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Arduino Based Brake light controller for UART based remote controls

Hey guys, I was writing an article about making a simple Arduino based brake light controller for remote, which works with VESC via UART, so I thought I would share it here too as maybe some of you would be interested.

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Ahaha crazy I was looking for that right now! Well thanks!

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@3DServisas is ur dad??

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Yes

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Damn, I wish my dad was into esk8. He has an mechanical engineering degree but doesn’t use it :confused:

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Cool idea, especially that fact that it is open-source, that makes it a good improvement for any board

Also, since arduino works @ 5v, I want to share another idea, that can exclude led driver from the system. Unfortunately, it still needs few mosfets to drive ‘em. But here it is:

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Very cool idea.

Did you ever test this? I didnt see any updates in your article or twitter

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Any updates on this?

I’m also really keen to get this working off a UART remote (Vx2) and a unity

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This may be a better project to replicate, as a few people on the forum have already done

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Yes this looks nice

Thanks mate, will get to tinkering!

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