The Latest In Hobby Robotics 18

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Kids and cheap RC cars is a bad mix. In reality kids cannot control these things – so they end up slamming into things, and keep pressing “forward” while the poor vehicle is facing a wall.

With the purpose of preparing you for some nifty programming tricks in the next episode, in this episode of The Latest in Hobby Robotics Frits Lyneborg is showing you how to make a cheap RC car stop before it hits an object.

Links related to this weeks episode:

AXE230:
http://www.techsupplies.co.uk/epages/Store.sf/en_GB/?ObjectPath=/Shops/Store.TechSupplies/Products/AXE230

Maxboticx:
http://www.maxbotix.com/

How to make a robot:
http://letsmakerobots.com/start

Letsmakerobots.com on twitter:
http://twitter.com/letsmakerobots

The Latest in Hobby Robotics 18

Kids and cheap RC cars is a bad mix. In reality kids cannot control these things. They end up slamming the car into things, and keep pressing “forward”, even when the poor vehicle is facing a wall.

With the purpose of preparing you for some nifty programming tricks in the next episode of The Latest in Hobby Robotics, in this episode I’ll you how to make a cheap RC car automatically stop before it hits an object.

Here are links related to this weeks episode:

Subscribe to the MAKE Podcast in iTunes, download the m4v video directly, or watch it on YouTube or Vimeo.

Check out all the episodes of The Latest in Hobby Robotics.