This page showcases different timer builds by cub scouts packs and other individuals or groups. If you would like to have your build added to this page please email a few photos, your pack information (number and area) and any additional information you would like to share to the email at the top of the page.
On October 15, 2016 the record for the World's longest Pinewood Derby track was set in Ashland, NE by the Boy Scouts Mid-America Council. The track was 1,819' 3.75" (554.5m) long and utilized a PDT to time the runs.
This 3 lane PDT features place/time displays on both sides.
This 4 lane PDT features a nice design and display colors matching the lane colors.
This 4 lane PDT features a clever design.
This PDT was built for a home Hot Wheels track and features custom 3D printed parts, large (1.2") displays and a servo actuated start gate.
This PDT was adapted to time Space Derby races.
This home test track utilizes multiple sensors on one lane to fine tune a car's performance through the entire race.
This PDT utilizes an Arduino Micro.
An implementation of the PDT on a two lane test track is shown in the video below:
Last updated: 31 December 2016
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