Re: Better than a stopwatch?

From: Jonathan T Wojack (
Date: Sun Mar 19 2000 - 08:59:24 PST

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    > Possible improvements:
    >     Use 5-wire cable instead of 4. This saves having to use the same
    >         wire for light-power and sound.
    >     Use IR or radio link: saves tripping over cables on the ground, 
    >         and gives greater range. Anyone tried this?
    >     Use electronics to record radio time signals, instead of my ear
    >         and finger.
    > Perhaps a seesater has suggestions or improvements.
    Has anyone ever conceived of using a photo-detector that would convert
    photonic energy into electricity for flash recordings?  Also, has a
    computerized telescopic system been developed, where it would perfectly
    track a satellite across the sky when its elements were fed into it?
    Jonathan T. Wojack                                    
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