While driving around one day, noticed that the numbers and dials on a speedometer would be a pretty great medium for a clock build. This was his first project using a microcontroller, and with no time to lose he got his hands on the instrument cluster from a Fiat and… 264 more words
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The next task on the road to an electronic speedometer in the original CB450 housing is to repackage the electronics.
I removed the original electro-mechanical speedometer/odometer/trip components from the internal mounting cage (I failed to take photos of this process) and lightly modified the cage so I could mount the electronics: 309 more words
With the speedometer functionality complete, it’s time to begin thinking about packing the system to fit into the original speedometer housing. Clearly the Arduino Uno R3 is too large, so I switched to an Arduino Mini which is virtually identical to the Uno R3, but in a physically smaller package. 119 more words