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MI:pro Protector Case for micro:bit V2

This MI:pro Protector Case for the BBC micro:bit has been designed to work with both the original micro:bit V1 and the micro:bit V2. These cases feature a four-layer construction style with ability to mount a 2xAAA battery pack to the back of the case while still providing access to all buttons and ports on the micro:bit. Though these cases do protect the micro:bit astoundingly well, the biggest benefit of using the MI:pro is to not accidentally short out the pads on the back of the micro:bit.

Construction is simple, requiring only a small flathead screwdriver (at most), and involves layering each plate on top of one another around the micro:bit and screwing it into place. Luckily, the MI:pro Protector case enables easy access to the edge pins at the bottom of the micro:bit, allowing it to still be plugged into an edge connector found on many of our carrier boards. The only board that cannot be used in conjunction with the MI:pro case is the SparkFun gamer:bit due to its edge connector being located in the center of the board.

Note: The MI:pro Protector case only includes the parts found in the Includes Tab. This case does NOT include a micro:bit, power source or mounting screws. These items will need to be purchased separately.

  • 4x M3 Cheese Head Nylon Machine Screw.
  • 1x Sticky Fixer Pad.
  • 4x M3 Nylon Full Nut.
  • Laser-cut parts;
    • 1x Back Mounting Plate.
    • 2x Mid-layer Parts.
    • 1x Mid-layer Plate.
    • 1x Front Plate.
  • Dimensions:
    • Length: 65mm.
    • Width: 37mm.
    • Depth (without screws): 12mm.
    • Depth (with screws): 18.5mm.
  • Provides excellent protection to the BBC micro:bit whilst allowing access to the bottom pins.
  • Full access to the A and B buttons on the BBC micro:bit.
  • Attach a battery cage to the rear of the case with the supplied sticky fixer.
  • Full access to pins and connections including the micro USB connector.
  • Clear case material shows the on-board LEDs in perfect clarity.
  • The case is compatible with versions 1 and 2 of the micro:bit.
  • When used in conjunction with a battery holder, micro:bit projects can be fully mobile.

MI:pro Protector Case for micro:bit V2 Product Help and Resources

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Skill Level: Noob - Basic assembly is required. You may need to provide your own basic tools like a screwdriver, hammer or scissors. Power tools or custom parts are not required. Instructions will be included and easy to follow. Sewing may be required, but only with included patterns.
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