Build Guide: Bill of Materials

 Bill of Materials and Tools Required

98" IR (infrared) touch frame
Qty: 1
Price: $550
Source: eBay (I used this one but many appear comparable)
Notes: Specifically this should be the style without any glass already attached.  Usually these come as just the sidebars of the frame shipped in a tube.

6'x8' (cut size) 22 oz vinyl tarp - white
Qty: 2
Price: $50
Source: Tarp Nation
Notes: Grommets should be spaced about every foot.  It is recommended to purchase two of these to layer one behind the other and then rotate occasionally for improvedstrength and longevity.

Makerpipe T Connectors
Qty: 20
Price: $60
Source: Makerpipe

Makerpipe End Plugs
Qty: 1 pack of 10
Price: $5
Source: Makerpipe

3/4" x 10' EMT Conduit
Qty: 10
Price: $60
Source: Your local hardware store
Notes: 3/4" EMT conduit has a "trade size" of 3/4" but the outside diameter is actually just under an inch.

1x2 Boards
Qty: 4
Price: $5
Source: Your local hardware store
Notes: Does not need to be high quality. Furring strip is okay.

1x3 Boards
Qty: 4
Price: $7
Source: Your local hardware store
Notes: Does not need to be high quality. Furring strip is okay.

6" Flat Corner Braces
Qty: 4
Price: $9
Source: Your local hardware store
Notes: Size does not need to be exact. Be sure to read ahead to make sure they will work before purchasing a different size.

5/8" wood screw
Qty: 1 box
Price: $5
Source: Your local hardware store

9" Ball Bungees
Qty: 28
Price: $10
Source: Amazon (I used these but many appear comparable)
Notes: Adjust quantity as needed to be one bungee per grommet. A few extra for replacements down the line wouldn't hurt though.

3/4" wide velcro
Qty: 6 feet
Price: $5
Source: Your local hardware store
Notes: Length does not need to be exact.

Singe Hold Conduit Straps for 3/4" EMT Conduit
Qty: ~10-15
Price: $4
Source: Your local hardware store
Notes: Quantity does not need to be exact.

Rebar J-shaped Ground Stakes
Qty: 6
Price: $20
Source: Amazon (I used these but many appear comparable)

60' USB Extension Cord (or Cat5 USB Extender and Cat5e cable)
Qty: 1
Price: $25
Source: Amazon ( used this one but many appear comparable)
Notes: Allows for computer to be back with you at the shooting line.

Powered USB Hub (not required if using Cat5 USB Extender above)
Qty: 1
Price: $15
Source: Amazon (I used this one but many appear comparable)
Notes: Number of ports does not matter, we just need the extra power boost to adequately power the touch frame.

60' HDMI Cable
Qty: 1
Price: $30
Source: Amazon
Notes: Allows for computer to be back with you at the shooting line.

HDMI Projector
Qty: 1
Price: $500+
Source: Amazon
Notes: Purchase a reputable brand of at least 3500 lumens for outdoor use. Brighter is better. Pay attention to throw angle and try to find something that will be 98" about 5' away from the screen.

10x10 Popup Tent with Sidewalls (dark colored to block more sunlight)
Qty: 1
Price: $250
Source: Eurmax
Notes: Setting up the rig inside this tent will make the projection more visible outdoors during the day.  Can pass on this purchase if you set up in a wood shed, basement, or other type of sunlight blocking shelter.

Saunders Bludgeon Screw-in Small Game Blunt
Qty: 4+
Price: $15
Source: Amazon
Notes: I recommend having around 4 per person that will be shooting at a time. Though MinumOS will allow you to shoot only 1 arrow per round so you could make do with only 1 per person.

Laptop Computer
Qty: 1
Price: Probably already owned

Extension Cords for Computer, Projector, and Powered USB Hub
Qty: 3 or 2 w/ splitter.
Price: probably already owned
Source: Your local hardware store.

MinumOS
Price: Free (additional modules available for purchase)
Source: Minum Archery (Download | Shop Modules)

Total Cost: ~$1,675

Tools required:

  • Small phillips screwdriver
  • Standard phillips bit
  • Drill/screwgun
  • 5mm hex/allen wrench (hand or drill)
  • Conduit cutter or bandsaw
  • Grinder (if using bandsaw especially to clean up cut ends of conduit)
  • Dremel w/ cutting wheel, grinder, or sandpaper.

 

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