BBC micro:bit

Document created by Lauren Percy Employee on Oct 26, 2015Last modified by Adrian Puga Candelario on Jul 31, 2019
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The micro:bit is a pocket-sized computer measuring 4 cm by 5 cm, and designed to be fun and easy to use. You can code, customize and control to bring your digital ideas, games and apps to life. It allows children and young people to develop an intuitive understanding of programming concepts and controlling hardware in technology and computing.



  • Flexible user-programmable options and two configurable interrupt pins
  • Overall power savings through inertial wake-up interrupt signals that monitor events and remain in a low-power mode during periods of inactivity
  • Core processor: ARM® Cortex®-M0+
  • Core size: 32-Bit
  • Speed: 48MHz
  • Connectivity: I²C, LIN, SPI, UART/USART, USB, USB OTG
  • Peripherals: Brown-out detect/reset, DMA, I²S, LVD, POR, PWM, WDT
  • Number of I/O: 23
  • Program memory size: 128KB (128K x 8)
  • Program memory type: Flash
  • RAM size: 16K x 8
  • Voltage - Supply (Vcc/Vdd)  1.71 V ~ 3.6 V




MAG3110High Accuracy, 3-Axis Magnetometer
Kinetis KL26Z48 MHz, USB, Connectivity, Ultra-Low-Power MCU
MMA8653FC±2g/±4g/±8g, Low g, 10-Bit Digital Accelerometer



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