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Blow into the Microphone sensor or simply make some noise to activate the Windmill. While it spins, it will scatter about pretty lights from the ColorLED.

Modules List


Module Quantity Function
mCookie-Core 1 Core
mBattery 1 Program download and power supply
mCookie-Hub 1 Sensor adapter plate
mCookie-Motor 1 Motor driver
Microphone 1 Detect the volume of sound
ColorLED 1 Color LED

Other Equipment

  • Motor*1
  • USB Cable*1
  • Sensor Cable*2
  • Motor Cable*1
  • Sensor shells*2
  • Motor adapter*1
  • Building blocks or other fixation structures

Modules Setup

Learn About New Modules

Microphone Sensor
This particular sensor is unable to record audio content, but instead, it measures the loudness of its surroundings.


Windmill Setup.png
  • Assemble modules and sensors together:
    • Stack Core, Motor module and Hub on mBattery;
    • Connect the Color LED to pin 12/13 on Hub;
    • Connect the MIC sensor to pin A6/A7 of Hub;
    • Connect the motor to the Motor module;
    • Insert one end of USB cable into the mBattery and connect the other to computer.

Program Download

See Software Setup: Arduino

Technical Specifications

  • Serial number of Microphone sensor: MSDI11
  • Analog sensor
  • For details, see Sensor-MIC