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2. Moving the Cart Forwards

 

Play this video
Moving the cart forwards Like the artistic angle?

This program shows an RCX with two motors attached moving forward for 4 seconds and then stopping.

 

Creating the Program

To create a program for the cart to behave as in the video we have to think of each step required:

  1. The motors are switched on. These are the one attached to Ports A and C.
     

     
  2. The timer is then set for 4 seconds.
  3. After 4 seconds all motors are stopped (including port B which has nothing attached).
  4. The program ends.

 

What you have to do!

Program Icons
Go Program 4 Second Timer

Only do Task 2 in your Progress Grid Extensions

  1. In your S2 Progress Grids
    1. Go to Robolab Progress Grids Extension and using the icons shown the in the table above complete Task 2.
      1. Drag Icons into what you think is the correct position. (click on and hold mouse button down while you drag)
      2. Correct positions are marked with Green Tick.
      3. Wrong positions are marked with Red Cross.
    2. When complete do:-
  2. Tick Off Task 2 in the main Robolab Progress Grids.

 

Continue to Exercise 3:

 


S2 Courses

 

Some RCX Examples

 

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