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Case 14: IR Remote Control Car

Purpose

Use an infrared remote control to give orders to the Cutebot.

Materials

1 x Cutebot Kit

1 x IR Remote Control

Software Platform

MicroSoft makecode

Programming

Step 1

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

We need to add a package for programming, click "Extensions" on the bottom of the drawer and search with Cutebot in the dialogue box to download it.

Note: If you met a tip indicating codebase will be deleted due to incompatibility, you may continue as the tips tell or build a new project.

Step 2

Show an icon when on start.

Step 3

Judge the instructions given from the pressed buttons while receiving IR signals,Set the car to move at its full speed while button "up" being pressed on the remote controller; to reverse at its full speed while button "down" being pressed; to turn left at its full speed while button "Left" being pressed; to turn right at its full speed while button "Right" being pressed and to stop immediately while button "OK" being pressed.

Link:https://makecode.microbit.org/_0sqE05ecEehv

You can also download it directly below:

Conclusion

Programme to use the IR Remote Control to give orders of moving forward, reversing, turning left/right and stopping to the car.

Exploration

FAQ

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