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Distance Sensor

NOTE - You need firmware v0.0.124 or above for this add-on to function. Please use the app to check for updates available.

To connect your Distance Sensor to your Marty you will need:

  • A mounted distance sensor plus cable
  • A Marty

Building and Attaching the Distance Sensor Chin Mount

Building and Attaching the Distance Sensor Head Mount

Configuring the Distance Sensor

Before you can use your Distance Sensor you must configure it to your Robot. This is done using the app, you are just naming the Add-on in the app.

Step 1.

Open the app and connect to your Marty.


Step 2.

PrintChoose “configure”, then, “Add-ons”.


Step 3.

Select the Add-on which doesn't have a name.


Step 4.

Name the add-on “DistanceSensor”. Click “Update Name”. NOTE the capital letters on Distance and Sensor and no space between the words; if the Add-on isn't named exactly, then Scratch won't be able to read it.

distancesensor.jpegNow that your distance sensor is named. Click into Scratch to start programming with it!