Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Finished product!

I realized that I haven't posted any pictures of the finished product, meaning the guts enclosed in a waterproof box. So here it is. I have drilled 2 holes and waterproofed them with thermal glue (or whatever this is called). Everything is inside this box. Arduino, HC-05, 9 VDC regulator, cables etc. The two holes are for the sensor and the battery connection.

So I guess I will have to post pictures and hopefully a video of the installation, and we are finished.



9 comments:

  1. Very Nice!
    I will post pictures of mine soon.
    Not yet used it out on the water, but have you had any problems with the flowmeter causing a restriction at high revs?

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  2. I made about 15 miles and had no issue. Even when at WOT.

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  3. I have just started building mine, thanks for your efforts and time. Did you find that you needed to put 12V on the flow meter to make it work and use a voltage divider to bring down the data voltage? Also, what version of android did you test your code on? I know it doesn't like lollipop. Cheers.

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  4. No didnt need 12V, worked as it is! Android version was KitKat I think! Good Luck with it.

    I am now working to improove the code altogether. It basically is giving you the instant consumption, I am working on the code to make a Trip Mean, wich makes more sense!

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  5. Hi Malebuffy, I was getting nowhere with the data flow, so I started troubleshooting. I found out that I have a new paperweight in the shape of a microstream flow sensor. It was supposed to be a working second hand model, however, it doesn't. I did read on one of your blogs that you had some extra ones. If you are keen to sell a couple please contact me at mirandoggles at gmail dot com otherwise do you recommend any others in particular as these seem to be hard to come by? Cheers.

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  6. Where are u located? I can send you one.

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  7. hi
    When I try to use the app on my device, phone and/or tablet I get an error message.

    you must have adactivity declared in androidmanifest.xml with configchanges.

    Can you tell me what is wrong, how to get it working??

    thanks john

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    1. It's not actually an error message of the app but of the ads which I removed.

      So it's just not displaying ads the app is working.

      I will update the software anyways and remove the ad bar altogether!

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