Lesson 5 – Contact


  1. Let’s get started with our next mBot Ranger tutorial called Contact.
  2. Click on the following link to access the tutorial – <Link>
  3. Clicking on the above link will open them up a new window.
  4. Please make sure you meet the prerequisites for working with the mBot Ranger.
  5. Please read through the sections below to work through the prerequisites.


Here are the list of prerequisites for working on the Makeblock mBot Ranger robotics development track.

  1. This robotics development track makes extensive use of the Makeblock mBot Ranger. Head over to OzToyLib and pick-up a Makeblock mBot Ranger.
  2. You will need to download and install the Makeblock mBlock code editor for your laptop/computer.
  3. The mBlock code editor supports block based coding, coding in the C++ (Arduino) language including Python.
  4. MakeBlock also offers applications for use on your tablet / hand held device. Options for the Andriod / iPad include – mBlockly  or MakeBlock HD. See the Makeblock mBlock link for additional details.
  5. Once you’ve obtained the Makeblock mBot Ranger  and installed the mBlock code editor for your laptop/computer you are ready to proceed with the tutorials.


  1. To learn more about the mBot Ranger head over to – <Link>
  2. To download PC software (mBlock5, mBlock3) head over to – <Link>
  3. To download apps for your Andriod tablet or Apple iPad head over to – <Link>