Control Electrical Skateboard Using Your Phone

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Skateboard lover’s would love to try electrical skateboards. This electrical skateboard speed can be controlled by your smart phone, since the skateboard is powered with an electric motor.

A guy called Nick made a skateboard with a kit brought from online including wheels, deck, trucks and a belt. The trucks is welded with a motor in place already. He used Turnigy SK3 192KV electric motor to move the skateboard.

Now to connect the electrical motor under skateboard and to a smartphone Nick chose to use an Arduino Nano hooked up to a Bluetooth module. The Nano was able to directly drive the motor controller, and the Bluetooth module made it easy to sync up to a mobile phone. The Android app was written using MIT’s App Inventor software. This software allows you to stop or start the skateboard.

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One thought on “Control Electrical Skateboard Using Your Phone

  • June 11, 2015 at 7:41 pm
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    Didn’t buy the deck! I made the deck a year ago I think.

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