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automation:bit for micro:bit

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Control and monitor your world with automation:bit! It's tolerant of up to 24V, with analog and digital inputs, outputs, and a relay, so it's ideal for automating low-voltage systems in your home.

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Just slot in your micro:bit, then code automation:bit with the block-based Microsoft MakeCode editor. Hook up buttons to the inputs, use the built-in buttons on micro:bit, or the light-sensing capability of the LED matrix to control devices connected to automation:bit. Or why not use a second micro:bit's radio function as a remote control?

WARNING! automation:bit should not be used with voltages greater than 24V and especially not with mains voltages!


Comes fully-assembled and ready to use

1 x 24V @ 2A relay (NC and NO terminals)

3 x ADC channels (0-24V range)

3 x 24V tolerant buffered inputs

3 x 24V tolerant sinking outputs

3.5mm screw terminals

Compatible with micro:bit

Microsoft MakeCode support

No soldering required!


You can code automation:bit with the block-based Microsoft MakeCode editor, that'll get you started with using all of automation:bit's functionality.

To add the automation:bit library in MakeCode, click on the cog at the top right hand corner, then "Add Package", then enter the URL "https://github.com/pimoroni/pxt-automationbit". You can find full instructions at the GitHub repository for the library.

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