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   1 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

    • Emmanuel Bekele
      Emmanuel Bekele  4 weeks back

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

    • Andrew Neal
      Andrew Neal  4 weeks 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.

    • MrBrander
      MrBrander  4 weeks back

      Jake has gotten fat.

    • Andrew Dhulst
      Andrew Dhulst  4 weeks back

      Did you re-setup the ESC? It should be able to compensate by calibrating the new input type.

  • Chinmay Gupta
    Chinmay Gupta  57 minutes back

    amazing! more footage!

    • pedro neves
      pedro neves  11 hours back

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

      • KaTh
        KaTh  1 days back

        Could of used a g29

        • KaTh
          KaTh  1 days back

          Just bought that wallet and it's sick

          • svalbard svalbard
            svalbard svalbard  4 days back

            please review DJI robomaster s1!

            • Peter Jones
              Peter Jones  4 days back

              Inspired by Home Alone 3

              • FrancescoVr
                FrancescoVr  1 weeks back

                Lol I’m a drone racer and watching you guys do this is awesome and funny

                • Tim Cook sucks
                  Tim Cook sucks  1 weeks back

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

                  • Danny B
                    Danny B  1 weeks back

                    What resolution does the camera shoot?

                    • Isaac Cady
                      Isaac Cady  2 weeks back

                      I gotta do this.

                      • Jeremy Albert
                        Jeremy Albert  2 weeks back

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

                        • Jeremy Albert
                          Jeremy Albert  2 weeks back

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

                      • Deeplays Gaming
                        Deeplays Gaming  2 weeks back

                        come on linus put it into production.

                        • JesseFpv
                          JesseFpv  2 weeks back

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

                          • nexxusty
                            nexxusty  2 weeks back

                            I'm sorry, this is HURTING.

                            Complete fail.

                            Contact me if you actually want to do it correctly.

                            • JoeAceJR
                              JoeAceJR  2 weeks back

                              7:03 Drake and josh reference

                              • Roger Skagerström
                                Roger Skagerström  2 weeks back

                                Linus actually know RC stuff? :o

                                • TI Task Force
                                  TI Task Force  2 weeks 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  2 weeks back

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

                                    • Rory Morris
                                      Rory Morris  2 weeks back

                                      im not a Jake fan

                                      • Deploracle
                                        Deploracle  2 weeks back

                                        It's an older video, but a classic.

                                        • Central Subwave
                                          Central Subwave  2 weeks back

                                          Omg this is just FPV ahahahahahah

                                          • Xestron
                                            Xestron  2 weeks back

                                            Whao...It’s like watching the drone gameplay from IGI 3 -The Plan

                                            • Simon A
                                              Simon A  3 weeks back

                                              In case it helps, you can put a 10k resistor across the 10k pot to make it a 5k pot.

                                              Even though this is a week old.

                                              • bandicy
                                                bandicy  3 weeks back

                                                Thanks! I always wanted to do this!!!

                                                • Hasib Kamrani
                                                  Hasib Kamrani  3 weeks back

                                                  Is it just me or did Linus seem like a guy who absolutely has no idea about tech at all??? 11:02

                                                  • RCSparks Studio
                                                    RCSparks Studio  3 weeks back

                                                    #didnotlinkmychannel ... Lol.. glad my video helped #youtubersunite

                                                    • Jamel Frazier
                                                      Jamel Frazier  3 weeks back

                                                      I wonder what some good AR + VR you could get going here.

                                                      • james craighead
                                                        james craighead  3 weeks back

                                                        Check out the proline blockbuster body already setup for fpv and gopro mounting!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

                                                        • theKINGSof
                                                          theKINGSof  3 weeks back

                                                          This is awesome! Now create more of those cars and play a match or Rocket League!!!

                                                          • Arthur Cheung
                                                            Arthur Cheung  3 weeks back


                                                            • scheeenfilmiesgucke
                                                              scheeenfilmiesgucke  3 weeks back

                                                              Insert another resistor? Amateurs xD

                                                              • Humans R Ants
                                                                Humans R Ants  3 weeks back

                                                                Imagine my old methanol and nitro RC car with that.

                                                                • sersys1
                                                                  sersys1  3 weeks back

                                                                  I have a drone that supports vr. Out of the box. Without tinkering. $300. And it flys too.

                                                                  • Les The Great
                                                                    Les The Great  3 weeks back

                                                                    Thats pretty cool

                                                                    • wotever99ninynine Hamilton

                                                                      stereoscopic 3d? or just a single camera?

                                                                      • RapaxTV
                                                                        RapaxTV  3 weeks back

                                                                        Wouldn't it be really beneficial to put the FPV camera in a sort of a stabilizer mount to reduce the vomit inducing?

                                                                        • Absoulty Nothing
                                                                          Absoulty Nothing  3 weeks back

                                                                          Really Linus the 2wd brushed traces slash smh 🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️

                                                                          • Kale Marz
                                                                            Kale Marz  3 weeks back

                                                                            Should have done a FPV freestyle quad-copter, but I'm still glad any FPV is getting some light.

                                                                            • JoLi
                                                                              JoLi  3 weeks back

                                                                              Disappointed there wasn't a joke about thrustmaster

                                                                              • Our Escape
                                                                                Our Escape  3 weeks back

                                                                                that tracksuit is so gay and ugly.
                                                                                have a nice day.

                                                                                • Abhishek G
                                                                                  Abhishek G  3 weeks back

                                                                                  I'll be waiting for that second part.

                                                                                  • i dont know anymore
                                                                                    i dont know anymore  3 weeks back

                                                                                    The real hobbyists already know that Team Associated/AE/RC10 already makes an fpv module specifically for cars, rather than drones.

                                                                                    • Nate Hartzler
                                                                                      Nate Hartzler  3 weeks back

                                                                                      Now reverse it and hook a controller up to a kids power wheel car.

                                                                                      • MigNon Zern
                                                                                        MigNon Zern  3 weeks back

                                                                                        I think if you want to get some advice about live video feed in rc. I confident say, Remodel Reviews can give you some.

                                                                                        • TorQueMoD
                                                                                          TorQueMoD  3 weeks back

                                                                                          Okay Linus I love you but Fuck You for getting She'll be comin round the mountain stuck in my head you bastard!

                                                                                          • Carlos Flores
                                                                                            Carlos Flores  3 weeks back

                                                                                            Just connecting a 5k ohm resistance in parallel should solve the problem with the POD

                                                                                            • joko10004
                                                                                              joko10004  3 weeks back

                                                                                              You could add more delay option to simulate drunk driving and show people how dangerous it really is.

                                                                                              • wotever99ninynine Hamilton
                                                                                                wotever99ninynine Hamilton  3 weeks back

                                                                                                drunk driving is fine. people over dramatize it. how else am i supposed to get pissed at the pub and drive home. seriously dude..