14. Case 12: micro:bit Remote Control#

14.1. Purpose#


  • Programme to use the mciro:bit to control the TPBot.

14.2. Material#


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14.3. Software#


MicroSoftmakecode

14.4. Programming#


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

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

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Sample#

Remote Control Part#

  • Set the micro:bit showing a set icon and the radio group as 1.

  • After pressing button A, radio send number 1; after pressing button B, radio send number 2; after pressing button A+B, radio send number 3.

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Receiving Part#

  • Set the micro:bit showing a set icon and the radio group as 1.

  • Save the received number as the variable.

  • Judge if the variable is 1, if yes, set the TPBot turning left at the speed of 30%; if the variable is 2, set the TPBot turning right at the speed of 30%; if the variable is 3, set the TPBot moving forward at the speed of 30%.

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Link#

Conclusion#

  • Power up to show a set icon on the micro:bit, after pressing button A, it turns left; after pressing button B, it turns right; after pressing button A+B, it moves forward.

14.5. Exploration#


14.6. FAQ#


Q: The car does not work with the code in the wiki.
A: It should be the batteries that are lack of power, please try to fix it by adding the value of the speed in the code.

14.7. Relevant File#