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#1 Zippity

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Posted 06 March 2018 - 04:05 AM

Has anyone had any experience with the Synapse hand controller as made by Joy Racing Products?

Their Facebook PAGE makes great reading.

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Posted 28 May 2018 - 02:16 PM

Got this little fella in last week. Won't get to try it out till next month though :(

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Posted 28 May 2018 - 02:54 PM

Brilliant!
 
However, the controller uses a small potentiometer coupled to the trigger as the speed controller. I wonder if such a small "pot" will hold up under the huge number of on/off cycles it will undergo in use.
 
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Posted 28 May 2018 - 03:18 PM

most commercial grade potentiometers are rated from 1-2 million cycles. On our track you are looking at probably 4 per lap. I will probably need a new hand before I need a new potentiometer. :D:D:D


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Posted 12 December 2018 - 10:52 AM

Got this little fella in last week. Won't get to try it out till next month though :(
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Posted 12 December 2018 - 10:52 AM

Do you like the controller so far I just received mine after a repair is going to really be the first time me trying to use it the first race I was in I loved it but I was playing with it too much to win the race LOL
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Posted 22 December 2018 - 08:39 PM

Looks really cool but not sure the Lucite(or whatever clear material) they use would survive long in my care.

It looks like it might be on the pricy side as well.


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