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Best timing system for RC cars

It’s all relative. It depends on the application. IFMAR/EFRA races’ requirements are very high, but most other events’ are not so much. There are the joy riders, bashers, backyard racers, Club races, and those, who want to practice on their local track, without getting the bulky, and expensive timing system out too.

The question is: Which one is the proper timing system for me/us? We collected the most popular systems for your convenience, you can compare the technologies with Cloudlaps timing system.

Mylaps (AMB)

~3000 / decoder
  • RF loop technology
  • ~100€ / transponder
  • relative accuracy +-1-10ms
  • locked to decoder system
  • free cloud application
  • multiuser
  • ~3000€/sector
  • IFMAR accepted
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Cloudlaps

19-39 / magnetic tape
  • Magnetic tape technology
  • 69-99€ / basic-pro device, transponder
  • relative accuracy +-1ms
  • autonomous usable, with a smartphone
  • free cloud application
  • singleuser/multiuser
  • 19-39€ / sector
  • ongoing IFMAR homologisation

RCLapCounter, EasyLap

~350 / decoder bridge
  • Infra technology
  • ~30 € / transponder
  • relative accuracy 10-100ms
  • autonomous transponder
  • free cloud
  • multiuser
  • ~350 € / sector
  • IFMAR accepted

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