Robotics Technology
How-To: Drifting Robot Car (video)

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. You can download the code used in the video on Let’s Make Robots. I used the PICAXE 08M on AXE230 microcontroller (by Revolution Education) and the SRF05 ultra-sonic rangefinder (by Devantech). As for tools, I used the DSO nano pocket oscilloscope by Seeed Studio (available in the Maker Shed), and the simple servo tester by Gadget Gangster.

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