Richard Ramos - Crouching Tiger, Hidden Gundam! (gaijin@i-manila.com.ph)
Thu, 1 Mar 2001 08:26:33 +0800


uhm, if I remember correctly, they are still supposed to be even more
specialized sensors, LOL!

----- Original Message -----
From: garrick lee <goner4sure@yahoo.com>
To: <gundam@aeug.org>
Sent: Sunday, March 04, 2001 7:45 PM
Subject: Re: [gundam] Linear Cockpits

>
> er..well, the next logical question would be -- what
> purpose do the scopes and sights on rifles serve? if
> all the specialized cams are on the head (including
> targetting system), what for the fancy doo dads?
>
> they're clearly not remote targetting systems...and it
> IS rather redundant and counterproductive for mobile
> suits to have to actually look through the rifle scope
> to actually aim the weapon.
>
> chalk it up to style, i suppose.
>
> -garr
>
>
>
> --- Leslie_R <trojan@atoka.net> wrote:
> > Loran Seakku wrote:
> > >
> > > >If I remember correctly, there was a thread a
> > long time ago, where we
> > > >extrapolated that the head was used for the
> > actual targeting sensors -- or
> > > >the primary sensors, so it works in conjunction
> > with the pilot's head.
> > >
> > > So what's the point of the cameras located in the
> > head?
> >
> > i think he just made his point.. there are No
> > cameras in the head.. at
> > least not i think in the manner which you're
> > thinking of, the head is
> > full of more specialized sensors and optics while
> > plain-jane cameras
> > limited to no better than the human acuety of vision
> > are scattered
> > across the Mobile Suit.. these cameras provide
> > images for the Panoramic
> > cockpit but if the pilot say wants a thermographic
> > image or to zoom-in
> > on something he has ot aim the specialty optics in
> > the head at what he
> > wants to look at, i think it was alsommntioned that
> > the main targeting
> > sensors (which are sperate and distinct form the
> > simple cameras used
> > simply to give the pilot his regular field of view)
> > are also located in
> > the head
> >
> > -Les
> >
> > --
> > "He's a God, it'll take more than one shot."
> > -Lady Eboshi, 'Princess Mononoke'
> >
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