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Re: Powering the accessories
« Reply #32 on: January 05, 2018, 11:12:09 PM »
To borrow a phase from Sean Connery, "...and now for the last..."

I mounted the upper driving lights, Vision X Optimus.





They are tied to the high beam switch.


So that's the last of my planned electronic add-ons.   On to other threads.. .

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Re: Powering the accessories
« Reply #33 on: January 06, 2018, 08:55:05 AM »
Incidentally, I helped a friend install his cruise control a couple of days after I did my own.  We we're able to knock it out in 3 hours.  Practice does improve performance... :018:

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Re: Powering the accessories
« Reply #34 on: March 03, 2018, 06:18:59 PM »
So after riding with VeeFour’s cruise control for several thousand miles I decided I wanted to add an on/off button to the left hand controls.

Originally, all interface with the ECC happens on the right. The buttons control it and the brakes disengage it.

So I found the button at RevZilla and mounted it.









I had to trade emails with VeeFour to get the specifics and it was fairly easy.   The brown wire and the orange wire have to be momentarily connected to produce the on/off signal.  So I soldered those wires to the Revizilla switch and now have an on/off at both sides.   :030:

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Re: Powering the accessories
« Reply #35 on: March 27, 2018, 02:21:58 PM »
*Originally Posted by Dieselboy [+]


Lovely dash!!

I have the same TPMS.

Was going to make a hole in my fairing for my voltmeter ( https://www.aliexpress.com/item/1PC-5V-15V-Car-Motorcycle-LED-DC-Digital-Display-Voltmeter-Waterproof-Meter-Car-Accessories-Free-Shipping/32792432593.html?spm=a2g0s.9042311.0.0.4Iuriq ) then it hit me that the Orange TPMS actually displays voltage! :062:
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Re: Powering the accessories
« Reply #36 on: March 27, 2018, 03:03:32 PM »
*Originally Posted by fotodadi [+]
Lovely dash!!

Thanks!  It works, not sure about lovely though...


I have the same TPMS...the Orange TPMS actually displays voltage! :062:

True but I find that problems with voltage tend to creep up and if you pay attention, you can avoid trouble.  I'm not disciplined enough to switch to the voltage view with routine so I need that voltmeter bold and constant.

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Re: Powering the accessories
« Reply #37 on: March 27, 2018, 03:06:15 PM »
*Originally Posted by Dieselboy [+]
True but I find that problems with voltage tend to creep up and if you pay attention, you can avoid trouble.

Too true! Good job!
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Re: Powering the accessories
« Reply #38 on: March 27, 2018, 07:51:09 PM »
Excellent thread with lots of clear pictures and a really useful resource - thanks DB.


Cheers,

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Re: Powering the accessories
« Reply #39 on: April 03, 2018, 07:00:38 PM »
Perhaps I am afflicted….but I have made one more modification involving the cruise control.  I have tied the on/off function to my DCT up-shift trigger and have repurposed the RevZilla button to be a cruise control set button.

I have yet to ride it but have tested the on/off as the bike sits in the garage.



This connector houses a blue/green wire that is the signal from the up-shift trigger.



I soldered a wire from it and connected it to a 5vdc relay.



This is the main harness for the cruise control. I soldered two wires, the orange and brown, and also connected them to the 5vdc relay. 




Add a ground wire and the circuit works.

With the ignition on and kill switch in the run position, triggering the up-shift button now turns the cruise control on and off.

I put the relay under the left panel. This 12v relay was my first attempt where I discovered that the signal wire was only pushing 5 volts.  It is now replaced with the 5vdc relay.




I have also soldered two more wires, brown and yellow, from the main cruise control harness.



These control the cruise set function and are now tied to my RevZilla button.




Test ride to follow.