Case 07: Auto Lamps
8. Case 07: Auto Lamps#
The auto lamps are able to turn on when the night is approaching and to turn off while the daylight comes.
Detect the light level with the light sensor on micro:bit, if the light level is too low, program to turn on the lamps; or to turn off the lamps.
8.5. Hardware Connection#
Connect the yellow LED to P1 port on IoT:bit.
8.6. Software Program#
Click “Advanced” in the MakeCode drawer to see more choices.
For programming, we need to add a package: click “Extensions” at the bottom of the MakeCode drawer and search with “iot-environment-kit” in the dialogue box to download it.
Notice: If you met a tip indicating that some codebases would be deleted due to incompatibility, you may continue as the tips say or create a new project in the menu.
Detect if the light level is below 100.
If yes, set to light on the LED; or light off it.
If the light level is too low, program to turn on the LED automatically; or to turn off it.