- Published in issue 11/2018 on page 82
ESP8266 for Model Control
Simple, low-cost control via smartphone
The standard radio control systems used by model makers to control model aircraft and ships don’t come cheap. How about building a control system that uses Wi-Fi as the radio link? Instead of a special transmitter box with joysticks you can swipe sliders on your smartphone display and the receiver hardware for this design costs peanuts.