Mallala Lights

Power point Presentation – Mallala Light Panels

Video – lights

Darren’s notes

Windows 8 Surface tablet

  • wireless so the lights can be operated anywhere (even in a car traveling around the circuit)
  • Auxiliary battery backup under the tablet
  • could add a large touch screen if tablet is too small

8 Flag points only

Not Start/Finish

  • functions for Start/Finish huge, however, depends on “Roadmap” and Clem’s budget.

Not pit exit

Connect Aerial – Repeater on race control roof

Mesh network – If point 3 is not able to connect directly with the base station – turn 3 can connects with turn 4 which connects to race control.

Mains power (points 1, 3, 6, 7 & 8) 240V -> 24V

Solar with batteries (points 2, 4 & 5) 24V+

Race control activate

Individual points

  • Double yellow (green automatically activated at next point and remains active for 8 seconds after yellow if off)
  • Yellow
  • “Debris”
  • Green
  • Blue
  • White

Full course green

Full course yellow

Deploy safety car

Display for light status (connected/not connected)

Able to display Log (date/time/event)

Points able to activate

  • 3 buttons
  • Double Yellow or Yellow
  • “Debris”
  • Blue or White
  • Toggle switches

Panels wake up every 15 minutes to search for base station.

There are a couple issues being addressed by Nautech Electronics.  Nautech is continuously  improving the system and should be addressed before our first meeting on Feb 8th.