8. Case 06: Steering&Clearance Lamps

8.1. Purpose


  • Make your Cutebot turn on its steering and clearance lamps when making a turn.

8.2. Materials


8.3. Software Platform


MicroSoft makecode

8.4. Programming


Step 1

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

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  • A codebase is required for Cutebot programming, click “Add Package” at the bottom of the drawer, search Cutebot in the dialogue box and download it.

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Note: If you met a tip indicating incompatibility of the codebase, you can continue with the tips or build a new project there.

Step 2

  • Set P15 as the two Rainbow LEDs connection port in the On start brick.

  • Set the right LED ranging from 0 with 1 LED.

  • Set the left LED ranging from 0 with 1 LED.

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Step 3

  • Drag the repeat brick to on button A pressed brick, set the color of the right clearance lamp in yellow and the left LED in yellow(Controlled by RGB), then pause 500ms and turn off the clearance lamp and LED on the left side to complete the first flashing.

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Step 4

  • Program in the on button B pressed brick in the same way, please note the right side should be changed to the left side.

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Programming

Links: https://makecode.microbit.org/_FzDFDbCcHfvP

You can also download it directly below:

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8.5. Result


  • After pressing button A, the LED and clearance lamp on the right side flashes 5 times.

  • After pressing button B, the LED and clearance lamp on the left side flashes 5 times.

8.6. Exploration


  • How to program to press button A for turning on both lights while turning off by pressing button B ?

8.7. FAQ


8.8. Relevant Files