:bit – II
  3. Exploring coding concepts using the BBC micro:bit – III
  4. Introduction to electronics using the BBC micro:bit – I
  5. Introduction to electronics using the BBC micro:bit – II
  6. Design interactive games using the BBC micro:bit
  7. Introduction to MicroPython using the BBC micro:bit
  8. Kitronik Inventors kits for the BBC micro:bit

Please use the contact us form to drop us a note with ideas for tutorials and development tracks. We are always looking for ideas and constructive input. Alternatively you can reach us at support@oztoylib.com.

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Weight0.060 kg
Dimensions19 × 5 × 3 cm

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