13. case 04 Here comes the police

13.1. Our Goal

  • To change the Ring:bit car to a police car.

13.2. Requiered Materials

  • 1 x Ring:bit Car

13.3. Hardware Connect

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

  • Connect the ring:bit car special expansion board to the P0. ../../_images/D5sFydb.jpg

  • Slide the clip switch of the special expansion board to the Rainbow LED.


13.4. Software


13.5. Coding

Step 1

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


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


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 to the On start block. The port number is based on the actual servo connection port.

  • Go straight at full speed.

  • Set the 2 Rainbow LED of the P0 to RGB color.


Step 3

  • Within the forever block, snap below blocks in line:

  • show color red block.

  • pause(ms) 100 block.

  • show color blue block.

  • pause(ms) 100 block.



Program Link:https://makecode.microbit.org/_AvMC6j86A5ym

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


13.6. Result

  • The car goes straigt at full speed at red and blue flash.


13.7. Think

  • How can you make youe car at yellow and white flash?

13.8. Questions

13.9. More Information