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Old 10-30-2017, 11:52 PM
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+1 for white backlight, dimmable

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Old 10-31-2017, 08:56 AM
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Aw, come on Ross, it's only a couple extra solder pads and some software....Let each customer pick their own. ;-)

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Old 10-31-2017, 09:08 AM
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Aw, come on Ross, it's only a couple extra solder pads and some software....Let each customer pick their own. ;-)

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The backlighting is built into the display and we'd do a bulk purchase on one type to get better pricing. They typically don't extend the same pricing if we order several PNs.
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Old 10-31-2017, 09:21 AM
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The (apparently poorly framed) joke is to use a tri color (RGB) LED, & software lets the user pick their favorite color.
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Old 11-01-2017, 06:53 PM
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We ordered a bunch of displays today from several vendors to evaluate hot and cold performance, contrast and viewability.

Contemplating processors now with an eye towards having enough timer and analog channels for future expansion.
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Old 11-04-2017, 02:04 PM
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We've found some ways to reduce some pins used on the CPU chip to allow the use of the present 80 pin package in the new unit. The higher pin version took up too much board space.

We've received a couple displays now and some more will come next week. Hopefully I can post some photos here so people can comment on what they prefer.

Component layout is slowly progressing. Much thought is going into the best way to have the keypad communicate with dual boards, the backup battery charging strategy and how best to incorporate some of the new features.
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Old 11-07-2017, 05:09 PM
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Will the current crank trigger work with the new CPI2? The reason I ask is, my condition inspection is coming due in December and I'd like to add the SDS crank trigger sensors and flywheel magnets while I have my CS prop off for factory inspection and maintenance.

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Old 11-07-2017, 05:44 PM
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Yes all FF hardware will be the same.
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Old 11-07-2017, 05:51 PM
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Yesterday we were working on software to allow the single instrument face/ keypad to communicate with dual PCBs. Also working on the clearest control strategy for those functions. Leaning towards some colored micro LEDs to differentiate between primary and secondary PCBs to avoid a button push on the keypad.
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Old 11-07-2017, 06:33 PM
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Will the current crank trigger work with the new CPI2? The reason I ask is, my condition inspection is coming due in December and I'd like to add the SDS crank trigger sensors and flywheel magnets while I have my CS prop off for factory inspection and maintenance.

Thanks
I'm do that right now; the prop's off, and just got the SDS today!
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