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Questions tagged [radio-control]

control of mechanisms other than signaling apparatus at a distance by radio waves

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RF-transceiver for real-time video streaming?

I'm working on an RC-controlled model aircraft. One of the features I'd like to implement is real-time video streaming from the drone's camera. Distance is going to be a few dozen, or better hundred ...
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Bluetooth Controls instead of R/C Controls for simple Holonomic robot

I am new here and with little experience in robotics. I have assembled this holonomic robot: https://shop.wickeddevice.com/product/omniwheel-robot-complete-kit/ It has 3 Omni-wheels, 3 gearhead ...
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Drones classification based on flying mechanism and communication link

I am confused about autonomous drone flight. Thats why I am asking the question here so that a drone expert can help me to understand. I have heard about tow kinds of drone drones that work through ...
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Four in-wheel motor driven skid steering robot - Closing loops

I am developing a closed loop system for a robot like the one described in title. I have a rigid structure (no suspensions) with four independent BLDC hub motors. Each side (left-right) has got a ...
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Looking for cheap Xbox/playstation like remote controller for robots

I saw some radio controllers for kids robots alike xbox/playstion game pads few months ago. But I couldn't find them by searching. I am looking for some cheap radio controllers for RC cars or other ...
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Interchangeable Electronics for RC Vehicles

So recently I decided it would be fun to invest in some RC stuff. Naturally I wanted the best you could get, but after I saw the price tags and how simple these machines are I decided to try making my ...
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CC3D connector cable connection with receiver

I am trying to make my First Quadcopter but having problem with cc3d connection, The CC3D cable seems extremely complicated. I would have figured the pin out would have started with a red/black/white ...
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Why do the motors of my quadcopter not deliver sufficient power?

I am building a quadcopter using the tutorial The Ultimate PVC Quadcopter. When ever I go to lift off, at full throttle, the motors spin but the quadcopter doesn't go anywhere. I have checked again ...
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2.4GHz helicopter hack [Edited]

I bought a little toy helicopter, namely the Revell Control 23982. After flying a few batteries I was wondering whether I could hack it in such a way, that my Arduino Uno can control/manipulate the ...
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How do I hack RC transmitter of my drone by realised communication with my PC? [closed]

I have a Chinese drone (cost less than $100), that works with a 2.4Ghz transmitter of 2.4. I am trying to build an application in C++ to control the drone with PC. I am thinking of using an ARDUINO ...
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Relay Fix at Normally Open [closed]

I am using my RF module to send a High signal to relay but just once by a push button.As soon as I release it the Relay goes to NC . How can I Fix it to stay at NO . I thought of using a Flip-Flop.
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How do I interface with a drone?

I recently bought a drone(quadcopter). I like how the drone works but now I would like to create an application that will allow me to control the drone remotely from my PC or Phone. How does a ...
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Brushless motor from RC car won't spin with even small resistance

I recently bought a RC car kit and after 10 minutes it stopped going. When I throttle, I can see the motor trying to spin but it will just grind and get hot quite fast. The motor does move if I ...
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Are all Flight Controllers and Remote Controls using the same protocol?

I'm about to start a project, where I'm sniffing data between remote controls and flight controllers on RC copters and doing stuff with that information. Do all (or most) flight controllers use the ...
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Remaking an RC transmitter for controlling aircraft

I am thinking about working on alternative drone controllers. I am looking into making it more easy to use and a natural feel (debating between sensor bracelets, rings, etc.). The main issue I have ...
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RC car circuit: what does it do?

I have just disassembled a RC car (a BBR 1:18 Scale Ferrari Enzo from 2005). Attached to the stepper motor that controls the steering of the car was a small circuit board with a cog wheel attached to ...
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PixHawk or Naza M V2 for Aerial Imaging of Small Study Area with Hexacopter [closed]

I have a project that is going to involve capturing ~80 images of a 35m x 50m agricultural study area for image processing. I am wondering whether to use a NAZA v2 or PixHawk controller to outfit my ...
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Telemetry with APM 2.6 and XBee

The transmission of telemetry data between the ground base station and APM 2.x (Arducopter), using XBee, is not well documented. The only documentation is Telemetry-XBee, but it does not specify what ...
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What are the frequencies used for within drones?

What are these frequencies used for within the drone technology, and why these values? 35 MHz 433 MHz 868 MHz 2.4 GHz 5.8 GHz
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Is it possible to have A/V feed and serial communication on an RF transceiver at the same time on an Arduino?

Is it possible to transmit live audio/video feed and at the same time, receive commands through UART using only 1 RF transceiver connected to the Arduino board? I want to control the Arduino through ...
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What wireless technology to use to control robots in classroom?

I want to build a cheap robot programmable in Scratch graphical language, that could be employed during lessons in school. Scratch code is interpreted on a PC, so on the robot there should be only the ...
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choose ZigBee modules for full wireless mesh

What is the most common ZigBee IP Modules to create full wireless mesh mode? I know that it should be 1) coordinator and 2) router to create full-mesh But I am interesting about what kind of modules ...
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Is our laptop wifi single channel or multiple channel? This is for controlling a bot

We are building a hobby drone(Quad-coptor) with a camera for footage. So to control the quad, i have been suggested(Web,Here) to use minimum of four channels.For power and for turning etc., So which ...
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How can I power a wheel but let it spin freely when not under power?

How can I power a wheel but let it spin freely when not under power? I saw the question How can I modify a low cost hobby servo to run 'freely'? but I'm more interested in knowing if there is ...
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Unable to hover my quadcopter

I'm currently flying a f450 Quadcopter using a APM 2.6 flight controller.While i am able to get the quad off the ground and relatively steady horizontally(via the use of trims).However, i am unable to ...
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Radio-control over dozens of kilometers and mountains

I am wondering what technology should I use to transmit data (enough for controlling the robot and receiving video) over dozens of kilometers and mountains ?
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what is the minimum number of RC channels required to control Quad Copter?

Most of the blogs/website say we need minimum of Four channels for a quadcopter (pitch, roll, throttle, yaw): One channel for throttle second channel for turning right and left. third channel for ...
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Using 3DR Radio to communicate ArduPilot Data

I am trying to send some data over to my PC from the Arduipilot, I used a Normal USB connection to send over a recurring string like this:- ...
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A few questions about my first quadcopter build [closed]

I'm planning to order parts for my first quadcopter build and I had a few questions. Here is my parts list. I'm crossing my fingers that they are all compatible, and I'm pretty sure they are. I have ...
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RC Helicopter Connect with computer [closed]

I am planing to control my RC helicopter with my computer. I have experience of programming in .Net. Could we use .Net to control RC helicopter? From where can I start this project?
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RC Transmitter Quadcopter with Arduino

I have a WL v262 quadcopter and I want to control it using Arduino instead of the joysticks on the transmitter. I opened up the transmitter and saw that each joystick has 2 potentiometers on the PCB ...
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Controlling a quadrotor from a PC

I need to control quadrotor from a PC, without using a joystick. I have got a mini-beetle quad V929 Beetle 4-Axis and also have this NRF24L01+ Wireless Transceiver Module Chip (2.4 GHz ...
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Arduino Controlled RC Car. What now? [closed]

I bought an RC car about a year ago. A few days later I integrated an arduino nano into the vehicle. The only thing the arduino does is to receive the RC signal and pass it on to the esc/servo. So, ...
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Is it possible to make Kite flying robot?

This question was asked in electronics stackexchange. I want to know if is it possible to make a robot that can fly kites. Is this idea practical? I was thinking that making a kite is just like making ...
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Arduino Nano + Raspberry Pi = UAV Ground Station?

I'm a programmer by trade, and an amateur aerospace nut, with some degree-level training in both fields. I'm working on a UAV project, and while the good people over at DIY Drones have been very ...
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How can Microhard 920 series modems be made compatible with Microhard 910 series?

Microhard Systems currently sells several types of 900MHz modems, which are mostly used in robotics and SCADA applications. One of their product lines, the 910 series (MHX910, n910, Spectra 910), is ...
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Questions about quadcopter and radio controller

I have not bought any parts yet, but I am making my own quadcopter. I have done the research and know all about the parts that I need, but many guides are sponsored and cost thousand(s) of euros/...