Maker Update: Thumbstick Steering Wheel

This week on Maker Update, a steering wheel for your Xbox controller, a new tax on filament, Adafruit reinvents the MEGA, two new 3D printed r/c boat designs, robot operation, a LEGO battery pack, a project board for Halloween, and drilling at a right-angle. โ˜…Buy…

Hands-On with FPV Remote Controlled Cars!

We check out the RXWave/Raskl, a system that pairs a standard PS4 dualshock controller with an FPV RC car. Using the same camera and transmitter technology we’ve seen in FPV racing quadcopters, this lets us zip around our home and office from the car’s perspective,…

USB Foot Switch with Circuit Python

This DIY foot switch controller simulates USB HID devices. It sends keypresses just like a keyboard or mouse. It can be used as an additional keyboard, let’s say you’d like to do overhead photography and use both hands but also want to trigger the camera…