We use the eyes that came with the Chronomix system. The only problem we have
had is the wiring...that's just a packing problem that I hope I've fixed.
Gary/Ellen Wilkinson wrote:
> Joe, what kind of eyes are you folks using? We are using Banner eyes the
> same type as B.N.I. I think, they are about bullet proof. I can count on at
> least one entrant hitting an eye per event, generally we dust off the eye
> put another battery under it, and we are back up.
> Gary Wilkinson, assistant helper trainee worker bee
> Utah Salt Flats Racing Association
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Joe Timney <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: Glen Barrett <email@example.com>
> Cc: <BICWIG@aol.com>; <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, January 12, 2000 1:21 PM
> Subject: Re: Timing Question
> > Glen,
> > Did James and Alan write a program to get the timing slips to print
> out or do
> > you input the info? I now have to cable to go the computor and the special
> > to get the car number in the system, but I lack the program or where to
> get one.
> > All I can find is systems for runners or swimmers.
> > joe
> > Glen Barrett wrote:
> > > Hi Jim
> > >
> > > As far as the photocells which are infared units from Banner, the
> senders or
> > > emiters are powered by a small gel cell battery.
> > > The recievers are also battery powered and connected to a common ground
> > > some 5 miles long and a wire to a junction box in the timing stand and
> > > into a timer circuit in the computer. On the salt we try to be 1000 feet
> > > each course. At the lakes we are from 600 to 800 depending where the
> > > edge is from the edge of the lake bed. Some times a 1000 feet is close
> as one
> > > year Kenny Lyon was smoked out in his two wheel liner and missed the
> tower by
> > > 18 feet. The timing system we use was designed and built by James & Alan
> > > chronologic). They also built the system for the lakes. As they also run
> a car
> > > and know the needs of the racer we have a great system.I know this a
> > > more info then you asked for but what the heck I was on a roll.
> > > Glen
> > >
> > > BICWIG@aol.com wrote:
> > >
> > > > Glen,
> > > > I'm very curious as to how you link the lights to the computer.
> Surely you
> > > > can't use cable. We have the luxury of being no more than 300 ft from
> > > > traps, so cable is no problem. When I went to Bonneville the first
> time, I
> > > > wondered how you guys did that.
> > > >
> > > > Jim Bodenheimer