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Micro:Bit Click Adapter Released

The BBC micro:bit is a credit card sized microcontroller development system, with a very simple and user-friendly visual programming interface, designed to introduce the kids to the world of embedded electronics. The micro:bit project is managed by the micro:bit Educational Foundation. This foundation is a non-profit organization with a very noble goal: giving children around the world a chance to get creative with the technology. You can find more information about the micro:bit project on the official web page. However, this little development system can be interesting even for more experienced developers, because in its heart, there is a powerful nRF51822 MCU, a 16 MHz ARM Cortex-M0 microcontroller with 256 KB Flash and 16 KB RAM, beating. By inserting this ingeniously designed symmetrical development board into the micro:bit Click adapter, the world of possibilities grows exponentially: more than 400 different sensors, displays, drivers, radios, buttons, switches, faders, encoders, relays, converters, and more - neatly packed into the standardized Click boardâ„¢ form factor, will be just under your fingertips. Once installed onto the micro:bit Click adapter, the BBC micro:bit can really open the doors to the world of embedded electronics for those who are more curious, who want to know more: take a peek at the device's official page, see which I2C slave address is required, which register turns on that BLUE channel of the RGB driver 3 click and send in the data. Put the I2C, SPI and Serial communication blocks of the micro:bit IDE to a good use! Note: BBC's micro:bit is not included in the package.

Touch Key 4 click Released

Touch Key 4 click is a capacitive touch sensing Click board™, with the advanced touch/proximity sensor IC. It has three independently configurable channels and can work in several operating modes, including multiple button pattern detection mode, combo mode, press and hold detection mode, power button mode, and more. Capacitive touch sensor inputs are protected from false detection, which can be caused by the noise and RF interferences, providing a very reliable touch sensing functionality. Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) protection up to 8kV ensures that no ESD failures will ever occur while interacting with the sensor surface.


UV 4 click Released

UV 4 click is a powerful Ultra Violet (UV) sensing device and Ambient Light Sensor (ALS) Click board™, featuring a sensor with a very wide dynamic range of detectable light intensity, across two ADC range settings. The UV diodes are matched to CIE erythema action spectrum, allowing a very accurate calculation of the UV index. The UV Index is standardized by the World Health Organization and it represents the strength of sunburn-producing (UV) radiation.


Hall current 2 click Released

Hall current 2 click is a very accurate current measurement Click board™, which relies on the Hall effect. Its most distinctive feature is a very low series resistance of only 1.2m?, making this device a nearly-perfect ampere meter. The maximum current which can be measured with the Hall current 2 ranges from -12A to +12A, with optimized precision. The measurement is thermally compensated and conditioned by the integrated sections of the hall sensor IC. The result is available via the I2C interface of the high precision, 12 bit AD converter, as well as in the analog form, from the analog pin of the microBUS™, directly from the Hall effect current sensor IC. This click board does not require any current sensing resistors.


Hall Switch click Released

Hall Switch click is a magnetic field activated dual-relay Click board™. Hall Switch click has two high-quality relays, which are activated by the Hall-effect sensor: when the north pole magnetic field is introduced to the sensor, one of the relays will be activated; when the south pole magnetic field is introduced to the sensor, the other relay will be activated. Two high-quality compact relays allow switching of high voltages - up to 220V, so they can cut or establish a connection on the main side of the circuit.


Proximity 5 click Released

Proximity 5 click is a very accurate and reliable proximity sensing (PS) and ambient light sensing (ALS) device, equipped with the state-of-the-art PS and ALS sensor. The signal processing and conditioning section, three IR LED drivers, and the low noise analog front end with the PS and ALS photo-sensitive elements, are all integrated into the sensor IC, ensuring very accurate and reliable readings, while reducing the workload of the host MCU. The proprietary Filtron™ technology provides near-human eye light spectrum sensitivity and top-class background light cancellation scheme for the ALS section, additionally reducing the workload of the MCU. Finally, the programmable interrupt engine reduces the MCU workload, even more, saving the host MCU of constant polling of the sensor for data.


Buck 3 click Released

Buck 3 click is a very advanced synchronous step-down (buck) converter, which is designed to deliver noise and ripple-free voltage to highly sensitive applications, such as FPGA and high-performance DSP platforms. The onboard step-down converter IC integrates low RDSON MOSFETs, that allow high efficiency, and thus high current on the output - up to 8A. Buck 3 operates at 800kHz, allowing an optimal balance between the efficiency and the size of the used components. DCM mode ensures that the efficiency is maintained even while working with light loads.


Spectral 3 click Released

Spectral 3 click is a multispectral sensing device, which uses the state-of-the-art sensor IC for a very accurate near-IR (NIR) sensing. The sensor on the Spectral 3 click provides multi-spectral sensing in the NIR wavelengths from approximately 610nm to 860nm with the full width at half maximum (FWHM) of 20nm. Spectral 3 click provides a direct reading of the six different channels with the 16bit precision, as well as the calibrated reading, that gives 32bit float values with an 8bit biased exponent and a 23bit fraction part, processed through the Spectral ID engine. The sensor also integrates two programmable LED channels with constant current drivers, useful for indication and for providing the backlight for the measured color object.


Spectral 2 click Released

Spectral 2 click is a multispectral color sensing device, which uses the state-of-the-art sensor IC for a very accurate color sensing. The sensor on the Spectral 2 click provides multi-spectral sensing in the visible range of wavelengths from approximately 430nm to 670nm with the full width at half maximum (FWHM) of 40nm. Spectral click provides a direct reading of the six different color components with the 16bit precision, as well as the calibrated reading, that gives 32bit float values with an 8bit biased exponent and a 23bit fraction part, processed through the Spectral ID engine. The sensor also integrates two programmable LED channels with constant current drivers, useful for indication and for providing the backlight for the measured color object.


Spectral click Released

An XYZ Chromatic White Color Sensor

Spectral click is a multispectral light sensing device, which uses the state-of-the-art sensor IC for a very accurate chromatic white color sensing. Spectral click provides a direct reading of the XYZ color coordinates, consistent with the CIE 1931 2° Standard Observer color coordinates. It provides mapping of the XYZ coordinates to the x, y (Y) coordinates of the two-dimensional color gamut, and it scales them to the CIE 1976 u'v' coordinate system. This click board also provides accurate Correlated Color Temperature (CCT) measurements and color point deviation from the black body curve for white light color, in u'v' coordinate system. Additionally, Spectral click features the Near-IR (NIR) wavelengths sensing channel, as well as two programmable LED channels with a constant current.


Thermo 7 Click Released

Thermo 7 click is a Click board™ equipped with the sensor IC, which can digitize temperature measurements between -55°C and +125°C so that the temperature measurement data can be processed by the host MCU. Thermo 7 click provides an accuracy of ±1°C in the range from -10°C to +85°C. The sensor used on this Click board™ has a great combination of features that make it a perfect choice for any temperature measurement application: low power consumption, selectable sampling resolution, programmable interrupt engine, compact sensor size, alert output pin, and more. The sensor itself requires almost no external components, which simplifies the design, reducing the cost and cutting the time to market.

Barcode click Released

Barcode click is a very fast and agile barcode scanner on a click board™, which is compliant with a wide range of different 1D and 2D barcode protocols. The barcode scanner module is equipped with the micro USB port; thus, it can work both as a standalone device and a standard click board™, which communicates with the MCU via the RX, TX, RST and PWM pin of the mikroBUS™. The barcode module has two red LEDs, used to illuminate the area in low light conditions. Also, Barcode click features two push buttons, used to control the device when working as a standalone device.


IR Sense 2 click Released

Short range infrared sensor

IR Sense 2 click is the infrared sensor Click board™, designed to be used for the short range IR sensing applications. Unlike other pyroelectric sensors, it is able to sense environmental heat changes up to 1m, even through the glass. IR Sense 2 click is perfectly suited for human presence detection, so it can be used in many human presence detection applications. A programmable interrupt engine simplifies the software development and saves MCU cycles, that would be otherwise wasted on polling. The ability to sense IR through the glass allows an unconstrained design of the final product.


Buck-Boost 2 click Released

Buck-Boost 2 click is an advanced DC-DC step-down/step-up regulator (buck/boost), which is able to provide regulated 5V on its output, regardless of the input voltage. The input voltage can range from 2.7V up to 40V. The Click board™ provides an ultra-low noise and ripple free regulated output, with transparent switching from buck to boost mode - depending on the input voltage, which produces no discontinuities or switching artifacts, such as transients or subharmonic switching. Selectable switching mode allows optimal power consumption and high power efficiency, for both lighter and heavier loads.


Air quality 3 click Released

Air quality 3 click is the air quality measurement device, which is able to output both equivalent CO2 levels and total volatile organic compounds (TVOC) concentration in the indoor environment. The Click board™ is equipped with the state-of-the-art air quality sensor IC, which has an integrated MCU and a specially designed metal oxide (MOX) gas sensor microplate, allowing for high reliability, fast cycle times and a significant reduction in the power consumption, compared to other MOX sensor-based devices. The Click board™ is also equipped with a temperature compensating element, which allows for increased measurement accuracy.


LED Driver 3 click Released

Perfect control over RBG LEDs

LED Driver 3 click is an RGB LED driver, capable of driving RGB LEDs with up to 30mA per segment, via the digital I2C interface. It comes with an RGB LED onboard, and is capable of displaying a palette of 32768 colors. It features an integrated circuit with three independent LED driver sections and a programmable gradual dimming control, which gives a smooth dimming effect. Heat dissipation is taken to the minimum, due to a fact that the used driver IC works with up to 94% efficiency.


Flat Cable with 16-pin female connectors, 20 cm Released

Flat cable with 16-pin female connectors, 20cm. This cable is used with the mikroBUS Shuttle.

BUCK 6 click Released

BUCK 6 click is an advanced synchronous DC-DC step down (buck) converter, with a very wide input voltage range and reasonably high output current. The digitally adjustable output voltage, overcurrent protection, overtemperature protection, soft start, adjustable PWM switching frequency, and very high efficiency, are just some of its many features that make this click an ideal solution whenever there is a requirement to step down the voltage. Also, an additional SYNC input allows tweaking of the internal clock signal, so it can be synchronized with the external clock signal when more than one device is used.


Buck 2 click Released

Buck 2 click is a powerful step down DC-DC switching regulator. It gives a high precision regulated voltage at its output and it can handle an ample amount of current. Buck 2 click is highly configurable - the output voltage, maximum current limiting, and the switching frequency parameters can be controlled via the IC pins routed to the mikroBUS™ socket, providing a simple and secure connection to the host MCU.

The input voltage can range from 4.5V to 19V and the output can be set to work in several discrete steps, ranging from 0.7V to 3.3V. Features, such as the wide range of input voltages, pin configurable working parameters, internal soft start, thermal shutdown, hiccup mode short-circuit protection and high switching efficiency, make this device a perfect choice for any step-down application which demands reasonably high current and accurate voltage regulation with clean and ripple-free low voltage power supply - such as the embedded electronic devices, servers, routers, data storage devices, low power ICs and similar.


Hz to V click Released

Frequency-to-voltage converter with a linear response

HZ to V click is a device that can convert input frequency of the signal with virtually any wave shape to a DC voltage output, with a level proportional to the input frequency. It has a linear response, and by applying a signal with the frequency between 10Hz to 10kHz on its input, the Click board™ will generate a DC voltage, ranging from 0V to 3.3V. Hz to V click features very good linearity, covers a wide input frequency range from 10Hz to 10kHz and it has good temperature stability.