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Servo:Lite board for :MOVE mini

K5623

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This Servo:Lite board for the BBC micro:bit can form the control hub for your robotics project, control up to three servos & it has 5 x RGB ZIP LEDs on board.

Description:

The Servo:Lite board for the BBC micro:bit is a simple board that allows you to easily connect and control low power servo motors (servo's must be capable of operating at 3.3V) using the BBC micro:bit. It is connected to the micro:bit using five bolts. Connect two servos in standard configuration and it can drive up to 3 servos if the addressable 'ZIP' LEDs arent needed.

It is powered by 3 AAA batteries and also supplies power to the BBC micro:bit, the board features an On / off switch so when it's not in use the batteries won't drain.

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The board also features 5 x RGB individually addressable ZIP LEDs (NeoPixel compatible) and additional external ZIP LEDs can be connected to the board as required.

Kitronik produced a range of tutorials and guides that can be found in the resources section below. We have guides detailing; how to control a third servo and how to write code for the on-board ZIP LEDs.

Features:

  • Connect two servos in standard configuration and can drive up to 3 servos if the addressable 'ZIP' LEDs arent needed.
  • Powered by 3 AAA batteries that also supply power to the BBC microbit (not supplied).
  • On / off switch.
  • 5 x RGB addressable ZIP LEDs (NeoPixel compatible). Additional external ZIP LEDs can be connected to the board.

Contents:

  • 1 x Servo:Lite board with battery holder pre-fitted.
  • 5 x M3x8 Counter sunk Pozi Steel screws.
  • 1 x Perspex spacer.

Dimensions:

  • Length: 55mm.
  • Width: 52mm.
  • Height: 17mm.

Requires:

Resources:

Note:

  • Once the Servo:Lite board is attached to the microbit there is a maximum clearance of 6mm for the plastic sheath of the USB cable. Our noodle cables and the cable which is supplied in the official Go pack both fit.

Category: micro:bit, Servos

Type: micro:bit



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