Edge Connector Breakout Board for BBC micro:bit - Pre-built

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Looking to do more with your BBC micro:bit? Unlock its potential with this Edge Connector Breakout Board! This breakout board has been designed to offer an easy way to connect additional circuits and hardware to the pins on the edge of the BBC micro:bit. It provides access to all of the BBC micro:bit processor pins allowing a lot of extra functionality to be added. The datasheet (below) includes a helpful diagram explaining the function of every pin on the BBC micro:bit.

This Edge Connector Breakout Board for the BBC micro:bit gives access to all of the important pins on the bottom edge of the BBC micro:bit. 21 pins are broken out in total; providing additional I/O lines, direct access to buttons A and B, the LED matrix outputs and the I2C bus. Please refer to the datasheet below for more details.

The BBC micro:bit pins are broken out to a row of solderable pads. The SCL and SDA pins are separated at the edge of the board providing easy identification. The PCB includes a prototyping area with 3V, 0V and unconnected rows that can be soldered to. This allows the easy connection of switches, sensors and any pull-up or pull-down resistors etc. as required.

Note:

  • This product is supplied with Straight Double Row PCB Pin Headers already soldered to the breakout board.

Requires:

  • Breaks out 21 pins from the Edge Connector for the BBC micro:bit, allowing the connection of extra components to add new functionality.
  • Dedicated prototyping area with 3V and 0V rows.
  • Labelled pins and clear straight forward documentation.

Contents:

  • 1 x Edge Connector Breakout Board for the BBC micro:bit, Pre-built.

Dimensions:

  • Length: 60mm.
  • Width: 40mm.
  • Height: 11.8mm.

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DJ
07/01/2019
David J.
United Kingdom United Kingdom

Does the job

It’s a useful piece of kit for interfacing with a BBC Micro:Bit. However, if I was looking to buy another edge connect or I think I would look for one that would plug into a breadboard.

RB
06/28/2018
Robert B.
United Kingdom

Useful gadget

It's a useful little gadget, but it does take some time to work out which pins do what from the silk screening.