Meet Edison (Worksheet 1.1)
Students will need to be familiar with Edison and know where all the sensors are and what the three buttons do. Have students review the images in Worksheet 1.1. It may be worthwhile having this Worksheet available for students to review through the 10 lessons
Get to know Edison’s sensors and buttons
Play button – Press to start program
Stop button – Press to stop a program
Record button – 1 press = download program, 3 presses = read barcode
Edison’s power switch and line tracking sensor
The EdComm cable is used to download your programs to Edison. It connects into the headphone socket on your computer or tablet.
Edison’s line tracking sensor is made up of two parts a red LED light and a light sensor.
The line tracking sensor also reads special barcodes that activate pre-installed programs.
EdComm programming cable