Here's a run down of what you'll need to play with the BBC micro:bit.

Required:

A BBC micro:bit! Of course, this is essential, and is required for all lessons.

 

Available at Adafruit as either a bundle or just the board.

Micro USB Cable any length. One comes with the bundle. Or you probably have one of these around, they're the most common USB cable.

 

Make sure its a data/sync cable!

 

USB cable available at Adafruit

The BBC micro:bit Go Bundle comes with a 2xAAA battery holder and batteries which work fine. However, there is no on/off switch.

This guide was first published on Aug 27, 2017. It was last updated on Aug 27, 2017.

This page (Lesson Parts) was last updated on Jun 05, 2021.

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