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  • 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

    Linus Tech TipsLinus Tech Tips9 gün önce
    • what's the point of the oculus? you can't look around

      Emmanuel BekeleEmmanuel Bekele3 gün önce
    • 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.

      Andrew NealAndrew Neal4 gün önce
    • Jake has gotten fat.

      MrBranderMrBrander6 gün önce
    • Did you re-setup the ESC? It should be able to compensate by calibrating the new input type.

      Andrew DhulstAndrew Dhulst7 gün önce
  • I'll be waiting for that second part.

    Abhishek GAbhishek G9 saatler önce
  • The real hobbyists already know that Team Associated/AE/RC10 already makes an fpv module specifically for cars, rather than drones.

    Edwin SextonEdwin Sexton15 saatler önce
  • Now reverse it and hook a controller up to a kids power wheel car.

    Nate HartzlerNate Hartzler20 saatler önce
  • I think if you want to get some advice about live video feed in rc. I confident say, Remodel Reviews can give you some.

    MigNon ZernMigNon Zern21 saatler önce
  • Okay Linus I love you but Fuck You for getting She'll be comin round the mountain stuck in my head you bastard!

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

    Carlos FloresCarlos FloresGün önce
  • You could add more delay option to simulate drunk driving and show people how dangerous it really is.

    joko10004joko10004Gün önce
  • There's a similar concept in production, that you can play right now - the game is called "Isotope", those guys did mini version of Chernobyl region using 3d printer.

    NothingNothing2 gün önce
  • It’s so fuckin cool

    pujeet jhapujeet jha2 gün önce
  • For the cameras I recommend some AIO racing drone cameras like the Eachine TX02 or Eachine EF02. They are tiny, cheap, light weight use little power, work fine indoors but still have a range of a few hundred meters and don't need any special cooling. I personally use Eachine VR D2 goggles which I find are very good for their low price, but that's more of a preference thing.

    DakkaronDakkaron2 gün önce
  • Not trying to be condecending, but it is always pretty cute to see beginners getting into RC and FPV. By the way, this is not VR.

    DakkaronDakkaron2 gün önce
  • i had tht steering wheel in the early 90s it hasnt changed at all even the box is the same

    Chris HydeChris Hyde2 gün önce
  • As an embedded hardware and software developer working for an RC company, I have developed a remote control that takes any USB HID peripheral and uses it as input to control any RC model, just have to plug the peripheral into the USB host interface of the transmitter. Even a mouse can be used, I have flown a quad-copter with the wireless mouse of my computer... That should be far more convenient than all of these soldering, sawing and...

    Frederic AguilarFrederic Aguilar2 gün önce
  • Water cool it!

    MusicSoundPlayerMusicSoundPlayer2 gün önce
  • How about just combine a drone with the RC?

    SavilianaSaviliana2 gün önce
  • 7:07 YEEHAW

    Gelo FunzGelo Funz2 gün önce
  • Home Alone 3 kid did that with much less trouble

    BrainiacccccBrainiaccccc2 gün önce
  • Awesome project! Can't wait to see more!

    SharadSharad2 gün önce
  • Nice

    Jesus A ARELLANOJesus A ARELLANO2 gün önce
  • So awesome! Please do much more of this :)

    Rand All ThorRand All Thor2 gün önce

    owen thomasowen thomas3 gün önce
  • I need this now make it for cheapish I'm buy 10

    owen thomasowen thomas3 gün önce
  • Who else thought about the movie HOME ALONE 3 while watching this video?

    Aro MalAro Mal3 gün önce
  • Why not use an Arduino or raspberry pi to interface instead of physically modding the steering wheel and peddles? First robotics uses Logitech controllers through Android phones to control their robots.

    Walter BartekWalter Bartek3 gün önce
  • a 2 in 1 fpv setup would been nice

    yul mercedyul merced3 gün önce
  • traxxas yes

    Cats CoughCats Cough3 gün önce
  • *Now add a gimbal and headtracking.*

    麦3 gün önce
  • Not the first fpv has been around for a long time.... Click Bait

    Brandon FrazierBrandon Frazier3 gün önce
  • Wow how cool is that?!

    GeforceflyGeforcefly3 gün önce
  • At the end it ain't even funny no more lol

    Plaga NegraPlaga Negra3 gün önce
  • This is amazing. Need a walk through on how to recreate this. How much did it cost in total?

    Jasper WJasper W3 gün önce
    • You can get it much cheaper (and at a similar quality) than what they did. This is what you need for the FPV part: Camera: Eachine TX02 (or similar) for ~$18 Goggles: Eachine VR D2 Pro for ~$80, or Eachine VR006 for ~$40 Then get any RC car you want. The AIO camera mentioned is actually made for micro drones so it is tiny, has a range of a few hundred meters, works fine indoors, needs no cooling and doesn't use much power.

      DakkaronDakkaron2 gün önce
  • why is this not on a shelf at every hobby store in the country

    Mitchell WhitcombMitchell Whitcomb3 gün önce
  • Rather than replacing the pots, why didn't you simply put a 10k resistor across the terminals in parallel to give yourself the required 5k, yet the same throttle/wheel movement and connection? Or you could have used another 10k pot across the terminals and 'tweaked' the 'response' of the steering wheel or the car's top speed? But then a computer nerd thinks of a transistor as a switch, whereas I think of them as amplifiers...

    Jonathan PalmerJonathan Palmer3 gün önce
  • Now i just need the Drone version of this that we all have been waiting for...

    Mario WachongMario Wachong3 gün önce
  • Please, no more Jake.

    South WestSouth West3 gün önce
  • Wonder where could i get the jacket that he wear in this vid.

    Riley TrầnRiley Trần3 gün önce
  • 5k, 10K , 100k.... probably doesn't make a difference if they are just used as "voltage divider" for an analog (to digital converter) input of microchip ;)

    Orbis92Orbis923 gün önce
  • That tiny Noctua fan. It's so cute!

    Unfocused RacingUnfocused Racing3 gün önce
  • This is fucking sick! What a great video!

    SolidStutterSolidStutter3 gün önce
  • This could be used to help new drivers learn to drive

    Alex BarkleyAlex Barkley3 gün önce
  • But does it ray trace?

    youzernejmyouzernejm4 gün önce
  • What is the RC truck model?

    Ахметзянов ИльшатАхметзянов Ильшат4 gün önce
  • That's pretty awesome

    Andrew NealAndrew Neal4 gün önce
  • Done this with my oculus dk2 but with twin cams to get the 3d effect but was on a low budget so the latency of the cheap capture card was quite bad but I bet you could do this better now.

    [TN] Strikeman[TN] Strikeman4 gün önce
  • My like for Jake head bump

    Viet NguyenViet Nguyen4 gün önce
  • Where's the link in the description for the rc car?

    cree chavocree chavo4 gün önce
  • You should make one the RC Fire Truck.

    Josh D'AmatoJosh D'Amato4 gün önce
  • instead of going for the most expensive fpv gear you could find, you could have gone with some ev 200, a foxeer vtx, and a foxeer camera, I fly FPV, and use TBS Evo 5.8g, a foxeer monster, and cruise 150 km/h in free aerial space, and the antennas are easier to mount too, considering a single dipole antenna would be plenty, depending on your venue :) it would also have plenty of range, or even go futher using correct antennas (up to 30 kilometers or more) but awesome videos, planning on doing something similar this winter to a cheapskate rc car for indoor fun

    kreyorakreyora4 gün önce
  • This is horrible cringe. Like watching an 80 year old man discover for the first time how to flush a toilet. Are we really this lame in 2019? People have been doing this stuff since the 70s. And smaller cheaper solutions in the late 90s.

    Urine AnimalUrine Animal4 gün önce
  • should have try mission planner. download the software & have a look at it

    askelvinaskelvin4 gün önce
  • How much can I buy that for, LTT? No, actually it's pretty cool. xD :-D Nevermind, I'll be making it myself.

    OOFGaming OOFGANGOOFGaming OOFGANG4 gün önce
  • Leave the cooler exposed on the hood as a muscle car!!!! \o/ \o/ \o/

    Daniel CarvalhoDaniel Carvalho4 gün önce
  • dreamed of this since the movie "home alone 3" in the 1990s.... story: young kid, Christmas week, uses his remote controlled car (that he earned shoveling neighbors' driveway & side walk) and attaches the families camcorder. The video video is broadcast to a small old tube style tv and he drives around the neighborhood and homes. Twist: catches a burglary on film and the story continues.... short video: from moive

    JetJet4 gün önce

      JetJet4 gün önce
  • So if GN is computer science, does this make LMG mad science? 2 sides of the same coin I guess.

    KAT ErwhallKAT Erwhall4 gün önce
  • Now try it with a plane >:]

    Advu RealmerAdvu Realmer4 gün önce
  • sound interesting. is sound like, that this is coming straight out from game play...

    norchaaanorchaaa4 gün önce
  • even a kid can do it :) (Home Alone 3)

    Chris MichaelChris Michael4 gün önce
  • Make sure you mount the camera so that some hood is in the FOV, or else it's aggravating to maneuver.

    Walker NelsonWalker Nelson4 gün önce
  • Sick

    Messi FPVMessi FPV5 gün önce
  • welcome to the world of FPV, you've only experienced 1/100000th of the epicness of FPV.

    MuchFly WowMuchFly Wow5 gün önce
  • I want one!

    Jesse DeryJesse Dery5 gün önce
  • Get a chair and you're racing in a cockpit !

    Ivo EstevesIvo Esteves5 gün önce
  • Congradulations. You did what the youtuber Henry the RC car did.

    joshua oorothjoshua ooroth5 gün önce
  • Finally, i can play twisted metal in real life just mount couple firearm into the car, and let the party begin

    Jensen RaylightJensen Raylight5 gün önce
  • Does anyone know the model number of the steering wheel used in this project?

    jakey1995abcjakey1995abc5 gün önce
    • Thrustmaster Ferrari red legend or something like that.....i have it....its been 3 years

      GamingTubeGamingTube3 gün önce
  • I've forgotten most of what I knew about electronics, but can't you turn a 10k resister into a 5k resister by putting another 10k resister in parallel? Or something like that. Surely there is some what to fix the pot without replacing it.

    CascadeHushCascadeHush5 gün önce
  • You probably didn't need to change the pots,just hook them up to the wheel/pedals. 5k/10k isn't a big difference,they're probably just doing basic voltage divider duty anyways.

    PhattyMoPhattyMo5 gün önce
  • The leader always get's the most flack, keep rollin linus!

    Nocturnal RSNocturnal RS5 gün önce
  • Gogogogogogo Linus!!!!!

    David LEGERDavid LEGER5 gün önce
  • you cant drive real cars in Virtual Reality

    OldMateOldMate5 gün önce
  • Nice sponsor link. pialinus sounds like something you'd do to a snowbank after a night on the (egg)nog.

    Dion StarfireDion Starfire5 gün önce
  • The company DROMIDA sells a FPV car for 180 bucks i think.

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    Famous TVFamous TV5 gün önce
  • Awesome videos! I can use this on my own channel in the future 👍

    Luke’s Vintage Rc Car RestorationLuke’s Vintage Rc Car Restoration5 gün önce
  • dude i would buy it ,if u guys manufacture it

    Rogelio SilvaRogelio Silva5 gün önce
  • I've only made it to 2:25 and I can already tell that you guys over complicated this.

    s13sil80s13sil805 gün önce
  • DAM, i knew i should of tried this back in 2016 with slot cars. All i needed was the FPV drone goggles and camera, but, couldn't justify wasting the money... Meh...

    PowerSportsPowerSports5 gün önce
  • I wish I was this cool.

    BrownGuyYashBrownGuyYash5 gün önce
  • Just google "head tracking FPV"... now that's awesome! (also FatSharks are the best head-units for FPV)

    BIll GeoBIll Geo5 gün önce
  • If you think THAT's awesome, try it with head-tracking! A lot of RC youtube channels have done it (years ago too)

    BIll GeoBIll Geo5 gün önce
  • Jake - why poop on my head linus? (hairstyle)

    Tobi UchihaTobi Uchiha5 gün önce
  • about 3 years late on this one lol. Get with the times.

    iLuvKatsssiLuvKatsss5 gün önce
  • now linus can stalk his employees

  • Man the graphics in the new Re-Volt game are great.

    HaffTonneHaffTonne5 gün önce
  • I hate Jake's hair cut.

    DudeistBelieveDudeistBelieve5 gün önce
  • Now go take a drive around the ladies locker room lol!

    Off-Grid OptimistOff-Grid Optimist5 gün önce
  • Why is Jake so annoying all the time. He is not even funny. I love this channel and look forward to the vids. But when I see Jake, i just know i am going to get annoyed. I have no doubt he is good at what he does behind the scenes but I would suggest less camera time! for him

    Stephen WoodsStephen Woods5 gün önce
  • Pro filing there Jake

    satyris411satyris4115 gün önce
  • shoulda bought pots from a musician supply. or a luthier

    Ty SummersettTy Summersett5 gün önce
  • This is screaming for a head tracking device paired with a motorized camera.

    Fernando MartinFernando Martin5 gün önce
  • All I have to say is, about damned time! I've been saying this needed to happen for years now.

    neurokinetik64ESneurokinetik64ES5 gün önce
  • Needs more RGB!!

    Caleb HarperCaleb Harper5 gün önce
  • Hey Jake, lose some weight you are making yourself look really lazy

    BlackenedBlackened5 gün önce
  • Add some lights to the car to drive it at night as well as a amber light bar

    Jonmichal WalkerJonmichal Walker5 gün önce
  • Much better to have a racing drone

    Tomy TokaTomy Toka5 gün önce
  • *Insert ReVolt joke*

    bazz blackbazz black5 gün önce
  • _Sees Ridge Wallet sponsor_ Linusthony Sebatiantano here

    James CruzJames Cruz5 gün önce
  • I wonder if it would be possible to get the force feedback working

    n3ziniuka5n3ziniuka55 gün önce
  • This video got copyright strike by movie from 1997. called "Home alone 3". I really do not know why tho :D

    Kukica_2016Kukica_20165 gün önce
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