7. Case 05: Automatic Lamp

7.1. Purpose

  • Programme to turn on the lights automatically in the darkness.

7.2. Material


7.3. Software


7.4. Programming

  • Click “Advanced” to see more choices in the MakeCode drawer.


  • We need to add a package for programming. Click “Extensions” in the bottom of the drawer and search with “tpbot” in the dialogue box to download it.



  • Set to move forward at the speed of 100%.

  • Judge if the current light intensity is below the set point, if yes, set the headlights in white; or in black.


7.5. Conclusion

  • Power up to set the TPBot driving forward and turning on/off the headlights automatically while it goes into the dark/bright area.

7.6. Exploration

7.7. FAQ

7.8. Relevant File