Case 24 - Robotic Ant (II)
Part 1 Objective
Write a program to make Robotic Ant turn.
Part 2 Preparation
Mechanical parts and electronic modules of Robotic Ant
USB cable (Type-B) x 1
Computer with network access x 1
Follow the building steps to build Robotic Ant. Install the MegaPi encoder/DC motor drivers on MegaPi, connect the motors to the motor ports on MegaPi by using the motor cables, connect MegaPi to the computer by using the USB cable, open mBlock 5 (PC client, web version, or mobile app), click +add, select Ultimate 2.0 from Device Library, click Connect, and select the Upload mode.
Part 3 Programming
In Upload mode, when Ultimate 2.0 (MegaPi) starts up, Robotic Ant stops moving and starts turning left and right 2 seconds later. Robotic Ant turns left for 3 seconds and then turns right for 3 seconds, and repeats this process.
Part 4 Practice
Try to add moving forward and backward to the program to make Robotic Ant move forward, backward, left and right, looking like it is dancing.