Elite Dangerous: Weapon test against shields
2 Anacondas, one equipped with 7A Shield and 8 Class A Shield Boosters, providing a maximum Shield value of 1,547 MJ (from EDShipyard); the other equipped with 8 different weapons at a time and fired at the other’s shield from 500m. The receiving side cleared the SYS capacitor and set 0 PIP to SYS. The firing side start with full WEP capacitor and set 0 PIP to WEP. The firing side used Contacts panel to check opponent’s shield percentage and record at each start and end %. We also recorded the energy used to fire and recorded video to analyze the time used to fire.