Motion-triggered paintball gun


Rather roughshod tutorial (e.g. I think he gets his wires crossed) on adding a motion detector trigger to a paintball gun using a BASIC Stamp HomeWork board, a laser pointer and a servo.

How to build motion detect to fire a paintball gun – [via] Link

6 thoughts on “Motion-triggered paintball gun

  1. Fety says:

    LOL @ -6:27 CapaciTATOR!

  2. teamcynergy says:



    FYI: The setup in the tutorial is correct, for those who want to set this up. The Power was mistakenly called the ground.

  3. me says:

    lol and the capacitor was mistakingly called a capacitator

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