- Published in issue 5/2017 on page 20
BBC micro:bit for Electronicists
In bed with mbed
Sure, an Arduino also offers a range of inputs and outputs but the BBC Micro:bit offers additionally numerous sensors and control functions. Two input buttons and a 5x5-LED display field, a compass sensor and a 3-axis accelerometer, plus light and temperature measurement. As the crowning glory you have Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) data transfer.