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by Pi-o-neer
Mon Mar 04, 2013 1:12 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: Stopwatch
Replies: 34
Views: 14200

Re: Stopwatch

The choice of sensor might make some difference as well, from what I have read so far. Here is a pretty good write up - look under Hardware pages | Slot car detectors. I was thinking magnetic reeds underneath - since cars would already have magnets and that doesn't involve cutting track or adding LE...
by Pi-o-neer
Mon Mar 04, 2013 12:04 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: Stopwatch
Replies: 34
Views: 14200

Re: Stopwatch

@Wibbes That's great news, however call me thick but I don't understand how do you actually count laps ( or time .. what event exactly ? ). Is there a sensor or something ?
by Pi-o-neer
Fri Jan 04, 2013 4:26 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: Stopwatch
Replies: 34
Views: 14200

Re: Stopwatch

Hey guys, I am wondering if anyone had any luck getting Raspberry Pi to work with slot cars ? I am looking at making a lap counter or maybe adding a few of those to work out speed along the track.

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