Markus Gritsch writes:
I and my little son built a small electric boat from a kit. However, the kit only offered turning on the motor with a switch, and let the boat cruise wherever fortune it may take.
I thought why not improve it a bit by adding some RC capability. I had some left over toy quad copter remote controls, and decided to use them by building the receiver side out of an 3 $ Arduino mini knock off and the popular NRF24L01+ chip.
Via the project log forum.
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