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From: Frank Pittelli <frank-at-rctankcombat.com>
Subject: Re: Paintball guns [TANKS]
Date: Thu, 10 Aug 2006 18:22:27 -0400
Reply-To: tanks-at-rctankcombat.com

Kevin wrote:
> A 9V battery canít supply very much current even for just 
> momentary needs (like a solenoid) so that means the solenoid they are 
> using canít be that strong but it still does the job of tripping the 
> seer.  

Actually, in the e-triggers I've seen, the 9V battery is used to charge 
a capacitor that trips the solenoid.  That said, the amount of force 
needed on the trigger is not very much and could be tripped by lots of 
different electromechanical mechanisms.

        Frank P.