Sketch Kit, Gripper, and Blaster

Where can I find solutions to the Sketch project starter cards?

If using Wonder, enter in the four character key printed on the card in Free Play. If using Blockly, tap the menu icon on the top left of the screen, navigate to Create New and scroll down until you find solut...

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How do I clean my Whiteboard Mat for Sketch Kit?

When cleaning the surface, ​use a dry eraser, cloth, or soft tissue paper. Wet wipes can be used, but make sure the mat is dry before the robot begins drawing, to avoid ink smudges. After you’re done drawing, ...

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How much weight can be lifted by the Gripper Building Kit?

The Gripper Building Kit works best with small items that are similar in weight to the provided ball and cube. Several types of common household objects like small 3oz paper cups or empty toilet paper rolls als...

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Can I modify or customize my Gripper Building Kit?

Yes. While care should be taken to not add too much weight to the moving arm components, children can modify structural frame of their Gipper Building Kit using other brands of compatible building bricks, or cr...

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Why won’t my robot catch the ball with Gripper Kit?

The Gripper has a lower set of rubber bumpers between the arms. These bumpers help to position objects at the correct position within the arms in order to provide the best grip. In most cases, the bumpers can ...

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How does my robot know when to grip or release an object?

The Gripper Building Kit commands in the apps are very simple: open arms or close arms. That means when writing a program to use Gripper Building Kit, you'll need to figure out the right time to activate the ar...

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How do I insert batteries to my Blaster?

Blaster Power requires 3 AAA batteries (not included) in order to function. The right-side piece opens to accept the batteries. A diagram demonstrating battery insertion is in the getting started guide that com...

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How does Blaster Power know when to launch a dart?

The Cue app has commands to activate Blaster Power. When those commands run, Cue’s right “ear” light flashes a certain pattern, which Blaster Power takes as a signal to launch!

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How do I access Blaster Power in my app?

Blaster Power can be used in all three main sections of the Cue app: Code, Control, and Wonder. In Code, look for the teal Accessories tab on the left side of the screen. You’ll find a block to activate Blaste...

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Will using Blaster Power cause extra wear and tear on Cue?

Blaster Power primarily operates through its own internal mechanisms. Wear on the Cue robot itself should be minimal.

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