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Step 3: Remote Control with Playstation Remote

This remote grants the user excellent control of all parts of the SumoBot. You can also customize the programming code to allow for control of additional components. You will need to purchase additional hardware AND use a Mac or PC AND use the OLDER LEGO MINDSTORMS Education EV3 software to upload the program. Use this method if you can.

Use these instructional videos to enable you to use a device to remotely control your Simple SumoBot. 

Hardware required:

Software required:

Dow​nload the following files:

STEP 1:  Build and Install PsP-Nx Attachment

CLICK HERE to download INSTRUCTIONS for PsP-Nx Attachment. This video explains how to connect this attachment to PsP-Nx device. It then shows you how to connect the attachment to the Simple SumoBot. 

STEP 2:  Install the Software

CLICK below to install the software on your computer: 


LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education EV3 - Mac​

This video shows you how to update this software to enable it to control the
PsP-Nx attachment. CLICK below to download the PSP EV3 Block:

PSP-Nx-v4 - EV3 Block (ev3b file)

STEP 3:  Run the Program

This video shows you how to run the program that controls the Simple SumoBot.

CLICK below to download the program:

Download: Remote-Newcomer (ev3 file)

STEP 4:  Control the Robot

This video shows you how to control the motors of the Simple SumoBot using the Playstation Remote.

 Connection Troubleshooting

This video helps you find solutions to connection problems that may arise between the Playstation Remote and the Simple SumoBot.

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