Case 25 - Catapult Ram (I)

Case 25 - Catapult Ram (I)


Part 1   Objective

Write a program to make 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 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, web version, or mobile app), click +add, select Ultimate 2.0 from 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

  1. Try to catapult other objects.

  2. Try to change the rotation angles of the encoder motors for easier catapulting of the ping pong ball.





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