Instructables: exploring - technology - remote-control - hobby http://www.instructables.com Mon, 1 Sep 2014 19:37:11 PDT BLOX v1.01 Inexpensive Wooden Tri-copter! http://www.instructables.com/id/Inexpensive-Wooden-Tri-copter/
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Mon, 29 Apr 2013 16:02:17 PDT
RC Hovercraft http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Hovercraft/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/G0FN/HD4VGPZV/FCGG0FNHD4VGPZV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/G0FN/HD4VGPZV/FCGG0FNHD4VGPZV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/G0FN/HD4VGPZV/FCGG0FNHD4VGPZV.SMALL.jpg sjors073 We have made a radio controlled hovercraft. First we controlled it with a PlayStation 3 controller using Arduino. Unfortunately the hovercraft didn't move controlling it that way. The hovercraft was lifting up, and we could steer with the rudder, but the motor on the back didn't give enough power to...
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Sat, 23 Feb 2013 05:53:07 PST
Convert a Servo to switch on and off LED's http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-a-Servo-to-switch-on-and-off-LEDs/
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Tue, 15 Jan 2013 14:07:59 PST
Quadcop Green/ Black Shield --- QUADROTOR http://www.instructables.com/id/Quadcop-Green-Black-Shield-QUADROTOR/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/F1C3/H1PIT1MW/FIWF1C3H1PIT1MW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/F1C3/H1PIT1MW/FIWF1C3H1PIT1MW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/F1C3/H1PIT1MW/FIWF1C3H1PIT1MW.SMALL.jpg preddy12 http://arduinoquadrotor.blogspot.in/ This Quadcop Green Shield allows you to easily connect your Sparkfun 6DOF (which includes the trusty ITG3200 gyro and ADXL345 accel) to an Arduino Pro Mini to create a 6 degree of freedom inertial measurement unit (IMU). This version of the shield also includes ...
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Fri, 4 May 2012 17:26:51 PDT
Build yourself a RC car (UPDATED) http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-yourself-a-RC-car/
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Sun, 10 Jul 2011 11:27:20 PDT
Creating a custom crawler http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-a-custom-crawler/
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Wed, 10 Nov 2010 17:44:59 PST
Make your RC cars shocks shorter for better handling at high speeds http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-RC-cars-shocks-shorter-for-better-handli/
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Mon, 4 May 2009 07:06:55 PDT
R/C Car/Truck Shock Maintenence http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-CarTruck-Shock-Maintenence/
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Sat, 2 May 2009 15:31:31 PDT
Engine Head Protector http://www.instructables.com/id/Engine-Head-Protector/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2009 07:10:42 PDT
Body Clip Pulls http://www.instructables.com/id/Body-Clip-Pulls/
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Sun, 22 Mar 2009 13:31:28 PDT
Double the battery life of the DX3 Radio from Spektrum for under $20 http://www.instructables.com/id/Double-the-battery-life-of-the-DX3-Radio-from-Spek/
Double the battery life of the DX3 Radio from Spektrum for under $20 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/FOPG/F04FMX4F/F29FOPGF04FMX4F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/FOPG/F04FMX4F/F29FOPGF04FMX4F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/FOPG/F04FMX4F/F29FOPGF04FMX4F.SMALL.jpg Spokehedz I first got the idea for this over on the thread for the DX6/7 on RCGRoups.com forums. I run nitro cars, so I bought a DX3. I used the radio for a while, and my battery life was on the better side of most radios--but the DX7 owners were getting like 5-6 hours of runtime after the mod. Now that's wha...
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