1. Description

kidsbits blocks coding adjustable potentiometer module is fully compatible with kidsbits control board and Lego building blocks.

You can easily connect it to kidsbits control board for communication using an RJ11 cable without worrying about wrong connection and damage.

The module is mainly consists of a potentiometer. You can turn the potentiometer on the module to adjust the analog input value.

Follow the Mixly methods below to test this kidsbits potentiometer module.  

2. Technical Parameters

  • Interface: EASY plug
  • Operating voltage: DC 5V
  • Output signal: analog signal

3. Wiring Diagram

4. Import kidsbits library

Begin with the Mixly blocks coding, you should first import the corresponding kidsbits library for those sensor modules.

Connect the control board to your computer using a USB cable.

Then open the Mixly blocks software 0.998, set the board to UNO R3, select your correct COM port. On the upper right corner you can switch the language.

After that, click Import, import the keyes-kidsbits library. Shown below.

If import custom library successfully, you should see the sensor module library shown below.

Click on the display screen block of keyes_kidsbits, you can directly use the corresponding module.

5. Test Code

Open the code folder we provided, or you are able to directly drag the code to Mixly window.

You can click the Code to check the C language.

6. Test Result

Upload the code success, then open the monitor, pop up the analog value of potentiometer.

You can turn the potentiometer to make the analog value change. The greater the analog value, the brighter the external LED.

7. Resources Download

https://drive.google.com/open?id=10CXV57v1EYQszYnFNd-HBxly4YSpHISq

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