16. case 07 Turns over Detection

16.1. Our Goal

  • Make the car to stop when it turns over.

16.2. Requiered Materials

  • 1 x Ring:bit Car

16.3. Hardware Connect

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


16.4. Software


16.5. 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 on start block from the Basic. Set RainbowLED with 24 leds in RGB format for colorful light and show rainbow from 1 to 360. Then, initialize the P1 port to left wheel and the P2 port to right wheel.


Step 3

  • Set a variable to state for controlling car’s running. Then set state variable unber the logo up block to true and the other to false.


Step 4

  • Set the rainblw led to colorful lights under the forever loop in gradual change. Use the variable state to control car’s running. ../../_images/w8SjwwY.png


Program Link:https://makecode.microbit.org/_asoLxTRz4Dg2

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


16.6. Result

  • The car runs normally,when it turns over, it stops.


16.7. Think

  • How can you design more funny project using other kits?

16.8. Questions

16.9. More Information