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MSP430 counts car lap times

In this simple project MSP430 launchpad has been taken in to car race. Bluevault has sent us a short notice about his SLOT car lap time calculator based on MSP430 microcontroller. Setup is very simple – cars are detected with reed switches under each track lane. Timer counts time and displays values on standard HD44780 LCD. Such small improvement pushes hobby in to new level. Continue reading