O'Reilly logo

Raspberry Pi Robotic Blueprints by Richard Grimmett

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Configuring and controlling an RC car with Raspberry Pi

The first project that you'll be working on is a simple RC car, like the one shown here:

Configuring and controlling an RC car with Raspberry Pi

This particular car is an Xmods car, sold by Radio Shack, also available at other retail and online outlets. You can certainly use other RC cars as well. The advantage of this particular set is that the inputs to the drivetrain and steering are very easy to access.

The following is the car, exposing the center control mechanism:

Configuring and controlling an RC car with Raspberry Pi

There are two connections that you will want direct access to. The first is the ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required