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    There's some CANopen variables that get loaded in the Sevcon, and then they're read by the display. Pretty easy setup on the EVIC from what I can see.

    Interested in seeing what you come up with on your display/setup.

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    Quote Originally Posted by frodus View Post
    There's some CANopen variables that get loaded in the Sevcon, and then they're read by the display. Pretty easy setup on the EVIC from what I can see.

    Interested in seeing what you come up with on your display/setup.
    Travis, does it look like any of the code can be hacked and utilized with any LCD? Or is it proprietary?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stevo View Post
    Travis, does it look like any of the code can be hacked and utilized with any LCD? Or is it proprietary?

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    It's proprietary not open source. There's little out there for canopen.

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    Quote Originally Posted by frodus View Post
    It's proprietary not open source. There's little out there for canopen.

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    At these current prices I'd have to see what it does, how it looks, how configurable it is, and if it can be reverse engineered

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stevo View Post
    Hello Everyone,
    I wanted to start a specific thread on dashboard design that may help other builders in the future. When Lookie-Lous come up to check out your conversion in a public parking lot, one of the first places they spy is your dashboard. We should make them functional, but they should be impressive also!
    In 2018 I am upgrading my electric dirtbike that I built with a ME1003/AXE7245 combo to a
    a ME1616/Sevcon gen4sz6 combo.


    I wanted to start this thread on dashboard design also because this is where I need the most help. This will be such a huge and expensive upgrade, I want the dashboard to be as advanced as I can make it, within my abilities.
    Right now, the dash consists of a Cycle Analyst, a key switch, an amber led turn indicator, and an aux fan switch.
    Simple and basic, gets the job done.

    I want to redo the entire dash assembly. I will probably keep the CycleAnalyst, but I would like to ditch the key switch and incorporate a small waterproof rugged tablet like this:https://www.walmart.com/ip/WinBridge...&wl13=&veh=sem
    My thought was that the tablet could be the secure interface with the SevCon controller, as well as gps and/or other basic dash info like speedometer/odometer (although CycleAnalyst already does that). I hope somebody here on this forum can help me with ideas, experience, and how to's to get this configured and functional. Hopefully, this thread will become valuable to other forum members.
    Thank you in advance!
    I just found this (while creeping) and I was having the exact same thoughts. I would love the ME1616 and a SEVcon gen4. I would more than likely have to get a few more nissan leaf cells for the higher voltage controller/motor but I think its worth it! Brushless seems so much better, with the higher RPM and Voltage, I could reduce my gearing (lol just got it all figured out) for more acceleration and a higher top speed. Plus, no brush maintenace! Look forward to reading more about your upgrade. You can be the guinea pig.

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