079 - Circular Display - Swipe

Summary - Circular LED display routine that simultaneous turns on an LED on either side of the North LED until the South LED in a 'swipe' pattern.


79 <BYTE2> <BYTE3> <BYTE4> (decimal format)


BYTE2: Period (ms) the LED on are on - Default 30ms

BYTE3: (No Function)

BYTE4: 0= one shot

255 = Continuous

Response from IRCF360:

No Response on serial port (unless command 10 was previously sent to IRCF360 to request an echo of each command)

Circular Display Feedback:

LED's will flash in a swipe pattern


LED's will flash in a swipe pattern

It is used as a visual indicator when the Infrared Receive command is actuated.

The command is used to enable your robot to express moods and emotions or just a additional visual effect for example:

    • During debugging

    • Indication of robot state

    • Visual Effect

    • Display of a particular mood or emotion within a game or swarm / flock (e.g. sleeping, eating, angry, hungry, dead)

Technical Features


Example Code:

Exmaple PICAXE Code

SEROUT b.2,T9600_8, (78 100,0,255) ' Illuminate the Circular Display in swipe pattern