Robots separate themselves from simpler machines through their ability to detect and respond to their surroundings. In this section, you will learn how to take advantage of the multiple sensors available to the VEX Cortex.
1. Challenge
The Grand Challenge will put both your robot and your programming skills to the test.
1. The Grand Challenge
2. Limiting the Arm
Using the Limit Switch and Potentiometer to effectively control the robotic arm.
1. Configuring Sensors
2. Limiting the Arm Part 1
3. Limiting the Arm Part 2
3. Behaviors and Functions
4. Forward until Near
Moving near an object or obstacle using the Ultrasonic Rangefinder.
1. The Ultrasonic Rangefinder
2. Forward until Near
3. Straight until Near
4. Straight until Near (Fine Tuning)
5. Line Tracking
6. Turn for Angle
Using the Gyro Sensor to make more accurate turns.
1. The Gyro Sensor
2. Turn for Angle 1
3. Turn for Angle 2
7. Using the LCD
In this chapter you will learn how to use the VEX LCD.
1. Intro to the LCD
2. Displaying a Message
3. Continually Updating the Display