Instructables: question - remote-control Tue, 31 Mar 2015 10:27:51 PDT BLOX v1.01 Standby mode for an ASK RF transmitter and HT12E combination? Adarsh_tronix Hey,     I am working on a project that uses the HT12E encoder to encode binary codes and an ASK RF transmitter that transmits the data at 433 MHz.It will be received by their respective counterparts i.e,HT12D and ASK RF receiver.The range is about 25 metres.The transmitter is at the roof of my hous...
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 12:38:32 PDT
Changing a remote control? Jabace123 Hi I have a remote controlled bait boat tht I use for fishing but the remote control ain't great and was wondering if I could maybe change it for an old one off of a RC car (cheap child's one) as the one I have ony has 3 buttons, 1 for forward and 2 for left n right,  oh and 1 for activating the hop...
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 11:15:20 PST
replacement transmitter for an rc helicopter? mammasboy so i bought a rc heli from a thrift store and it turns on when the switch is flicked, but it came without the transmitter/controller for it, i checked the hobby shops and they said that they don't have any spares for it it says on a sticker that the heli is a 27MHz, so i was wondering, if i got a t...
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 19:08:28 PST
Altec Lansing Speaker Control Pod ? shagggggggy Not sure if this is the right place to ask but im trying to build a new Controller ( Volume up, down, Bass, power, ect) for my speakers. Old pod broke and got thrown out some time ago and company stoped making parts. Im not a tech person but ill put down everything i know about the controller in hop...
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 15:48:26 PST
how to make a air gun with this compressor? justintan
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 19:09:46 PST
how long of pvc can hold up to 300psi? justintan
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 18:36:58 PST
list of parts to build a 1/10 drift car? DillonH im planning on building a 1/10 scale rc drift car brushed with brushed esc. im making this a super cheap build it is for my 9 year old but i dont know exactly what parts other than chassis and what ive listed b4, could you help me plzzz
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 13:48:31 PDT
create hard wired remote garage door opener? artifeffe Backstory (feel free to skip) So, my grandparents live in an apartment building and they have to get a daily visit by a nurse for a condition grandma has (it's not going to get away till she passes, so it's not a short-term issue). The apt. building has a big parking lot closed by a remote controlle...
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 06:36:08 PDT
House hold heating? rickharris Like most UK houses my thermostat is in the coldest part of the house - The entrance hall. Although I have recently fitted thermostatic valves fitted to all radiators I can't help but feel the heating would be more effective if I simply controlled the temperature in the room we spend most time in d...
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Sat, 20 Sep 2014 03:13:42 PDT
What will be the programming code for this robot? aniqa i saw this instructables by Mayoogh  I making this robot for my college robot contest i want the programming code for this robot can anybody tell me what is the programming code ??  cause the author didn't upload the code  
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 05:40:39 PDT
How to block TV from other remote control? hendelar I live in an apartment building and today the TV turned on, changed channels, entered its set-up mode...apparently by itself! I'm guessing someone, somewhere is using a remote with a frequency my TV accepts. Using its dedicated remote controller, i.e. not the cable-box' universal remote, I turned i...
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 11:57:17 PDT
Turnigy 9X not working? Arya42 I have a Mode 2 Turnigy 9X transmitter for my quad-copter (3DRobotics APM 2.6) and it worked almost perfectly at first for a $90 controller. After not using it for a while, I tried using my quad-copter and it wouldn't arm (start). I plugged it into my PC to check the transmitter settings in the APM ...
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Thu, 17 Jul 2014 20:48:58 PDT
What part would that be? ualbuquerque Well I would love to know what this number is. Faso that question because I want to mount an equal for progeto, and knowing the name I search on Google. In hindsight not sopressiso name only the circuit and components
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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 10:54:21 PDT
What is the range of 433 Mhz rf Module ? nirmalnirmal
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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 00:08:32 PDT
How do I correct the problem of my sk450 deadcat quad flipping forward? Robertpatrick2727 Tried all the recommended settings to compensate for pitch and roll as I understand it. Take it of with aileron and elevator in neutral position and the copter topples forward before it leaves the ground. What Should I be changing to settle things down.
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 21:15:32 PDT
Flight controller for basic RC quadcopter using brushed dc motors afshaanmaz Hey everyone.... :) I'm organising a camp to encourage high school students to take up STEM courses..... and I'd like to have them build their own RC quadcopters. I want the course to have a minimal fee.... so the quad should be INSANELY CHEAP. The quad should be able to do just one thing:FLY. Also,...
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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 16:38:39 PDT
Drone not turning on? Arya42 I have an Ardupilot 2.6 from 3DRobotics on their quad frame. I am using their power distribution board now instead of using one that I made myself. Before I changed the power board, my drone was working perfectly. Now when I try to arm it (enable the motors) it does not work. The light on the APM 2....
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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 06:56:22 PDT

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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 22:51:30 PDT
Is there anyway to convert 2 wire steering servo/geared Dc Motor to a 3 wire steering Servo on Stock RC truck? PrepareToSurvive I have a store bought Remote Controlled truck with a 2 wire Servo. Is there anyway to convert it to a 3 wire servo I know that yellow or white is control wire where would i solder it onto the Stock Rc board for more control of Steering servo? Want Control Board to Remain Stock or without Programming...
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Sun, 1 Jun 2014 19:44:21 PDT
Quadcopter Build Check? Adum24 I have recently researched and picked out parts for an entire quadcopter build. Would someone be able to tell me if all of these parts will be OK for a quadcopter build in terms of a.) if the parts will work together (I believe they will, but I am not 100% sure) and b.) if I will be able to do FPV w...
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Fri, 30 May 2014 10:39:56 PDT
Add more channels to you factery controller rc helicopter? pcahmed1983 do any one no how to add more switch to your rc helicopter model GT QS8008 helicopter controller to add on/off for light switch and other think like a toy bomb drop?
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Mon, 5 May 2014 13:18:53 PDT
How can I make an rc signal repeater to extend rc toy range ? christodouloskech I few week ago I bought a small rc car. Its receiver receives only a few meters away from the transmitter (approximately 3-4 m) . I like the car beacuse it's small however its range is too small. I thought that I could make some kind of a signal repeater or responder (I don't know which is more apro...
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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:36:57 PDT
what is meant by ESCs calibration? Bam Boy I know how to calibrate ESCs on the quad-copter. Howver, I dnt understand the concept of calibration. What is meant by ESC callibrarion? what happens when we calibrate the ESCs? is it so they move synchronously or so the PWM signal reaches each ESC at the same time?
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:25:25 PDT
Connect ESCs with RC receiver? Bam Boy I am trying to connect 4 ESCs with a FlySku 6 Channel Receiver. I managed to connect all four of them to the throttle channel and it works fine. However, is it possible to connect them to other channels wiht them being plugged in the throttle channel at the same time? I am making a quad-copter and I...
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Sun, 16 Mar 2014 07:03:52 PDT
vexnet upgrade kit? kjsrocks i have a oldstyle vex controll kit (bulky controller and pic 0.5 cortex) and i am running out of controlls on my joystick so i was wondering if i could use a new joystick and the vexnet upgrade kit to gain more controlls
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Wed, 26 Feb 2014 15:28:28 PST
which RC transmitter to buy for my quadcopter? Bam Boy I am trying to buy a RC Transmitter for my quadcopter that I made myself. However, I am not sure which transmitter should I buy that would satisfy my requirement. I just need 4 channel (Basic channel) communication; nothing complicated. Will this be suitable:
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Sun, 23 Feb 2014 10:53:07 PST
FPV Quad-copter Build? joselalala I want to build a Quadcopter with some specifications: -GoPro Hero3 Mount -Additional wireless onboard FPV camera -About a 2 mile range -GPS to return to certain location  -30 minute battery life My budget would be around $200-500 Is this build possible? If so, is my budget enough? or is it going to...
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Sun, 16 Feb 2014 17:27:54 PST
do you need a wireless router at location of a wireless camera?? teammaggard
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 08:18:14 PST
Can I control the height of quadcopter using MPU 6050? Bam Boy Is there a way that I can control the height of the quadcopeter using the MPU 6050? I know that the accelerometer and the gyroscope are used to measure the angular acceleration and the orientations respectively and stabilise the flight. But how would you measure the height of the quadcopter?
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Wed, 5 Feb 2014 10:21:06 PST
How to control the height of Quadcopter? Bam Boy Hi, Is there a way to control the height of the quadcopter using the MPU 6050. I know that the sensors i.e. accelerometers and gyroscope measure the orientation of the copter and stabilizes them but how would u measure or like control the height of the copter? Is the controlling of height depends o...
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Wed, 5 Feb 2014 10:17:54 PST
Can I use a RC TOY transmitter to control an advanced receiver? Zafictus I have one of those micro rc cars.The car died and I'm experimenting with its parts. I was wondering if it's possible for a simple Tx ,like this one, to control an advanced Rx connected with a Brushless ESC. By simple I mean single speed(forward without ESC) and with advanced those used for example ...
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Thu, 30 Jan 2014 12:58:35 PST
How would I go about making a universal IR remote for different items? Kierankelly Basically I have got to many remotes in my house for turning on and off different things like lights, radios, etc and I would like to have just one remote to control all of this, I looked around the website to try and find a resource that could help me create some device that I could capture IR code...
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Sun, 5 Jan 2014 14:46:09 PST
How to mod a toy grade rc car? Shayon Khaled I have a mjx 1:14 bmw m3. This things go pretty fast and uses 5 battery=. So it's use 7.4 volt. Now I am thinking to wire 2 4v lead acid battery so it will get 8v and save my money to replace batteries. But I got another Idea. Can I upgrade the stock transistor so I can wire a 9v battery for a serio...
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Tue, 31 Dec 2013 07:57:26 PST
How to make a simple IR remote and the Receiver circuit? danyelo I have an Pot with dc motor (i dont know how they are named). I want to command the dc motor to go the volume up and down. What i need and how i do it? Please help !!
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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 10:18:22 PST
Waterproofing RC servo connections? David97 Hi everyone. I have used epoxy to waterproof my RC receivers. I have thought that there is no need to waterproof the connections because it is only 6V and not enough to corrode the connectors. I still want to be able to swap my receivers between models. I have splashed through puddles before but not...
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Sun, 24 Nov 2013 18:42:46 PST
How to mount a wheel to a weed eater engine (direct drive) when building an r/c car? epicnoobpwn I want to use a weed eater engine to make a fast r/c car. I have already stripped the engine down to it's basic components (removed all the plastic leaving only the bare engine) to make it easier to mount to a to the vehicle. I pulled an 8" pneumatic wheel off of a Razor electric scooter which i pla...
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Sun, 10 Nov 2013 08:56:41 PST
how would i make an electromagnetic switch for the camcorder zoom? leumas2855 Hi, lots of new camcorders no longer come with an old fashioned remote, but sometimes only with a wifi option. I would like to have/make a switch that sits on top of the camcorder to hold the zoom control temporarily in the right (telemode) or left (wide mode) position, basically what you do if you ...
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Wed, 23 Oct 2013 04:48:43 PDT
How do i change the RC frequencies? Tomagedon I have gotten a RC helicopter from a friend but it has no controller and the IC chip is soldered in and the frequency is 40Mhz . So I was wondering how I can change the frequencies from one controller so that I can use it on my helicopter.
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Mon, 23 Sep 2013 20:46:26 PDT
Can you reprogram an RC control to work on an other remote control car ? mayer06
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Mon, 16 Sep 2013 16:51:18 PDT
When will the winners of the RC contest be announced? ScratchBuiltAircraft When will the winners of the RC contest be announced? Its been stuck on "Winners will be announced soon" for awhile
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Thu, 12 Sep 2013 18:09:01 PDT
Can we redraw these circles in the remote control circuit board? kevivnajar Dear Experts, Attached picture is of the Philips home theatre remote control. It actually has 12 buttons but only 8.5 of them are visible clearly on the circuit board. The last row is totally invisible and those buttons doesn't work as well. Can you please help me with some tips to get it fixed. Thi...
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Sun, 1 Sep 2013 09:42:56 PDT
How to change frequency on RC toys CeskoG2311 Hi , i just got this Rc Nikko Heavy metal, i think it's quite rare because i can't manage to find it anywhere in the Internet. So, it was an old lady who gave it to me on a garage sale, and it came with a rechargeable 7.2 v battery pack, but the controller was missing, and i don't know how much MHz ...
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Tue, 6 Aug 2013 07:52:16 PDT
Heavy aerial lift quadcopter? monty324 Hi, I am in a local competition where they are asking for a quadcopter that can lift a box of lead. The box weigh's 25kg. Yes, you read that right 25 kg. The rules state that it must be a quadcopter and it must fit in a meter by meter by meter cube. This limits the prop size to 500mm diameter unless...
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Wed, 31 Jul 2013 07:07:01 PDT
what is exact voltage an IR led should need to get sharp beam ? kishore
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Mon, 24 Jun 2013 09:24:33 PDT
How should I connect ? Mrfatjonable I have a reciver and i want to make an rc car, But the reciver has to weak signal so I decided to use the reciver as a switch wich will connect the motor to the battery,but I dont know how to connect When the motor is spining forward,and and push the buton backward on the transmitter the poles chang...
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Sat, 25 May 2013 09:13:24 PDT
Remote Control UAV help? theboygenius I want to build a small UAV system with a limited budget, ~$350. I like it o transmit live video feed to a ground station with ~2 mile range if possible, and to record the video as it is being taken. A plane recommendation would be nice, but I figured i would buy a rather cheap one and upgrade the t...
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Thu, 23 May 2013 07:06:19 PDT
Do you think this motor will work/? jnajmy So im planing on making an electric skateboard and i need help choosing a motor. I found a good one that i think will work and do just fine. Can you guys help me out? Also is a motors power based on whats? because i know (2) 2000 watt motors will propel a human but i dont know if that is based off w...
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Sat, 16 Mar 2013 22:13:06 PDT
How to make a simple 1 channel Remote control? TimGear Hey guys, Basically I need to make a single channel RC, all it has to do it turn a light bulb on at the other end. I have got the transmitter and receiver ( VY48C 433MHz Tx/Rx Pair). my electronics knowledge is pretty basic, I need a decent diagram to follow, it would need to have the resistor val...
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Wed, 20 Feb 2013 07:19:31 PST
Can I fit Ps3 sixaxis componets in a NES controller case? carlsonbryant I dont have a sixaxis Ps3 controller to check, if you could post a picture of the circut board with a ruler next to it that would be great. Also I mean the Sixaxis one, not dual shock, without the rumblers for vibration.
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Wed, 23 Jan 2013 16:08:09 PST
weak IR signal on DS converter remote ? rosh26 Hi there, I recently borrowed a ds converter. I'm having trouble with the IR signal strength. The remote won't work until i'm in the range of 2 to 3 feet from the DS converter box. I'm thinking, it must be weak IR signal or brightness. Can you please suggest me ways to fix it.  Thanks in advance, ...
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