08/01/2010, Check out the Hawk Eye RC chopper which will keep you as well as your kids occupied at least for a while this coming fall, where it boasts the ability to capture video from mid-air with a maximum recording time of around 5 minutes in 320 × 240 resolution. Of course, photos are also its forte, with a doubling of resolution to 640 × 480 pixels. When on land, you […]
06/04/2010, Can’t find the remote control for your RC car? Well, if you’re good with your hands, you could always hack an Xbox 360 controller to do the job, which is precisely what the creator of this mod did, and he threw in a wireless video camera to see where he’s sending his RC car off to. Check out the video after the jump.
06/03/2010, It’s always fun and exciting to fiddle with RC (remote-controlled) planes, though it’d be a lot more fun to enjoy the view from all the way up there. While this device won’t allow you to join your plane in the skies, the RC Plane Camera is a lightweight device that can be attached to your RC device, recording videos at 640 x 480 pixel resolution at 25fps. It sports a built-in […]
04/02/2010, What do you get if your child is really bright and you want to get him to start his own construction business or something in the future? Why, you get him a $4,500 radio-controlled excavator, of course. This 1:14.5 scale EC280 MG replica is powered by four rechargeable NiMH batteries which drive six motorized proportional axles. It certainly weighs a bit at 62 pounds, but considering that a typical excavator […]
03/31/2010, Universal remote controls are dime a dozen these days, and if you like one that is affordable, you might want to check out Logitech’s Harmony 300 – although the Powerplus Leopard solar-powered universal TV remote control is greener in terms of operational value compared to Logitech’s offering. It can charge from direct sunlight or under ambient light from artificial sources, which basically means it will keep on going and going […]
02/01/2010, No matter how old boys get, there is always a part in them that wants to break out and play, living those childhood army fantasies. You can do so in the near future with a remote controlled helicopter, although this one won’t assault any imaginary communist camps but is instead a remote controlled Chinook. Spin Master is the brains behind it, where it is capable of carrying cargo in flight […]
01/25/2010, The Voice-Heli from Nikko is pretty self-explanatory – it will listen to what you have to say as it moves about. Yes sir, spoken commands are translated to lift, land, hover and moving from side to side action – all you need to do is wear that dorky looking headset and you’re good to go. An integrated ceiling sensor within ensures it won’t go too high and over-ride the command […]