BBC Microbit

The Mega:Bit We’ve been experimenting and doing projects with the BBC micro:bit for quite a while now. We’ve also been following some of the work that other people have been doing with the micro:bit. One of the projects that really impressed us was the work that Andrew Gale and David Whale have […]


Raspberry Pi HC-SR04
HC-SR04 Ultrasonic Sensor The HC-SR04 ultrasonic sensor is a low cost ultrasonic ranging sensor which provides non-contact measurement functionality in a range from about 2cm to 4m. The sensor consists of a small circuit board containing an ultrasonic transmitter, receiver and control circuitry. It also has 4 pins; 2 for […]

HC-SR04 Ultrasonic Sensor

Crane and Remote Control
micro:bit Controlled Crane We recently spent a weekend in Cambridge for the Raspberry Pi 5th birthday party, and one of the things that we took along with us was our Makerspace CPC Raspberry Pi controlled crane. This proved to be a massive hit with our fellow Pi party attendees. Because our crane […]

micro:bit Crane

Traffic Lights Circuit
Some time ago, we had a look at the BBC micro:bit (see and Since then, we’ve been spending a little more time exploring some of the things that you can do with it. A lot of these projects involve connecting the micro:bit to other bits and pieces; such as […]

A Selection of micro:bit Projects