Getting Started with Ranger

Getting Started with mBot Ranger


1. Unpack and Assemble Your mBot

Carefully unpack all your mBot Ranger components. You can find the assembly instruction by clicking here.

2. Connect to Ranger

There are two ways in which you can direct Ranger without the need for programming.

  1. Open the Makeblock App. With one click you can use the remote control driving function, voice control or the “Draw and Run” function.
  1. Use the Makeblock Bluetooth Remote Controller to control Ranger. There are 15 buttons and 2 joysticks, making its operation smooth and easy. Positive experiences operating the robot can help children form a bond with Ranger quickly, and further stimulate their interest in programming.

Or, you can control Ranger using Block-based and/or Arduino C programming by using mBlock Blockly or the mBlock app.

  1. The mBlock Blockly gamified learning app makes learning and playing one and the same. The mBlock Blockly has designed game levels which are easy to understand and learn from, each new level adding to a child’s block-based programming knowledge. Mr. Panda guides children through the app step by step, as they learn to program their Ranger remotely, unlock different knowledge points, and master new programming skills one by one.

Phones and Tablets

  1. The mBlock app is a one-stop coding platform tailored to coding education, trusted by educators and learners alike. There are 3 ways to access the mBlock app:

Phones and Tablets

Web Version (Chrome Browser recommended)

Easily code on your Chromebook without any apps to download!

3. Explore the world with mBot Ranger!