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PostSubject: Tank in a box.....   Tank in a box..... Icon_minitimeMon Oct 12, 2020 10:25 am

Tired of pulling out other tanks to test IR battle systems when I work on them, so put everything in a box and will use it as active target practice. I guess this is the same as building a gun encampment for the battle field.

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PostSubject: Re: Tank in a box.....   Tank in a box..... Icon_minitimeMon Oct 12, 2020 10:32 am

Hey Mike if you want I have something you can use its the sane system I used for the anti tank guns in KW no sound but leds for hits and shots to see that you are doing I can work up something for you
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PostSubject: Re: Tank in a box.....   Tank in a box..... Icon_minitimeMon Oct 12, 2020 2:24 pm

Hey Tom is it like a 3D printed bracket for the receiver and emitter ? I am okay with my set-up since I just pop in TBU when I need to and have tons of spare IR emitter laying around.
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PostSubject: Re: Tank in a box.....   Tank in a box..... Icon_minitimeMon Oct 12, 2020 3:44 pm

its an Adruino an emitter, receiver, and a couple of LEDs same set up for the anti tank guns and things to come :-)
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PostSubject: Re: Tank in a box.....   Tank in a box..... Icon_minitimeMon Oct 12, 2020 7:00 pm

That's an Awesome idea

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PostSubject: Re: Tank in a box.....   Tank in a box..... Icon_minitimeMon Oct 12, 2020 8:17 pm

treemagnet wrote:
its an Adruino an emitter, receiver, and a couple of LEDs same set up for the anti tank guns and things to come :-)

That would make way more sense. How much does an Adriano coat these days ? What sense do you use ?
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PostSubject: Re: Tank in a box.....   Tank in a box..... Icon_minitimeMon Oct 12, 2020 8:38 pm

I was picking up Arduino pro mini for under $5 I just got a bunch of LEDs and receivers
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PostSubject: Re: Tank in a box.....   Tank in a box..... Icon_minitimeMon Oct 12, 2020 11:08 pm

Wow that's crazy. What about sensor ? What do you use ? Just a IR LED receiver ? Let me know how much would love to get one from you.
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PostSubject: Re: Tank in a box.....   Tank in a box..... Icon_minitimeThu Oct 15, 2020 3:51 pm

Nice test bed Mike! Is that an IBU for a board?

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PostSubject: Re: Tank in a box.....   Tank in a box..... Icon_minitimeThu Oct 15, 2020 11:11 pm

Yes it is........ Got to an electronic store today and got a project box so now my test bed looks like this...... 

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PostSubject: Re: Tank in a box.....   Tank in a box..... Icon_minitimeSat Nov 14, 2020 3:05 pm

Okay so thanks to Dean I got this small DK unit which can act as a tester as well as stationary artillery or Air Strike on the battle field. So everything in a little project box, on/off bottom plus the fire button, and it has a sensor for taking hit plus a tiny speaker. This will be the new mobile IR tester, and I can use it in the field to fight other tanks or randomly call in Air/Artillery Strike !

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