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Autonomous Drifting Research Project

Hello everyone,
I'm involved  in a university research project, where we aim to teach an autonomous rc vehicle to drift. We have already made some progress, as can be seen here: 

However, since loading a lot of additional hardware onto the vehicle leads to bad maneuverability:
I was wondering if it is possible to control the VESC wirelessly via code.
I've read about multiple options, e.g., UART bluetooth and even the original VESC bluetooth dongle . I understand that these options allow users to wirelessly setup and monitor their VESC, but do they also allow for actual wireless motor control? We want to control the VESC wirelessly using a computer, idealy using ROS.
Can the VESC bluetooth dongle be paired with a bluetooth enabled laptop and controlled via code (plus reading IMU measurements)?

Thank you,
AutonomousDrifting
 

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Hey everyone,

thanks for your answers.
Turns out I was indeed pulling too many volts from the servo-output (7.4V, where only 5V is allowed) and this was causing the VESC to crash.

Thanks again