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Beginning BBC micro:bit: A Practical Introduction to micro:bit Development by Pradeeka Seneviratne

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© Pradeeka Seneviratne 2018
Pradeeka SeneviratneBeginning BBC micro:bithttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-3360-3_4

4. Using Inputs and Outputs

Pradeeka Seneviratne
(1)
Mulleriyawa, Sri Lanka
 
In this chapter, you learn how to handle inputs and outputs with micro:bit through the edge connector. The 21 I/O pins can be used to work with analog, digital, I2C, SPI, and UART. Some I/O pins are also specialized to build touch-sensitive applications. The micro:bit only exposes three I/O pins through the edge connector for basic users. If you want to access the full set of I/O pins, you can use the edge connector breakout board.

Edge Connector

micro:bit exposes its I/O pins through the edge connector, as shown in Figure 4-1. The edge connector consists of large ...

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