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by rcrit
Tue Dec 01, 2015 11:52 am
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Yet another Arduino based track timer...
Replies: 87
Views: 58073

Re: Yet another Arduino based track timer...

I have a wooden track but otherwise configured the same way (e.g. I'm using LED holders, push from the bottom, etc). The problem I have is that the wires for the receivers (+ the wire to the timer) are bent into 90's and weaken over time and break. What I wonder is if there is some sort of shield I ...
by rcrit
Sun Nov 29, 2015 12:14 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Yet another Arduino based track timer...
Replies: 87
Views: 58073

Re: Yet another Arduino based track timer...

I've built one of these and it works pretty well in my tests. In a few months I'll use it in our Derby. My question is: how do you protect the IR receiver? I just soldered wires directly onto the leads coming out of the receiver and basically bent that into a 90 for insertion beneath the track. I've...