StaticDet5 wrote:I'm trying to build an airsoft gun shot counter.
I'm trying to figure out how to actually count the number of shots. Before I even tried to trigger the gun with a microprocessor, I tried to measure the number of shots with a photo-interrupter attached to the barrel.... I had issues with that. Eventually I want to get back to that, but right now I'm trying to approach it from a different angle.
StaticDet5 wrote:I have already drilled the barrel with two sets of two holes. I mounted photo-interrupters in various configurations, but could not get a decent/consistent signal.
StaticDet5 wrote:I've updated the graphic.
StaticDet5 wrote:The MOSFET is getting hotter n' hell. How hot is too hot? I pulled out my thermometer and got around 150 Fahrenheit. I've got a heatsink on it (I'm aware that it is going to get hot), but do I need to consider a thermal check on the system?
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