Ultrasonic Distance Sensor for Bit:Bot Classic

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Ultrasonic Distance Sensor for Bit:Bot Classic

NB. Bit:Bot not included

Ready-Soldered, just attach to your Bit:Bot Classic with the screws provided and off you go.

* Not suitable for BitBot XL, use the Ultrasonic Breakout instead

Use Microsoft Makecode or MicroPython to read the distance to an obstacle, then program your Bit:Bot to avoid it.

Both Ping and Echo signals are on the same pin (Pin 15)

This accessory is available in 2 flavours:

  1. With the ultrasonic sensor soldered directly to the PCB
  2. With a socket soldered on the PCB that you can plug the sensor into

The sensor soldered into the PCB is much more robust and reliable, but has a big drawback in that you cannot access the micro-USB connector on the micro:bit unless you either remove the micro:bit or use a right-angled USB cable.

Consider using the right-angled USB cable with this option

NB. The socketed version allows most USB leads to access the micro:bit, but it isn't robust. We no longer sell his version.

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