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Old 08-05-2009, 10:28 PM   #1
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Hi i see these red boxes on the cars but what do they do?!
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a transponder is a "I am here" device you place on your r/c.

when at a race (or sometimes anyday if the track owner wants to) they places this bar over or under/in the track at a certain location. when each car goes under or over that bar/wire a lap time is recorded and a new one started that information is then relayed to a computer and depending on the service you have also goes online so you can see it at home.

its pretty much a lap counter/ timer.

the part that goes on the car is just the part that tells the bar something has passed under it.
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A transponder is a lil red box with a unique serial number for keeping track of your lap and lap times. Everytime you pass the start/finish line it transmits a signal to the track computer via a line buried under the track surface. Hope this helps you...
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Well you guys pretty much explained that
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they are very important and expensive little red boxes with numbers
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they are very important and expensive little red boxes with numbers
+1 on very exspensive!!!

I just lost one I was borrowing... Now I have to buy 2! !for me and 1 for the guy I was borrowing one from
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+1 on very exspensive!!!

I just lost one I was borrowing... Now I have to buy 2! !for me and 1 for the guy I was borrowing one from
i got one off a trade and my track doesent even run pt they use handouts just keeping if i move to some were that does
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http://www.amb-it.com/download/suppo...tem%20work.pdf

There is more to read on: http://www.amb-it.com/knowledge-base-i-16.html
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