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thanks for pulling the google card, but I was more looking for opinions from this board, ya know to discuss things, like what forums are intended for...
 

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Jason said:
thanks for pulling the google card, but I was more looking for opinions from this board, ya know to discuss things, like what forums are intended for...
Certainly, that will still happen.
The most effective discussions are built on actual evidence. It seemed unlikely that many here have actually bought & used the device, so it seemed reasonable to get some reviews so that folks could have some background for discussion.
 

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$200 don't seem so high for a heads up display, I may get one but they didn't seem to say much about it being weather proof at all...

And can you open your visor with it on?
 

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HMD power source - 2 x AAA alkaline or NiCad batteries
Battery life - 30+ hours continuous with full-power backlight on
Input - Serial inputs, power/backlight switch
Temperature - 0-65 degrees C
Humidity - 5-90% non-condensing
Water-spray tested to 100 MPH, (not designed for underwater use)
Shock and vibration tested using MIL-std-801D as a guideline
Aerodynamically tested to 180+ MPH
Uses Cypress Wireless USB™ Chipset Display
Custom-tooled twisted LCD with red/orange characters on a dark background
Six 14-segment alphanumeric characters on one line at bottom of display
32-segment bar graph at top
4 graphical enunciators at each end
Field of view - 14.8º H x 3.9º V (full angle)
Aspect ratio - 3.8:1
Projected distance - up to 30.5ft (9.3m)
Apparent size - 7.9 ft W x 2 ft H (at projected distance)
LCD technology supports 0.1mm features
LCD contrast ratio - 7:1
Ambient light filter color matched to LED for maximum backlight efficiency
Brightness - 4 LED backlight array
3 power settings to conserve batterylife:
Full power: 300 fL
Low power: 150 fL
Ambient: variable with environmental conditions
LED peak emission wavelength 621nm.
Bandwidth 36nm at full width half maximum (FWHM)
Scratch-resistant, dual-element, optical quality acrylic lens and mirrors
Shielded to prevent radio and other electrical interference
Attaches to a virtually any full face or convertible helmet. Motocross and "half" helmet require alternate mounting clip
Water and dust resistant, rugged ABS housing


Weight/Dimensions
HMD/Clip
2.5 oz. w/batteries
5" x 1.2" x 1.4" (HMD)
MSU/Loom
6.2 oz. w/loom & sensor
3.1" x 2.1" x 1.1" (MSU)


This design allows the visor to be opened on any full-face or convertible helmet with the display attached. In the event of an accident, a specially designed clip will allow the wireless HMD to separate before causing any injury to the rider.
 

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They have used it on a EX before too....

Instructions for 1987-1993 Kawasaki EX500
RPM Wire Yellow Wire
RPM Wire Location IC Igniter Box
Power Wire Red Wire
Power Wire Location Taillight Harness
Ground Wire Black or Black/Red Wire
Ground Wire Location Taillight Harness
MSU Location Under Seat
Speed Sensor Location Rear Brake Caliper Bracket
 

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Shoot, now i want to order one but am torned between the V1.0 for $200 and the 2.0 for $50 more gives you RADAR warning in the HUD too....

I don't even run a radar detector but might on a Interstate type trip....
 

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OK, I ordered the V2.0 plus the red covering for it....

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Roger that.
I kinda need one more then most of you guys on account of my Suzuki front end w/17" wheel not working with my Kawi guage cluster..so I have no speedo at the moment, tried my GPS but looking all the way down to my handlebars was dangerous and the MPH display was too small to see easy or in the sun..
 

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Hopefully that will be the answer you were looking for :)
 

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I already run a small lipstick cam off the side of my helmet sometimes so with the HUD on there too its going to look all RoboCop-ish...lol
 

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Get us picts as soon as you got it on.

That would be quite a look for the calendar ;)
 

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I know someone who had one and he sent it back. He complained about the fact that you can not change visors out, as they only provide 1 attachment for the shield. SO, whatever shield you apply the mount to is the one that you will use all the time. He also said that in certain light conditions it was very hard to see/read. Good luck with your setup and let us know how it works...
 

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Well they sell more clips on the website for $10 so that's not a problem, it does have 3 light settings, did he try all 3 i wonder?
 

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Yes he did try the different settings. I guess that rush hour sunlight is just too bright for it work effectively.

If it needs a electronic speedo to register the speed, how are you going to make it work on your bike? I can not even get the gear indicator to work because I do not have an electronic speedometer. That was a waste of $95... :(
 

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It needs no speedo, it runs off the incld magnet and pickup for speedo, most bikes have cable drive speedos anyway and the gear shifter light requires a tricky setup process where u run it thru all 6 gears while on a rear stand...
It judges gear by RPM vs speed to tell it what gear its in...(after the learning process)
 

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xtxn said:
That was a waste of $95... :(
If somebody sold it for $95 maybe it didn't work right? (ie is broke)
 
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