LDR with BBC micro:bit

Let’s learn to use an LDR sensor or photoresistor with BBC micro:bit.

This is a very simple project. We are going to print “BRIGHT” in the inbuild LED matrix of the micro:bit if there is light in the room or else “DARK” will be printed.

Hardware Required

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Circuit

BBC micro:bit with LDR (photoresistor) sensor
  • Connect one of the terminal of LDR to the pin 0 of the micro:bit.
  • Then connect the other terminal of the LDR to the 3v of micro:bit.
  • Finally, connect a 10k resistor in-between ground of the micro:bit and the pin 0.

Block Code

block code for using LDR with BBC micro:bit

JavaScript Code

Video

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