Remote controlled car!!!

Discussion in 'General Electronics Chat' started by Guinness, May 18, 2010.

  1. Guinness

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    Dec 31, 2009
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    Hi,

    I am in the middle of building a remote controlled car, I am using a PIC16F690 and programming in C. I have the control of the motors sorted out now.

    The only thing I have no idea about is how to make simple transmitter and receiver circuits so I can control the car with a remote.

    I don't know if it makes a difference, but the remote will need to send 3 variable speed control signals and a pushbutton signal, so its not just a simple on/off signal.

    Basically my question is, is it possible to make the circuits?
    Or would it be beyond the ability of a hobbyist?

    If so could you suggest the cheapest transmitter + receiver that would do the task I need it to?

    I live in the UK, so would be best to get from UK places.

    Cheers
     
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