Control Ultimate 2.0 with Makeblock App

Before you use the app

1. Ensure that your device meets the requirements

iOS

iPhone4S/iPad 3, iOS 9.0 and above.

Android

Android 4.3 and above.

 

2. Download the Makeblock app

Search for Makeblock on App Store or Google play, and then download the app.

3. Connect Ultimate 2.0 to your device

Turn on your robot and open your device's Bluetooth, tap the Robot ID in the list to connect Bluetooth. When the connection LED indicator is solid on, it means that the robot is successfully paired with your device.

 

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Use the app

Control Robotic Arm Tank

  1. Choose the project Ultimate 2.0 – Robotic Arm Tank in the list.

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  1. Choose the Manual mode. Use the control panel to control your Robotic Arm Tank.

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You can also add electronic modules onto this robot to explore more.

 

Obstacle-avoiding mode

The robot will run and avoid obstacle automatically. When you press any button, the robot will not response unless you switch the mode. (Required to add an ultrasonic sensor to the robot).

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Note:

  • When using this mode, ensure that the ultrasonic sensor is connected to port 7 of MegaPi, so that we can control the robot with the app directly.
  • If you want to program the robot by yourself, you can connect the ultrasonic sensor to any port of MegaPi. (Ensure that you set the same port for the ultrasonic sensor in the program.)

 

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Line following mode

The robot will follow a black line on a white surface automatically (required to add the line follower sensor to the robot and put black tape on the floor to make a line-following map).

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Note:

  • When using this mode, ensure that the line follower sensor is connected to port 8 of MegaPi, so that we can control the robot with the app directly.
  • If you want to program the robot by yourself, you can connect the line follower sensor to any port of MegaPi. (Ensure you set the same port for the line follower sensor in the program.)

 

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Control Camera Dolly

  1. Choose the project Ultimate 2.0 – Camera Dolly in the list.

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  1. Choose the Manual mode. Use the control panel to control your Camera Dolly.

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  1. You can add a Me Shutter module to the robot and use this app to implement auto-photographing.

 

Note:

  • When using this mode, ensure that the Me Shutter module is connected to Port 6 of MegaPi, so that we can control the robot with the app directly. After tapping Shutter, we can control the camera to take photos.
  • If you want to program the robot by yourself, you can connect the Me Shutter module to any port of MegaPi. (Ensure you set the same port for the Me Shutter module in the program.)

 

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Control Self-Balancing Robot

  1. Choose the project Ultimate 2.0 – Self-Balancing Robot in the list.

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  1. Choose the Self-Balancing mode and place Self-Balancing Robot upright.

The robot will balance on its own. Then you can use the control panel to control your robot.

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This page provides only some examples of using the Makeblock app to control your Ultimate 2.0.

 

Explore more and have fun!

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