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Old 03-22-2008, 05:09 PM   #85 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by MetroMPG View Post
I have a feeling that it will be easier for a rank novice developer (eg. me) to eventually make a working MPGuino than to develop the circuitry, interface & code for a Palm based gauge.
I believe this is an accurate assesment, once it is developed. Something that isn't terribly expensive and can be programmed and updated without fancy hardware, and is open source? It is going to happen, there is going to be a freedunio type version of opengauge, it is just going to take a while to develop into something useful.

I'm thinking that even for the palm/laptop V1 that it makes sense to start with the freeduino because it is only $24, won't require much extra investment for v1 as just a signal processor (has a 232 chip on it already) and can possibly be upgraded to a stand alone version later on.

Ok, I'm convinced, I just ordered one
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