Instructables: exploring - technology - remote-control - control http://www.instructables.com Fri, 1 Aug 2014 15:44:40 PDT BLOX v1.01 Fan Control Remote App http://www.instructables.com/id/Fan-Control-Remote-App/
Fan Control Remote App - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/86MI/HY4KSLM2/F6V86MIHY4KSLM2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/86MI/HY4KSLM2/F6V86MIHY4KSLM2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/86MI/HY4KSLM2/F6V86MIHY4KSLM2.SMALL.jpg CarlosA1 This is an android app that I did to control my fan. Kept loosing the controller for it, so I thought of making an app since I almost never loose my phone. The following steps could be use to control anything from your phone that has a IR receiver, like your TV. Materials Required 1. Oscilloscope...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:37:41 PDT
Complete Guide to Building Your First RC Foamboard Plane http://www.instructables.com/id/Complete-Guide-to-Building-Your-First-DIY-RC-Foamb/
Complete Guide to Building Your First RC Foamboard Plane - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRI/CIUV/HWZ51F4L/FRICIUVHWZ51F4L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRI/CIUV/HWZ51F4L/FRICIUVHWZ51F4L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRI/CIUV/HWZ51F4L/FRICIUVHWZ51F4L.SMALL.jpg FoamboardRC The third video I have of the plane flying was a very old video I took with my really bad camera. As soon as my new camera comes in the mail I will make a better video of the plane fly. Also the complete video instructions will be out in within another month or so! So stay subscribed!Now I'm sure th...
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 00:55:09 PDT
RF Control System For R/C Vehicle Based On Arduino And nRF24L01 http://www.instructables.com/id/RF-Control-System-For-RC-Vehicle-Based-On-Arduino-/
RF Control System For R/C Vehicle Based On Arduino And nRF24L01 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/6Z3E/HW8T6VBY/FHG6Z3EHW8T6VBY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/6Z3E/HW8T6VBY/FHG6Z3EHW8T6VBY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/6Z3E/HW8T6VBY/FHG6Z3EHW8T6VBY.SMALL.jpg mujahed1987 The aim of this project is to build a transmitter and a receiver by using a cheap and easy to use component such as Arduino UNO, Arduino Nano, and nRF24L01 transceiver. This project is a simple and easy to implement and can be a good start point for beginners. ​What you will need: 1x Arduino Un...
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Sat, 28 Jun 2014 10:27:07 PDT
Minecraft RC Creeper http://www.instructables.com/id/Minecraft-RC-Creeper/
Minecraft RC Creeper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/3GJU/HUCTRKFA/F8N3GJUHUCTRKFA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/3GJU/HUCTRKFA/F8N3GJUHUCTRKFA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/3GJU/HUCTRKFA/F8N3GJUHUCTRKFA.SMALL.jpg 10027176 I have made my own Minecraft Remote Control (RC) Creeper! And I promise this one won't explode!Materials:3 boxes: The bigger the boxes the bigger the creeperOne RC car: Make sure it will fit in the box, don't spend to much I only got a $15 car.Duct Tape: the color silver is easier to paint. Try not ...
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:35:57 PDT
Easy Control Horn For Rc Aircraft http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Control-Horn-For-Rc-Aircraft/
Easy Control Horn For Rc Aircraft - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/7C63/HTYHFI82/FPH7C63HTYHFI82.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/7C63/HTYHFI82/FPH7C63HTYHFI82.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/7C63/HTYHFI82/FPH7C63HTYHFI82.SMALL.jpg darthvadersbro Main Shape Draw the shape and size of your control horn (depending on how big of a model) on a piece of fairly thick balsa wood. Then cut out with an x-acto knife. Adding Holes For Control Rod Draw circles on the control horn where the control rods go through (I recommend multiple holes). Now...
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 15:03:45 PDT
Easy Aircraft Design http://www.instructables.com/id/Introduction-65/
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 08:23:49 PDT
How to Fly an FPV Quadcopter With Goggles http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Fly-an-FPV-Quadcopter-With-Goggles/
How to Fly an FPV Quadcopter With Goggles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/RM0L/HSRZOUWN/FLORM0LHSRZOUWN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/RM0L/HSRZOUWN/FLORM0LHSRZOUWN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/RM0L/HSRZOUWN/FLORM0LHSRZOUWN.SMALL.jpg camman61898 In this instructable I will try to help you with finding the right FPV goggles, and flying an FPV quadcopter. Finding The Right FPV System Finding the right FPV system is very critical. Personally I have the fatshark predator v2 goggles. But, there are many different types of FPV systems. you can...
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Sun, 16 Mar 2014 19:33:01 PDT
Introduction http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-cheap-quadcopter/
Introduction - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/FUZY/HRWN7S21/FJ4FUZYHRWN7S21.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/FUZY/HRWN7S21/FJ4FUZYHRWN7S21.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/FUZY/HRWN7S21/FJ4FUZYHRWN7S21.SMALL.jpg camman61898 Wouldn't you like to have a quadcopter that, with a flip of a switch, will fly a pre-programmed flight path? Sure there are ready to fly quadcopters and kits, but if you build a quadcopter from scratch, you will know exactly how it works. Since it is customized to how you want it, you are in control...
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Fri, 21 Feb 2014 23:11:28 PST
How to powder coat an aluminum landing gear for a radio control aircraft. I made it at TechShop http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-powder-coat-an-aluminum-landing-gear-for-a-/
How to powder coat an aluminum landing gear for a radio control aircraft. I made it at TechShop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/AA77/HQVLBCPT/FQJAA77HQVLBCPT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/AA77/HQVLBCPT/FQJAA77HQVLBCPT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/AA77/HQVLBCPT/FQJAA77HQVLBCPT.SMALL.jpg misailor28 This instructable will cover how to powder coat a generic aluminum landing gear that many radio control airplanes come with.  I did this to make the plane look a little better then the normal bare aluminum look that most planes have.  I did the powder coating at TechShop Detroit, in Allen Park, MI. ...
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Sun, 26 Jan 2014 18:34:19 PST
Painting plastic nose cowls for radio control airplanes. I made it at TechShop http://www.instructables.com/id/Painting-plastic-nose-cowls-for-radio-control-airp/
Painting plastic nose cowls for radio control airplanes. I made it at TechShop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/9W8K/HQVLBC2C/FHW9W8KHQVLBC2C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/9W8K/HQVLBC2C/FHW9W8KHQVLBC2C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/9W8K/HQVLBC2C/FHW9W8KHQVLBC2C.SMALL.jpg misailor28 This instructable explains how to paint a vacuum formed plastic nose cowl for a radio control airplane.  It is very common for plane kits to include plastic vacuum formed parts.  They are always clear or white or some other color that doesn't match the color you plan on covering your airplane.  I us...
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Sun, 26 Jan 2014 18:07:24 PST
Building a radio control sailboat from laser cut parts. I made it at Techshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-radio-control-sailboat-from-laser-cut-p/
Building a radio control sailboat from laser cut parts. I made it at Techshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/562L/HQV6H8QM/FMZ562LHQV6H8QM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/562L/HQV6H8QM/FMZ562LHQV6H8QM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/562L/HQV6H8QM/FMZ562LHQV6H8QM.SMALL.jpg misailor28 This is a part 2, to the instructable I wrote about creating a radio control sailboat on Autodesk Inventor.  This will go through the steps of putting it together.   Part 1: http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-draw-a-radio-control-sailboat-hull-to-make-/ We will be using a carbon fiber kite ro...
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Thu, 21 Nov 2013 19:10:36 PST
How to draw a radio control sailboat hull to make with laser cut wood on Autodesk Inventor. I made it at Techshop http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-draw-a-radio-control-sailboat-hull-to-make-/
How to draw a radio control sailboat hull to make with laser cut wood on Autodesk Inventor. I made it at Techshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/0K0P/HO22ZCJN/F7I0K0PHO22ZCJN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/0K0P/HO22ZCJN/F7I0K0PHO22ZCJN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/0K0P/HO22ZCJN/F7I0K0PHO22ZCJN.SMALL.jpg misailor28 The purpose of this instructable is to go through the process of how to create a 3D model of a boat hull that will be used to create a radio control sailboat.  This part will go through the process of creating the model in CAD so that the parts can be laser cut and assembled easily.   This was creat...
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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 16:33:40 PST
Converting an old RC car to brushless http://www.instructables.com/id/Converting-an-old-RC-car-to-brushlesspartially-com/
Converting an old RC car to brushless - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/P8SL/HLFIMX6C/FBGP8SLHLFIMX6C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/P8SL/HLFIMX6C/FBGP8SLHLFIMX6C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/P8SL/HLFIMX6C/FBGP8SLHLFIMX6C.SMALL.jpg mathewloki well first of im not sure how to start of that either im no expert on this this is just an attempt to do something or that this is my first instructable i guess that would be quite obvious if you do look at my profile or that my punctuation is terrible yes i know well lets see how to begin well ive ...
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Tue, 10 Sep 2013 15:23:11 PDT
RC Paper Tank - Bring your 3D models to life http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Paper-Tank-Bring-your-3D-models-to-life/
RC Paper Tank - Bring your 3D models to life - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/GGRH/HL5EMC6C/F2LGGRHHL5EMC6C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/GGRH/HL5EMC6C/F2LGGRHHL5EMC6C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/GGRH/HL5EMC6C/F2LGGRHHL5EMC6C.SMALL.jpg alstroemeria Bring your 3D models to life! In this instructable we will custom make a remotely controlled tank. We will infuse paper-craft with an arduino based system. This tank will be controlled on a android based phone though a bluetooth connection. I've strived to create something with a pleasing fit and fi...
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Tue, 3 Sep 2013 22:39:29 PDT
Remote Control Shower and Bath http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Control-Shower-and-Bath/
Remote Control Shower and Bath - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/OR2C/HKZAVION/FZWOR2CHKZAVION.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/OR2C/HKZAVION/FZWOR2CHKZAVION.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/OR2C/HKZAVION/FZWOR2CHKZAVION.SMALL.jpg clemens2james Imagine for a moment, as you wake, while checking-in… social media, text and email, you start the shower in bed with ease and convenience of a touch of a button, suddenly your internet enabled switch has turned on the shower from your mobile device, as you wait for the water to preheat, conserving t...
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Sat, 31 Aug 2013 12:15:30 PDT
R/C Spy Bot http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Spy-Bot/
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Fri, 30 Aug 2013 09:04:56 PDT
Sugru encloses PCB http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugru-2/
Sugru encloses PCB - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/QP21/HIW83PNS/FFLQP21HIW83PNS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/QP21/HIW83PNS/FFLQP21HIW83PNS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/QP21/HIW83PNS/FFLQP21HIW83PNS.SMALL.jpg wxh use Sugru to enclose IOTF card. IOTF card is to use micro SD  interface to realize 2-way control between smart phone and other devices. before enclosing We can see all pcb parts. after enlosing it covers all pcb parts.
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Mon, 8 Jul 2013 22:18:05 PDT
Build Your Own Eco-Quad Copter from Reused and Recycled Materials http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-Eco-Quad-Copter-from-Reused-and-Rec/
Build Your Own Eco-Quad Copter from Reused and Recycled Materials - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/W5PK/HIUX9V1X/FOMW5PKHIUX9V1X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/W5PK/HIUX9V1X/FOMW5PKHIUX9V1X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/W5PK/HIUX9V1X/FOMW5PKHIUX9V1X.SMALL.jpg KT-AZ      As a student enrolled in an academic, technical high school, I have been exposed to many aspects of technology, including engineering, vehicle design, and electronics. However my area of focus is currently law, public safety and government policy. With the frequency of drones in the media, I ha...
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Mon, 8 Jul 2013 21:33:10 PDT
RC Hovercraft Everyone Can Build! http://www.instructables.com/id/Hovercraft-Everyone-Can-Build/
RC Hovercraft Everyone Can Build! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/CV3B/HIGIL55N/FRNCV3BHIGIL55N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/CV3B/HIGIL55N/FRNCV3BHIGIL55N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/CV3B/HIGIL55N/FRNCV3BHIGIL55N.SMALL.jpg benmurton Hovercrafts are a great little project for those looking for something a little unusual. This is made out of materials you would find lying round home plus a couple of cheap easy to get electronics if you don't already have them. This hovercraft is capable of going over water, ice, snow, short grass...
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Sat, 29 Jun 2013 01:30:11 PDT
Voice Command Arduino RC Truck http://www.instructables.com/id/Voice-Command-Arduino-RC-Truck/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/RZDB/HI3TZ3AP/FW0RZDBHI3TZ3AP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/RZDB/HI3TZ3AP/FW0RZDBHI3TZ3AP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/RZDB/HI3TZ3AP/FW0RZDBHI3TZ3AP.SMALL.jpg mshbi I made this instructable to tell about my voice command control arduino truck. I took an old remote control wireless truck that I had lying around and with the help of an arduino uno gave it voice command. Once I wired everything up I had to jam it back into the casing of the truck. To give the voic...
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Wed, 26 Jun 2013 11:00:33 PDT
CARduino - Arduino-Powered, LabVIEW-Controlled Vehicle http://www.instructables.com/id/CARduino-Arduino-Powered-LabVIEW-Controlled-Veh/
CARduino - Arduino-Powered, LabVIEW-Controlled Vehicle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/WUR6/HHS9VJ8N/FB5WUR6HHS9VJ8N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/WUR6/HHS9VJ8N/FB5WUR6HHS9VJ8N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/WUR6/HHS9VJ8N/FB5WUR6HHS9VJ8N.SMALL.jpg MdP1632 The CARduino is a remote-operated vehicle which is controlled by a controller attached to a computer running LabVIEW. The vehicle is powered by the Arduino, and can be expanded upon through the addition of sensors or other devices. Using LabVIEW, one can easily modify the controller program and expa...
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Fri, 14 Jun 2013 14:56:47 PDT
Basics of Turning your Remote Controll Vehicle into an Autonomous System (Drone) Using an Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Basics-of-Turning-your-RC-Vehicle-into-an-Autonomo/
Basics of Turning your Remote Controll Vehicle into an Autonomous System (Drone) Using an Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/WOPI/HH2VN2RW/F8BWOPIHH2VN2RW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/WOPI/HH2VN2RW/F8BWOPIHH2VN2RW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/WOPI/HH2VN2RW/F8BWOPIHH2VN2RW.SMALL.jpg Captain Dyson I began this project with the objective of cheaply turning my RC helicopter into something of a UAV or at least to fit some sensors to reduce collisions and other "mis-haps." Now unfortunately at the beginning of the project i miscalculated my little helicopter's lift capabilities and so with the eq...
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Mon, 27 May 2013 10:57:19 PDT
Spektrum DX3C Dis-assembly http://www.instructables.com/id/Spektrum-DX3C-Dis-assembly/
Spektrum DX3C Dis-assembly - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/WO6P/HH11QLS1/FJGWO6PHH11QLS1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/WO6P/HH11QLS1/FJGWO6PHH11QLS1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/WO6P/HH11QLS1/FJGWO6PHH11QLS1.SMALL.jpg powellcubs This is a guide to help the newbies to RC learn how to take the electronics out of their controller to paint it, or fix it. The link explains what the controller is all about. http://spektrumrc.com/Products/Default.aspx?ProdId=SPM3300 My Controller is already painted from a past project, but that d...
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Wed, 22 May 2013 22:07:00 PDT
Speech based (EasyVR) 2.4GHz long range (1km+) radio control http://www.instructables.com/id/Speech-EasyVR-based-RC-control-for-FPV-rover/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/FKLM/HGG4ZA3S/FT0FKLMHGG4ZA3S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/FKLM/HGG4ZA3S/FT0FKLMHGG4ZA3S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/FKLM/HGG4ZA3S/FT0FKLMHGG4ZA3S.SMALL.jpg icahone Meet my project == Arduino based RC control with speech recognition module (EasyVR) The main idea is quite simple: get a speech recognition module, bind it to a microcontroller, generate appropriate PPM signal, send it to a HF module. Receive the signal with a standard receiver and get the servos m...
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Tue, 7 May 2013 06:52:42 PDT
Scratch Built Mirage 2000 RC EDF Jet http://www.instructables.com/id/Scratch-Built-Mirage-2000-RC-EDF-Jet/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/KP3K/HFSHUKXN/F5CKP3KHFSHUKXN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/KP3K/HFSHUKXN/F5CKP3KHFSHUKXN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/KP3K/HFSHUKXN/F5CKP3KHFSHUKXN.SMALL.jpg ScratchBuiltAircraft This is the first time I've used this type of foam on a plane before. For the 45 seconds the plane was in the air it was the smoothest plane I've ever built. I had designed the plane around making the EDF as efficient as possible. The intake and exhaust are as smooth and efficient to get the max per...
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Sun, 5 May 2013 07:49:19 PDT
Wireless Air Horn http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Air-Horn/
Wireless Air Horn - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/LOLS/HE7DAYH2/F7ULOLSHE7DAYH2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/LOLS/HE7DAYH2/F7ULOLSHE7DAYH2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/LOLS/HE7DAYH2/F7ULOLSHE7DAYH2.SMALL.jpg jdsachems19   This instructable is for a Wireless Air Horn. The air horn is a standard 12vdc car air horn and is powered with an 18V cordless drill battery. The air horn is wireless, this is made possible by a wireless winch receiver with a remote control also running on 12vdc. A relay is neccesary so that th...
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Fri, 15 Mar 2013 17:30:38 PDT
How to make a RC Hovercraft http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-RC-Hovercraft/
How to make a RC Hovercraft - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/T51A/HE7D9KQA/FXHT51AHE7D9KQA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/T51A/HE7D9KQA/FXHT51AHE7D9KQA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/T51A/HE7D9KQA/FXHT51AHE7D9KQA.SMALL.jpg sjors073 A while ago I posted an instructable of my radio controlled hovercraft, which you can see here: http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Hovercraft/ I hope you liked it, some of you asked me to make an step by step instructable. I thought that was a good idea and I decided to make one. In this inst...
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Thu, 14 Mar 2013 07:01:27 PDT
Pulse Jet Powered RC Ice Racer! http://www.instructables.com/id/Pulse-Jet-Powered-RC-Ice-Racer/
Pulse Jet Powered RC Ice Racer! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/BS3G/HAVGJZCP/FY4BS3GHAVGJZCP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/BS3G/HAVGJZCP/FY4BS3GHAVGJZCP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/BS3G/HAVGJZCP/FY4BS3GHAVGJZCP.SMALL.jpg Evan2010 Normal remote control cars, planes, boats and RC whatever are boring. This Instructable is on how to make a pulse jet powered ice racer! This is a very unique loud and dangerous RC vehicle that you could build in about one day with the right materials and tools and a little experience with pulse jet...
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Thu, 14 Feb 2013 11:20:23 PST
Adding Arduino Web Based remote OSD button control to the SuperCircuits PC165DNR camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-remote-OSD-button-control-to-the-SuperCircu/
Adding Arduino Web Based remote OSD button control to the SuperCircuits PC165DNR camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/BBL2/HCV99ZS3/FIABBL2HCV99ZS3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/BBL2/HCV99ZS3/FIABBL2HCV99ZS3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/BBL2/HCV99ZS3/FIABBL2HCV99ZS3.SMALL.jpg raht The Super Circuits PC165DNR camera is a very low light color video camera that is excellent for use with a telescope or for allsky meteor capture. It has buttons that allow the user to set various exposure times and hot pixel blocking. BUT, the buttons are on the side of the camera and when using it...
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Mon, 11 Feb 2013 10:00:54 PST
Custom Built Micro Hexacopter Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Built-Micro-Hexacopter-Frame/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/QEWU/HCLBWRX2/FTHQEWUHCLBWRX2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/QEWU/HCLBWRX2/FTHQEWUHCLBWRX2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/QEWU/HCLBWRX2/FTHQEWUHCLBWRX2.SMALL.jpg Ben The Builder As an avid RC-er I had always wanted to build a multrotor, however it seemed too daunting. I met a kid at college that helped me through the process and I am now addicted. This is my 2nd multirotor with the first being a large quad built on an x525 V3 Frame run by an aeroquad mini. When Hobbyking ca...
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Wed, 30 Jan 2013 21:33:35 PST
Control 2 Servo motors with a standard remote http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-2-Servo-motors-with-a-standard-remote/
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Sat, 4 Aug 2012 09:25:04 PDT
How to repair an Xbox Remote Control - Decoupling Capacitor Fix http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-repair-an-Xbox-Remote-Control-Decoupling-/
How to repair an Xbox Remote Control - Decoupling Capacitor Fix - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/TPZN/H5405VU3/FO5TPZNH5405VU3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/TPZN/H5405VU3/FO5TPZNH5405VU3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/TPZN/H5405VU3/FO5TPZNH5405VU3.SMALL.jpg chaoticandrandom This instructable is written in response to having a broken Xbox Remote Control. The symptoms are that the remote seems to fire OK. When i point the remote at a  TV receiver just for test purposes, I can see a red LED flashing on the receiver set but when pointing the remote towards the Xbox receiv...
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Fri, 27 Jul 2012 11:37:16 PDT
Remote control lawnmower http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-control-lawnmower/
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Sun, 1 Jul 2012 01:11:27 PDT
how to supercharge a cheap radio control 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-supercharge-a-cheap-radio-control-2/
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Mon, 4 Jun 2012 15:01:22 PDT
Combat Robots http://www.instructables.com/id/Combat-Robots/
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Mon, 28 May 2012 15:40:28 PDT
Building a UAV base http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-UAV-base/
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Fri, 25 May 2012 17:29:59 PDT
Control LED using Android Smart Phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-LED-using-Android-Smart-Phone/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/3E5X/H1ZG6VUP/FQN3E5XH1ZG6VUP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/3E5X/H1ZG6VUP/FQN3E5XH1ZG6VUP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/3E5X/H1ZG6VUP/FQN3E5XH1ZG6VUP.SMALL.jpg illuminator91 This may not be the first project which uses phone to control LED but to me this is the first. I have used Android phone to control LED connected to Arduino UNO over bluetooth using Amarino library. I have used the following things: --Galaxy S --Arduino UNO --BTbee 2.0 --LED The LED can be switche...
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Sat, 12 May 2012 01:49:53 PDT
Nano Air Swimmer http://www.instructables.com/id/Nano-Air-Swimmer/
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Sat, 18 Feb 2012 10:06:54 PST
Remote Control for Elliptical / Treadmill http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Control-for-Elliptical-Treadmill/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/AKCE/H5EDU1VO/FI2AKCEH5EDU1VO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/AKCE/H5EDU1VO/FI2AKCEH5EDU1VO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/AKCE/H5EDU1VO/FI2AKCEH5EDU1VO.SMALL.jpg usbdevice Need a remote control while exercising? Some elliptical machines / treadmills in gyms are equipped with add-on remote control. Depending on the remote itself some only allows you to switch between channels. The remote in this picture are able to do much more with 8 extra buttons, and is compatible w...
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Fri, 2 Dec 2011 00:22:14 PST
How to make a gas RC into fast electric RC http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-gas-RC-an-equally-fast-electric-RC/
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Fri, 14 Oct 2011 12:03:42 PDT
DIY DirecTV Lock Audio to AV1 (Older Remote) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-DirectTV-Lock-Audio-to-AV1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/GOI8/GSFTZMMH/F8NGOI8GSFTZMMH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/GOI8/GSFTZMMH/F8NGOI8GSFTZMMH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/GOI8/GSFTZMMH/F8NGOI8GSFTZMMH.SMALL.jpg nakedrepairman Step by step instructions showing how to lock you DirecTV volume buttons to ALWAYS control the devise on AV1 (or AV2).
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Sun, 4 Sep 2011 18:00:12 PDT
Vintage Kyosho Stinger MKII: Make It Move http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Kyosho-Stinger-MKII-Make-It-Move/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/0NBG/GQ22AJX0/FPQ0NBGGQ22AJX0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/0NBG/GQ22AJX0/FPQ0NBGGQ22AJX0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/0NBG/GQ22AJX0/FPQ0NBGGQ22AJX0.SMALL.jpg chopstx Hi all, this is my Kyosho Stinger MK2. This is an old RC car made in the 80's. It is a belt driven 4wd off road 1/10 scale buggy. I enjoy running it but finding parts for such an old car like this is tough so I cant bash it too hard :(  To make this thing, I needed to find a new Stinger MKII ki...
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Wed, 13 Jul 2011 19:30:35 PDT
R/C Landsailer http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Landsailer/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/4TLO/GP7IFXL0/FG44TLOGP7IFXL0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/4TLO/GP7IFXL0/FG44TLOGP7IFXL0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/4TLO/GP7IFXL0/FG44TLOGP7IFXL0.SMALL.jpg nospacers This is a home made landsailer using a wing sail instead of a traditional fabric sail.  The sail is constructed with a foam board inner structure and wrapped with poster board to create the airfoil shape.  The frame is simple enough, just 2 aluminum strips bolted together riding on 3 roller blade wh...
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Thu, 30 Jun 2011 20:44:16 PDT
RC CAR (Parallel port interfacing) http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-CAR-Parallel-port-interfacing/
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Thu, 23 Jun 2011 08:29:22 PDT
Android RC Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Android-RC-Car/
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Fri, 17 Jun 2011 06:17:54 PDT
Transform a cheap RC Transmitter with Custom Firmware http://www.instructables.com/id/Transform-a-cheap-RC-Transmitter-with-Custom-Firmw/
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Tue, 7 Jun 2011 12:52:59 PDT
Remote control school bell http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-control-school-bell/
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Wed, 30 Mar 2011 13:19:33 PDT
Control Stuff With Your iPod Touch/iPhone http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-Stuff-With-Your-iPod-TouchiPhone/
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Thu, 17 Mar 2011 19:34:54 PDT
Convert a side table into a remote control http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-a-side-table-into-a-remote-control/
Convert a side table into a remote control - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/DHLS/GKKEKVZ0/FV5DHLSGKKEKVZ0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/DHLS/GKKEKVZ0/FV5DHLSGKKEKVZ0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/DHLS/GKKEKVZ0/FV5DHLSGKKEKVZ0.SMALL.jpg russm313 I got this idea late one night when fumbling for the TV remote and not finding it.  I thought, "Hey, wouldn't it be great, if my side table had a few buttons built into it!"  You may ask why would you build something like this, but I would ask, "why not?"  it's a cool addition and a unique touch.  ...
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Thu, 24 Feb 2011 19:03:06 PST
RC Viscerator (AKA Manhack) http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Viscerator-AKA-Manhack/
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