GATES for Freedom Track
is a latch mechanism specifically designed for the Freedom Pinewood
Derby track, made by MicroWizard. It operates by remote control
to start your race with nobody near the track. The GLM mounts
with a single 1/4"-20 screw included. The electronics portion
of the unit is integrated with the actuating mechanism on a
component is a linear solenoid which pulls a latch engaged with
the Freedom's gate. You must mount a small metal piece on the
Freedom gate to act as a strike plate, but this is quite easy.
instructions on mounting the GLM are found HERE.
and triggering cables, and you are ready to race.
6 ounces, power supply 15.5 ounces
H 2.0", W 4.6", L 2.2"
600 ma. (power supply included)
The Model GLB
may be activated in three different ways:
Switch Model PB-1 $19
Tree Model LT3 $159
Control Interface, Model SCI $39
Available. If you have special requirements, please call to discuss.
One often requested
modification is the ability to trigger the light tree from within
Derby Management sofware in addition to the standard infrared remote
control. When the light sequence gets to green, the Light Tree in
turn activates the gate. This modification involves work on the Light
Tree, the Gate, and and the interconnecting cable, and adds $20.
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