Universal Remote Laser Tag
Blast away your friends for hours on end with this custom laser tag system. Who needs to pay to play in an arena when you can make your very own game? Best of all, no special equipment is required, because the “guns” are regular universal TV remotes!
Step 1: Parts and Materials
This list includes enough parts to make two complete laser tag vests:
(2x) Safety vest
(2x) Arduino Micro (RadioShack #: 276-258)
(6x) IR receiver (RadioShack #: 276-640)
(2x) piezo transducer (RadioShack #: 273-073)
(6x) red LED (RadioShack #: 55050629) web only
(6x) 360 ohm resistor (RadioShack #: 55049382) web only
(6x) 100 ohm resistor (RadioShack #: 271-1311)
(2x) 1K ohm resistor (RadioShack #: 271-1321)
(10x) 0.1uF capacitor (RadioShack #: 55047557) web only
(2x) micro lever switch (RadioShack #: 275-016)
(2x) SPST slide switch (RadioShack #: 275-401)
(2x) 9V battery (RadioShack #: 23-2211)
(2x) 9V battery snap (RadioShack #: 270-324)
coroplast sheets (old political signs)
Step 2: Design Overview
My main goals when designing the system were to keep it low cost and easily customized.
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