Part 1 Objective
Write a program to make the Catapult Ram catapult balls.
Part 2 Preparation
Mechanical parts and electronic modules of Catapult Ram
USB cable (Type-B) x 1
Computer with network access x 1
Follow the building steps to build a Catapult Ram. 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 or web version), click +add, select Ultimate 2.0 from the Device Library, click Connect, and select the Upload mode.
Part 3 Programming
Make the encoder motors rotate at high speed to catapult the ping pong ball.
Part 4 Practice
Try to catapult other objects.
Try to change the rotation angles of the encoder motors for easier catapulting of the ping pong ball.