SLM for lap timing?

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SLM for lap timing?

Postby hamer on Sat Jul 08, 2023 7:33 am

My rider asked if we can use the lights on the C125 to indicate lap timing?

This is the functionality I was thinking:

Track is segmented into 3 sections
Use the right 3 lights to indicate faster or slower than the last lap (or fastest)?
Solid green indicates faster segment, red indicates slower.
All 3 flash green or red for 3 seconds if the over all lap is faster or slower.

Is this possible?

Thank you!
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Re: SLM for lap timing?

Postby David Ferguson on Sun Jul 09, 2023 6:36 am

It would be easier to just configure the lights with some conditions based on the "Lap Gain/Loss Running". Much harder to have fixed segments as you describe -- real time through the lap is already being calculated for you. You may wish to consider using a display with a bar-graph and putting that channel there. I recently discovered, that if you only define one bar graph in a display for two of them, it will create a larger bar graph filling both spaces. Exactly what you may want.
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