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Driving a mini RC bumper car with a Nintendo Wii Balance Board

Arduino TeamOctober 23rd, 2020

Taking inspiration from Colin Furze’s 600cc bumper car constructed a few years ago, Henry Forsyth decided to build his own RC miniature version. His device features a 3D-printed and nicely-painted body, along with a laser-cut chassis that holds the electrical components.

The vehicle is driven by a single gearmotor and a pair of 3D-printed wheels, with another caster-style wheel that’s turned left and right by a servo steering. An Arduino Uno and Bluetooth shield are used for overall control with a motor driver.

The Bluetooth functionality allows for user interface via a PS4 controller, or even (after a bit of programming) a Wii Balance Board. In the end, the PS4 remote seems to be the better control option, but who knows where else this type of balance technique could be employed?


One Response to “Driving a mini RC bumper car with a Nintendo Wii Balance Board”

  1. aroosa_fatima Says:

    hy!its very useful information.i have learnt a lot from this site on different projects ,its my client’s project and i was little bit confused but now i am confident i will do this.

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