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Case 06: Steering&Clearance Lamps

Purpose

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

Materials

1 x Cutebot Kit

Software Platform

MicroSoft makecode

Programming

Step 1

Click the "Advanced" to see more choices in the MakeCode drawer.

A codebase is required for Cutebot programming, click “Add Package” at the bottom of the drawer, search [Cutebot](https://www.elecfreaks.com/micro-bit-smart-cutebot.html) in the dialogue box and download it.

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.

Step 3

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

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.

Programming

Links: https://makecode.microbit.org/_bdWFDF4JD3Vk

You can also download it directly below:

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.

Exploration

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

FAQ


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