Joystick:bit for Micro:bit

by ElecFreaks
$14.95

Introduction


Joystick:bit is a game joystick based on Micro:bit. On the board, it has integrated a joystick and 6 undefined keys. It is very convenient for users to extend different communication modules because it has extended connectors like GVS, IIC, SPI, UART. Besides, it has built-in power switch and outer power connector. It is very good to use.

 

Features


  • Develop Environment:Javascript / Makecode / Microsoft Touch Develop / Python.
  • Support UART serial port.
  • Support GVS-Octopus electric brick.
  • Integrated a joystick and 6 undefined keys.
  • Support the extension of IIC module.
  • Support the extension of SPI module.
  • Internal Power Input Voltage: DC 3.9V-4.5V
  • External Power Input Voltage: DC 3.9V-18V
  • Size: 103.00mm X 64.00mm
  • Weight: 54 g

Application


  • Support Bluetooth 4.0 device(based on micro:bit)
  • Support GVS connector, compatible with modules of ElecFreaks Octopus electric brick series.
  • Remote control smart cars, balance cars.
  • Users can use it to develop remote control robotics, robotic arms, etc..
 

Upgrade


 

Compatible Product


It is compatible with micro:bit board. With the black connector on the top of the joystick board, you can plug micro:bit board into the slot. It fits in well with out any loose.

Definition of Pins


 

More Details about Some Pin Connectors

1.G / V(3.3V) / P3 / P4 / P6 are connectors for GVS electric bricks. Among it, P3 / P4 are connectors for analog / PWM / digital connectors, which can help you connect servos and various sensors conveniently.

2.UART Connector: V (3.3V) / G / TX / RX / S are serial port connectors. It is compatible with the common wireless communication modules like HC08 / HC11.

3.I2C Communication Connector: GND / VCC(3.3V) / SCL / SDA are standard I2C connector. It is compatible with 3.3V I2C sensors and devices.

4.SPI Communication Connector:V / G / CS / RS / AO / DA / CK correspond to the connector of TFT 1.8 inch LCD module. It can directly compatible with TFT 1.8 inch LCD module, including SPI communication connector on micro:bit board.

Dimension


Program


Code Example:

Press button "1", OLED displays "1".

Press button "2", OLED displays "2".

Press button "3", OLED displays "3".

Press button "4", OLED displays "4".

Press button "5", OLED displays "5".

Press button "6", OLED displays "6".

Push joystick upward along "Y" axle, OLED displays "+Y".

Push joystick downward along "Y" axle, OLED displays "-Y".

Push joystick to the left along "X" axle, OLED displays "+X".

Push joystick to the right along "X" axle, OLED displays"-X".

 

Document


Joystick:bit