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[Arduino] Need some help with a few lines of code. Answered


I have put together a nasty little robot over the past few days with an arduino, ardumoto shield, HCSR04 Ping Sensor, and a  beat up RC car. Currently I have it scrambling around the floor bashing into things and want to add even more unreliable muck to its maneuvers. Here is my code so far:

#define trigPin 9
#define echoPin 10

int maxrange = 200;
int minrange = 50;
long duration, distance;

void setup()
  pinMode(trigPin, OUTPUT);
  pinMode(echoPin, INPUT);

void loop()
  digitalWrite(trigPin, LOW);

  digitalWrite(trigPin, HIGH);

  digitalWrite(trigPin, LOW);
  duration = pulseIn(echoPin, HIGH);

  distance = duration/58.2;

  if (distance >= minrange){
  digitalWrite(12, LOW);
  analogWrite(3, 255);
else {
  digitalWrite(12, HIGH);
  analogWrite(3, 255);

All this does is make it go back and forth in regards to objects, but the lack of any tread on its wheels make it spin around quite a bit. I want to add in random movements of the front steering wheels, but I don't know much about coding and even less about making code choose randomly. Any help?


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