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SMoved thread: Slot.it car w/slot.it chip sp15b not counting laps on Arc Pro

Andy P.

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Thread moved to correct sub-forum

Hi

 

I have bought a Arc Pro unit, and set it up. I have many slot.it cars that are chip with the slot.it chip sp15b, and those cars 

has been running on my power base c7042 without any problems at all. 

 

Now I wanted to use the Arc Pro, but I discovered that the same slot.it cars with same chip are not getting the laps count. 

The car and controller is correct setup with calibration and car id.

 

is there any way to fix this issue?

Dr_C

297 posts

Hopefully post #5 below helps explain the underlying issue and helps to provide a working solution... please let us know how you get on...

 

C

 

https://www.slotforum.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=189217

Andy P.

1707 posts


Community Moderator

In addition to the comments about the blade distance: What direction are the cars running?

Do they all have black guide blades?

woodcote

802 posts

That's the bottom of my Slot.it Porsche 956 with an SP15B fitted into the standard oXigen & SSD-compatible chassis. The distance from rear end of the (standard) guide to the middle of the LED is 11.5mm - well within Dr_C's suggested limit of 19mm. It's been a while since I used the car on ARC Pro, but I don't remember any issues. I can test again at the weekend, if that would be helpful?

 

I also have three other recent Slot.it cars to hand (Porsche 962, Chaparral 2E, Alfa 155) that have the oXigen & SSD-compatible chassis and the LED holes in the chassis look to be the same distance from the rear end of the guide blade. So on the basis of the distances that Dr_C has calculated, I would say that the recent Slot.it cars that are marked 'oXigen & SSD-compatible' are ARC Pro compatible with a SP15B chip installed. For older chassis, it shouldn't be too much problem to fit the chip so a hole drilled for the LED is a similar distance from the rear of the guide. The semi-circular cut-out on the front of the SP15B should fit nicely around the front body post.

 

Of course, they need to run with a black guide as Andy says. The cars must also be set up in the app with the same colour they are linked to on the powerbase - 'the rule of three colours'.

 

One brand of cars that will be more difficult to chip with the SP15B for ARC Pro is NSR - especially with the triangular motor mounts - they will need an external LED to get within the suggested 19mm. And the white guide will need to be changed for a black one.

Hi 

 

Many thanks for your support. 

 

Here red is my answers to your questions.

here you can see the direction I am using, and the distance from the blade and to the chip

 

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