MOTION:BIT for micro:bit

CytronSKU: 105462
Sale price £29.20
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The MOTION:BIT is an expansion board that transforms your micro:bit into a headquarters of motion control and versatility. With its advanced 4-channel DC motor driver to drive multiple motors with precision and control, it is perfect for robotics and vehicle projects. With 8 dedicated servo motor ports, this allows you to achieve intricate and dynamic motion sequences with ease. 

Expand your projects with the convenience of 4 mounting holes and integrate building blocks securely for stable and creative constructions. Experience a coding journey with Microsoft MakeCode Editor. Program the MOTION:BIT easily uses drag-and-drop blocks, making coding accessible and enjoyable for all skill levels.

It is compatible with both Micro:bit V1 and V2, providing versatility and future-proof compatibility. Say goodbye to polarity confusion! Its colour-coded servo ports prevent incorrect connections, providing a hassle-free and foolproof setup. 

Whether you are a beginner or a master of robotics, the MOTION:BITS user-friendly design helps you to easily integrate and control various motion components. Not only that, but it empowers students to explore robotics, programming, and electronics in an interactive and engaging manner.

If you are looking for a board that does the same thing but has extra power for those heavier robots, then click here for the pro version.

Note: The micro:bit is NOT included

What's on Board

  • 11x GPIO Status LEDs
  • 11x GPIOs Breakout
  • 3x Maker Ports - general (JST-SH 4-Ways Connector)
  • 1x Maker Port - I2C
  • 1x I2C Breakout
  • 1x micro:bit Socket (vertical)
  • 4x Motor Terminals
  • 8x Motor Test Buttons
  • 8x Motor Status LEDs
  • 8x Servos Port
  • 2x RGB LEDs
  • 1x Ext. RGB LED
  • 6x 5V Supply
  • 1x 18650 Li-Ion Battery Holder
  • 1x On/Off Switch
  • 1x Ext. On/Off Switch
  • 1x Micro USB
  • 1x Power Input
  • 1x Power/Charge LED


  • Multiple Power Sources
  • Servo and DC Motors powered directly from the input source
  • Shock-proof Power On/Off Switch
  • Option for connecting external power 
  • Colour-coded Servo Ports
  • Quick Test Buttons and Status LEDs
  • GPIO Breakout
  • GPIO Status LEDs
  • 4 Maker Ports
  • Neopixel RGB LED



Parameters Min Max Unit
1 Power Input Voltage 3.6 6 V
2 Analog Input Voltage 0 3.3 V
3 Total +3V3 Output Current (GPIO Breakout & Grove Ports) - 200 mA
4 Total +5V Output Current - 300 mA
5 Maximum DC Motor Current  Continuous - 1 A
Peak (< 5 seconds) - 1.5 A


Package Contents

  • 1x Small Phillips Screwdriver
  • 3x Grove to JST-SH (qwiic) Cable
  • 4x Silicone Bumper

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