Wheel Diameter - Accurately and quickly verifies compliance with a 1.170 inch or a 1.180 inch wheel diameter specification.
Wheel Width - Verifies quickly and accurately whether the wheel complies with a .320 or a .360 overall wheel width. These measurements correspond to a 7mm and 8mm tread patch width on most wheels.
Material - Anodized aluminum with etched text.
Car Dimensions - If the car fits fully inside the gauge (with the door closed), then the car meets the standard dimension limits of:
- 2-3/4 inches maximum width,
- 7 inches maximum length,
- 1-3/4 inches minimum wheel spacing, and
- 3, 4, or 5 inches maximum height (adjustable).
Underbody Clearance - If the bottom of the car clears the guide rail then the car meets the 3/8 inch minimum underbody clearance.
Wheelbase Length - If your organization has restrictions on wheelbase length, you can mark those limits on the base of the gauge.
Start Pin - Verifies that no part of the car extends past the starting pin.
Storage - The gauge folds up for easy storage.
Lots of Sounds - Plays an almost unlimited number of sound effect clips. You are only limited by the amount of screen space to display them.
Packaged Sounds - 75 different sound effects are provided free of charge with the player.2
Customizable Sound Buttons - Any of the sound buttons can be configured to play any WAV, MID, MP3, AIF, AIFF, AU, or WMA sound files that you have. You can also replace any of the button images with BMP, GIF, ICO, JPG, PNG or WMF images of your own.
Playing Sounds - Play any sound effect with a click of a mouse or the use of a keyboard shortcut. Keyboard shortcuts are customizable (with exception of the Dashboard screen).
Hide Sounds - Individual sound buttons can be hidden to limit the player to just the sounds that you intend to use at the time.
Loop Sounds - Continuously play a sound clip. Sound effect will repeat until you stop it or play another sound effect.
Overlap Sounds - You can play multiple sound clips simultaneously.
Customizable Shortcut Keys - Keyboard shortcuts to trigger a sound effect are configurable (with the exception of the Dashboard screen).
Customizable Categories- Create any number of sound categories. Any number of sounds can be added to a sound category.
Hide Categories - Only display the sound categories that you intend to use at the time.
Compact version of the main screen - It is fully resizable and customizable and can even stay on top of other programs, like our GrandPrix Race Manager software.
Data Files- You can create data files to store your configuration of categories and sounds. Create multiple data files, each tailored for a different purpose (e.g. one for Pinewood Derby, one for Space Derby, and one for Raingutter Regatta).
Remote Control- RaceFX can be used as a standalone application or in tandem with GrandPrix Race Manager (requires GrandPrix Race Manager Version 14.0 or above). You can set RaceFX to play a random sound effect at the start and/or end of a heat. Select which sound category to play the sound from. RaceFX and GrandPrix Race Manager can be run on the same computer or on two different networked computers.
Screen Background Color - You can further personalize RaceFX by changing the screen background color of the Main and Dashboard screens.
Adjust Volume/Balance - You have easy access to your PC's sound and balance controls to allow for quick adjustment.
Get it Fast - A license will be sent by e-mail.3
Adapts to Any Race Event - Customizable for racing cars, semi-trucks, Space Derby rockets, Raingutter Regatta boats, and more. Supports from 1 to 8 lanes of racing.
Easy to Use - The package guides the race official step-by-step through set-up, registration, racing, and reporting. You can check off each step as you go.
Simple Racer Registration - Manually enter racers or import racer information from an existing spreadsheet or database. Racers can choose their own car numbers, or they can be assigned by the race officials or the package itself.
Race Scoring - Score by total points or by cumulative, average or single fastest elapsed time. With time scoring, you can even ignore each racer's worst time. Points and Times can be entered manually or automatically via a timing system.
Hardware Supported - Supports all popular brands of start/finish line systems, and many custom systems. Also supports triggering a solenoid start gate and drag racing style start light "Christmas Tree".
Awards Management - You can define an unlimited number of Design, Special Speed or other awards and designate the winners of each. You can even print out awards and participation certificates!
Large Font Displays - Racing, On Deck, Standing, and Award screens are designed for display on a large TV or projection system for your audience to see.
Highly Customizable - Customize items like race organization, scoring method, report titles, lane labeling, sound effects buttons, track record information, displaying car speed, and more.
Reports - Numerous reports are provided to help you manage your entire race from race rosters to reports on results and race statistics. Reports can also be exported to various file formats.
Race Rounds - Run any number of rounds for each race group. You can also run a Grand Finals Round of the top finishers from each race group.
Tiebreakers - If you have a tie in the standings, you can apply a set of tiebreaker rules to break it without any further racing. You can also break the ties in head-to-head fashion.
Race Statistics - Detailed statistics are provided for racers, heat turnaround times, lane, and overall race statistics.