|The main components of the Launch Control Systems
A Driver board and a Continuity/Display board "stack" as one assembly to make it easier to etch smaller circuit boards instead of fabricating one large console board (as was necessary in the older LCS design).
The Junction boxes may be "daisy chained" to reduce cabling for range layouts with tiers of launch pads (modroc, mid-power, and high-power rows).
Signal cables to the junction boxes do not carry a significant amount of current, but should be 24 AWG or better for long drops (>50ft). One conductor per pad is required, plus a return (ground wire). Any rugged connector could be used, such as DB-25 computer type.
Power cords (orange extension cords) are suggested for the connection from the junction box to each pad box. Low-cost AC receptacles may be used on the junction box, and short AC cord 'tails' may be used at each pad box.
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