Remote Controlled Robot

News : Remote Control Your Lawn Mower

Time to make those lazy Sunday afternoons even lazier. Instructables member johndavid400 has posted a full HowTo on modding your lawn mower to operate via remote control. " ...How to make your Arduino into an R/C interface that you can use for just about anything requiring re ...more

How To : Build a remote controlled beer keg

Learn how to build a remote controlled beer keg. Not only can you deliver beer to friends, but you can control the drinker's access to it. It's sort of like a remote control bartender! We update the classic beer keg with motorized wheels and a remote control tap to build the ...more

How To : Waterproof a remote controlled vehicle

If you call yourself a hobbyist or a kid at heart, you know that remote-controlled vehicles are more than just fun. If you're a serious R/C man, you'll know all about doing everything to your model truck or car, like fixing wheels, vamping the pinion gears, waterproofing, trou ...more

How To : Build a web-enable remote controlled tank

Hak5 isn't your ordinary tech show. It's hacking in the old-school sense, covering everything from network security, open source and forensics, to DIY modding and the homebrew scene. Damn the warranties, it's time to Trust your Technolust. In this episode, see how to build a w ...more

News : Remote Controlled Monster LEGO Robo-Bot

This LEGO Mindstorms NXT Rover Bot is a monster. Depending on the camera angle, the scale looks huge (check out the person in the background). 9 NXT's controlling 16 XL power functions motors! Amazing.

How To : Build a remote-controlled camera mount

Kip Kay, from Make Magazine, shows you how to take your radio controlled vehicle and turn it into a spy car, by mounting a camera onto it. Follow Kip, as he shows you how to remove the body from your radio controlled car, mount the camera inside the chassis using the triPod mo ...more

News : Remote Controlled Beer Keg Party-Bot

Plan on throwing a keg party? There's only one thing in the world that can make your party the baddest around… Kegbot. Revision3 has updated the classic beer keg into the ultimate ale dispenser. With its remote controlled tap and motorized wheels, it's the perfect party-beer- ...more

News : Remote Controlled Walking Ladder

No more hauling that bulky ladder around. A simple push of a button will do the trick. Remote Controlled ladder by Niklas Roy. Previously, Remote Control Your Lawn Mower.

News : iPhone Remote Controlled Car

What will they think of next? iDriver is an incredible iPhone application that enables the user to  remote control a car (essentially drive an unmanned vehicle with your iPhone). The project is a collaboration between Spirit of Berlin and Appirion. Don't miss the video demons ...more

News : Futuristic Warfare...More or Less Sinister?

In addition to yesterday's freaky military-grade laser pointer, here's a few more sci-fi weapons via Wired's 10 Sci-Fi Weapons That Actually Exist. I can't decide if these weapons make the future of warfare look more or less sinister. Many of these weapons offer nonlethal sol ...more

How To : Make a cheap heads-up display (HUD)

It may be intended as a toy, but this gizmo can be hacked for more than just watching a remote-controlled car's video spy cam. This HUD (heads-up display) comes with the Wild Planet Spy Gear Video Car, but it's said that you can purchase the video headset separately. And it's ...more

News : Lego Seek and Destroy Tank

Ogre is a "Tank" built around a Zamor launching system nicknamed "Hailstorm". For more information, visit http://www.teamhassenplug.org/robots/...  It uses three XL PF motors, controlled either by a standard PF remote, or by the on-board (black) NXT using the Hitechnic IRLink ...more

News : Giant Madagascan Hissing Cockroach Pilots Robot

This project has been posted on Vimeo for the past two years, and somehow has just entered my radar now. Get this: A robot is manned by a Madagascan hissing cockroach. Each movement the roach makes (perched atop a trackball type ping-pong ball) controls the movement of the rob ...more

News : Ceiling Robot Pranks From Above

Office workers beware, or a snarky robot may unleash a barrage of ping pong balls upon you. A somewhat sinister individual from the CKBot group at UPenn’s Modlab concocted the prank. According to Bot Junkie, it operates as follows: "A remote control raises a cutout section of ...more

News : Hello Emily. Goodbye Pamela Anderson.

There is little design artifice to this device. This EMILY (Emergency Integrated Lifesaving LanYard is a $3500 robot-lifeguard purchased for Malibu lifeguards. Remote-controlled and capable of 28 mph, product testing confirms that EMILY just might be smarter than David Hasselh ...more

How To : 9 DIY Gifts That Are Perfect for Beer Lovers

We all know the saying “diamonds are a girl's best friend,” but what about a man's best friend? While you may think dogs are the answer, I'd venture to guess it's actually the trusty and loyal bottle of beer. Beer was with you for every celebration, every break up, and was th ...more

How To : Use & enable Windows Remote Desktop

Sometimes shit goes down on your home computer and you're just not able to be home to fix it. After all, most of us have commitments such as school, work, and volunteer activities that keep us away from our home computers for most of the day. For computer emergencies that can ...more

How To : Modify gearing on a Traxxas Rustler R/C vehicle

If you're fond of remote-controlled vehicles, you might appreciate this video tutorial on how to modify gearing on a Traxxas Rustler R/C vehicle. The Traxxas Rustler is a proven favorite with a formula for rugged fun that nothing else can touch. The Rustler blows the doors off ...more

How To : Program a Traxxas R/C electronic speed control

If you're fond of remote-controlled vehicles, you might appreciate this video tutorial on how to program a Traxxas electronic speed control. The Traxxas R/C ESC models you will learn to program are the XL-5, XL-10, EVX-2 and VXL-3S. They all have a single push button to turn o ...more

How To : Create an SSH tunnel for your Mac Mini server

How to Use Your Mac as a Server: Turn your Mac Mini into a server! Yes, that's right, with a little know-how and a little spunk, you can turn an inexpensive Mac Mini computer into a server to provide services over you network. You won't even need the Mac OS X Server, just the ...more

How To : Assemble a Micro Scout R/C model aircraft

Is your hobby remote controlled vehicles, specifically RC airplanes? Well, check out this video tutorial series to see how to assemble the Micro Scout R/C model aircraft from Plantraco. Yes, These planes are small - with a wingspan of only twelve inches, but believe that... " ...more

How To : Assemble the Micro Racer P-51 R/C model aircraft

Is your hobby remote controlled vehicles, specifically RC airplanes? Well, check out this video tutorial series to see how to assemble the Micro Racer P-51 R/C model aircraft from Plantraco. Yes, These planes are small - with a wingspan of only ten inches and flying weight of ...more

How To : Make a bristlebot (toothbrush robot, get it?)

The BristleBot is a simple and tiny robot with an agenda. The ingredients? One toothbrush, a battery, and a pager motor. The result? Serious fun. The BristleBot is our take on the popular vibrobot, a simple category of robot that is controlled by a single vibrating (eccentric) ...more

News : Remote Control Roaches Detect Nukes

Nuclear engineers at Texas A&M have attached radioactivity sensors to the backs of cockroaches, making them remote-controlled. For what purpose? Not necessarily spying, like the cyborg beetles DARPA has developed. Apparently these little suckers are quite well suited for locat ...more

How To : Buy and sell a used RC vehicle

If you call yourself a hobbyist or a kid at heart, you know that remote-controlled vehicles are more than just fun. If you're a serious R/C man, you'll know all about doing everything to your model truck or car, like fixing wheels, vamping the pinion gears, waterproofing, trou ...more

How To : Clean an RC vehicle kit, engine and air filter

If you call yourself a hobbyist or a kid at heart, you know that remote-controlled vehicles are more than just fun. If you're a serious R/C man, you'll know all about doing everything to your model truck or car, like fixing wheels, vamping the pinion gears, waterproofing, trou ...more

How To : Get the 'Catch' Achievement in Batman: Arkham City

This is probably the weirdest, most vague achievement in all of Batman: Arkham City. So don't feel bad consulting a guide to find it, I did. In order to get the 'Catch' achievement, you have to play a game of catch with your remote controlled Batarang. To do this, you'll need ...more

How To : Get the most out of your RC vehicle LiPo battery

If you call yourself a hobbyist or a kid at heart, you know that remote-controlled vehicles are more than just fun. If you're a serious R/C man, you'll know all about doing everything to your model truck or car, like fixing wheels, vamping the pinion gears, waterproofing, trou ...more

News : New AF100 Remote Helicopter Footage

Tabb Firchau over at FreeFlyCinema.com just released some new footage shot with his remote controlled helicopter and its awesome. Here is a behind the scenes look at how he gets these shots done.

News : LEGO Aircraft Carrier

I can not track down the source for this awesome Lego Aircraft Carrier.  Who ever created this did some amazing detail work.  Seems like the ship is even remote controlled.  If you know the creator of this masterpiece please post it in the comments.  Thanks.

How To : Find the proper fuel ratios for your RC car

An important aspect of building your remote controlled car is ensuring you have the proper fuel ratio. This tutorial by the guys at Toyz will take you step by step through the process of detecting and measuring your fuel ratios. Once you have that down pat, be sure to check ou ...more

How To : Apply paint wash weather effects on an RC airplane

Check out this five-part video tutorial on how to apply paint wash weather effects on an RC airplane. If you like building engines and bodies for remote-controlled vehicles (airplanes), then this will definitely help you out, just by learning how to apply some black wash to we ...more

News : DIY Clap-Off Bra

If the whale tail cookies and edible undies weren't naughty enough, you've still got about 24 hours left before Valentine's Day to whip up one of F.A.T. artist Randy Sarafan's step-by-step clap-off bras. Inspired by the electronic singing panties and remote-controlled bras of ...more

HowTo : Make a Frozen Solid Ice Beer Caddy

Rob Cockerham had a problem. How do you keep your summer beers ice cold in the sweltering heat - in something more exciting than your typical igloo cooler? After much trial and error, many consumed beers, and (most importantly) an exploration into the art of making molds, Rob ...more

News : Just What a Hummer Needs... MORE

You'd think a Hummer couldn't get any more over-the-top (unless you're talking a horse-drawn Hummer or remote-controlled Hummer, of course), but Japanese tuner Calwing’s US division, 213 Motoring has come out with a Hummer boasting a whole extra set of wheels. I'm not quite su ...more

How To : Program the ESC for your RC vehicle

This video tutorial shows you how to program your ESC for your RC vehicle. This is an important tutorial since this will help make your "remote control" vehicle be controlled by a remote. So sit back and enjoy! Squirrel's Twitter- SquirrelToyz Check out Squirrels forum! http ...more

News : Military Technology Used to Create Video Game Drone

An iPhone-controlled drone unveiled at the recently held CES is expected to revolutionize the world of video gaming. Called the AR.Drone (AR stands for augmented reality), this new product will literally bring video games to the streets. Via Daily Mail, "The flying saucer-li ...more

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