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VEML6075 ultraviolet light sensor and micro:bit

The VEML6075 senses UVA and UVB light and incorporates photodiode, amplifiers, and analog / digital circuits into a single chip using a CMOS process....

VEML6070 ultraviolet light sensor and micro:bit example

VEML6070 is an advanced ultraviolet (UV) light sensor with I2C protocol interface and designed by the CMOS process. It is easily operated via a...

How to create a microbit piano

In this article we look at a Mini Piano Module that you can connect to your micro:bit. The module uses a TTP229 which has 13 touch...

micro:bit and MPL3115A2 absolute pressure sensor example

The MPL3115A2 is a compact, piezoresistive, absolute pressure sensor with an I2C digital interface. MPL3115A2 has a wide operating range of 20 kPa to...

VL53L0X Time-of-Flight sensor and micro:bit example

The VL53L0X is a Time-of-Flight (ToF) laser-ranging module housed in the smallest package on the market today, providing accurate distance measurement whatever the target...

WS2812 RGB led ring example on Microbit with Edublocks

This was a WS2812b led ring that I purchased for low cost. There are 12 LEDs in total on this and once you solder...

A first look at edublocks and the Micro:bit

We will look at an easy to use IDE called edublocks. Here is the blurb EduBlocks for micro:bit is the latest edition. It's a drag...

Microbit and TMP175 digital temperature sensor example

The TMP75 and TMP175 devices are digital temperature sensors ideal for NTC and PTC thermistor replacement. The devices offer a typical accuracy of ±1°C...

Microbit and MS5611 barometric pressure sensor example

This barometric pressure sensor is optimized for altimeters and variometers with an altitude resolution of 10 cm. The sensor module includes a high linearity...

OPT3001 Digital Ambient Light Sensor and Microbit example

The OPT3001 is a sensor that measures the intensity of visible light. The spectral response of the sensor tightly matches the photopic response of...