16. Case15: Speed Adjustable TPBot

16.1. Purpose


  • Adjust the speed of the TPBot with the potentiometer.

16.2. Material


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16.3. Hardware connection

Connect potentiometer to port 1 on TPBot.

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16.4. Software


MicroSoftmakecode

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

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##Sample

  • Drag the show icon brick into on start.

  • In forever brick, map the returned value of the potentiometer from 0~1023 to 0~100, and set the mapping value as the speed for the car to move forward.

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16.6. Conclusion


  • After powering on, the speed of the TPBot could be adjusted by the potentioneter.

16.7. Exploration


16.8. FAQ


Q: While operating this case, why the car might not work properly?

A: It might be the low power of the batteries, please try adding the value of TPBot’s speed and test again.

16.9. Relevant File