Pinewood Derby Tools

Car Scale

Based on a design by Jesus Carrillo the Pinewood Derby car scale is a microcontroller-based scale that will aid the advanced racer in fine tuning their derby car. The flexible design of the scale allows it to be easily constructed and modified to meet your specific needs. Features of the car scale include:

The car scale utilizes a Teensy 4.0 (or optionally an Arduino Due) microcontroller and operates as standalone unit, no computer is required to operate the scale.

Build Instructions

Visit the following pages to see more information on building and using the car scale:

Last updated: 20 Dec 2020