Add Bluetooth Smartphone Control To Your Existing RC Vehicles In 2 Seconds!Thursday, February 25, 2016
There is no doubt how the smartphone innovation has entirely revolutionized the online world by bringing personal assistance closer to our fingertips. With a smartphone we can check weather, music, take and record pictures, but also move and manipulate electronics wirelessly. To control an RC car via Bluetooth , you would typically need among other things a motor driver, a MCU Arduino controller board and a Bluetooth module, which would allow you to link your smartphone to the MCU controller. Then, you would need to write a new sketch using Arduino software and then, obtain the MAC address to establish a connection with the RC Car’s Bluetooth module.
There is always a great satisfaction doing things the long way, especially when you are keen to learn about electronics. With that said, there is a Bluetooth receiver solution (about the size of a penny and farthing coins together) which does not require a motor driver and the Bluetooth module is already integrated.
If you are interested in this type of technology, you also maybe interested in how to use your PS3 controller to control wireless a servo or how to create a cloud-based wireless network.
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