The speed stacks stuff is expensive simply because there isn’t much market competition. There have been some other brands attempting timers recently but speed stacks has been in the game for so long and has such a massive portion of current market share they can charge whatever they want.Honestly this is not worth $32. It's less complex than a digital watch and it should be $10.
The StackMat Pro Timer Gen4 features a curved design with touch tensors that tilt towards the middle of the timer. It uses AAA batteries (included with the timer, please remove the plastic strip in the battery compartment to begin using the timer). Compatible with both G4 and G3 mats. Comes...www.thecubicle.com
And why is the display over $100!?
I could slap together an arduino module and display for a lot less. For a mini in college on 3D printing and basic fabrication, I built a digital clock that used a very similar 7seg display over I2C. @cyoubx video ideaThe SpeedStacks Tournament Display Pro is a table mounted display that is fully compatible with the StackMat Pro Timer Gen3. It is used in official competitions to allow the audience to see the times in large digital font from up to 100 feet away. Power source: Uses either AC Power Adapter (120...www.thecubicle.com
I do agree it’s ridiculous how much money is demanded for how simple these objects are to design and fabricate.