believe it or not.. we used a stainless steal box set up over some semi
sensitive components... and it worked well enough not to have any Flight
control Problems.... Long story but it was a dangerous thing before the
> From: John Beckett <email@example.com>
> To: Keith Turk <firstname.lastname@example.org>; Joseph Timney <TIMNEYJJ@sterlingdi.com>;
> Subject: Re: Tach's and playback options
> Date: Thursday, April 22, 1999 4:49 PM
> What type of shielding does one use? Cause it really would be nice to get
> pictue from inside.
> At 01:13 PM 4/22/99 -0500, Keith Turk wrote:
> >Electro Magnetic Interference (EMI) is something I have a little
> >with from My Apache flying days... and it can wreak Havoc on all sorts
> >electrical things... with 121 black boxes it was always a problem
> >we did a lot of shielding around certain components to keep it all from
> >ground interference.... interesting statement that it would effect
> >components on a race car... ... Less John is so kicked back in that car
> >can run a Radio and listen to his times on the course...
> >> From: Joseph Timney <TIMNEYJJ@sterlingdi.com>
> >> To: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org
> >> Subject: Re: Tach's and playback options
> >> Date: Thursday, April 22, 1999 12:17 PM
> >> Keith,
> >> I have used a VCR recorder in three drag cars with good sucess.
> >You will get a little static in the picture. One system had a remote
> >and we had to do some shielding. On one car,the picture told the
> >no oil pressure after the burnout, no oil pressure when the chute came
> >It really helped me build a better oil pan system. If you run a mag, I
> >think you might have a lot more interferance.
> >> >>> "Keith Turk" <email@example.com> 04/22 2:39 PM >>>
> >> well as you know I have been looking for a tach for some time... I
> >> like John Becketts Tape recording thing.. and wanted some way to save
> >> for Bench racing sessions later...
> >> When Mayf and I were at the power fest the other day I bought a
> >> playback tach with all the features that I wanted and bought a play
> >> box so I could print it out...
> >> I still like someone's thought of a video camera in the car and I am
> >> to look into that a little more... the SCCA does require some special
> >> mounting set up so they have found a way to Isolate the vibrations
> >> car....
> >> maybe you guys are better at this then I am.... with the air ride all
> >> gages are readable... but ... I don't have time to do more then watch
> >> tach and idiot lights I put in....
> >> Keith
> >> Keith Turk
> >> Austin Healey 100 / Bugeye / Box Sprite / Bonneville Land Speed
> >> Camaro ( D Gas Altered )