Microbit-Piano

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Micro:Bit Piano

Micro:bit Piano is a piano module that runs on Micro:bit from which you can play beautiful songs. There is an interface for you to connect to your Micro:bit, four RGB LEDs make your board brilliant. This piano module has a capacitive touch chip that prompts 13 contact keys to simulate your piano keys, you can play your preferred music.

Features

  • Micro:bit edge connector, directly pluggable.
  • Buzzer to play music.
  • Onboard capacitive touch controller, 13x touch keys through the I2C interface.
  • 4x RGB LEDs, controlled by only one signal pin.
  • Breakout module control pins, Micro:bit SPI pins, and GPIO pins
  • Easy Expansion


Specifications

  • Touch controller: TTP229
  • RGB LED: WS2812B
  • LED color depth: 16777216 colors
  • Operating voltage: 3.3V
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Pinout


PIN Description
VCC 3.3V
GND GND
Buzzer PIN 0 of Microbit
WS2812 RGB LED PIN 1 of Microbit

Programming

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Many people want to learn the process to learn more about micro:bit by getting an understanding of the potential of micro:bit. If one wants to run MicroBit Piano then they can do the following steps.

  • Take Micro:bit and stack it on the Micro:Bit Piano’s edge connector as shown.

Microbit Piano.png

  • To start a new project development using Micro:Bit Piano, kindly visit https://makecode.microbit.org/#
  • Start a new project by clicking on New Project tab, It will Open a Programming and Simulation Interface where you can write code , connect board and program it in 1 click.
  • A user needs to add an extension for Micro:Bit Piano via clicking on the tab Advanced >> Extensions and enter the mentioned URL below in search box.

https://github.com/sbcshop/MicroBit-Piano

add_ext1.png

  • Click on Search button after entering above URL, Now look for the search result to add the extension to the project(current). Click on Search result to install it.

Microbit Piano add ext.PNG

  • It will install two libraries "MicrobitPiano" and "Neopixel" as shown.

Microbit piano installed ext.PNG

  • Now you can use MicrobitPiano Extension drag and drop blocks to play piano as shown in below example and download it to your Micro:Bit and Touch buttons of Piano to play sound.

  • Microbit Piano example.PNG

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