The 7-segment for micro:bit is a four digit 7-segment display for micro:bit. You can use it to display numbers, but it can also display letters and other characters, albeit with the limits imposed by the 7 segments of each digit.
The serial redirect to block allows the micro:bit to send (TX) serial messages on pin 0. It sets the RX pin to pin 16, but this is not used. When using the 7-segment display, the micro:bit only transmits messages, it does not receive them.
To power the 7 segment display simply connect 3V and GND on the micro:bit to 3V and GND to the 7 segment display board using crocodile clips.
Connect the power pins GND and 3V between the micro:bit and the 7-Segment for micro:bit. Connect the Rx (receive) pin of the 7-Segment for micro:bit to any of the micro:bit’s pins.
- Easy to connect (just needs one micro:bit pin plus power).
- Powered directly from micro:bit pins.
- Send messages to the display using the micro:bit’s Serial blocks.
- Useful for displaying readings from sensors, making clocks etc.
- 1 x 7 Segment display for micro:bit.
- Length: 57mm.
- Width: 51mm.
- Height: 9.7mm.
- PCB Thickness: 1.6mm.
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