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Post by Ollie Fri 14 Nov 2008, 23:07

Right then, this is one of the projects i'm working on at the moment, started it originally for the mr2oc.

Using a custom microcontroller setup Im building a datalogger to drop data onto a memory stick and straight to a USB connection (for direct connection to a carpc). I also plan on making the board design and component list free to anyone who wants to build their own.
Data i plan on recording:
2 Axis accleremeter (lateral and longtitudinal g-forces)
GPS sensor (speed, heading, lap modelling)
Temps (Engine, Oil and Water)
Steering, Throttle and Brake positions
Pressure sensors (Oil, Inlet)
Wheel speed sensors
Knock Sensor
RPM

I'm also looking at having an additional load of analogue and digital inputs.

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Post by welsh_ben Sat 15 Nov 2008, 00:21

sounds like a shed loada work,good luck with it
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Post by _Mike_ Sat 15 Nov 2008, 04:28

Sounds like quite a complex project...

I'll be watching this Razz

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Post by Ollie Sat 15 Nov 2008, 05:02

I've got most of the electronics stage done and planned, not too hard Smile

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Post by Ollie Fri 09 Jan 2009, 02:19

right then, a little update, i actually got in some of the components before christmas:

so i now have a 3 axis acceleromter (G-force meter) and a GPS sensor, got both of these mounted on some breadboard and the microprocessor can read off both of them at a decent rate (once every 1/5th of a second). I also got myself 2 in-line flow meters as i plan on building a seperate device and screen to do fuel figures (mpg, mpg total etc). Going to read up this week and find what sensors i can just piggyback from the ECU/Loom already.

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Post by Abergavenny_306GTI6 Fri 13 Mar 2009, 06:21

how is this coming ollie ??
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Post by JamDTurbo Tue 17 Mar 2009, 04:42

this looks bloody interesting mate, any news on it?
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Post by Ollie Tue 17 Mar 2009, 05:07

Still waiting on some bits to arrive from the states Sad Got all the wiring laid out now, waiting on a screen and couple of other goodies tho Sad

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Post by Ollie Thu 02 Jul 2009, 00:25

Whoops, forgot about this post. Got all the bits now minus the screen Sad

Hacked apart my old Road Angel unit and plan on mounting the main gubbins inside it with an additional box for feeding all the other sensors into. The screen can then show GPS/G-Force/MPG or other sensor data on it and still be removable. Will get some pics up on friday (left my camera in the back of the car in the garage doh!)

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Post by welsh_ben Thu 02 Jul 2009, 01:58

hurry nearly takin as long as my key fob one lol
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Post by Ollie Thu 02 Jul 2009, 02:03

Lol, how is your dashboard pressure gauge going? Razz

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Post by welsh_ben Thu 02 Jul 2009, 02:04

im waiting till my fmic goes in in decemeber now cant be bothered tot ake it off clean it drill it put it back on at the mo unless someon1 local has a 1/4bsp tap
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Post by Ollie Thu 02 Jul 2009, 02:08

I have one Razz but I aint really local for a couple of weeks Very Happy

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Post by toby219 Thu 02 Jul 2009, 04:38

I got one

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