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by Joshua

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Want to turn off some LEDs with a clap of your hands? With the micro:bit V2 it's easy!

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  1. Gather your components. You will need a micro:bit V2, a Bit Board,  some Crazy Circuits LEDs, and some 1/8" Maker Tape. You do need a V2 micro:bit as it has a built-in microphone. Previous versions will not work for this project. Once you have your components, assemble the parts onto a LEGO baseplate and use Maker Tape to connect the LEDs.
    • Gather your components. You will need a micro:bit V2, a Bit Board, some Crazy Circuits LEDs, and some 1/8" Maker Tape.

    • You do need a V2 micro:bit as it has a built-in microphone. Previous versions will not work for this project.

    • Once you have your components, assemble the parts onto a LEGO baseplate and use Maker Tape to connect the LEDs.

  2. Connect a USB cable to the micro:bit and then plug it into your computer. We'll be using makecode.microbit.org to program our board. It uses a simple drag and drop block interface.
  3. Once you've got your circuit built, and the code is loaded, you can test it out. Power up your circuit using a USB cable plugged into the micro:bit or using a two AAA battery pack plugged into the Bit Board. Clap your hands near the micro:bit and the LEDs should turn off!
    • Once you've got your circuit built, and the code is loaded, you can test it out.

    • Power up your circuit using a USB cable plugged into the micro:bit or using a two AAA battery pack plugged into the Bit Board.

    • Clap your hands near the micro:bit and the LEDs should turn off!

    • But wait! The LEDs turn back on after a second, so get ready to clap again!

    • Keep clapping, my friend... Keep clapping.

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