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Old 08-04-2005, 04:43 PM   #121
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John_S hope that answers your questions. They'll be available in the UK first before anywhere else.
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Old 08-05-2005, 06:23 AM   #122
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Whooaaa this thing looks nice! And soo small.
Just canīt await as everyone.

Terry, do you have pictures also from the version with the gold solder posts ?
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Old 08-09-2005, 01:29 PM   #123
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Thanks V12 glad you like it!!!

Here's some more MX photos...

One of the MX Pro and MX Pro-SP (Gold Solder Post version) to compare them, and the MX Pro-SP with its unique removable setup button in situ and removed. The button can be extended to a more convenient position (via an optional extension lead). The MX can also be re-programmed via this dual purpose 'setup button/data port' when used as a data transfer connection.

The MX Pro has a versatile layout/configuration. It can be installed top-side-up, sideways or end-on and as can be seen from the photo's compared to a penny it's very small!!

We have not compromised on any part of the MX design or specifications.

More details to follow...

The release date has not yet been reached so we're still accepting pre-release update/discount offer sign-ups. Those signed up will be sent more details and the full specs via email and the choice of a MX Pro connector or MX Pro-SP solder post version.
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Old 08-09-2005, 01:42 PM   #124
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And here's a good reply by one of our UK team drivers to the question "what are 'Dual-Active' power profiles?".

"The MX prototype I have has 2 types of power profiles; (linear and variable drive frequency). The linear does what it says on the tin. The VDF profiles give a throttle curve (as seen on most top line speedos nowadays), but also drive frequency 'mapping'. This has been developed to maximise performance across the entire throttle range. The precise frequency of each profile is continuously adjusted in response to throttle input and varying motor power requirements. Therefore, the speedo literally moulds itself to a particular driver, motor and car over time. The six throttle settings are as follows;

1. Punchy response
2. Punchy response VDF
3. Linear response
4. Linear response VDF
5. Smooth response
6. Smooth response VDF

Programs 1 & 2 are designed for stock, programs 3 & 4 are for 19T, while 5 & 6 are for mod. However, I've been using program 2 for my touring car (19T), and it works very well."

Thanks Mark S.
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Old 08-09-2005, 02:07 PM   #125
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Those solder posts look massive. You really spent time on the details.
Overall that sounds very promising!

Regarding that 'setup button/data port'. Does that mean after removing the setup button there is a port so you could program the MX via PC/notebook?
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Old 08-09-2005, 02:12 PM   #126
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Wow! Looks impressive.

Is this speedo going to be available worldwide?
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Old 08-09-2005, 02:37 PM   #127
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V12, the solder posts are a good size to allow for easy soldering, they're also not too close together. Currently the 'setup button/data port' can be used to re-program the speedo, but as the set-up is so easy and the profiles are so good there is really no need to. Just hook up, set-up and go! The MX does not need any external programming device to set the power, brakes or launch control etc. But it's there for future developments

Bender thanks for the compliment! Yes you'll be pleased to know this speedo is going to be available worldwide. But in the UK and Europe first so you guys in Australia and the US will have to wait a bit longer, sorry.
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Terry,
I have to say WOW, that looks so impressive! Just picked up a handy penny (about all the money to my name atm ) off my desk, and the size is incredible!
Love the idea of the VDF, sounds like a very clever solution... all the throttle jammers should be happy

I can't remember if I signed up for the pre-order/discount, any chance of it being checked?

BTW, will you have any with you at the weekend? I assume you'll be at Barham? If so I'll come say hello anyway (gonna be wrenching for a mate).

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Old 08-23-2005, 01:46 AM   #129
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Hi Ed, yes you're on the list!! Hope you had a good time wrenching at Barham!

Thanks to everyone for registering and waiting 'as long as it takes' for the MX Pro to be released. We appreciate the interest from all the people who have signed up so far, including Ed plus all the many others around the world (not just in the UK) we know you are all waiting!!

To date out of the hundreds who have registered only one email update we sent out 'bounced', that was one sent to pass****@in.ge so if you know the correct email address please let me know. If you've already signed up there's no need to do it again. We will be sending out further updates when we're ready and the MX Pro is GO!! Until we have a large enough initial stock to cover our pre-orders the release date will not be announced... but it is real close now!!

We are grateful that most of you have managed to restrain yourselves from sending us emails/calling to ask what's going on, as I'm sure you realise that the time taken to reply to lots of emails and talk on the phone would delay the release date even more!!

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If you've already signed up there's no need to do it again.
Unless you've changed your email address or contact details, in which case you will need to register again!
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Old 08-23-2005, 10:01 AM   #131
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i have had the prototype one for awhile & did a couple of mod nats using 7x1 br00d v2
no blow ups, didn`t get hot
no probs

very punchy in stock aswell
you actually can feel the difference between the profiles, which is rare these day`s
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The MX Pro specs are as follows:

Versions: Gold Solder Posts or Gold Connectors.

Case Dimensions: 24x24x14mm
Weight: Approx 20g (no wires)
Voltage Input: 4-7 cells (4.8V to 8.4V)
Drive On-Resistance: 0.00025 Ohms
PWM Frequency: 1 to 3.3KHz variable
*Drive Current: 1020A
Power Profiles: 6 selectable
'Dual-Active' VDF Logic: Yes
Launch Control: Yes
Brake On-Resistance: 0.00105 Ohms
*Brake Current: 510A
Regenerative Braking: Yes
Brake Minimum Settings: 6 Selectable
Rx Supply Output: 6V/3A (peak)
RX Supply Priority/Protection: Yes
Full Water/Dust Protection: Yes 100%
Thermal Protection: Yes (inc. brakes)
Re-programmable Firmware: Yes (data port)

*Combined MOSFET Transisitor Rating at 25deg. C Junction Temperature.

Custom MX versions will also be available to order to meet customer requirements.
(this will be a much more comprehensive service for leads, switch and case etc)
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The MX Pro scheduled UK release date is September 1st 2005.
The MRT Team Drivers will be running the MX Pro at the KO GP.
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Old 08-25-2005, 05:22 PM   #134
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That`s me
i will look after it with pride terry
Us brits will show the Japs how to build proper speedo`s
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