How do I set up mBot?

How to Setup mBlock for your Robot

  1. Connect the USB cable from your computer to the bots USB input and turn the robot on. (
  2. Open mBlock.
  3. In mBlock, go to the “Boards” menu and choose “mBot (mCore)” from the drop-down menu.

How do I connect my mBot Ranger to my computer?

If your computer supports Bluetooth and you have Bluetooth Modules for Ranger or Auriga, you can control and program your robot wirelessly. For Windows Operating system, just power up your robot, select Connect->Bluetooth->Discover, select your device discovered in the list, then you are free to go.

What can you do with mBot?

Three STEAM Activities for Kids with Makeblock STEAM Robots

  1. Obstacle Detection and Avoidance. The mBot has a setting for obstacle detection and avoidance.
  2. Dancing Robot for a Party at Bedtime. Add-on packs for mBot allow kids to explore even more.
  3. Object Follower Robot.

How do I get mBot to talk?

(1) Click the Sprites tab and click + extension at the bottom of the Blocks area. (2) In the Extension center dialog box that appears, click + Add at the bottom of Text to Speech. (3) On the editing page, Text to Speech blocks are displayed.

What language does mBot use?

The IDE is written in java and based on the processing development environment.

How do I upload a code to mBot?

When you have a mBlock program ready to compile and upload to mBot, then you right click on the mBot program Event block and it should offer an ‘upload to arduino’ option and then a new panel will appear on the right. click on the upload button and it should show the compiling and upload progress.

What are the 3 types of mBot Ranger?

There are 3 preset forms: the tank-like Off-road Land Raider, the three-wheel racing car Dashing Raptor, and the Self-balancing Nervous Bird. No matter whether it’s a muddy track or a challenging arena, mBot Ranger can conquer any terrain.

How do I connect my mBot to Bluetooth?

From Makeblock’s main control panel, tap the Bluetooth button in the upper right corner of the screen. Hold your mobile device close to your mBot and Bluetooth wireless technology will connect automatically. When connected, tap the Close button in the upper right corner to return to the main control panel.

Does mBot talk?

The mBot Talkative Pet add-on pack includes the audio player, micro servo and other mechanical parts, so you can transform your mBot into “Robot Dog”, “Rover” and “Robot Penguin” who can sing and speak to explore more unlimited fun. You also can unleash your imagination to create anything you can imagine.

What can Codey Rocky do?

Through coding, Codey Rocky allows children to obtain data on the weather and make forecasts. Children can also transform Codey Rocky into a wearable device, allowing them to make further strides in science projects and realizing even more IoT applications.

Why is it called nervous bird?

Answer: For more advanced builders, the next step is the MBOT RANGER, which combines three vehicles in one. As a “Land Raider”, it can handle a variety of terrains, while in “Dashing Raptor” mode, it moves on two legs. As a “Nervous Bird”, its gyro sensor allows it to keep its balance on only two wheels.

How do I pair a Bluetooth device?

Step 1: Pair a Bluetooth accessory

  1. Swipe down from the top of the screen.
  2. Touch and hold Bluetooth .
  3. Tap Pair new device. If you don’t find Pair new device, check under “Available devices” or tap More. Refresh.
  4. Tap the name of the Bluetooth device you want to pair with your device.
  5. Follow any on-screen instructions.

How can I connect my mBot to my computer?

Step 2: Use the USB cable to connect mBot to PC and power on the mBot. Step 3: Open mBlock, choose mBot under Board: Step 4: Choose the correct Serial Port for mBot under Connect- > Serial Port : (Here my mBot’s serial port is COM 3, and you can check your mBot serial port under your computer’s Device Manager -> Ports (COM&LPT))

How to setup more than one mBot account?

All question you have ask ONLY in this topic. Allow access to mBot and mBot’s folders through your: Antvirus, Firewall, and Router. If you want to use more than 1 account, better make subfolders in this folder and name them (for example) like Char1, char2, char3, etc…

Where do I find the serial port for mBot?

Step 3: Open mBlock, choose mBot under Board: Step 4: Choose the correct Serial Port for mBot under Connect- > Serial Port : (Here my mBot’s serial port is COM 3, and you can check your mBot serial port under your computer’s Device Manager -> Ports (COM&LPT)) Step 5: Go to Connect -> Upgrade Firmware, wait until it says Upload Finish.

Is the mBot set to remote control by default?

A: mBot is set to be controlled by IR remote control by default. To enable remote control by phone, please please upgrade firmware in mBlock or reset default program through mBlock. Reset Default Program: Refer to FAQ How to reset default program manually