Tutorial:Motors

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How to use Myro Motors

motors(leftWheelPower,rightWheelPower)

The motors(lWP,rWP) function is used to move the robot forward or backward with variable power to the two wheels.

The leftWheelPower and rightWheelPower parameters are between -1 (for full speed backward) and 1 (full speed forward).

motors does not take in a time parameter, so the robot will continue to run until it encounters a stop() or other incompatible command.

Example

This code will turn the robot in a circle to the left in place for 3 seconds, stop, turn in place to the right for 3 seconds, then go backward for 10 seconds and stop.

def goRobotGo():

from myro import *
initialize()
motors(-1,1)
wait(3)
stop()
motors(1,-1)
wait(3)
backward(1,10)
goRobotGo()