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Old 04-03-2010, 12:54 PM   #11
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Did a little digging and found a really bad review, I wish they would develop this technology tho.
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Old 04-03-2010, 03:05 PM   #12
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I read the bad review . . . apparently those folks have never heard of, let alone installed, any universal aftermarket gauge cluster, because they ALL work exactly like that: Hall effect sensor for speed, and tapping into a plug wire or coil for rpm. And every aftermarket gear position indicator has to be programmed by running the bike up through the gears.

So I wouldn't give this review too much weight, because most of their negative comments are due to their own DIY fail and alarmist crap because they don't know how aftermarket speed and rpm sensors work. Also note that they give the msrp as $349, which means they were working with an early version of the product. Other reviews give a more balanced perspective. Webbikeworld's review included an update with a production unit that fixed most of the quality issues found in their original test unit.

For $349 I wouldn't even consider it . . . but really, $179 isn't that much for something so potentially cool. An aftermarket gear position indicator alone will cost at least $80 . . . a hundred bucks more to get that function plus speed and rpm in a freakin HUD seems pretty reasonable actually. I'll be putting a Koso RX-1N gauge cluster on my CBR this summer, installing the MC1 at the same time would be a piece of cake.

Dangit, I think I just talked myself into buying one
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Old 04-03-2010, 11:18 PM   #13
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Originally Posted by TjCase85 View Post
I just think like this way, Im driving down a road, see a cop and freak out. Look down to see how fast im going (everyone does it) Look back up and a deer is in the road. Something like that could happen...
Actually i look at the move the cop is doing if on the freeway with the speed light on me and i see hit putting it away im gone most cops wont bother following you since they know they got little chance of actually catching you.
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Old 10-04-2011, 09:03 PM   #14
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I'm also looking into finding one, just so I dont have to mount any gauges on a fighter.
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Old 10-05-2011, 06:41 AM   #15
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I would use it for missile guidance or maybe a mini gun...
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Old 10-05-2011, 07:38 AM   #16
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You could always go this route

He had a whole bunch of stuff in his HUD and it never got cluttered. http://fc01.deviantart.net/fs50/i/20...idertour02.jpg

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