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My C5 with LCD display
« on: 05, December, 2012 - 13:49:10 »
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Re: My C5 with LCD display
« Reply #1 on: 05, December, 2012 - 15:35:04 »
Hi Dan,

doesn't look like a 'retropod' to me,  ::)  but it does look nice.  Isn't the cutoff temp for the motor a little on the low side?
Boy it's nice and warm where you are, so should come hear and feel the warmth.  :(

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I must find a smaller box to house the display.
When I saw the top photo my first thought was "ow de ell iz'y gonna peddle"?  :D

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Re: My C5 with LCD display
« Reply #2 on: 05, December, 2012 - 16:32:32 »
Very good  :) :) :)

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Re: My C5 with LCD display
« Reply #3 on: 05, December, 2012 - 16:34:33 »
Even though it is not original or even looks anything like the original it is defiantly better  :) :) :) :)

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Re: My C5 with LCD display
« Reply #4 on: 05, December, 2012 - 16:46:27 »
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Re: My C5 with LCD display
« Reply #5 on: 05, December, 2012 - 17:05:46 »
Not too sure about the motor temp, but I seem to remember a figure of 70°C.  Please don't take this as gospel, Marty's the man to ask.
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Re: My C5 with LCD display
« Reply #6 on: 05, December, 2012 - 18:59:30 »
Hi Dave,

if you go here http://c5alive.co.uk/index.php?com=pages&page=5  you will find the 'Unofficial Service documentation' in PDF or .doc formats.

You will find most of the technical details pertaining to the C5 here.

If you want to take a short-cut and not read everything then you can find the data covering the motor from page four to page seven.
The critical details, on page seven, are 70°C +/- 5°C

Regards.  KarlG.

EDIT: It would also pay to include battery protection in your system, this can also be found in the 'Unofficial Service documentation' .
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Re: My C5 with LCD display
« Reply #7 on: 05, December, 2012 - 19:08:00 »
Is it water proof

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« Reply #8 on: 06, December, 2012 - 19:49:05 »
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Re: My C5 with LCD display
« Reply #9 on: 07, December, 2012 - 06:10:44 »
I like it, but do you hit your legs on it ?

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Re: My C5 with LCD display
« Reply #10 on: 07, December, 2012 - 06:56:35 »
Yes it looks a good idea but I agree with retro andy does your feet / knees hit it.

Look forward to see the smaller version. keep up with the good mods.

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Re: My C5 with LCD display
« Reply #11 on: 07, December, 2012 - 08:59:58 »
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Re: My C5 with LCD display
« Reply #12 on: 07, December, 2012 - 11:07:27 »
a superb example of improvise adapt and overcome   8) you should be rightly chuffed matie  ;)

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Re: My C5 with LCD display
« Reply #13 on: 07, December, 2012 - 12:23:22 »
I love it - ive posted before that i was considering something like this before, but never got round to looking into it. Would love to know the cost, and if you have thought about releasing instructions and the software (or selling it).

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Re: My C5 with LCD display
« Reply #14 on: 07, December, 2012 - 12:42:26 »
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Would love to know the cost, and if you have thought about releasing instructions and the software (or selling it).

Ditto.