Learn how to make a drifting robot car with a few cheap components and some simple code in this tutorial episode of The Latest in Hobby Robotics.
The car used in the video is a “Fast Lane RC Monster Drift 1:24″ by Maisto Tech. It’s sold in many webshops and on eBay.
The code shown in the video can be downloaded here: http://letsmakerobots.com/node/28787
Microcontroller used: PICAXE 08M on AXE230 by Revolution Education (picaxe.com)
Ultra-Sonic Ranger used: SRF05 by Devantech Ltd (robot-electronics.co.uk)
Tools used: DSO nano – Pocket size oscilloscope by Seeed Studio (http://www.makershed.com/ProductDetails.asp?ProductCode=MKSEEED11&Click=37845) Simple Servo Tester by Gadget Gangster (gadgetgangster.com)
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