Instructables: exploring - technology - remote-control - radio - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 24 Nov 2014 09:59:17 PST BLOX v1.01 Cheap Arduino Controlled Light Sockets - Reverse Engineering RF http://www.instructables.com/id/5-RF-Controlled-Light-Sockets/
Cheap Arduino Controlled Light Sockets - Reverse Engineering RF - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/NKP4/I2RGWVVI/FV8NKP4I2RGWVVI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/NKP4/I2RGWVVI/FV8NKP4I2RGWVVI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/NKP4/I2RGWVVI/FV8NKP4I2RGWVVI.SMALL.jpg FabricateIO Smart lightbulbs cost your firstborn child. Which is a shame, because smart lights unlock tremendous potential for home automation, energy savings, and all sorts of cool projects.If only there was a way to control your lights without breaking the bank...And now there is! For $19 on Amazon, you can g...
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:42:11 PST
Cheap, crash resistant portable T Copter (in apprx 200 USD) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-crash-resistant-portable-T-Copter/
Cheap, crash resistant portable T Copter (in apprx 200 USD) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/QD8C/HZ9O6FP7/FFZQD8CHZ9O6FP7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/QD8C/HZ9O6FP7/FFZQD8CHZ9O6FP7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/QD8C/HZ9O6FP7/FFZQD8CHZ9O6FP7.SMALL.jpg All that i do Hello People of the world.One fine morning, I woke up and decided to find out what is going on in the world of aeromodelling. I was surprised to see the world had been overtaken by drones. There were multirotors everywhere and everyone was making one for themselves.So I decided to make one for mysel...
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 05:43:26 PDT
Add Radio to a Syma S107 IR Helicopter (or any other IR device) http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-Radio-to-an-Syma-S107-IR-Helicopter-or-any-oth/
Add Radio to a Syma S107 IR Helicopter (or any other IR device) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/QF66/HO7XGR3W/FG5QF66HO7XGR3W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/QF66/HO7XGR3W/FG5QF66HO7XGR3W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/QF66/HO7XGR3W/FG5QF66HO7XGR3W.SMALL.jpg PaulMakesThings Remote controlled helicopters and other toys have become incredibly advanced for a very low price, this is partially thanks to the huge mobile device market, which has pushed technology in small high energy batteries forward and ramped up production of micro motors. A stable micro helicopter which c...
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Thu, 21 Nov 2013 13:04:37 PST
Building UP an ArduCopter! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Almost-Complete-Guide-to-Building-an-ArduCopte/
Building UP an ArduCopter! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/5DB9/HIUWZY07/FNO5DB9HIUWZY07.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/5DB9/HIUWZY07/FNO5DB9HIUWZY07.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/5DB9/HIUWZY07/FNO5DB9HIUWZY07.SMALL.jpg husamwadi Today's guide will be about building an Arducopter, or otherwise known by the locals as "Flying Hedge Trimmer".  My greatest problem with the world of  RC and hobbyists is that there never is a complete guide on doing ANYTHING! The experience of learning how to build a hexacopter from no knowled...
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Mon, 8 Jul 2013 22:56:10 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
Radio Controlled Cardboard Hovercraft http://www.instructables.com/id/Radio-Controlled-Cardboard-Hovercraft/
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Sat, 9 Mar 2013 02:42:17 PST
R/C Mobile (Model) Rocket Launcher http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Mobile-Model-Rocket-Launcher/
R/C Mobile (Model) Rocket Launcher - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/H5EQ/H742P4WU/FRNH5EQH742P4WU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/H5EQ/H742P4WU/FRNH5EQH742P4WU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/H5EQ/H742P4WU/FRNH5EQH742P4WU.SMALL.jpg tcone Project Overview A number of years ago, I bought a remote-controlled (R/C) four-wheeled robot base but didn't end up doing anything exciting with it beyond assembling it and driving it around in the dirt a little bit.  Eventually, my brother and I began discussing turning it into a mobile rocket la...
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Mon, 17 Sep 2012 16:42:31 PDT
Hack an RC car's unused 3rd channel! http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-an-RC-cars-unused-5th-channel/
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Thu, 12 Apr 2012 21:06:14 PDT
Picopter http://www.instructables.com/id/Picopter/
Picopter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/1VUJ/GYN8W6Z3/FEB1VUJGYN8W6Z3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/1VUJ/GYN8W6Z3/FEB1VUJGYN8W6Z3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/1VUJ/GYN8W6Z3/FEB1VUJGYN8W6Z3.SMALL.jpg frank26080115 It's a tiny quadrotor helicopter! Update Feb 25 2012: Warning, I may have discovered a bug inside the CadSoft EAGLE 6.1.0 software that may make the PCB look slightly different. My design files are meant for 5.11 so use that instead. You have been warned. Main Features: X mode flying MP...
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Mon, 20 Feb 2012 08:56:30 PST
Beginners Guide to Radio Control Airplanes http://www.instructables.com/id/Beginners-Guide-to-Radio-Control-Airplanes/
Beginners Guide to Radio Control Airplanes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/FU79/FQCTLAGC/FEZFU79FQCTLAGC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/FU79/FQCTLAGC/FEZFU79FQCTLAGC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/FU79/FQCTLAGC/FEZFU79FQCTLAGC.SMALL.jpg nickademuss This instructable is intended to familiarize you with the basic workings of Radio controlled aircraft. It is not a complete guide to everything about the subject, its intended to inform the reader on what is involved and help you choose the right aircraft for you. I grew up around this hobby, my Da...
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Tue, 10 Mar 2009 23:00:16 PDT
Aliens APC - Radio Controlled http://www.instructables.com/id/Aliens-APC-Radio-Controlled/
Aliens APC - Radio Controlled - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/YTQA/GS3BED2R/FC7YTQAGS3BED2R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/YTQA/GS3BED2R/FC7YTQAGS3BED2R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/YTQA/GS3BED2R/FC7YTQAGS3BED2R.SMALL.jpg simonhaydn “Independently targetting particle-beam phalanx. Whap! Fry half a city with this puppy. We got tactical smart-missiles, phased-plasma pulse-rifles, RPG's. We got sonic eee-lectronic ballbreakers, we got nukes, we got knives...sharp sticks…” You know the rest and everybody loves the scene where the ...
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Thu, 8 Sep 2011 13:32:16 PDT
Transform a cheap RC Transmitter with Custom Firmware http://www.instructables.com/id/Transform-a-cheap-RC-Transmitter-with-Custom-Firmw/
Transform a cheap RC Transmitter with Custom Firmware - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/CHF0/GOHMB91R/FMZCHF0GOHMB91R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/CHF0/GOHMB91R/FMZCHF0GOHMB91R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/CHF0/GOHMB91R/FMZCHF0GOHMB91R.SMALL.jpg hivoltage The Turnigy 9x is a cheap Chinese radio transmitter widely sold by hobby king and other retailers under a variety of names. This is a computerized radio transmitter and is already a great deal for the price ($53 currently) and pretty capable if you can figure out how to use the stock firmware. The m...
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Tue, 7 Jun 2011 12:52:59 PDT
Home automation server with router http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-automation-server-with-router/
Home automation server with router - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/6T9F/GFRWR9D3/F2U6T9FGFRWR9D3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/6T9F/GFRWR9D3/F2U6T9FGFRWR9D3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/6T9F/GFRWR9D3/F2U6T9FGFRWR9D3.SMALL.jpg mrx23dot Turn a cheap router into a home automation server! This project will allow you to switch outlets/lights from your iPhone, or any browser. You will also be able to send out serial commands remotely. This project is based on SmartLinc. http://www.smarthome.com/2412N/SmartLinc-INSTEON-Central-Control...
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Sun, 7 Nov 2010 07:38:31 PST
Bungee Launcher http://www.instructables.com/id/Greenest-Way-to-Fly-RC/
Bungee Launcher - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/SIRD/FS8RCLZ1/F7ASIRDFS8RCLZ1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/SIRD/FS8RCLZ1/F7ASIRDFS8RCLZ1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/SIRD/FS8RCLZ1/F7ASIRDFS8RCLZ1.SMALL.jpg Frivolous Engineering This is a how-to on building a Bungee or Highstart Launcher for model gliders: no gas or electric motors are used just a re-usable length of rubber tubing and some fishing line. And it's very inexpensive too: less than 30 bucks for a small set up. I use this to launch my six foot wing-span model...
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Fri, 20 Mar 2009 08:22:58 PDT
8 Ft Wingspan Coroplast RC Piper Cub Flown by 25cc Weed Trimmer http://www.instructables.com/id/8-Ft-Wingspan-Coroplast-RC-Piper-Cub/
8 Ft Wingspan Coroplast RC Piper Cub Flown by 25cc Weed Trimmer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/7OWO/FQHNKV8Z/FKN7OWOFQHNKV8Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/7OWO/FQHNKV8Z/FKN7OWOFQHNKV8Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/7OWO/FQHNKV8Z/FKN7OWOFQHNKV8Z.SMALL.jpg nickademuss I love Radio controlled airplanes and have built several kinds from balsa to this large scale plastic one. This one is made from $25.00 worth of plastic I bought locally at a sign company. The plastic is Coroplast or corrugated plastic, its cheap and builds fast. You could also use old election si...
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Mon, 26 Jan 2009 14:01:10 PST
R/C Duck Decoy-Camera Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Duck-Cam-Decoy/
R/C Duck Decoy-Camera Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/I4SY/F3ETRVNE/FD2I4SYF3ETRVNE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/I4SY/F3ETRVNE/FD2I4SYF3ETRVNE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/I4SY/F3ETRVNE/FD2I4SYF3ETRVNE.SMALL.jpg Roadstar This is a fun project that combines inexpensive components to create an instructable that can provide exciting upclose video and sound on any body of water. This is a simple Mallard duck decoy that has radio controlled propulsion, and a wireless video and sound system mounted inside. Video is transm...
By: Roadstar

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