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Delta 46-715 Lathe Repower #6: Delta 46-715 Lathe Repower #6: Tachometer Hack from $3 Bicycle Computer

03-12-2017 06:32 PM by Pete_LJ | 0 comments »

03122017 I got the tachometer installed on the lathe and it works pretty nicely. My concept was to use a $3 Chinese bicycle computer for the tachometer. However, such computers typically measure speed primarily (sometimes cadence, bike-speak for rpm at the pedals, which is typically limited to 199). The computer that I used was purchased off ebay for less than $3. Here is a link for the bike computer(“BC”) that I used: http://www.ebay.com/itm/14-GKunctions-Cycling-Bike-Cycle-LCD-Computer-Odometer-Speedometer-Waterproof-LJ-/272549666972?hash=item3f7539e09c:g:UuUAAOSwpdpVYzIi My concept was to program the BC so that the mph function for speed would instead read the rp...

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