For some upcoming work, I needed to drive the quad A1 around without being tethered to a computer. To date, my control mechanisms have been:
- A web interface driven from a computer with joystick attached.
- A nrf24l01 link driven from a nrfusb attached to a computer.
Note, both of those methods involve being tethered to a computer, which makes it hard to be mobile. As a possibly short term solution to this problem, I went ahead and got a bluetooth “gaming” controller for my phone (non-affiliate amazon link):