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ACE Shopping Center has 6 control challenges with sound and animation based in a shopping center.

For 11-16 years of age.

The Children’s Ride
The Children’s Ride:
  • One of the tasks is to create a program which will respond to a customer pressing the Start button to start the ride moving for a set number of times before it stops. 
  • 3 inputs are Front Stop, Back Stop and Start Button and 7 outputs are Front Light, Left Wing Light, Right Wing Light, Left Tail Light, Right Tail Light, Music and Jet Motor.
 

The Automatic Doors
The Automatic Doors:
  • One of the tasks is to create a program to open the doors when a person is approaching the doors from inside or outside the building and then close them after the person has passed through. 
  • 4 inputs are Outside, Inside, Door Open and Door Closed and 1 output is the Door motor.
 

The Cinema
The Cinema:
  • One of the tasks is to create a program to switch off the lights, show the movie and then switch the lights back on when the film is finished. 
  • 3 inputs are Film Ending, Curtains Closed, and Curtains Open and 5 outputs are Main Lights, Left Lights, Right Lights, Projector and Curtains.
 

The Lift
The Lift:
  • One of the tasks is to create a lift program that checks to see if any of the call buttons have been pressed, takes the lift to the floor that the call was made from, collects the passenger, takes the lift to the selected floor and allows the passenger to exit. 
  • 11 inputs are Lift at L0, Lift at L1, Lift at L2, Door Open, Door Closed, Call to L0, Call to L1, Call to L2, Go to L0, Go to L1 and Go to L2 and 2 outputs are Door and Lift motors.
 

The Check-out
The Check-out:
  • The movement of the customer hand is controlled by clicking on hot spots on the ACE. One of the tasks is to create a program which instructs the customer what to do at each stage and using the relevant inputs detects when each stage is complete. 
  • ?6 inputs are Start, Scanned, On Convey, Convey End, Pay and Card and 9 outputs are Press Start, Scan Item, Scan OK, Place Item, Not scanned, Insert Card, Pay OK, Take Card and the Conveyor Belt.
 

The Automatic Teller Machine(ATM)
The Automatic Teller Machine(ATM):
  • The user’s hand is controlled by clicking on hot spots on the ACE. Tasks include creating a program which instructs the ATM user what to do at each stage, request cash, check for a pin number, removes money, set and reset the balance of the user’s account, etc.
  • 25 inputs are (Key 1, Key 2, Key 3, Key 4, Key 5, Key 6, Key 7, Key 8, Key 9, Key 0, Clear, Cancel, Enter, Card Insert, Money Available, £10.00, £20.00, £30.00, £40.00, £50.00, £100.00, £200.00, £250.00, Card Slot and 9 outputs are Insert Card, Enter PIN, PIN Wrong, Retained, Fast Cash, Rejected, Complete, Card I/O (In/Out), Money I/O (In/Out).
 

Available Resources

Downloads ACE Shopping Centre
Doc No.: DO206 | Issue: 1

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