The Angry Cutebot
21.3. The Angry Cutebot#
Display the expressions through an 8 x 16 dot matrix screen.
1 × ELECFREAKS 8x16 Matrix Module
Plug the 8*16 dot matrix screen into the IIC interface of cutebot car, you need to pay attention to whether the connection interface is correct.
Click “Advanced” in the drawer of MakeCode to see more choices.
For programming, we need to add a package. Click “Extensions” at the bottom of the drawer and then search
Cutebot in the dialogue box to download it.
In order to program the 8*16 dot matrix screen, we need to add a code library. Find “Extensions” at the bottom of the code drawer and click on it. This will bring up a dialog box. Search for
https://github.com/elecfreaks/pxt-Matrix-8x16 and click to Download it.
Note: If you get a warning indicating some packages will be removed because of incompatibility issues, you can follow the prompts or create a new project in the menu.
You can also download the program directly from the following webpage.
When the micro:bit V2 logo is touched, the 8×16 dot matrix screen displays expressions and the cutebot smart car moves forward.