Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Moving the Needles

I've finally succeeded in moving the RPM and Speed dials! It took some months, some burned integrated circuits, a useless H-Bridge and two 2N2222 transistors to get them working.

Here's a video showing a test program.

9 comments:

  1. I am impressed! I have my own instrument cluster I am trying to get working with an arduino, but I have problems with my speedo pausing at certain positions. Would you be willing to share your code and schematics?

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  2. It could be much easyer if you had an oscyloscope and the car, dont you think?
    I may leave a sugestion: get an oscyloscope and rent the car.... :D

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  3. Hi, I like your project. I have arduino and I know programming for it but I don't know programming in PC, I need help with UDP-USB data transfer. Please help me with program in PC. Sorry for my bad English. My e-mail is twixix@gmail.com . Thank you.

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  4. Hi, good work. I have a Technical question: I have a dashboard without electrical circuit, so I can see 4 gauges (temp,rpm, fuel and speed) with 3 or 4 pin each one. Do you know how can I move the needles? tnx

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  5. Does this work with OMSI bus simulator ?

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  6. Are these for sale and do they connect to the computer by USB ?

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    1. if you mean arduino, then yes.. search it on google.
      and yes, they do connect to pc by USB.

      mrmaxx93@hotmail.com

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  7. Hi there, I have an E34 dash. I am happy with the coding side for my race sim and the arduino. However, I am stuck with how to cable to the speedo and rev counter. I csnnot find a wiring diagram ecpkaining what the four pins on each are for? Can you please help?

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  8. Hi, I like your project. I have arduino and I know programming for it but I don't know programming in PC, I need help with UDP-USB data transfer. Please help me with program in PC. Sorry for my bad English. My e-mail is eminaktas@hotmail.com . Thank you.

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