[Coco] [Color Computer] Motorheads and the CoCo...
mark at cloud9tech.com
Wed Jun 15 16:29:12 EDT 2005
At 12:17 PM 6/15/2005, you wrote:
This unit is worth a look at.
>Once upon a time I worked in a engine test lab and built a
>control computer for a test engine. The engine was originally
>built to run with a carb and test requirements called for fuel
>injection. After looking around for an off the shelf after market
>fuel injection system without luck I built one. To help make the
>engine run more consistantly I added spark control to the project.
>To pull it off I used a 68hc11 microcontroller and would suggest that
>you consider doing the same. By the time you add all the external hardware
>that you'll need to get a 6809 to control an engine you're going to
>be spending a lot more money then had you gotten a prototype board
>using the 68hc11. If you try to implement the PWM for the fuel
>injectors in software you'll run out of cpu cycles.
>On Tue, Jun 14, 2005 at 10:35:51PM -0700, George Ramsower wrote:
> > It's been a dream of mine for several years to build a Coco to handle the
> > engine management system for a fuel injected gasoline engine.
> > I truly believe it can be done, using the proper support chips to
> handle the
> > grunt work.
> > The details and theory can be discussed as this thread (if it does)
> can be
> > elaborated on, if there is an interest.
> > Is there anyone interested in this sort of project?
> > George.
> > Brought to you by the 6809, the 6803 and their cousins!
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