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College Project RC tank

Hello, I am doing a college project and I have decided that I would like to do a remote controlled tank. However this is not to make the tank move backwards and forwards. This is to make the turret and gun elevate. I have a great passion for tanks but when it comes to electronics and understanding what fits with what and what to get I become hopelessly lost. I would love some guidance and help.

Hello.

I recommend getting started by reading about other peoples’ custom RC tank projects, which should give you some ideas on what kind of hardware to use and how to use it. For example, this RC tank uses one of our Maestro servo controllers to control gun recoil, conduct a predetermined sequence of gun movements in a couple axes, and also trigger a separate strobe light for a gun flash effect.

-Jon