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Single Motor Block (FTC)

Need to control just one motor? The single Motor block will help you do it!

The single Motor block controls one motor. 

Switch the motor (left or right) being controlled by using the drop-down menu.

Use it in tandem with the Wait block to control its duration as follows:


Parameter Description Compatible Blocks Range
get Select the motor to rotate.


setPower Sets the power (%) at which to rotate the selected motor.

-100 to 100


Hints and Tips

The two motors on a robot are usually assembled in opposite directions. In order to use Single Motor blocks to drive the robot forward or backward, the motors will have to powered to rotate in opposite directions.

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