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BitMaker_V2 - JST 2.0 battery connector & 6 Grove connectors

BitMaker V2 is an upgraded credit card-sized extension board specifically designed for connecting micro:bit with a more convenient plug, supporting an extended battery. Six Grove modules connectors and other modules on the board make it suitable for students using various functional Grove series to quickly develop amazed projects.

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  • 10+: $7.60



  • Easy Usage: Start by simply sliding into the Micro:bit
  • Enhanced functionality: Equipped additionally with an RGB LED, a power switch, a power indicator, and six spare grove connectors
  • Charge: Powered by a USB cable or an external battery
  • Language Supported: MakeCode/MicroPython
  • Comes with a professional course set


Microbit is designed by the BBC for programming education for programming learners, and jointly developed by Microsoft, Samsung, ARM, Lancaster University, and so on. This is a small board with several sensors that allow students to access programming and control hardware without barriers.


The BitMaker V2 is an upgraded BitMaker expansion board designed for micro:bit where it has been equipped with JST 2.0 battery connector and an updated slot for better holding alligator clips. The usage is of it as straightforward as it can be easily sliding into the micro:bit. With built-in a programmable RGB LED, a power switch, a power indicator, on-board Grove modules connectors, and JST 2.0 battery connector, BitMaker V2 ensures the micro:bit be able to apply various functional Grove series which provides beginners more options in regard to the micro:bit projects, or helps them extend their original demos like adding an external battery to apply additional wireless function.


ModulesBitMaker V1.0BitMaker V2.0
Programmable RGB LED Yes Yes
Power switch Yes Yes
Power indicator Yes Yes
6 Grove connectors Yes Yes
JST 2.0 battery connector No Yes
Buzzer Yes No


If you are looking for one kit bundled BitMaker and Grove, we highly recommend purchasing a BitGadget Kit which includes a BitMaker and 9 different Grove modules! This will be a nice choice for micro:bit intermediate learners to carry out micro:bit experiments. 

Education Focus

With the BitMaker V2, students can apply open-source electronics and grasp programming skills at the same time. Students can design and deploy their own projects through graphical programming individually, exercising creative thinking.

This kit is suitable for:

  • Maker teachers
  • DIY hobbyists
  • highschool students
  • micro:bit beginners

Project Preview

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Project 1: Mini Music Player
This is a simple but cool music player made with the BitMaker. You can use it to play your favorite music.
Project 2: Random Music Player, Having Fun with an Accelerometer
The accelerometer of micro:bit and BitMaker are combined together in this project. Every time you shake the micro:bit, it plays a different melody.
Project 3: Rock-Paper-Scissors

When you shake the micro:bit, the matrix randomly choose to display scissors, rock or paper symbols so you can play with your friends!

Part List 

  • 1x BitMaker V2
  • 1x User Guide


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