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Ballistic Chronograph Kit

Ballistic Chronograph Kit
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Price: $149.95
Product ID : SKU15898

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As seen in our March 2017 issue of Nuts & Volts Magazine. Read the article at the link below!

Build a Simple Inexpensive Ballistic Chronograph by Ron Newton

The Ballistic Chronograph Kit contains everything you need to build a professional quality projectile speed measuring device. The kit uses exclusively through-hole parts to simplify assembly. The remote display unit allows you to position the measuring system in difficult or hard-to-reach locations, such as on the floor in the middle of your Hot Wheels™ car jump ramp or on the kitchen table next to your Nerf™ gun target. You can also place it in a safe position on a gun range for real bullet speed tests.

The kit includes all the parts listed here:

Sensor Components:

  • 4 – Photo Sensor
  • 4 – 0.1 µF Capacitors
  • 2 – 1 nF Capacitors
  • 2 – PIC12F1822 (Programmed)
  • 2 – MCP 601 Eight-pin Chip
  • 2 – 1 meg 1/6 watt Resistors
  • 2 – 10K 25 Trimmer Pot
  • 2 – 10K 1/6 watt Resistors
  • 2 – Printed Circuit Boards

Sensor Chassis:

  • 1 – 14.21 x 4.88 x 2.01 Enclosure
  • 1 – Nine volt Battery Clip
  • 1 – DIN Socket Five-pin Female

Display Components:

  • 1 – 3.9 x 2 x .08 Clear Enclosure
  • 2 – Red LED 3 mm
  • 1 – 0.1 µF Capacitor
  • 1 – Five Volt Regulator
  • 1 – PIC16F916 (Programmed)
  • 1 – DIN Socket Five-pin Female
  • 1 – Two Line LCD Display
  • 2 – Momentary Switch
  • 2 – 680 ohm Resistors
  • 1 – Printed Circuit Board

Hardware:

  • 4 – 3/4" Wood Cubes
  • 4 – 1/8" x 8" Wood Dowels
  • 2 – DIN Socket Five-pin Male
  • 4 – 6-32 1/2" Screws
  • 4 – 3/8" Spacer
  • 2 – 8" x 2" 1 mm Styrene Pieces
  • 4 – 3/8" L x 3/16" Styrene Tubes
  • 1 – Wire Cable 10’
  • 1 – 1/4 x 20 Hex Nut

*Battery and tripod not included

NOTE: This kit contains custom hand-fabricated components that are created specially for each order, so please allow additional time for preparation and delivery.

A Partial Kit is Available: Ballistic Chronograph PCBs and Programmed Chip Set

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