Bling Bling Bracelet

Let's make a beautiful bracelet!


You'll need

  • 1 x Micro:bit
  • 1 x basic:bit
  • 1 x Felt Strap
  • 1 x GVS LED Strip
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Step 1

Instructions

Place the basic:bit as shown in the picture with the felt in between it and the micro:bit




Materials

1 x Micro:bit
1 x basic:bit
1 x Felt Strap


Step 2

Instructions

Place the micro:bit above the basic:bit and ensure that the “G” of the micro:bit lines up with the “G” of the basic:bit. Screw all the screws in after they have been aligned properly.




Materials

1 x Micro:bit
1 x basic:bit
1 x Felt Strap


Step 3

Instructions

Fold the strap as shown in the picture.


Step 4

Instructions

Fill your battery pack with batteries and slot the battery pack into the loop you just created.




Materials

1 x battery pack
2 x batteries


Step 5

Instructions

Connect the battery pack to the micro:bit.


Step 6

Instructions

Insert the female end (the end that’s not pokey) of the LED strip into the slit next to the button B of your micro:bit. Pull it all the way in until only the white area of the LED strip remains outside the slit.




Materials

1 x GVS LED Strip


Step 7

Instructions

Connect the LED Strip to Pin 1 on the basic:bit. Ensure that the black wire is connected to “G” and the yellow wire is connected to “1”.


Step 8

Instructions

Loop the excess wire flat against the back of the basic:bit.


Step 9

Instructions

Now insert the hanging end of the strap into the slit on the other end of the micro:bit. Pull the strap through till you reach a suitable size.


Step 10

Instructions

Insert the loose end of the LED strip into the slit as well. And pull till the LED strip is secure against your bracelet.


Step 11

Instructions

Code your bracelet and slip it on!


Step 12

Instructions

Play with the strap and watch what happens to the LED. Add music and more to your fancy bling!


Step 13

Instructions

Now you’ve gotten it all together, head to tk.sg/bbb to program your project.


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