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From: "Marc H.Popek"
Subject: Re: Electronic Auto Dashboard
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Date: Sat, 23 Nov 2002 17:12:11 GMT
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Organization: AT&T Worldnet
Why not make the Analog gauge that you have look good by:
add any missing units
make sure all work
I kinda like the analog needle gauge anyway :-)
"Ed Price" wrote in message
> Would anyone have any pointers about the construction of your own custom
> digital dashboard? I have an off-road vehicle (from the pre-electronic
> that currently has the basic mechanical gauges, but I am re-building the
> entire dash console, so now would be the time to put in something fancy.
> I have found a couple of sites, but the cost is well over $1000. Even a
> small, generic LED dash panel goes for over $300. Perhaps the best route
> to salvage a dash from a junkyard and customize as desired. Most of the
> instrumentation is pretty simple (digital voltmeter with various sensors),
> but an electronic odometer is more of a challenge.
> Since after-market trip computers have been available for over 15 years,
> surprised that I haven't been able to find a magazine or web reference
> building your own digital odometer? Any suggestions or directions?
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