20.6. The Combat Cart-3#

Purpose#

Use the Cutebot smart car to create a cart that can push opponents off the playing field or lose their ability to move.

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Materials#

1 × Cutebot smart car

1 × Cutebot lithium battery pack

n × Building block parts (block parts need to be prepared by yourself)

Assembly#

The installation steps of lithium battery pack:#

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Construction steps of the building blocks:#

Parts List:

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Build steps:

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Connection method#

Connect the servo to the S1 of the cutebot smart car.

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Software#

MicroSoft Makecode

Program#

Add extension#

Click “Advanced” in the drawer of MakeCode to see more choices.

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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.

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For programming, we need to add a package. Click “Extensions” at the bottom of the drawer and then search Joystick:bit V2in the dialogue box to download it.

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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.

Program#

Cutebot#

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Link: https://makecode.microbit.org/_6kD6KAaEfA8W

You can also download the program directly from the following webpage.

Remote control#

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Link: https://makecode.microbit.org/_6fy3K4Xctdgz

You can also download the program directly from the following webpage.

Result#

If you control the driving direction of the car by the rocker of the remote control, press the C/D button of the remote control to control the servo action.