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Lap timers

Post by Jimbo04zx10r » Sep 22nd, '18, 19:22

Thinking about getting a lap timer and wanted to know if anyone has one or uses one. Looking for recommendations on types and models but must be simple to use! :-bd
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Re: Lap timers

Post by layne » Sep 22nd, '18, 19:31

Will be selling my Race Chrono very shortly. Blue tooth GPS unit and Windows phone as a reciever.
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Re: Lap timers

Post by Jimbo04zx10r » Sep 22nd, '18, 19:43

Interesting, as I'm totally useless with tech until I get my head round how it works.
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Re: Lap timers

Post by MikeZ » Sep 23rd, '18, 11:19

There's an app for that. Just so long as somebody on the day has marker u can use it for free.

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Re: Lap timers

Post by Jimbo04zx10r » Sep 23rd, '18, 15:43

I want to try and stay away from using to many components, would like a simple all in-one unit which I could possible download on to my pc to overlap with my videos but not a necessity.
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Re: Lap timers

Post by Ruffian » Sep 23rd, '18, 18:15

Then most people use race chrono.
Can use your phone but only updates once a second and can get dodgy cut lines.
A GPS receiver like the Q-star 10hz is much better and consistent. (Which is probably like what layne has)
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Re: Lap timers

Post by Jimbo04zx10r » Sep 23rd, '18, 18:24

https://www.rg-racing.com/browsetype/Sp ... EEDANGLE2/


Looking at one of these, forget it's for an r6 it fits everything
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Re: Lap timers

Post by R6 STU » Sep 24th, '18, 10:32

Starlane stealth. Nice and small. Learns the track on the sighting laps. Can be hidden easily. Only had a problem once at Snetterton with the marshalls. Luckily I'd done the siting laps so just switched it on first lap

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Post by billinom8s » Sep 24th, '18, 15:03

Speak to Trucker Jay.

He has a good one fitted to his Bike - that he's stripping and selling the trick bits from.
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Re: Lap timers

Post by Jimbo04zx10r » Sep 24th, '18, 16:16

Think he wants to sell it all together, as he has a friend who maybe interested in the bike.
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Re: Lap timers

Post by menzies3032 » Sep 27th, '18, 22:27

Jimbo I used to be into lap timers in a big way however they tend to have a negative effect on your day as you try and push and push harder each session. I have found the best lap timer of all is a go pro (or other brand) that way you can video all your laps and play them back after the event. If you want tominow your lap times just watch the vid from start line to start line and you have your lap time.

If you do really want a lap timer then I can not recommend Race chrono enough very simple to use get great output and even shows you your lines break and acclearation points so you can get all geeky about it. If you see some of Gav’s vids on you tube he also links his vid with the race chrono data and it gives you a Moto GP style to the video.

Example

https://youtu.be/80fyUKu76ao
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