DiaLFonZo - Arduino Launch Controller

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  1. Oct 26, 2019 #1

    Eric Nantel - DiaLFonZo

    Eric Nantel - DiaLFonZo

    Eric Nantel - DiaLFonZo

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    Hi All,

    This is an on-going project that do not have a clear finish date.
    Most of it is think through aside the connections for the Battery & Ignitor extension. (most probably banana plugs)

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    Not being a programmer myself, here is a few iteration of the firmware...





    Some milling of the box faceplate...



    I created a GitHub for the code and it's not 100% clean at the moment so sorry about it.
    DiaLFonZo/RocketLauncher

    To make wiring a bit easier, i've made a PCB as well but i made a mistake in the mounting hole dimensions. It doesn't fit the box pegs but i will find a solution.

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  2. Oct 27, 2019 #2

    UhClem

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    I don't see a removable safety interlock. Required to be in series with the launch switch by the safety codes.
     
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    Eric Nantel - DiaLFonZo

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    Totally right, the only safe is the switch that cut the power to the launch.
    However i could add a set of two banana on the back which require a short wire to JUMP the power. That would cut it and ack like a switch.
     
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