11. case 03 Turn at an angle

11.1. Our Goal


  • To make the Ring:bit Car draw a circle in the clockwise direction.

11.2. Requiered Materials


  • 1 x Ring:bit Car

11.3. Hardware Connect


  • Connect the left wheel servo to P1 of the Ring:bit expansion board and the right wheel servo to P2.

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  • Use a rubber band to fix a pencil on the base board of the Ring:bit car.

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11.4. Software


makecode

11.5. Coding


Step 1

  • Click on “Advanced” in the MakeCode Drawer to see more code sections.

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  • Search for “ringbitcar” and click on the ring:bit car package to add it to your project. (As below picture)

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Note:If you get a warning telling you some packages will be removed because of incompatibility issues, either follow the prompts or create a new project in the Project file menu.

Step 2

  • Snap the block set left wheel at pin P1 right wheel at pin P2 into the on start block.

  • The port number is based on the actual servo connection port. ../../_images/igG5TVD1.png

Step 3

  • Snap the set left wheel speed right wheel speed block into the on button A pressed block.

  • Set the left wheel’s speed to 10 and the right to 50.

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Step 4

  • Snap the brake block into the on button B pressed block.

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Program

Program Link:https://makecode.microbit.org/_YejCA2AJDDVV

If you don’t want to type these code by yourself, you can directly download the whole program from the link below:

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11.6. Result


  • On button A pressed, the car draws a circle.

  • On button B pressed, stop car.

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11.7. Think


  • How can you make your car draw an eight?

11.8. Questions


11.9. More Information