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As we know, Tinkercad introduces a new feature in the Tinkercad circuit, which is Microbit. We can make a virtual prototype in making things related to Microbit, and even can do a simulation. We can save lots of money to build an experiment without having to damage our electronic components. Moreover, we can add some codes to bring the experiment to work.
Unfortunately, after reading Tinkercad’s blog, this launch has a drawback. When exporting the code, Tinkercad only transfers it into JavaScript language. You need to change the code by using a third-party like Microsoft Makecode, for it requires a hex file to work directly in Microbit.
Initially, I made a simulation in Tinkercad to build and explore this experiment. Turnout, my simulation is not like I expected. My next step is I prepared the code using Microsoft Makecode, for I will use continuous servos instead of micro servos, which Tinkercad only provided micro servos in the circuit.
I decided to make a robot using Microbit as its brain. To make the robot more pleasant and challenging, I added some motions using servo motors, LEDs, images, and talking features.
For those who do not work yet with Microbit, please read the overview guide of Microbit in this link.
For downloading the enclosure, click Cults3D.
I also attached the Microbit HEX Files.
Materials you will need:
Microsoft Makecode and Python Editor
3D printer
PLA filament (Metal, blue, yellow, red, wood, and green)
Alligator clip
Electrical wires
Jumper wires
Electrical tape
Hot glue
Makita Drill
Dremel rotary tool
Cutting Pliers
Solder iron
2 LEDs
4 Batteries of AA + holder
2 Batteries of AAA + holder”

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