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TomT
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Re: A bigger display for the SOC Meter

Tue Aug 23, 2011 12:26 pm

I have one in a mahogany case at home that I built a few years ago... There is just something cool about Nixies! Mine is from the sublime to the ridiculous though, I used a WWVH receiver to drive it!
Smidge204 wrote:You could always have something like this stickin' out the top of the dashboard:
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Re: A bigger display for the SOC Meter

Wed Aug 24, 2011 8:38 am

ok, put one of these in front of the current dashboard and then display a sweeping needle that has a version of the chart that TonyWilliams developed. In other words have a 0-100 sweeping needle that goes 180degrees like an old fashioned speedometer. In the center, put a SOC value 0-100%. Based on the current SOC put thin needles pointing to the 40, 50, 60, and 70 mph range estimates. Then put a bigger needle pointing to the range estimate based on current speed. As I write this, i'm conflicted. I don't really like the estimate using current speed, and damping with 5sec, 5 minute or other time delays is not good either. Perhaps the estimates alone with SOC is enough.

Anyhow this would be an awesome way to put the extra information from the CanBus right over the top of the current dash.

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TomT
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Re: A bigger display for the SOC Meter

Wed Aug 24, 2011 8:45 am

You could just use one of the large dual needle meters that we Hams have been using for years as SWR/power meters... :lol:
palmermd wrote:ok, put one of these in front of the current dashboard and then display a sweeping needle that has a version of the chart that TonyWilliams developed. In other words have a 0-100 sweeping needle that goes 180degrees like an old fashioned speedometer. In the center, put a SOC value 0-100%. Based on the current SOC put thin needles pointing to the 40, 50, 60, and 70 mph range estimates. Then put a bigger needle pointing to the range estimate based on current speed. As I write this, i'm conflicted. I don't really like the estimate using current speed, and damping with 5sec, 5 minute or other time delays is not good either. Perhaps the estimates alone with SOC is enough
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