The MonkMakes Speaker for micro:bit is a neat little amplified speaker that connects to your micro:bit using alligator clips. Despite its small size, this speaker is pretty loud.
LED ‘power on’ indicator
Reverse polarity protection
Connecting to your micro:bit
Connect the Speaker to the micro:bit as shown below. When attaching the alligator clips to the micro:bit, make sure that the clips are perpendicular to the board so that they are not touching any of the neighbouring connectors on the micro:bit edge connector.
The quickest way to try out your speaker is toDOWNLOAD THIS HEX FILEand then copy it onto your micro:bit. Press Button A to hear a tune being played.
Visit theBlocks Editorin your browser and then from theinputsection add anon button A pressedblock then from themusicsection add astart melodyblock and select the tune you want to play (in this case,entertainer).
Click Download and then copy the file onto your micro:bit.
You can also open the project in the Blocks Editor by clicking on the image below.