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Forum: Vendors 04-06-2015, 06:43 AM
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Posted By tdcarter
Personally I am not one for attached pig-tails....

Personally I am not one for attached pig-tails. Seems the opposite to me, less flexibility.

What happens if a wire breaks at the exit point of the unit? You can't open up an epoxy potted unit to...
Forum: Vendors 04-02-2015, 02:19 PM
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Views: 149,057
Posted By tdcarter
Yes... I'm thinking this feature combined with a...

Yes... I'm thinking this feature combined with a photocell would be great... or maybe a real time clock with automatic adjustment for sunrise and sunset based on GPS inputs from the phone.

Okay.....
Forum: Vendors 03-31-2015, 06:19 AM
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Posted By tdcarter
Dropped it on my brain last night Crafty, tested...

Dropped it on my brain last night Crafty, tested the timer issue, and happy to say fixed!
Forum: Vendors 03-27-2015, 02:08 PM
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Views: 149,057
Posted By tdcarter
new Scenario

Alrighty Crafty... new scenario for you to create a solution.

I know I asked for the time delay before letting power flow for a channel... so I can't really complain it bit me in the ass now can...
Forum: Vendors 03-16-2015, 06:02 AM
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Posted By tdcarter
Good job Crafty... loaded up v1.7, works great!...

Good job Crafty... loaded up v1.7, works great! No disconnects, the disconnect actually works, and I have all the labels back. My Sena headset was paired to the phone, music streaming, everything was...
Forum: Vendors 03-13-2015, 12:33 PM
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Posted By tdcarter
Hmm... Thanks. I'll be happy to beta test soon as...

Hmm... Thanks. I'll be happy to beta test soon as you get it done, now that I have a full time installed and kinda programmed unit.
Forum: Vendors 03-13-2015, 09:28 AM
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Posted By tdcarter
Well I am not running the mini G5, not sure if...

Well I am not running the mini G5, not sure if they use the same BT hardware. I'll try this weekend with the older G3. The bluetooth seems good and solid for all my other devices, maybe because you...
Forum: Vendors 03-13-2015, 09:11 AM
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Posted By tdcarter
Sprint version, Galaxy 5. A G500p variant5.0...

Sprint version, Galaxy 5.
A G500p variant5.0 android

<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <w:LatentStyles DefLockedState="false" DefUnhideWhenUsed="true" DefSemiHidden="true" DefQFormat="false"...
Forum: Vendors 03-13-2015, 08:28 AM
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Posted By tdcarter
I would be interested in an upgrade option...

I would be interested in an upgrade option...
Forum: Vendors 03-13-2015, 07:54 AM
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Views: 149,057
Posted By tdcarter
Software

On the main screen... the input channel numbers are missing:
337241


I unloaded and reloaded the software. No joy.
Yesterday on the ride home I had several cases of Motobrain quit working,...
Forum: Vendors 03-13-2015, 07:51 AM
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Views: 149,057
Posted By tdcarter
Software

Thanks Crafty
Is there any new updates to the software. Is v1.06 the latest for android? I've had a few crashes and my screens are freezing. The software will talk to the Motobrain for less then a...
Forum: Vendors 03-13-2015, 05:50 AM
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Posted By tdcarter
Due noted, if I ever add an airhorn to get some...

Due noted, if I ever add an airhorn to get some extra attention it will be driven appropriately. In the meantime I am using the usual vibratory style horns. Looking at the specs and from what I...
Forum: Vendors 03-12-2015, 07:24 AM
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Views: 149,057
Posted By tdcarter
Thanks Well I tried 4 different electronic...

Thanks
Well I tried 4 different electronic ballast, couldn't find my older magnetic ballast, one was able to work. But then it only fired 3 out of 4 attempts. Since it's my headlights, I will return...
Forum: Vendors 03-10-2015, 11:39 AM
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Posted By tdcarter
Power to HID's

Crafty, was the HID you had in the video using a magnetic or electronic ballast? Is there anyhting else that I would need to configure to get maximum current flow? I set it to 15amps, turned off PWM....
Forum: Vendors 02-26-2015, 01:17 PM
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Posted By tdcarter
Yes, there is a difference, pick the one that...

Yes, there is a difference, pick the one that matches the potentiometer. if you are not sure, use an analog meter and watch the resistance change as you turn the knob. If you only have digital, take...
Forum: Vendors 01-26-2015, 06:14 AM
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Posted By tdcarter
Updated my Droid and then it updated the...

Updated my Droid and then it updated the MotoBrain yesterday.

Didn't try the password option, but did try the timers. Works good. Thanks!

My only though on the timer was to maybe use checkboxes...
Forum: Vendors 12-14-2014, 01:04 PM
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Posted By tdcarter
Cool2 Craft, Are we goignto have a paired to single...

Craft,
Are we goignto have a paired to single phone option? Or something similar?

Something to keep our 'friendly' riding buddies from shutting off our heated gear when group riding?

Not that...
Forum: Vendors 12-09-2014, 01:51 PM
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Posted By tdcarter
Okay... now say I have my heated gear on, lights...

Okay... now say I have my heated gear on, lights ablazing (triggered with engine start, shut down on engine off) and I slow RPM down... alternator output can't keep up with load.. will my headlights...
Forum: Vendors 12-09-2014, 01:41 PM
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Posted By tdcarter
Yeah.. was thinking mine were pulling about 16a...

Yeah.. was thinking mine were pulling about 16a on initial ignition. That's why I asked about the 15a limit on a single channel a few months back.

But still on the timer... is it available like...
Forum: Vendors 12-09-2014, 12:31 PM
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Views: 149,057
Posted By tdcarter
Questions on operation

Three questions for ya crafty:

1) I see a time delay componnent in your sample wiring diagram, a 1/4 second delay on the horn button (long beep). Will that delay be available for other trigger...
Forum: Vendors 12-08-2014, 06:43 AM
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Views: 149,057
Posted By tdcarter
Hoping I get an offer to test soon.... got my...

Hoping I get an offer to test soon.... got my phone upgraded to Galaxy5 and my bike is ready for a re-wire.

With two pairs of HID's, four channels of heated gear, plus grips, aftermarket horns and...
Forum: Vendors 11-05-2014, 01:36 PM
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Posted By tdcarter
Have bike... have droid... have wire cutters and...

Have bike... have droid... have wire cutters and I'm ready to use 'em!

Throw one this way..... :clap
Forum: Vendors 10-28-2014, 08:28 AM
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Posted By tdcarter
Awesome! Cheers to you for keeping the...

Awesome!

Cheers to you for keeping the vision and staying strong, following through it!!!! :freaky

Can't wait to re-wire my bike....
Forum: Vendors 10-07-2014, 02:09 PM
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Views: 149,057
Posted By tdcarter
Cool!

Woo Hoo!

Just waiting for the toys to be ready. This is better then waiting for the Black Friday ads to appear.


Have some more software programing suggestions and an operational question when...
Forum: Vendors 08-21-2014, 06:31 AM
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Views: 149,057
Posted By tdcarter
Crafty I know this instance is involving LED's,...

Crafty
I know this instance is involving LED's, but may want to make sure somewhere in your documentation that you inform folks they can not dim an HID light.

You know if you don't, somebody...
Forum: Vendors 08-20-2014, 02:49 PM
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Views: 149,057
Posted By tdcarter
Timer mode too

Crafty, I know you have multiple triggers to turn the outputs on; power, key, engine start or analog switch (hi/low). Is there a timer circuit too? As in 3 seconds after it senses engine start one...
Forum: Vendors 08-19-2014, 10:54 AM
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Views: 149,057
Posted By tdcarter
Ready to produce!

:clap

Good news Crafty! Long journey and now coming to a big milestone.

Can't wait to have one to play and learn with.
2nd week of September I'll be in the middle of a 8k trip to California...
Forum: Vendors 08-12-2014, 01:51 PM
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Posted By tdcarter
What I do remember is it is analog inputs that...

What I do remember is it is analog inputs that can go high or low, so I'd bet on the pot.
Forum: Vendors 08-12-2014, 08:35 AM
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Posted By tdcarter
Okay.. cool... must have slipped by me along the...

Okay.. cool... must have slipped by me along the way.
Forum: Vendors 08-12-2014, 07:41 AM
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Views: 149,057
Posted By tdcarter
I could see a possible marketing segment for a...

I could see a possible marketing segment for a 'cheaper' version. Leave out a few things like the PWM.

But there are some installs where it just won't be needed or desired. Some folks have the...
Forum: Vendors 07-14-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 1,418
Views: 149,057
Posted By tdcarter
Good to hear

:clapCan't wait to see these hit the market. I just finished a week long 4200 mile run and had to re-wire two circuits en-route. One for a broken terminal on my distribution panel and one for a...
Forum: Vendors 06-18-2014, 06:33 AM
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Views: 149,057
Posted By tdcarter
Some good news

Well, hope the first factory rights the wrong and gets out some decent prototypes.

And then can continue it into an actual production run.

I'm still sitting on the parts that I bought to make...
Forum: Vendors 05-20-2014, 01:16 PM
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Posted By tdcarter
I'd be happy with just buying the first part as a...

I'd be happy with just buying the first part as a working DIY kit. Skip the encapsulation... just my thoughts.
T
Forum: Vendors 05-02-2014, 11:55 AM
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Views: 149,057
Posted By tdcarter
Cool! I want! I'm sitting here wanting to...

Cool!

I want!
I'm sitting here wanting to re-wire the bike, using some diy timers and 30 amp relays... just keep holding out a little longer for the Moto-brain. But I really need to do the...
Forum: Vendors 05-01-2014, 10:20 AM
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Posted By tdcarter
:clap:clap:clap Certainly hope not.

:clap:clap:clap



Certainly hope not.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-01-2014, 08:44 AM
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Views: 107,567
Posted By tdcarter
A car and a motorcycle use the same voltage. The...

A car and a motorcycle use the same voltage. The higher amperage capacity of a car alternator (depending on the car may actually be lower then your bike) does not mean it is too high powered for a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-01-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 539
Views: 107,567
Posted By tdcarter
A voltmeter shows if you are capable of charging...

A voltmeter shows if you are capable of charging the battery, it does not show if you actually are charging.

An ammeter is nothing more then a voltmeter and a shunt. Why would a voltmeter be more...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-27-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 539
Views: 107,567
Posted By tdcarter
With cheap modern electronics, add in an ampmeter...

With cheap modern electronics, add in an ampmeter too. That way yo know the health of the charging system... and if it is actually charging!
Forum: Vendors 03-18-2014, 01:12 PM
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Views: 149,057
Posted By tdcarter
Yep, Quite a few of us have been following and...

Yep, Quite a few of us have been following and (trying to offering assistance throughout). It's been cool to see it come together and watch your dream live. You have taken it further then then...
Forum: Vendors 03-12-2014, 01:59 PM
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Views: 149,057
Posted By tdcarter
Interesting color change, the vacuum sucked the...

Interesting color change, the vacuum sucked the pigment out?

edit: Ohhh. I see the bolts have also been zinc-chromate plated by the white balance of the camera.
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