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RC Transmitters – DIY

Preamble

Whilst looking into RC Transmitters, I realised that there are a lot of DIY projects out there, which, as well as being substantially cheaper than a commercial RC transmitter, are also rather educational and fun projects. Some are more complex than others, with some covering the entire RC system, while others, employing commercial Tx and Rx modules (i.e. FrSky DJT and D8R-II plus), just cover the transmitter controls and interpretation of the received signals.

Build your own R/C Transmitter

Option 1

DIY Wireless RC Remote Controller for Robots, Quadcopter

Joysticks:

Option 2

Instructables – Using two Arduinos, AtoZ of RC hobby+DIY radio with ARDUINO – Step 5: DIY Transmitter

Option 3

See the blog, RC Transmitters – DIY – arduinorc.

Option 4

Option 5

Option 6

Option 7

This is really at the Rx end, and is the basis of a flight controller, or in this case, a robot controller, comes with three code examples:

Option 8

RC Arduino Library – Code (Teensy only)

Option 9 – RC Tractor guy

RC Tractor Guy uses a joystick shield

See RC Tractor Guy’s blog, Basic Arduino Based RC Controller Library

In his video prior to the above, he makes a more complete two joystick control, which is not a shield:

Option 10

A chap with a car and a drone

 

 

 

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