Introduction: Very Simple Beginner Rc Car

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How would it feel using all 6 channels of an Rc receiver controlled by a 2.4 ghz tx? Well fun! I had a few problems which i got help with the author foamboardRc. Here is a project which took me no more than 5 minutes. If you have any problems please ask i will answer as quickly as possible.

Step 1: Go Get the Stuff to Build This Fella

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here is what you need.

2x Continuous rotation servos. Here is a link on how to modify your servos.

Transmitter and receiver. On a budget you would prefer a computer transmitter.

Wheels. Make sure they fit your Servos.

Plenty of tape.

A pair of scissors or a knife.

Superglue.

screws which come with your servos.

Batteries. I scavenged mine from a powerbank for the mobile phone. 7.4v 2600 mAh.

NEVER power your receiver with over 5v or it will get fried. Mine had an inbuilt 7805 so i could risk it. I am not responsible for any fried receivers.

Step 2: Prep Up the Chassis

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Align your servos.

Tape it across.

Then tape again from the middle to make it strong.

Else superglue it.

Step 3: Batteries . Aka the Powerhouse

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Get those batteries on the frame. As i had used a kind of pre-used double sided tape, I also put another layer of transparent tape to provide some stability.

Step 4: The Brain (receiver)

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If your receiver has an antenna which protrudes from the chassis then just tape it to your receiver.

Use some double side tape or velcro to attach it.

Step 5: The Wheels

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this is a very easy and one of the easiest steps there is to be.

Screw in these wheels into place.

Step 6: Connections.

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of the 6 channels i found channels 3 and 4 easiest to use (elevator and ailerons).

you can use any, your convenience.

Step 7: Castor Aka the Balance-maker

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Superglue the castors.

for increased stability i used 2.

Step 8: Let It Free.

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I will soon post a video of it in action

Comments

Ben Shamblin (author)2015-06-02

How fast does it go?

robobot3112 (author)Ben Shamblin2015-06-07

it is not too fast coz continuous rotation servos are used, you could use a servo to drive a faster motor but you risk losing your servo.

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