Toy Car Arduino Remote

One of my primary goals for my RC Toy Car Project was to still be able to control the toy with the remote. Using the existing RF mechanisms was impossible after I ruined the car's board. But it presented an opportunity to try my hand at building my own remote. I decided I would use a ATMega328 running Arduino code jammed into the old remote.

Remote control

My first step was learning about running Arduinos from a breadboard. I studied up on the topic from various websites such as the Building an Arduino on a Breadboard page from arduino.cc and ...

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Toy Car Arduino Conversion

Remote Contol Car

Goals

My initial goal with this project was to modify a remote control car to be controlled by an Arduino. After that was accomplished I decided to make the car a sort of test bed for trying out various types of sensors.

Circuit Bending Attempts

In the beginning I wanted to be able to control the car with both the Arduino and the 49 Mhz remote it came with. This model was made to be able to run on top of water so I had to crack open the plastic housing protecting the main circuit board. I discovered that I ...

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