Gundam EZEight (rx_79g_ez_8@yahoo.com)
Mon, 5 Mar 2001 10:19:13 -0800 (PST)


the red thing... it could also be a heat exchanger...
though to me it looked like radar. it was a grille
like thing... could you look?

--- Lim Jyue <lim_jyue@pacific.net.sg> wrote:
> At 00:19 03/05/2001 -0800, Gundam EZEight wrote:
> >but wouldn't the eyes be better located at the
> feet?
>
> Well, yes, to give a ground level view... or
> to let Richie have a
> grand view of Garrick before he STOMPZ(tm) him. =)
>
>
> >i always figured the sensors in th head to be the
> main
> >camera, though i was always stumped as to why there
> >are no sideway-looking cameras, but the panoramic
> >display cockpits have side views....
>
> I think the consensus a long time ago is
> that the mohawk camera of
> the Gundam/ GM series is the main camera, whereas
> the "eye-cams" of the
> Gundam series are for peripheral vision mainly.
>
>
> >i think the red chin thing is the radar. i saw what
> >looked like a radar in the MG Gundam ver1.0
> booklet.
>
> That's a new one. In the MG 79[G], it seems
> to be a heat-exchanger
> with a fan-like device; In MG Mk. II, it seems to be
> another heat exchanging
> device, although it's not opened. In the MG NT-1
> it's simply not shown. =)
>
> I'm not too sure whether it can be a
> radar... IIRC, warplanes' radar
> are not supposed to be painted, and I'm not too sure
> how well armoured they are.
>
>
> >how big are the cameras anyway? the heads are
> pretty
> >big, and so are the cameras... considering we have
> >cameras nowadays that have incredile resolutions,
> >those things must be able to see to the back side
> of
> >the moon!
>
> Telescopic lens, etc.. backup optics, IR,
> etc. are probably bundled
> together in the mohawk for ease of access and
> maintainence. Actually,
> considering most Gundam heads also contain a 60mm
> Vulcan with ammo, as well
> as optics and cooling equipment, there might not be
> much room in there at all.
>
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