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Re: [tracker2] Re: Channel saturation metric

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  • Scott Miller
    Yes, with a metal case. And I asked about DIN mounting - they didn t have a mount for it, but it would be possible to fabricate one. Scott
    Message 1 of 11 , Mar 14, 2011
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      Yes, with a metal case. And I asked about DIN mounting - they didn't
      have a mount for it, but it would be possible to fabricate one.

      Scott

      On 3/10/2011 4:43 AM, Fred Hillhouse wrote:
      > Is it the same form factor as this model?
      > http://www.matrixorbital.com/p342/GLK19264-7T-1U-FGW/product_info.html
      > It looks like this would fit in a DIN mount on the dash. The -E, extended
      > temp option, is good.
      >
      > Best regards,
      > Fred
      >
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: tracker2@yahoogroups.com <mailto:tracker2%40yahoogroups.com>
      > [mailto:tracker2@yahoogroups.com <mailto:tracker2%40yahoogroups.com>] On
      > Behalf
      > Of Scott Miller
      > Sent: Wednesday, March 09, 2011 18:52
      > To: tracker2@yahoogroups.com <mailto:tracker2%40yahoogroups.com>
      > Subject: Re: [tracker2] Re: Channel saturation metric
      >
      > Not yet. Matrix Orbital has a nice one coming out (with some buttons on
      > it) that I'd really like to support. Once they start shipping the new
      > model, I'll see if I can squeeze that in, or at least put it in the new
      > trackers.
      >
      > Scott
      >
      > On 3/7/2011 9:31 PM, rondall swart wrote:
      > > ok. well let me ask this. is there any place I can get an LCD kit?
      > > with the wiring kit for OT2m and the LCD all in a kit that's just a plug
      > and play.
      > > K7CDL
      > > Ron
      > >
      > > -----Original Message-----
      > > From: Scott Miller
      > > Sent: Monday, March 07, 2011 9:55 PM
      > > To: tracker2@yahoogroups.com <mailto:tracker2%40yahoogroups.com>
      > > Subject: Re: [tracker2] Re: Channel saturation metric
      > >
      > > It's a useful feature to see where you last hit a digi. And updating
      > > a waypoint every second might cause other problems.
      > >
      > > There might be other ways to handle local sensor readings, though.
      > > Sometime I'll have to test out canned messages on the newer units and
      > > see if I can make a decent UI that way.
      > >
      > > Scott
      > >
      > > On 3/7/2011 8:38 PM, Ron K7CDL wrote:
      > >> I know this is kind of off subject but the only thing I would change
      > >> on the OT2m is that it updates my waypoint on the Nuvi 350 without
      > >> having to hit a digi. I run all the sensors that OT2m will allow
      > >> even an outside temp sensor and it would be nice to see all the
      > >> information without having to wait on a digi. I live in wyoming and
      > >> we don't have a digi system around every block.
      > >> K7CDL
      > >> Ron
      > >>
      > >> --- In tracker2@yahoogroups.com
      > <mailto:tracker2%40yahoogroups.com><mailto:tracker2%40yahoogroups.com>,
      > >> Scott Miller<scott@...> wrote:
      > >> >
      > >> > > I blame it all on these slacker young programmers... back in my
      > day,
      > >> > > my Apple ][+ (Ooh, I haven't typed that sequence in a long
      > >> time) had a
      > >> > > whopping 48K of memory, including the graphics pages, and we
      > could do
      > >> > > all sorts of fancy stuff with it.
      > >> > >
      > >> > > Lazy kids can't write optimized code if their lives depended on
      > it.
      > >> >
      > >> > Yeah, sometimes I remember what you could do on the Commodore 64 and
      > >> > feel like I'm really not putting enough effort into it. Then I
      > remember
      > >> > that the 32-bit, 128k MCUs are $0.70 more than the 8-bit, 60K MCUs
      > and
      > >> > think about all of the things I'd rather be doing with my time than
      > >> > hand-optimizing assembly code. =]
      > >> >
      > >> > Every once in a while, though, it's fun to do that. The bootloader
      > >> > code, for example, is reasonably tight - it's a few hundred bytes,
      > >> > including an XMODEM implementation. There's something satisfying
      > about
      > >> > finding exactly the right combination of instructions and the right
      > >> > ordering of all of the blocks, and sometimes abusing instructions in
      > >> > creative ways, and coming up with something super-efficient - and
      > >> > usually infuriating to figure out later, if you didn't bother to
      > >> > document your tricks.
      > >> >
      > >> > Scott
      > >> >
      > >>
      > >>
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