World's Least Expensive Pinewood Derby Timer
Well, okay, maybe that's a bit rash. It is the least expensive electronic
pinewood derby timer I've ever found! In fact that's the reason
this project exists. As I looked through Scouting magazine
and on the Internet the least expensive timer I could find was approximately
$160 per lane. I thought that was a bit pricey for something as simple
as a timer for a pinewood derby. My timer cost about $25 total for
three lanes, the most expensive component being the lane sensors at about
The most recent version of the software is
available in the 'Files'
section of this forum. Click on the
link in the navigation bar on the left to download the latest
version of the software. The DOS software is named pinewood.exe and is near the bottom of the list.
Visit the timer homepage at http://pinewood.hmpg.net
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