Compass Repeaters / Tripmasters

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  1. schattat

    schattat Long timer

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    So guys, I HAVE NO MORE CASES LEFT FOR SALE A.T.M. :eek1:eek1:eek1

    I currently have to work on my last 4 orders and get them out of the way before I can/will reorder some more cases...
    Also, take a look at my rallye remote thread below in my signature! :evil
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  2. Ferrys

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    answered !!!
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  3. schattat

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    answered that too!!! :lol3
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  4. schattat

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  5. max medic

    max medic Been here awhile

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    Thanks Tony got my trip and repeater, the quality looks fantastic! hope you get enough interest in your remotes because I want one :D

    Max
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  6. schattat

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    Hi Max,

    I'm really glad and relieved that you're happy with the stuff!!! :evil:clap:D:thumb
    It's starting to look good with the remote project, too, as I just got another 2 orders for them overnight from guys here in Germany:eek1:eek1:eek1

    Will keep you all updated on that, too!

    Cheers,
    Tony
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  7. Ferrys

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    I just saw your email now.
    As I say in the email, not problem.
    Regards
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  8. Ferrys

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    Hello Schattat,

    The repeater arrived yesterday. It looks very good.
    Thanks
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  9. schattat

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    Sounds good! :evil
    Hope you have fun with it! :clap
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  10. HogWild

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    Tony,

    How about wireless on everything? Wireless front wheel sensor, wireless handlebar controls for odometer and roadbook, wireless from GPS to repeater. Now that you've conquered the basic instruments, how about making your products WAY superior to everything else on the market? I think lots of people would love to get rid of all the wiring mess that comes with these things, not to mention the troubles from the front wheel sensor wire breaking (I've seen several). There are lots of new super low power wireless modules available that might run for a year or more on a small watch battery (see pg 10 here, or ZigBee, or DASH7). Production is boring. Go back to the fun of circuits and coding for 2010!

    Scott
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  11. borsiin

    borsiin Been here awhile

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    I would prefer using wires any day. When you are racing in Sahara lowtech is the way to go.

    Touratech made a roadbook superior to the MD one filled with gears and cool gadgets. Bute everyone uses MD anyway thanks to the strudly rubber band driven system that can be fixed with gaffa tape and runs forever.....
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  13. schattat

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    Hi all,

    Sorry I couldn't write back to you all, but I've been busy over the weekend celebrating my 18th birthday :evil :clap :freaky

    Nice idea Scott, but I think wireless in the world of rallying, or offroad racing for that matter, isn't the way to go.
    Like "borsiin" already said, going as low tech as possible is the best option you have.

    Sure your wheel sensor cable can brake, but a broken wireless sensor wouldn't be all too different.
    The more different components you bring into a system, the more likely it'll become faulty! Take my TMs and Repeater as a dumb example. There is only ONE chip inside, that does all the work (LCD control, data assesment, wheel and button interrupts, etc.). Take a look at the inside of what the competition has to offer, and you'll see that they have at least 2 chips inside. I like to keep my stuff as simple built as possible.

    Like I said, it's a good idea, but probably not reliable enough...

    How the hell can you call Touratech's Roadbook series superior to MD's? :confused Those RBs are the biggest pieces of shite I have ever seen!
    Far to complicated with their 2 motor system, and that overboard circuit board in the middle that does the 12V switching between the motors!
    WAY TOOOOOO COMPLICATED!!!!!

    MDs are simple. ONE motor that does all the work. If you have ever taken apart an MD RB, you can thell that a real genius sat behind the actual design of it (the clutching bearing on the schafts). The one from TT looks like one made by a kid in preschool :lol3

    My dad still uses his old MD RB which he bought back in '92 for the Dakar Rallye. He then had a big crash which heavily deformed it, so he just bent it back to shape, and it has bee running ever since and been on over 20 rallyes thereafter! :eek1:eek1:eek1
    Thanks for the positive input Antal! I will have to update the PDF, as some important things are missing (such as how to mount the wheel sensor correctly!).
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  14. borsiin

    borsiin Been here awhile

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    Exactly...

    From an engineering point of view the TT is better with gears and 2 engines theoretically gving better paper feed. But in real life a simple enigne and some rubber band is the better solution.....
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    Just got my tripmeter and GPS repeater in the post, I'm a happy camper :norton

    Built quality is superb!! Lovely machined casings, all the cables and connectors included!

    I got some work to do this weekend to get everything set up, will report back then!

    Thanks Tony!
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  16. schattat

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    Hi Antal,

    Thanks for the positive feedback! :clap
    Please write back once you have them wired up and running! A pic or 2 of them mounted on the bike'll be cool, too! :evil

    Have fun,
    Tony
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  17. tehdutchie

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    Still have to bring my bike home, will do it all later this week and update you then!
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  18. schattat

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    Please do! :ear
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    Hi all,

    I've been busy building circuit boards the last few days. I just have this week to go in school (with exams) until I have 3 weeks christmas holidays at which time I can complete all open orders (also remotes).

    On another note, our dear friend "HogWild" has brought to my attention that the "Dakar" has banned competitors from linking any sort of compass repeater apart from the one ERTF supplies (Dakar 2010 Rulebook, Page 58, Section 3). Just another one of their sick marketing ideas:nono
    I mean, one can't in any way cheat with it, or not? Even if so, would it really help any average Joe move any closer up to the podium:dunno

    As far as I know this is only been done by the "Dakar" and not by any other rallye...

    Fortunatley nobody attempting to do the "Dakar" has gotten a repeater of mine :clap


    BTW, check out my new thread here :evil: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=532920
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  20. jobr

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    Hi, I am intressted in the gps repeter, but as i understand it will only show the heading from the GPS source. Have you tought about adding the the option to set a "heading" and visually warn the rider when he is not on the set heading?

    /Joachim