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Features: LEDs and buttons


LEDs and buttons

Start learning about inputs and outputs with your BBC micro:bit's LEDs and buttons


An LED, or light-emitting diode is an output device that gives off light. Your BBC micro:bit has a display of 25 LEDs for you to program.

Turn your micro:bit into an animated name badge

Make your micro:bit’s heart beat using loops

Explore LED projects


Buttons are a very common input device. Your micro:bit has two buttons you can program, and a reset button.

Count skips, jumps, birds - or anything!

Use your micro:bit to express how you’re feeling

Explore button projects