Joystick:bit for Micro:bit

Joystick:bit for Micro:bit Australia
Joystick:bit for Micro:bit Australia
Product ID: EF-EF03407


We can get 100 units from Elecfreaks Australia.
If you order today we can dispatch this stock between Wednesday, May 01 and Monday, May 06 2019.

Updated 13 days ago
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Updated 4 months ago
Updated 13 days ago
Elecfreaks's Description of the Joystick:bit for Micro:bit


Joystick:bit is a game joystick based on Micro:bit. On the board, it has integrated a joystick and 6 undefined keys. It is very convenient for users to extend different communication modules because it has extended connectors like GVS, IIC, SPI, UART. Besides, it has built-in power switch and outer power connector. It is very good to use.


  • Develop Environment:Javascript / Makecode / Microsoft Touch Develop / Python.
  • Support UART serial port.
  • Support GVS-Octopus electric brick.
  • Integrated a joystick and 6 undefined keys.
  • Support the extension of IIC module.
  • Support the extension of SPI module.
  • Internal Power Input Voltage: DC 3.9V-4.5V
  • External Power Input Voltage: DC 3.9V-18V
  • Size: 103.00mm X 64.00mm
  • Weight: 54 g


  • Support Bluetooth 4.0 device(based on micro:bit)
  • Support GVS connector, compatible with modules of ElecFreaks Octopus electric brick series.
  • Remote control smart cars, balance cars.
  • Users can use it to develop remote control robotics, robotic arms, etc..


Compatible Product

It is compatible with micro:bit board. With the black connector on the top of the joystick board, you can plug micro:bit board into the slot. It fits in well with out any loose.

Definition of Pins


More Details about Some Pin Connectors

1.G / V(3.3V) / P3 / P4 / P6 are connectors for GVS electric bricks. Among it, P3 / P4 are connectors for analog / PWM / digital connectors, which can help you connect servos and various sensors conveniently.

2.UART Connector: V (3.3V) / G / TX / RX / S are serial port connectors. It is compatible with the common wireless communication modules like HC08 / HC11.

3.I2C Communication Connector: GND / VCC(3.3V) / SCL / SDA are standard I2C connector. It is compatible with 3.3V I2C sensors and devices.

4.SPI Communication Connector:V / G / CS / RS / AO / DA / CK correspond to the connector of TFT 1.8 inch LCD module. It can directly compatible with TFT 1.8 inch LCD module, including SPI communication connector on micro:bit board.



Code Example:

Press button "1", OLED displays "1".

Press button "2", OLED displays "2".

Press button "3", OLED displays "3".

Press button "4", OLED displays "4".

Press button "5", OLED displays "5".

Press button "6", OLED displays "6".

Push joystick upward along "Y" axle, OLED displays "+Y".

Push joystick downward along "Y" axle, OLED displays "-Y".

Push joystick to the left along "X" axle, OLED displays "+X".

Push joystick to the right along "X" axle, OLED displays"-X".

Packing List

1 x Joystick:bit