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From: "Peter Arundel" <pureteenlard-at-hotmail.com>
Subject: Re: Video on your tank [TANKS]
Date: Sun, 15 Oct 2006 12:55:12 +0100
Reply-To: tanks-at-rctankcombat.com

Woa, hold on! The video isn't mine - wish it was - I just saw it and was 
impressed. Very impressed. Especially the slaving of the camera to the head 
movements of the operator. :-)

>From: Joe Sommer <anvilus9-at-adelphia.net>
>Reply-To: tanks-at-rctankcombat.com
>To: tanks-at-rctankcombat.com
>Subject: Re: Video on your tank [TANKS]
>Date: Sun, 15 Oct 2006 07:48:45 -0400
>At 10:37 AM 10/15/2006 +0100, you wrote:
>>I know that there have been some attempts at using a video camera to steer 
>>(and aim) a tank but this video proves what can be dome with a bit of 
>>Of course the camera would need gyro stabilisation on a tank but it is 
>>still very, very impressive!
>Your camera, transmitter and receiver are obviously
>much better than our early attempts.  We can easily
>drive our tanks and visually acquire targets with video.
>However we had trouble aiming the gun and seeing
>hits at ranges beyond 30 meters (typical engagement
>Do you have a paint ball gun or can you borrow one
>from a friend?  If yes, it would be very interesting to
>test if your camera can see paint balls as they are
>fired and fly down-range to hit a target.
>What camera, transmitter and receiver do you use
>and what do they cost?
>Joe Sommer, Anvilus Machine Works
>2378 Nantucket Circle, State College, PA 16803
>814.234.4773     anvilus9-at-adelphia.net