Sparklet for micro:bit

Color animation display for the micro:bit and MakeCode

This accessory was designed specifically to provide the micro:bit with an incredible 256 color LED display. Compatible with MakeCode it is simply a breeze to have the micro:bit display brilliant visuals. Create incredible animations using Microsoft Expressive Pixels for your Maker explorations.

(micro:bit not included)

256 Brilliant LEDs

This display uses 256 of the latest 2x2mm WS2812B-2020 compatible color RGB LEDs, consuming 50% less power and generating 50% less heat than previous components. This translates into longer running times from your battery powered designs.

micro:bit Edge Connector

Your micro:bit easily slides into the Edge Connector at the rear of the display, exposing it’s ‘A’ and ‘B’ buttons.

Integrated Charger and Booster

An integrated USB charger tops of the LiPo battery, and Booster module ensures the display can be powered from the range of LiPo voltages. The micro:bit can be simultaneously connected via its own USB cable for data transfer without any interference.

1000 mAh rechargeable battery

This battery can easily power the Sparklet for micro:bit continuously for 3 hours, much longer with intermittent use.

Polycarbonate enclosure

The accessory is housed in a tough polycarbonate shell protecting the display and battery.

Check out some of the cool things created with MakeCode + Sparklet

Snake & Block game

Snake game: A/B buttons to turn clockwise/counterclockwise; eat red dots; avoid wall and snake body


Block game: A/B buttons to move block left/right; A+B to rotate; Shake to drop block

Navigate here for code for the games

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