Blitz Buttons Bluetooth Digital Rally Remotes - RallyBlitz and Rally Navigator compatible

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  1. big sky mt

    big sky mt Adventurer

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    Chris, I got a chance to put your buttons thru several roadbook pre-rides for the Yellowstone Rally.

    They worked awesome!
    I set the amount of scrolling per button push and it was a no look affair to navigate standing up and glancing at the tablet.
    My set-up is a Samsung Galaxy Tab Active2 with a powered Ram holder and bigger arm/ball set.

    If anyone is thinking of getting the Blitz Buttons Bluetooth Digital Rally Remote, don't hesitate.

    I highly recommend them, Thanks MU 950 Preride Dash.jpg
  2. rides2little

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    Thanks Big Sky! What app is that you are running?
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    flamingm0e Long timer Supporter

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    Drive Mode Dashboard

  4. big sky mt

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    I am running the Drive Mode Dashboard, it works great for the road book use, I haven’t used it much for the driving/riding gps function yet.
  5. rides2little

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    And the buttons worked as intended with scrolling and odo+/-? Good to know. I was going to get a samsung tablet to test some other things with too and this may tip the scale.
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  6. big sky mt

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    Yes the buttons worked as intended, I want to get more time with the new to me Android system, thanks. big sky mt
  7. canadius_maximus

    canadius_maximus Quaere verum

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    Hi everyone - hope you're enjoying your summer.

    I decided to try the Rally Navigator app and see if and how the buttons would integrate. I'm running just the free Rally Navigator app, and notice the buttons will operate the odo on the app, but the toggle doesn't scroll the roadbook itself.

    Is this due to my having the free version of the app, or is roadbook scroll possible with the free version of the app? The basic roadbook functions work fine for my needs at the moment, and I like how easily I was able to create a roadbook online.

    Thanks,

    cm
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  9. rides2little

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    The Adafruit boards can be a HID (human interface device) input like a keyboard, but they only have limited number of possible buttons and therefore commands and I have no clue what would emulate a mouse movement. THESE guys are the only ones I know of doing any joystick type movements but it is specifically for Android at this point.

    Good luck in your search and let us know if you find anything that works.
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    Ok cheers & will do

    There is a Download called "Bluestacks 4" Emulator which allows use of Android apps to be installed & used on a Win OP - BUT there lot 3rd party crap ads goes with it
    then could use the "Drive Mode Master" & other Android App
    Guessing that would allow the Carpe to work

    far as i got on a shed laptop to try is
    Installed Blustacks 4
    Installed Drive Mode & i open Drive Mode

    Then having issues getting internet connection -
    wifi hotspot
    Bluetooth Tethering
  11. rides2little

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    I want to say a big THANK YOU to the Advrider collective for supporting these little devices for the last few years. Unfortunately we are coming to the end of a good run with producing them. I don't have the bandwidth and drive to keep sourcing the parts, printing and producing these. Currently I have one 5 button set and three toggle versions ready to mail out and the parts to make another 7-8 more sets. I hope to have the remaining one built by the end of the month or early November. Once these are built and gone I will close this thread and people will have to source the parts and build your own.
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  12. MasterMarine

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    Thank you rides2little for your hard work in building BlitzButtons. I was just thinking about how difficult it is to solder in those buttons this morning (especially with the diodes!). Your efforts have helped many riders discover rally.
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    THANK YOU R2L, for all you have done to promote rally!!!!!! Great person, great controllers, You're the best
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  14. Yellow Pig

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    e-mail sent of a 3 button +toggle.
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    Congrats on a great run, amigo. Your buttons got lots of use last year and this year especially. They work as brilliantly as I had hoped, and I'm sad you're wrapping it up, as I'd hoped others would come aboard and these become the de facto nav button package for digital roadbooks. But I understand, and wish you all the best moving forward. When it comes time to sell the bike, these are the first thing I'll be taking off to keep for the next bike, along with the Scotts damper. They're a treasure.

    Thanks for the great support, and I hope other folks come along with a comparable offering. Though I'll say this - they have massive shoes to fill to compare to these, both from a value and performance standpoint.

    cheers,

    cm
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  16. mototifosi

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    Is there anyone out there that would be interested in these earlier version mounts and cases for the iPad mini and iPhone 5 (ICO, Odom) ? I went down that rabbit hole some years back but this was before R2L built his excellent controllers. I got pretty far in but ultimately decided with the additional Safari Ralley fairing and tank plus gear it would be to heavy for the poor little WR250X/R. I'm sure it would have been fine but..

    I actually do have parts from Blufruit that I gathered but never attempted to assemble..to complicated for me. Anywho, the iPad brackets and case worked a treat for general purposeses on my SMT. Never did go off road. Their is a separate case that attaches to this iPad case for the iPhone to act as an odom. I believe R2L, Highway Dirt Bikes, and possibly R2Surf were involved with these at the time. Thought I would post here before putting in the flea.. I will get more pics of the individual cases, brackets etc.. if anyone's interested..

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  17. Bento

    Bento 2017 GS Rallye / 2019 KTM 690 Enduro

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    Are any of these buttons still available? I don't need the Arduino but if it comes with one that's fine. Building my own remote control for several navigation apps but I cannot find any nice switch clusters anywhere.
  18. rides2little

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    Sorry, the bar mounts are the parts that are the hardest to source at the moment. You can always use traditional rally controls with an M8 connector to control other things. See the F2R site or Rally Moto Shop
  19. Bento

    Bento 2017 GS Rallye / 2019 KTM 690 Enduro

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    Dang. I liked yours because theyre smaller and have more than 3 buttons :-)
  20. Rexjt

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    Hello,
    Hello,

    Do you have any of these left or are the all gone?