7. Case 04: Remote Control with Joystick:bit V2

7.1. Introduction

  • Control the drones with the Joystick:bit V2.

7.3. Picture


7.4. Software Programming

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 “https://github.com/elecfreaks/pxt-Dronebit” 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.

7.5. Program

The Remote Control Part:


Link: https://makecode.microbit.org/_9Lw8CEM6mPYt

You can also download it directly:

The Drones Part:


Link: https://makecode.microbit.org/_05Hc6fTUcRTr

You can also download it directly:

7.6. Result

  • Turn on the Joystick:bit V2 and the drone, you can send commands via Joystick:bit V2 after its vibration.

  • Each command is only working after the Joystick:bit V2 gets vibrated.

  • The flying directions could be controlled by the stick.

  • Press button to fly the drone and button B to give landing command.

  • Press button C to make the drone rotate left in 90 degrees and button F to rotate right in 90 degrees.

  • Press button D to add the altitude and E to lower it.