Who is this product for?
Our product is for any shooter, or firearms training entity, looking to increase the efficiency and realism of their training. Whether a valued member of our armed forces, law enforcement, a recreational shooter, or a shooting range looking for an affordable way to draw more customers, our system offers a variety of scenarios, drills, and games meant to improve shooter marksmanship skills for all experience levels.
What is unique about our system?
Our patent pending system uses a modular system of wireless smart target attachments that separate the interactive electronics from proprietary targets. The benefits of traditional steel targets can now be combined with an advanced training system to offer dynamic training scenarios, and allows the end-user to select the size, shape, and cost of their own steel targets.
What is meant by a "modular" and "expandable" system?
Users can purchase a base system to get started, then, at any time, add in additional devices to expand the size and capabilities of their system.
What are the minimum components required for a system to operate?
What additional components can I add into my system?
- Additional Smart Target Attachments
- Weapon Shot Counters
- Signal Repeaters
How many smart target attachments can I have linked to one system?
20. This means there can be up to 20 targets interacting with a shooter.
What is the range of the system?
100 yard base range. Expandable up to 2,000 yards with signal repeaters.
How is the system controlled?
The system is controlled by a free downloadable smartphone/tablet app from either the Android or Apple store. Users get access to the “Basic Combat” scenario, for free, then can access up to fifteen other scenarios and performance tracking though a monthly subscription. Additional scenarios, features, and updates will be added continuously be added.
Does the system provide any feedback or statistics tracking?
Yes. Our system will display a shooter’s statistics in real-time and tracks their progress as they go. The system will show their overall time, reaction time, target reacquisition time, splits time, and accuracy.
Do I need to use any special weapons or ammunition?
No. You shoot your own weapons, with live ammunition, at steel targets of your choosing.
What calibers can I use?
.22 to 7.62mm X 51mm.
Does the base system come with targets?
No. Trigger Interactive is comprised of electronic devices only. Steel firearm targets are sold separately since it allows the user to select the type, size, and price of their own targets.
What type of targets can I use?
The system will work with most steel firearm target that are four (4) inches wide (or 4 inches in diameter), or larger. Be sure you are using plate thicknesses that are rated for your caliber of firearm. We recommend using 3/8” thick steel since it covers most rifle and pistol calibers Trigger Interactive works with.
How far away do I need to be from the targets?
This varies by target type and weapon caliber. Please consult your target manufacturer’s safe distance recommendations
What is the minimum distance targets need to be from each other?
Targets need to be a minimum of 20 (twenty) feet from each other. We also recommend that they are staggered. This will minimize the risk of shrapnel damage caused by bullets hitting other targets. Placing targets further apart from each other will further minimize this risk and add to the challenge of the shooting scenarios.
How do I know when to shoot a specific target?
Each smart target attachment holds a signal flag which is the active target indicator. The signal flag will be hidden behind the target until the target becomes active. Once a target becomes active, the smart target attachment will rotate the signal flag, out from behind the target, and into the shooter’s line of sight.
Do I shoot at the signal flag?
No. You still shoot the steel targets. The signal flag is only there to indicate that the target is active.
What happens if I shoot a signal flag?
Nothing. Signal flags can take multiple hits before needing to be replaced.
How do I replace a signal flag?
Simply pull the flag out of the clamp on the smart target attachment and slip a new one into the slot. No tools required.
Can I get different colored signal flags?
Yes. Trigger Interactive will offer flags in hunter orange and neon green. Special color or shape signal flags can be requested in bulk quantities.
What type of batteries does the system use?
All components have built-in rechargeable lithium ion batteries.
What is the battery life?
A system will last 10+ hours on a single charge. The more smart target attachments that are paired in a system, the longer the combined battery life of the system becomes.
What type of charger does it use?
All components will use waterproof USB-C charger; same as most cell phones.
Where can I use the system?
This system can be physically operated in any environment. You should ensure that you are in a location that is safe and legally allows firearm shooting.
Are the components weather proof?
Yes. All components are weather and dust proof.
How much will it cost?
We are still working on the details as we go through the product development process, but a base system package, with one (1) control hub and three (3) target attachable sensors, will cost about the same as an average hand gun.
When will the product be available for purchase?
We will begin taking preorders in the spring of 2020 with product launch set for the summer of 2020.
How can I stay informed on your progress?
Submit your email to us on our home page and we will periodically send out updates on our progress.