If you have any questions about the LCD Touchscreen described here then add them here and I will try to answer them. Thanks! Dan
posted on: 27/02/2013 08:34:02
I have a C5 with a pod that works but I'm thinking of implementing your touchscreen solution. The one thing I'm not sure about is the software, do I need to have a set of indicators for it to work?It should work fine without the indicators, the two indicator lights on the display will remain off and the hazard button won't do anything.
I know I could do this with a bike computer but having it all in one unit is what appeals most about your touchscreen solution.That was the main reason for me doing this. Previously I had a bunch of different units to show me battery voltage, motor temp, speed etc and just wanted to have 1 box that did it all. Thanks! Dan
Unfortunatly the former owner did some modifications but in a bad way and also crashed the Blackbox underneath.Yeah it can be a problem sometimes when buying 2nd hand C5 and someone has changed the electronics badly.
Is it possible to get someone who check the "blackbox"? Is it possible to just connect it to the new "Touchsreen" with the original wire harnesses?The Touch screen modification is completely different to the standard C5 electrics, and if you wanted to put it in your C5 you would have to remove all the current wiring, POD and control box and replace them.
Is there a complete List off all items I need?I am at the moment in the process of getting the new touch screen control box circuit board professionally printed and will be documenting how to create the touch screen modification in detail over the coming weeks over at this thread: /sinclair-c5-forum/topic/19/sinclair-c5-with-touchscreen-lcd-display-part-2 I'll also be putting together a complete list of components needed Its much simpler than my original prototype which is what this thread deals with. If you do want to do this modification, myself and other members will be happy to help. Thanks! Dan
I think maybe just to get a switch and conected to the motor relais (I allready checked the motor and relais - they are working) just to get warpspeed BigGrin when needed - without overheating the engine / it`s mostly very flat hereI had my C5 running directly from a relay for a while and it worked great, but like you said, you have to be mindful of the motor overheating