Trainshot electronic system FAQ

What is TrainShot dedicated to?

TrainShot is a smart electronic scoring system with the ability to detect wich zone of the target was shot. This result is sent in real time to your smart device. System is capable to watch up to 5 zones of the target. TrainShot can measure time of shooter´s reaction.

The shot is not fast enough to escape. TrainShot can measure time of shooter reaction. Multi color LED system and sound will send you instruction to start shooting. TrainShot app will show you your reflex time after this signal and your shot.

Is “timer” function integrated in TrainShot?

TrainShot measures your shooting’s reaction time. This smart target system measures your reflexes with high precision electronic clock system.

  • Resolution (microseconds 0.000)
  • Sound signal
  • Light signal
  • Memory in app
  • Shooting statistics
How many targets can I connect to one smart device?

You can connect up to 16 intelligent TrainShot targets to one smart device for now. If you need special solution with more targets on one system, do not hesitate to contact us on this e-mail: info@trainshot.com

Is my smartphone or tablet compatible?


  • All Apple devices with iOS version – 9.0+ (smartphones and tablets).

Here you can download iOS app


Android device must be running Android OS 4.4 or higher and have the following hardware capabilities:

  • Bluetooth LE (4.0)

Here you can download Android app

Without this hardware, TrainShot application won’t show for download in Google Play store.




What is the range of TrainShot electronic unit?

Standard communication range of TrainShot electronic unit is 15 – 60* metres, approx 100 feets.
We measured with iPad Air 2 100 metres range (300 feets) in real outdoor conditions.
We are preparing also Range extender module with 1000 metres range , 3000 feets.
If you are interested in this Range extender module, do not hesitate to contact us on this e-mail: info@trainshot.com

*Range depends on smartphone & environment and number of connected devices

How is TrainShot electronic unit protected?

TrainShot electronic unit is well protected with specially designed and tested Hardox 600 steel shield, two silent blocks, specially designed printed circuits board for durability and anti-shock electronic PCB. 

What if I accidentally shoot LED light module?

If you will accidentally shoot antenna on electronic module, do not worry. You can fix it in 2 minutes.

Here you can buy Spare antenna module: Spare parts


What if I accidentally shoot antenna?

If you will accidentally shoot antenna on electronic module, do not worry. You can fix it in 2 minutes.

Here you can buy Spare antenna module: Spare parts


What is power source of TrainShot electronic unit?

The power source of Electronic unit can be:

  • 4 x AAA, 1.5V, standard battery
  • 4 x AAA  1.5V, alkaline battery
  • 4 x AAA, 1.2V, NI-MH  battery (rechargable)

Battery endurance for TrainShot electronic unit with alkaline battery is up to 40 hours.



What is battery lifespan?

If you use high quality battery 4 x AAA the time can be up to 40 hours.

You can also change brightness of LED module in TrainShot app in Settings. It can affect battery lifespan.

How can I update Trainshot unit?

If you connect Trainshot unit to app and firmware is older than actual firmware you will be forced to update the unit. There are few easy steps to do so.

  1. Turn on the unit.
  2. Connect the unit to the app.
  3. If the firmware is outdated, update screen will pop up automatically.
  4.  Push and hold the turn on button until yellow lights glow.
  5. While holding the button tap the Update button in the app.
  6.  Wait to update progress will be more than 1%. 
  7. Release button on the unit.
  8. Wait approx 2 min to finish the update.

Here is video of updating firmware: 


Smart cardboard target FAQ

What kind of bullets are compatible with TrainShot?

TrainShot cardboard target detects metal bullets and send this signal to TrainShot electronic unit.
TrainShot target system is tested with several type of bullets:

  • 9 mm Luger, 99,99%  detection reliability
  • 7.62 x 39 mm, 99,99%  detection reliability
  • .45 ACP bullet, 99,99%  detection reliability
  • .22LR, .223,  99,00% detection reliability (for small calibers targets contact us at info@trainshot.com)
  • and other metal bullets

Please avoid to use bullets with:

  • Plastic coating,
  • teflon coating,
  • bullets with painted coating,
  • flat nose bullet,
  • shorter bullets than 4 mm,
  • plastic BB.


How many bullets can I shot to one target?

Standard smart target can detect approx 70 – 250 shots.

Quality of detection will be lower with bigger number of shots, same like convection paper target.
If you will shot bigger hole and next shot will fly thru air, system will not detect your shot.

It depends on many factors:

  • Caliber
  • Static or dynamic shooting
  • Distance
  • Type of target

Does this smart target system work with air guns or airsoft?

TrainShot works only with metal bullets. If you are interested in TainShot and want to shoot with air gun or airsoft, please check https://www.trainshot.com/airsoft/ or contact us on this e-mail: info@trainshot.com