First Person View RC Car Racing!!

  • Published: 15 May 2019
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    Jake and Linus build a proof of concept VR RC Car racing setup for use at LTX 2019!

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  • Linus Tech Tips
    Linus Tech Tips   3 months back

    We now know the resistance of the potentiometers SHOULDN'T have mattered. They're used as voltage dividers, so even if the resistance is different, it should have worked fine. However, while testing, when using the stock pedal's pots, we'd either have 100% or 0 throttle and nothing in between - hence why we tried to use matching pots.

    As this is just a proof of concept, basically just to figure out if this is as cool as we imagined (and it is), we just needed the car to accelerate and brake in a controllable manner. The rest will be figured out for the actual final build. :D

    • Brentavious
      Brentavious  1 months back

      I still want to see the chiller thread ripper 2 being cannibalized

    • Mauri Cobian
      Mauri Cobian  2 months back

      Hey Linus you didn't calibrate the ESC. That might give you the full power of the pedals.
      Do it and then thank me or hire me.

    • Emmanuel Bekele
      Emmanuel Bekele  3 months back

      what's the point of the oculus? you can't look around

    • Andrew Neal
      Andrew Neal  3 months back

      Aaah, okay. I was sitting here saying to myself, "the resistance shouldn't matter!" Good to know the reason why you were trying to match resistance.

  • Ryan Butterly
    Ryan Butterly  1 days back This might help LTT!?

    • Ryan Butterly
      Ryan Butterly  1 days back This might help LTT!?

      • Maxime Santa
        Maxime Santa  2 weeks back

        Rc Sparks ! I like the gold series they made :)

        • Family Tabnote8
          Family Tabnote8  2 weeks back

          OMG RC SPARKS I LOVE ARRONS CHANNEL shout out to you man, been watching the channel since skate park pain 1!

          • MrMonotone
            MrMonotone  3 weeks back

            For anyone that's interested, you can buy quite cheap RC cars with cameras builtin from aliexpress, just search for FPV in the RC cars

            • Control SixtyFour
              Control SixtyFour  3 weeks back

              This. was SO AWESOME!! thank you for doing this, it was super fun to drive. surprisingly low latency, and at times it felt like my chair was moving lol.

              • MrMonotone
                MrMonotone  3 weeks back

                3D print a new plastic socket, or.....cut/grind a notch in the resistor pole

                • Fifth Scale Finland
                  Fifth Scale Finland  4 weeks back

                  I guess i have to test this. Let see if it's possible to drive car at higher speed with FPV, at least i need more FOV to camera i think.
                  I have a rc racing Youtube Channel and if anybody is interested for it, please leave a comment and subscribe to it.

                  • Haroon Ilyas
                    Haroon Ilyas  4 weeks back

                    pia=pakistan international Airline

                    • Brentavious
                      Brentavious  1 months back

                      I still want to see the chiller thread ripper 2 being cannabalized

                      • CyberKevin
                        CyberKevin  1 months back

                        No way to do it in 3D with two cameras ? :/

                        • ShephardOfFire
                          ShephardOfFire  1 months back

                          Gotta love Traxxas

                          • ChevySpeed724
                            ChevySpeed724  1 months back

                            I SO need one of these in my life.

                            • PearuArmasJ
                              PearuArmasJ  1 months back

                              Now put a bomb on it and you'll have an RCXD

                              • COMSMILE
                                COMSMILE  1 months back


                                • Saumadip Das
                                  Saumadip Das  2 months back

                                  One of their best projects I've ever seen.

                                  • nicolas rouvreau
                                    nicolas rouvreau  2 months back

                                    it should be mass-produced !

                                    • ITzzJack 1
                                      ITzzJack 1  2 months back

                                      That's awesome ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‘ I need one of them ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿคช

                                      • Vero
                                        Vero  2 months back

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                                        • Lenny s FuรŸ
                                          Lenny s FuรŸ  2 months back

                                          your voice annoys me

                                          • Alexandru JORA
                                            Alexandru JORA  2 months back

                                            Reminds me of Watch Dogs 2

                                            • IraQ Nid
                                              IraQ Nid  2 months back

                                              I'm just starting to watch this and have to wonder how many existing solutions for RC aircraft controls and motion tracking goggles will be applied to the VR aspect of this. Polhemus has really cool magnetic motion tracking sensors that can be used to track just about every part of the human body as well as transponders and locomotion tracking equipment.

                                              • DuckyRC
                                                DuckyRC  2 months back

                                                Welcome to FPV

                                                • 1st_Luis
                                                  1st_Luis  2 months back

                                                  There was an easier way to make the 10K potentiometer in the steering wheel work as a 5K.
                                                  From what I saw you used an extreme and the middle, just solder a 10K resistance in parallel to the potentiometer. That way it should vary from 0 to 5K, instead 0 to 10K
                                                  And the modification would be minimal

                                                  • muhammad hamzah
                                                    muhammad hamzah  2 months back

                                                    Why his hand always pressing a button on his jeans?? Its reaaaaaly annoying overtime...

                                                    • Darth Vader
                                                      Darth Vader  2 months back

                                                      Shut up and take my money ๐Ÿ’ฐ.

                                                      • Chinmay Gupta
                                                        Chinmay Gupta  2 months back

                                                        amazing! more footage!

                                                        • pedro neves
                                                          pedro neves  2 months back

                                                          Hi, I'm having a problem with the pedals because I do not know how to install two potentiometers at one.

                                                          • KaTh
                                                            KaTh  2 months back

                                                            Could of used a g29

                                                            • KaTh
                                                              KaTh  2 months back

                                                              Just bought that wallet and it's sick

                                                              • svalbard svalbard
                                                                svalbard svalbard  2 months back

                                                                please review DJI robomaster s1!

                                                                •   2 months back

                                                                  Inspired by Home Alone 3

                                                                  •   2 months back

                                                                    Lol Iโ€™m a drone racer and watching you guys do this is awesome and funny

                                                                    • Tim Cook sucks
                                                                      Tim Cook sucks  2 months back

                                                                      Wow Linus go cheap on the rc car and not get a brushless motor

                                                                      • Danny B
                                                                        Danny B  2 months back

                                                                        What resolution does the camera shoot?

                                                                        • Isaac Cady
                                                                          Isaac Cady  2 months back

                                                                          I gotta do this.

                                                                          • Jeremy Albert
                                                                            Jeremy Albert  2 months back

                                                                            I get into something and LTT just had to do a video about it 2 weeks earlier

                                                                            • Jeremy Albert
                                                                              Jeremy Albert  2 months back

                                                                              At least i'm not as cheap as linus i got a 4x4 vxl slash

                                                                          • Deeplays Gaming
                                                                            Deeplays Gaming  2 months back

                                                                            come on linus put it into production.

                                                                            • JesseFpv
                                                                              JesseFpv  2 months back

                                                                              You could have done this with way better products at alot cheaper price lol

                                                                              • nexxusty
                                                                                nexxusty  2 months back

                                                                                I'm sorry, this is HURTING.

                                                                                Complete fail.

                                                                                Contact me if you actually want to do it correctly.

                                                                                • JoeAceJR
                                                                                  JoeAceJR  2 months back

                                                                                  7:03 Drake and josh reference

                                                                                  • Roger Skagerstrรถm
                                                                                    Roger Skagerstrรถm  3 months back

                                                                                    Linus actually know RC stuff? :o

                                                                                    • TI Task Force
                                                                                      TI Task Force  3 months back

                                                                                      I didn't know that Peter Griffin has a nephew. He's a good mini midget auto manufraturing. I'm not a tiny person but I want to order one before my Buick goes to the car graveyard and I stuck broken. Down somewhere. Do you offer seat covers or leather seats?

                                                                                      • Shawn Elliott
                                                                                        Shawn Elliott  3 months back

                                                                                        You're looking for the Kyosho Mini-Z series of RC cars.

                                                                                        • Deploracle
                                                                                          Deploracle  3 months back

                                                                                          It's an older video, but a classic.

                                                                                          • Central Subwave
                                                                                            Central Subwave  3 months back

                                                                                            Omg this is just FPV ahahahahahah

                                                                                            • Xestron
                                                                                              Xestron  3 months back

                                                                                              Whao...Itโ€™s like watching the drone gameplay from IGI 3 -The Plan