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Old 05-19-2008, 09:28 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Would an arduino board with usb work with the source code being developed?
Yes, the USB (decimilia) board works, dcb is just using the serial to claim it's lower cost on the project total.

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Does the code specific the 16x20 lcd screen/could it easily be changed to work with a different sized screen?
Yes, It'll work on a different screen, at least one with the same pinout.


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Does it interface with the obdII port/how many different wires need to be spliced into from the car?
Four: +12v power, Ground, VSS, one injector wire.

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would it work with my 97 escort?
As long as it has fuel injection, then yes.

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some of you seem to be powering it from 9v batteries or simliar, I could splice into power from somewhere else in my car, no?
Yes, you can use up to 15v, so your cars 12v will work.

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Does it keep average/trip mpg along with current mpg?
Yes.
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