Connect to the microbit using scratch.
A Bluetooth dongle is required to wirelessly interact with the microbit. The Bluegiga BLED112 Bluetooth Smart Dongle is used by S2Bot. It’s around £10.
You will also need to use Chrome as your browser.
A Chrome extension must be installed to communicate with the microbit. Install it from the Chrome store.
.hexfile to the microbit
The microbit must run a separate
Open S4Bot and click ‘program microbit’ (above)
A dialog box will open. Locate the microbit’s drive and click save. This copies over a
.hex file for the microbit to run.
The microbit will now instruct you to draw a circle to calibrate the compass.
Here’s a moving cat:
One day this process will be so much easier!
Published: December 23, 2016 Updated: December 23, 2016