If you prefer something more of a desktop gadget car, rather than the laser combat ones from yesterday, then maybe this USB R/C Car ($30) is what you are looking for.

The included software lets you control the vehicle from your computer, and 10 minutes of charging in the garage will give you 5 minutes of play time.

Here’s a demonstration video of the USB car:

Features & Specification:

  • Speedy radio controlled racing
  • Fast charge car garage is provided for recharging
  • Able to recharge in less than 10 min
  • Control time around 5 min on a fully charged battery
  • Full control from your computer, easy to operate and control
  • Transmitter is powered by USB and the controls are on the interface
  • Personalize car decal
  • 6 ways directional controls
  • Powered by USB with 4 feet of cable, no Batteries required
  • Compatible with Windows XP and 2000
  • RC Car size: 8.7 x 4.5 x 3.3cm (45gm)
  • Garage size: 12.7 x 7.9 x 7.5cm (200gm)
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Robert Birming

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Based in Stockholm, Sweden, Robert is a blogger and musician with an eye on innovative gadgets and design geekiness.

5 Responses to “USB R/C Car”

  1. Olde Towne Hobby Shoppe Reply December 6, 2007 at 4:30 pm

    Now that is a cool little idea. And a Mini Cooper at that! how fitting.

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  3. Radio Controlled Boats Reply May 4, 2009 at 8:45 pm

    USB cars are hot right now and are getting a lot of exposure thanks to sites like You Tube. People get a chance to see them run right from their computer and then they want one!

  4. Birmingham Driving Lessons Reply November 9, 2010 at 9:45 am

    I’ve never seen these before, but they look like great fun 🙂

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