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Old 9th January 2017, 11:54 PM
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Default Speeduino Engine Management?

I have been dabling with Arduino Micro controllers every now and then, until recently I have not had any firm projects but have actually got a number of applications now.

Pond Control
Alarm
Moving Head DMX lamp
Ligthing Desk DMX...

Whilst doing research and brainstorming for these ( Including finding a Buzzer and programming it to play the 5 notes from "Close Encounters")

I came across the speeduino engine management system.

It seems like a reasonable project mounting a sensor/driver shield on a Arduino Mega.

I doubt it would come close to a MeggaSquirt but it's interesting all the same.

A built Shield is $160 but I don't know about shipping to the UK or indeed if it is even worth playing with.

It looks like it actually hails from Australia.

Anyone seen or used it.

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Old 12th July 2017, 04:25 PM
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Sorry to resurrect an old thread, but this is what I intend to use on my build too. The guy that is driving the project runs an MX5 so it should be straight forward.

It's not intended to be a replacement for some of the higher end off the shelf ECUs, but it does fit well with the build it yourself idea.

I was looking at the BOM of materials and it came to about 40 I think (I've got the spreadsheet for it all somewhere). The designs for the PCB are opensource and we can have them printed anywhere. Might be worth doing a run of them?

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Old 12th July 2017, 09:14 PM
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I have never found a decent Source for LowVol PCB manufacture in the UK.

US has them in abundance

With a BOM of 40 and a low price PCB it would be a gr8 project.

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Hi,

I found a couple that I am sure are China based given the cost and lead time. But it does sound like a great project.

I think for IVA it would present a problem as the immobiliser element of the standard setup would be lost. Easy enough to get round I think. 2 circuits associated with starting need to be disabled. Can't be too hard.

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where in the IVA does it say you need an imobaliser?

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I'm reading section 13A. But on re-reading, does the steering lock + ignition switch suffice? That said, last time I read, I was sure I found something about the requirement to disable two circuits.
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Two Methods of Disabling.

So yes locking the column and needing a KEY to start are two accepted methods.

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Old 7th August 2017, 09:51 PM
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Ahh - I had assumed (wrongly) that the transponder found in keys and the phisical key were the two. That makes it easier!
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