9. Case 08: Auto Pick-up Device
In the normal pick-up of the nut fruits, we usually use a stick to chop the branches to get the mature fruits, which could do a bad harm to the leaves and branches,thus, we can make an auto pick-up device by shaking the trunk of the tree.
Shake the trunk of the tree to get the fruits.
9.5. Hardware Connection
Connect the servo to P1 on IoT:bit.
9.6. Software Programming
Click “Advanced” in the MakeCode to see more choices.
For programming, we need to add a package: click “Extensions” at the bottom of the MakeCode drawer and search with “servo” in the dialogue box to download it.
Notice: If you met a tip indicating that some codebases would be deleted due to incompatibility, you may continue as the tips say or create a new project in the menu.
Set the servo to drive to 90°, pause for 200ms, then set it to drive to 0° and pause another 200ms.
Shake the trunk via the servo to pick up the fruits.