17. Case 14: IR Remote Control Car#

17.1. Purpose#


  • Use an infrared remote control to give orders to the Cutebot.

17.2. Materials#


17.3. Software Platform#


MicroSoft makecode

17.4. Programming#


Step 1#

  • Click “Advanced” to see more choices in the MakeCode drawer.

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  • We need to add a package for programming, click “Extensions” on the bottom of the drawer and search with Cutebot in the dialogue box to download it.

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Note: If you met a tip indicating codebase will be deleted due to incompatibility, you may continue as the tips tell or build a new project.

Step 2#

  • Show an icon when on start.

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Step 3#

  • Judge the instructions given from the pressed buttons while receiving IR signals,Set the car to move at its full speed while button “up” being pressed on the remote controller; to reverse at its full speed while button “down” being pressed; to turn left at its full speed while button “Left” being pressed; to turn right at its full speed while button “Right” being pressed and to stop immediately while button “OK” being pressed.

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17.5. Conclusion#


  • Programme to use the IR Remote Control to give orders of moving forward, reversing, turning left/right and stopping to the car.

17.6. Exploration#


17.7. FAQ#


17.8. Relevant File#