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.
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
2.5 oz. w/batteries
5" x 1.2" x 1.4" (HMD)
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.
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..
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...
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...
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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