The Solar:Bit is the environmentally friendly way to power your BBC micro:bit and learn about solar power! It includes a 5W solar panel and 1500mAh rechargeable battery pack with charge controller. The battery pack can be charged in about a day using the solar panel, or in 2 hours using the quick charge micro-USB port. The battery pack also serves as a stand for the solar panel while charging, or for your micro:bit!
Micro:bit sold separately.
You can create a simple program on the micro:bit to measure the battery voltage using a jumper wire.
|USB Connector Max. Current||200ma|
|Solar Panel||1 to 5 watts, 6 Volts|
|Battery Voltage monitor||Analog output, Battery Voltage ÷ 2.4, 715K Impedance|
|Battery||Lithium Polymer, 3.7V nominal, Max charge Voltage 4.2V
Minimum Discharge Voltage 3.0V.
|Low Battery Turn Off||3.0V +- 0.15V|
|Over Charge Protection||4.7V|
|Dimensions||60mm x 60mm x 18mm|