Laurence Daxes
Published © MIT

RC Car to BT Car Controlled with Blynk

Converting a common RC car to a Bluetooth car, using an Arduino 101 & controlling with a smartphone via Blynk app.

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RC Car to BT Car Controlled with Blynk

Things used in this project

Hardware components

Arduino 101 & Genuino 101
Arduino 101 & Genuino 101
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Dual H-Bridge motor drivers L298
SparkFun Dual H-Bridge motor drivers L298
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SparkFun Logic Level Converter - Bi-Directional
SparkFun Logic Level Converter - Bi-Directional
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Software apps and online services

Blynk
Blynk

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Schematics

Arduino 101 BT RC Car

Made with Photoshop

Code

Hello101

Arduino
//#define BLYNK_USE_DIRECT_CONNECT

#define BLYNK_PRINT Serial

#include <BlynkSimpleCurieBLE.h>
#include <CurieBLE.h>

// You should get Auth Token in the Blynk App.
// Go to the Project Settings (nut icon).
char auth[] = "282...";

BLEPeripheral  blePeripheral;

void setup() {
  Serial.begin(9600);
  delay(1000);

  blePeripheral.setLocalName("Blynk");
  blePeripheral.setDeviceName("Blynk");
  blePeripheral.setAppearance(384);

  Blynk.begin(blePeripheral, auth);

  blePeripheral.begin();

  Serial.println("Waiting for connections...");
}

void loop() {
  Blynk.run();
  blePeripheral.poll();
}

Credits

Laurence Daxes

Laurence Daxes

19 projects • 25 followers
Systems Engineer Bachellor, I Love technology, and IoT World https://youtube.com/c/DaxesHacks

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