Instructables: exploring - photos - remote-control http://www.instructables.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:47:13 PDT BLOX v1.01 Electrically Releasable Adhesive http://www.instructables.com/id/Electrically-Releasable-Adhesive/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/T2GF/HR4SWCWO/FIKT2GFHR4SWCWO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/T2GF/HR4SWCWO/FIKT2GFHR4SWCWO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/T2GF/HR4SWCWO/FIKT2GFHR4SWCWO.SMALL.jpg mgilbert1010 ElectRelease adhesives can be used to form high strength bonds between metal substrates.  Application of a low power current between the substrates releases the bond within seconds.  In the video, two aluminum bars, separated by spacers, are pinched together in the middle and bonded with ElectReleas...
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Tue, 4 Feb 2014 07:48:08 PST
Mistletoe Drone http://www.instructables.com/id/Mistletoe-Drone/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/D87J/HQOJ96BX/F5ND87JHQOJ96BX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/D87J/HQOJ96BX/F5ND87JHQOJ96BX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/D87J/HQOJ96BX/F5ND87JHQOJ96BX.SMALL.jpg zisiadis   This was super fun urban intervention I created in December 2013. It got tons of press and 200,000 views online. All my work is about playfully re-imagining the world around us. Drones in the news were causing all sorts of paranoia and I wanted to reframe them from being something scary and omin...
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Tue, 21 Jan 2014 13:48:16 PST
V911 mod http://www.instructables.com/id/V911-mod/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/6677/HQKYA9TV/F696677HQKYA9TV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/6677/HQKYA9TV/F696677HQKYA9TV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/6677/HQKYA9TV/F696677HQKYA9TV.SMALL.jpg angpal59 Simple mod that makes the v911 fly alot better. Try it if you want and see for your self,  It means you have to cut and permanently just so you know. You could always buy another frame, I mean it won't break your bank.
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Sun, 19 Jan 2014 00:10:48 PST
Flight Trainer II - Two Axis Movement http://www.instructables.com/id/Flight-Trainer-II-Two-Axis-Movement/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/5KY9/HPNAL692/FZ45KY9HPNAL692.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/5KY9/HPNAL692/FZ45KY9HPNAL692.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/5KY9/HPNAL692/FZ45KY9HPNAL692.SMALL.jpg JimRD I modified my first flight trainer by adding another axis of movement so that it can pitch up and down now as well as move in yaw by rolling the propeller. Now it is more difficult to fly but more satisfying when you can do it successfully. Flying straight and level is pretty difficult as you have t...
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Wed, 25 Dec 2013 19:52:19 PST
DIY- xESC Adapter For Surface Radios http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-AESC-adapter/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/11GV/HO7XEDI9/FEU11GVHO7XEDI9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/11GV/HO7XEDI9/FEU11GVHO7XEDI9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/11GV/HO7XEDI9/FEU11GVHO7XEDI9.SMALL.jpg Aj Creations First of all, this is not an ESC. Its an adapter that lets your use non-reversible ESCs like the ones used in model aeroplanes with a surface radio or pistol grip radios. It goes in between the Rx and ESC. This DIY is based on Arduino. Although, there's already an adapter called Pistix available i...
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Thu, 21 Nov 2013 12:44:20 PST
Flying a toy QuadCopter http://www.instructables.com/id/Flying-a-toy-QuadCopter/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/W3N9/HO237HAH/FQTW3N9HO237HAH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/W3N9/HO237HAH/FQTW3N9HO237HAH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/W3N9/HO237HAH/FQTW3N9HO237HAH.SMALL.jpg Geek07Boy When I got my toy quad copter I could not get it to fly in a stable way. The toy quad copter was out of balance. I tore it apart. I found it was easier to move things around to balance the toy quad copter than what it looked like. Follow my idea and you too can have fun flying your toy quad copter. ...
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Sun, 17 Nov 2013 15:39:36 PST
A safety fused harness to protect your expensive Multi-Copter electronics. http://www.instructables.com/id/A-safety-fused-harness-to-protect-your-expensive-M/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRQ/8AWC/HMWW04T2/FRQ8AWCHMWW04T2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRQ/8AWC/HMWW04T2/FRQ8AWCHMWW04T2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRQ/8AWC/HMWW04T2/FRQ8AWCHMWW04T2.SMALL.jpg charlyv Obviously, if a fuse were to blow in-flight, there is going to be a crash, but think of it this way… Anything that would go wrong in flight that would cause a fuse to blow would cause the aircraft to crash anyway, so why not protect those expensive electronics. I would rather replace a few broken pr...
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Tue, 22 Oct 2013 13:42:37 PDT
HOVERCRAFT http://www.instructables.com/id/HOVERCRAFT-4/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Q/PC09/HK6XBHHV/F3QPC09HK6XBHHV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Q/PC09/HK6XBHHV/F3QPC09HK6XBHHV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Q/PC09/HK6XBHHV/F3QPC09HK6XBHHV.SMALL.jpg vyastajagna DIMENSION:-             1). LENGTH :- 36 inch             2). WIDTH   :-  20 inch             3). HEIGHT(POWER OFF)  :-   17 inch             4). HEIGHT (HOVERING)   :-   20 inch SYSTEM:-             1). THRUST SYSTEM :- ONE 8 X 4 inch PROPELLER             2). THRUST MOTOR  :- ONE R.C. BRUSH LESS...
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Mon, 19 Aug 2013 03:57:16 PDT
Quick and dirty Mini R/C Helicopter landing skids fix http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-and-dirty-Mini-RC-Helicopter-landing-skids-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/XR4F/HKCJMP9P/FTKXR4FHKCJMP9P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/XR4F/HKCJMP9P/FTKXR4FHKCJMP9P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/XR4F/HKCJMP9P/FTKXR4FHKCJMP9P.SMALL.jpg buildabong Just got myself a Mini R/C Helicopter, unfortunately it's my first, so I have crashed it many times. I kept dropping it out the sky so the landing skids broke. My quick and dirty fix was to use a product called "Foam sealing strip". The stuff you use to seal windows and doors. It is really light, h...
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Thu, 15 Aug 2013 05:15:40 PDT
Bluetooth, and picaxe lightswitch http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-and-picaxe-lightswitch/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/H78Z/HJKBK4WZ/FPAH78ZHJKBK4WZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/H78Z/HJKBK4WZ/FPAH78ZHJKBK4WZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/H78Z/HJKBK4WZ/FPAH78ZHJKBK4WZ.SMALL.jpg chanks2 BYTERULE.COM BLUETOOTH LIGHTSWITCH PROJECT SCOPE August 6, 2013 OVERVIEW 1. Project Background and Description This is the first project I am starting with in the realm of home automation and wireless connections.   I have limited use with Bluetooth and wanted to get more experience with the technol...
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Tue, 6 Aug 2013 11:03:13 PDT
Radio controled wheel chair (The Beast) http://www.instructables.com/id/Radio-controled-wheel-chair-The-Beast/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/NQH1/HJKBMHJM/FAUNQH1HJKBMHJM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/NQH1/HJKBMHJM/FAUNQH1HJKBMHJM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/NQH1/HJKBMHJM/FAUNQH1HJKBMHJM.SMALL.jpg mouse0079 parts list to "The Beast"    4x 12V 18ah Battery's (you can use bigger 'ah' if you have the charger for them) 1x "Sabertooth dual 60A motor driver" from www.dimensionengineering.com ..... I found out that the motors on this wheel chair base will use more then 12A - 25A at one time, the 60A is best f...
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Thu, 1 Aug 2013 18:48:13 PDT
D.I.Y Rc truck body http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Rc-truck-body/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/ZRWJ/HJKC4THL/FMAZRWJHJKC4THL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/ZRWJ/HJKC4THL/FMAZRWJHJKC4THL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/ZRWJ/HJKC4THL/FMAZRWJHJKC4THL.SMALL.jpg camping crazy This is an rc truck body I made out of old toys and an old rc truck body. The body is an old New Bright bigfoot summit rc truck body and the car its on is the New Bright extreme electric. I spray painted the truck,put,a bed in,and added all the accessories. Every thing except the tent the cot and th...
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Mon, 29 Jul 2013 11:50:00 PDT
MO MO http://www.instructables.com/id/MO-MO/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/OI8I/HJKC3TXE/FSPOI8IHJKC3TXE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/OI8I/HJKC3TXE/FSPOI8IHJKC3TXE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/OI8I/HJKC3TXE/FSPOI8IHJKC3TXE.SMALL.jpg gumbow2012 MO MO is an open source kit that is both electronics and robotics, it allows the buyers of the kit to simply make RC vehicles such as : boats, drones and cars. How it does this is simply plug and play two wires to any DC motor and the other wires are for the batterie and to make it more simple the w...
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Sun, 21 Jul 2013 08:46:59 PDT
RC Flight Trainer - single axis movement http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Flight-Trainer-for-copter-or-airplane/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/J6WH/HIW8MRCC/FK7J6WHHIW8MRCC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/J6WH/HIW8MRCC/FK7J6WHHIW8MRCC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/J6WH/HIW8MRCC/FK7J6WHHIW8MRCC.SMALL.jpg JimRD I built this trainer/simulator to let my students experience a little of what it is like to control a radio control airplane or helicopter - safely without expensive crashes of real rc aircraft. Airplanes have three axis motions - pitch (up and down) - roll - and yaw (left and right). Since...
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Mon, 8 Jul 2013 00:02:25 PDT
How To play gba color pokemon with wiimote on ipod touch http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-play-gba-color-pokemon-with-wiimote-on-ipod/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/DB0V/HIEV1T34/FL5DB0VHIEV1T34.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/DB0V/HIEV1T34/FL5DB0VHIEV1T34.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/DB0V/HIEV1T34/FL5DB0VHIEV1T34.SMALL.jpg donovan2themax5 First get a jailbroken ipod. next, download gba emulator. next, click scan for wiimotes and click the calibration button on back of wiimote. now go onto pokemon and play
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Wed, 26 Jun 2013 12:39:48 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
Spy-copter http://www.instructables.com/id/Spy-copter/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/B0NW/HI3TY3G0/F2SB0NWHI3TY3G0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/B0NW/HI3TY3G0/F2SB0NWHI3TY3G0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/B0NW/HI3TY3G0/F2SB0NWHI3TY3G0.SMALL.jpg gauravclb96 This small all in one vehicle is smartly designed a combination of a helicopter, a car and a boat so this vehicle or you can say remote control toy can fly in air float and even cover long distances  over water and can move even on land. Materials required 1. remote control helicopter (from any toy ...
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Sat, 22 Jun 2013 11:03:06 PDT
Out door charger for Traxxis batteries and others. http://www.instructables.com/id/Out-door-charger-for-Traxxis-batteries-and-others/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/VF85/HI3TY0NS/FACVF85HI3TY0NS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/VF85/HI3TY0NS/FACVF85HI3TY0NS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/VF85/HI3TY0NS/FACVF85HI3TY0NS.SMALL.jpg knexinventer This is an old battery i got from my grand father that i hooked up to my charger using the installed external connectors.
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Fri, 21 Jun 2013 21:55:52 PDT
simple remote control armored tank http://www.instructables.com/id/simple-remote-control-armored-tank/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/BTF0/HI3TKE8E/FQQBTF0HI3TKE8E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/BTF0/HI3TKE8E/FQQBTF0HI3TKE8E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/BTF0/HI3TKE8E/FQQBTF0HI3TKE8E.SMALL.jpg my wookie R/C doesn't always mean its wireless, sometimes its just remote controlled instead of the more popular radio controlled but this guy is still an excellent cure to general boredom or if you just feel like being lazy and want something to do. i had the motor on top connected to a rubber band launcher ...
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Thu, 20 Jun 2013 16:13:35 PDT
HPI Crawler King Knex Mods with Video! http://www.instructables.com/id/HPI-Crawler-King-Knex-Mods/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/MV70/HH2VUC0T/FZMMV70HH2VUC0T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/MV70/HH2VUC0T/FZMMV70HH2VUC0T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/MV70/HH2VUC0T/FZMMV70HH2VUC0T.SMALL.jpg KneXtreme Over the weekend I decided to modify my HPI Crawler King using Knex.        I replaced the aluminum sway bars with Knex sway bars because mine got bent. I also made knex upper shock mounts where the shocks attach with the screws facing perpendicular to the truck instead parallel with it. This gives ...
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Mon, 3 Jun 2013 05:27:37 PDT
Rc Drone http://www.instructables.com/id/Rc-Drone/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/2E8G/HH2W062R/FB82E8GHH2W062R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/2E8G/HH2W062R/FB82E8GHH2W062R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/2E8G/HH2W062R/FB82E8GHH2W062R.SMALL.jpg aemurton   red dragon i made it from my owen design with ideas from experament airlines. it is fast flying twinboom pusher style with alirons and elevator . it runs on a single 850mah 2cell lipo and a turnigy 2730-3000 brushless out runner for a flight time of 10 minutes . i have a hobbyking wing c...
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Wed, 29 May 2013 23:38:54 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
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
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
Mini Rover Redux http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Rover-Redux/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/TSST/HCB8U3QD/F1UTSSTHCB8U3QD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/TSST/HCB8U3QD/F1UTSSTHCB8U3QD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/TSST/HCB8U3QD/F1UTSSTHCB8U3QD.SMALL.jpg milinlom tools 1/4'' drill bit 5/16" drill bit 5/32" drill bit Cigarette lighter (optional) for heat-shrink tubing Hand drill Phillips head screwdriver Relevant Parts EZTEC 1:19 Chevy Silverado RC Truck from RadioShack.  Uniden Wireless Surveillance System with Outdoor...
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Mon, 28 Jan 2013 18:00:49 PST
Wireless remote lamp switch hack for home automation. http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-remote-lamp-switch-hack-for-home-automati/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/IZBE/HC89VPND/FMMIZBEHC89VPND.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/IZBE/HC89VPND/FMMIZBEHC89VPND.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/IZBE/HC89VPND/FMMIZBEHC89VPND.SMALL.jpg SuperiorDynamics A quick and dirty hack using an inexpensive remote switch setup.  I wanted to be able to control a few lamps from a serial port and I modified an inexpensive wireless remote to interface with a PIC16F628.  The modification is simple and uses transistors to interface with the existing buttons and DIP...
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Tue, 22 Jan 2013 11:38:33 PST
RC Wing Sail Catamaran http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Wing-Sail-Catamaran/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/YCOK/HAUNMDLI/FCIYCOKHAUNMDLI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/YCOK/HAUNMDLI/FCIYCOKHAUNMDLI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/YCOK/HAUNMDLI/FCIYCOKHAUNMDLI.SMALL.jpg Dan Elliott This is a Wing Sail Catamaran project that I started over 2 years ago after seeing the new AC 45s introduced to the America's Cup races. The model uses PVC sheet, Carbon Fiber tubing and 377 Dupont Mylar to "skin" the wings. The "Cookie Cutter" construction technique allows me to make quick inexspen...
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Thu, 20 Dec 2012 08:34:46 PST
Balsa Spitfire model small scale http://www.instructables.com/id/Balsa-Spitfire-model-small-scale/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/YMGY/HAH02STS/F7XYMGYHAH02STS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/YMGY/HAH02STS/F7XYMGYHAH02STS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/YMGY/HAH02STS/F7XYMGYHAH02STS.SMALL.jpg awesomecreations Here are some pictures of a spitfire I built a year or two ago. I downloaded some plans from the internet and resized them to the size I wanted to build. I bought some small balsa sheets and then cut out the wing ribs and formers for the fuselage, then used balsa strips to link them. This is still l...
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Tue, 11 Dec 2012 09:37:13 PST
Reuse a Power Tool Case: R/C Battery Charger Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Reuse-a-Power-Tool-Case-RC-Battery-Charger-Case/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/GULN/HA4M85SV/FOOGULNHA4M85SV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/GULN/HA4M85SV/FOOGULNHA4M85SV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/GULN/HA4M85SV/FOOGULNHA4M85SV.SMALL.jpg lewisb42 The R/C battery charger I use for Robot Battles came in a cardboard box that hasn't held up well.  I'd been looking for a better way to store and transport it. At the last competition, I noticed a couple other teams' solutions.  One team mounted their charger to the inside of an old suitcase, which...
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Sun, 2 Dec 2012 12:18:06 PST
Remonte-control Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Remonte-control-Light/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/A6VD/HA4MGAO2/F9GA6VDHA4MGAO2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/A6VD/HA4MGAO2/F9GA6VDHA4MGAO2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/A6VD/HA4MGAO2/F9GA6VDHA4MGAO2.SMALL.jpg dritonsyla Elements what we need are: 1. IR (infrared reciver) 2. Resistor 3. Light 4. Battery
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Sat, 1 Dec 2012 08:35:56 PST
Android Controlled LCD/LED Display - No Andriod programing, No Soldering required. http://www.instructables.com/id/Android-Controlled-LCDLED-Display-No-Andriod-pr/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/UCZ1/H7ZPBVV5/F0TUCZ1H7ZPBVV5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/UCZ1/H7ZPBVV5/F0TUCZ1H7ZPBVV5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/UCZ1/H7ZPBVV5/F0TUCZ1H7ZPBVV5.SMALL.jpg drmpf Introduction This build use the Arduino platform to control an LCD/LED display from your Android mobile.  It is a plug and play build that requires NO Android programming, NO soldering and NO writing of Arduino code, it you don't want to. The basic build shown here sets multi-line text, upto 160 cha...
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Sun, 7 Oct 2012 08:59:47 PDT
IR Receiver for remote control http://www.instructables.com/id/IR-Receiver-for-remote-control/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FT2/E8CG/H7QCU11R/FT2E8CGH7QCU11R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT2/E8CG/H7QCU11R/FT2E8CGH7QCU11R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT2/E8CG/H7QCU11R/FT2E8CGH7QCU11R.SMALL.jpg Nader_bhs This project is based on a micro-controller PIC16F84, I added a relay 5vDC in this receiver  to switch on or to switch off a light from a remote control.
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Sun, 30 Sep 2012 15:54:30 PDT
Android Garage Door Opener - No Andriod programing, No Soldering required. http://www.instructables.com/id/Android-Garage-Door-Opener-No-Andriod-programing/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/62WJ/H7A8Q9OR/F8162WJH7A8Q9OR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/62WJ/H7A8Q9OR/F8162WJH7A8Q9OR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/62WJ/H7A8Q9OR/F8162WJH7A8Q9OR.SMALL.jpg drmpf Introduction There are a number of Android controlled garage door opener builds out there, what makes this one different is that it is very simple and requires no android programming and no soldering and no coding at all if you don't want to.   However if you are interested you can modify the Arduin...
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Sat, 29 Sep 2012 20:33:10 PDT
sky runner rebuild http://www.instructables.com/id/sky-runner-rebuild/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/800I/H5IRWQXF/FYU800IH5IRWQXF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/800I/H5IRWQXF/FYU800IH5IRWQXF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/800I/H5IRWQXF/FYU800IH5IRWQXF.SMALL.jpg aemurton it was a fun plane to fly but one i crashed it quit badly so i decided to make a new body for it using the old tail section and with a high wing insted of a low wing . for the wing i used a 5$ replacement epo foam wing . i got a bigger 500 mAH lipo battery. i cut a hole in the wing for my little thu...
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Sat, 11 Aug 2012 20:40:23 PDT
Redcat Racing Sumo with Lipo Batteries http://www.instructables.com/id/Redcat-Racing-Sumo-with-Lipo-Batteries/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/Q3M5/H4ZN5237/F1GQ3M5H4ZN5237.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/Q3M5/H4ZN5237/F1GQ3M5H4ZN5237.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/Q3M5/H4ZN5237/F1GQ3M5H4ZN5237.SMALL.jpg AmazingRCstore This is a little upgrade made to a stock 1/24 Scale Redcat Racing Sumo work on 7.4 V. Lipo Batteries. Hope you find this useful :) Sumo Lipo Conversion The Sumo runs on 4 AA batteries which equals 6V DC, we are going to convert the Sumo to be able to use a 7.4V Lipo battery without adversely affe...
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Tue, 24 Jul 2012 14:04:23 PDT
Paper Flying RC Back to The Future Delorean (made of paper) http://www.instructables.com/id/Flying-RC-Back-to-The-Future-Delorean-made-of-pap/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/A31O/H337JUGJ/FE4A31OH337JUGJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/A31O/H337JUGJ/FE4A31OH337JUGJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/A31O/H337JUGJ/FE4A31OH337JUGJ.SMALL.jpg Nelson_Yepez Like a lot of people I have always been a big fan of the Back to The Future franchise. I have always dream with having a flying Delorean that travels in time but that not being possible (yet) i went with the best next thing. I made an RC flying Delorean to scale made out of paper. What makes this ba...
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Mon, 4 Jun 2012 23:56:28 PDT
rc/d almost anything http://www.instructables.com/id/rcd-almost-anything/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/0HYX/H2TJ4PPA/FQ70HYXH2TJ4PPA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/0HYX/H2TJ4PPA/FQ70HYXH2TJ4PPA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/0HYX/H2TJ4PPA/FQ70HYXH2TJ4PPA.SMALL.jpg haaglm This is an easy project for someone with minimal skill, or even highly skilled, but I made it with minimal skill. I used a battery powered doorbell to make almost anything rc/d. First you have to use a multimeter to find the ground spot and the power wireI used a small npn transistor to act as a rel...
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Wed, 30 May 2012 17:50:55 PDT
Scratch Built Delta Wing RC Plane http://www.instructables.com/id/Scratch-Built-Delta-Wing-RC-Plane-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/SYSS/H1ZG7CAA/FINSYSSH1ZG7CAA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/SYSS/H1ZG7CAA/FINSYSSH1ZG7CAA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/SYSS/H1ZG7CAA/FINSYSSH1ZG7CAA.SMALL.jpg gibsoncrazed14 After being tired of using other peoples designs and PDFs. i decided to make my own! i came up with a base design and made up the body while creating the plane. i knew i wanted a stream lined  body to reduce drag on the plane so i came up with the long slender fuselage and a sleek compartment  for t...
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Wed, 16 May 2012 16:26:41 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
Photos From The Air With Ease http://www.instructables.com/id/rogallo-aerialphotography/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/0WTD/H1YOKQIV/FEL0WTDH1YOKQIV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/0WTD/H1YOKQIV/FEL0WTDH1YOKQIV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/0WTD/H1YOKQIV/FEL0WTDH1YOKQIV.SMALL.jpg benmurton This is a very slow flying plane with a camera  for aerialphotography. It has a rogallo wing which makes it very stable in flight. all the materials are relitivly cheap and it can be built bigger or smaller depending on what you want to carry. it will stay up for about 20 min per battery charge. The...
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Fri, 11 May 2012 14:05:56 PDT
Wooden Track System http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Track-System/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/CUI8/H19RHS80/FYJCUI8H19RHS80.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/CUI8/H19RHS80/FYJCUI8H19RHS80.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/CUI8/H19RHS80/FYJCUI8H19RHS80.SMALL.jpg rptech I actually created this for another project but found several uses for it. For example, you can attach a motor under it and turn it into a salt spreader or use it as personal slave to carry around tools and items. To customize, you can use plexiglass for frames to actually see the motion of the whee...
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Mon, 23 Apr 2012 16:34:04 PDT
RC Boat Servo Battery Switch Over http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Boat-Servo-Battery-Switch-Over/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/AXNS/H006CF11/FNIAXNSH006CF11.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/AXNS/H006CF11/FNIAXNSH006CF11.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/AXNS/H006CF11/FNIAXNSH006CF11.SMALL.jpg just smile This is my battery switch over . to change battery's when the main one is flat. 
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Tue, 20 Mar 2012 12:31:30 PDT
Remote Controlled Lawnmower http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Controlled-Lawnmower/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/A4VS/GYGGJ5OX/FRNA4VSGYGGJ5OX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/A4VS/GYGGJ5OX/FRNA4VSGYGGJ5OX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/A4VS/GYGGJ5OX/FRNA4VSGYGGJ5OX.SMALL.jpg Bob Bowie Remote controlled lawnmower.  The mower deck is a 22 inch Weedeater from WalMart.  The wheel chair motors are Merits.  The motors run at 12 volts and the battery is recharged by a GM alternator.  The transmitter is a Futaba T4YF. The speed controllers (2) are from Astroflight. http://www.astrofligh...
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Sun, 12 Feb 2012 12:12:20 PST
Fixing a Worn out Remote Control (XBOX, Playstation, Wii, TV, etc.) http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-a-Worn-out-Remote-Control-XBOX-Playstatio/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/6JK7/GXK9PM4Y/F7R6JK7GXK9PM4Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/6JK7/GXK9PM4Y/F7R6JK7GXK9PM4Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/6JK7/GXK9PM4Y/F7R6JK7GXK9PM4Y.SMALL.jpg vitya Intro The method described below is valid for any remote control that uses conductive rubber pads for buttons. I have successfully used the same method on TV/VCR/Home theater/AC remotes and game consoles. Some time ago I decided that the next time I do it I would document it here. Tools and materia...
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Sun, 29 Jan 2012 18:55:25 PST
Little Mister Anywhere (The 4WD unstoppable bot) http://www.instructables.com/id/Little-Mister-Anywhere-The-4WD-unstoppable-bot/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/T9BR/GVZOI8XF/FZ2T9BRGVZOI8XF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/T9BR/GVZOI8XF/FZ2T9BRGVZOI8XF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/T9BR/GVZOI8XF/FZ2T9BRGVZOI8XF.SMALL.jpg sdfgeoff I look and laugh at all these shop bought "4WD off road RC car" or even other makers "off road robot" All these years and I see these things climb pitiful little rocks, or travel across sand. I was sure I could do better. And what was the result? After much thought, and some more thinking, I had m...
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Sun, 11 Dec 2011 21:37:18 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
Remote Window (ventana remota) http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Windows-ventana-remota/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/YPQL/GV9CETR8/F6LYPQLGV9CETR8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/YPQL/GV9CETR8/F6LYPQLGV9CETR8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/YPQL/GV9CETR8/F6LYPQLGV9CETR8.SMALL.jpg rimar2000 Como conté en mi anterior instructable, estoy mudándome a mi nuevo pequeño taller en el fondo de mi casa. Uno de los detalles que encontré fue que la ventana del altillo queda fuera de mi alcance, salvo que suba por la escalera. Dado que todavía no le he hecho un alero, tengo que tener cuidado de qu...
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Wed, 23 Nov 2011 16:26:21 PST
Radio Controlled Pan/Tilt Camera Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Radio-Controlled-PanTilt-Camera-Mount/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/SLG8/GV8UU3V6/FISSLG8GV8UU3V6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/SLG8/GV8UU3V6/FISSLG8GV8UU3V6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/SLG8/GV8UU3V6/FISSLG8GV8UU3V6.SMALL.jpg Ranmofod STEP 1: Disclaimer To explain exactly what I have done here would be to mislead you, confuse you & verge on loosing your patience as it has done for me over the past tens of hours that this has become my hobby. Please, keep in mind that I have relied solely on objects I had lying around the hous...
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Mon, 21 Nov 2011 00:10:25 PST
the rock graeter http://www.instructables.com/id/the-rock-graeter/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/HZKR/GUA8IRAJ/F82HZKRGUA8IRAJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/HZKR/GUA8IRAJ/F82HZKRGUA8IRAJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/HZKR/GUA8IRAJ/F82HZKRGUA8IRAJ.SMALL.jpg jenffer step one.. follow the some steps in my other r/c tonkas here bur this this you need a pair of matel cutters yellow tape shoes lace ok then........ever you see is new and you can get it under $100,00 bucks note...i put this backwords from one reson.. i can turn it freely as i drive it ... yes you d...
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Fri, 28 Oct 2011 12:28:59 PDT
Second life of broken propeller for rc model planes http://www.instructables.com/id/Second-life-of-broken-propeller-for-rc-model-plane/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/I17W/GSUSNN61/FCOI17WGSUSNN61.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/I17W/GSUSNN61/FCOI17WGSUSNN61.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/I17W/GSUSNN61/FCOI17WGSUSNN61.SMALL.jpg janisalnis Beginner pilots of radio-controlled model airplanes know how often it happens to break a propeller. And even propeller-saver adapter does not always help. One weekend when I had broken my last propeller and the shops were closed, an idea to build an adapter for broken propeller blades came to my min...
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Wed, 28 Sep 2011 07:30:13 PDT