Programing Help for my robotics team

I just need help to know how to code movement for this. I have two motor groups, front (green cartrage, and back ( red cartrade). My team wants it binded to the stick axies. Thank you for helping my team.

Welcome to the Forums! Question: do you want to slow the green motors down to match the speed of the red motors (to keep them from fighting and eventually only being a little faster than the red), or do you have gearing to make them the same speed? As for programming, there are some past threads that I believe answer this question pretty well, just hit the search button in the top left and type away :slight_smile:


Don’t know if you found how to make it work yet but I wrote some basic code with comments to explain each line I added. Don’t forget to reverse your left or right motors depending on how your robot is oriented.

/*                                                                            */
/*    Module:       main.cpp                                                  */
/*    Author:       C:\Users\rylan                                            */
/*    Created:      Mon Oct 17 2022                                           */
/*    Description:  V5 project                                                */
/*                                                                            */

// Robot Configuration:
// [Name]               [Type]        [Port(s)]
// FrontMotorLeft       motor         1               
// FrontMotorRight      motor         2               
// BackMotorLeft        motor         3               
// BackMotorRight       motor         4               
// Controller1          controller                    

#include "vex.h"

//IDK why but you need this part for user and auton control to work seperate in the same code
competition Competition;

using namespace vex;

//groups the left motors in a group for easier usage
motor_group Left_Drive = motor_group(FrontMotorLeft, BackMotorLeft);

//groups the right motors in a group for easier usage
motor_group Right_Drive = motor_group(FrontMotorRight, BackMotorRight);

//Declares the user control function
void User(){
  //loops the user control so it keeps running

    //Moves the left side with up and down movement of the left thumbstick
    Left_Drive.spin(forward, Controller1.Axis3.position(percent), percent);

    //Moves the right side with up and down movement of the right thumbstick
    Right_Drive.spin(forward, Controller1.Axis2.position(percent), percent);

//Declares the Auton control function
void Autonomous(){
  //You can put future autonomous code in here, don't need it to drive though

int main() {
  // Initializing Robot Configuration. DO NOT REMOVE!
  //Tells the brain where to find the user code

  //Tells the brain where to find the auton code