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LibertyCall posted 11-03-2007 03:45 PM ET (US)   Profile for LibertyCall   Send Email to LibertyCall  
[Seeks] a sender for an older engines that provides NMEA-2000 output for voltage, oil pressure, water temperature, and engine speed.
jimh posted 11-04-2007 06:06 PM ET (US)     Profile for jimh  Send Email to jimh     
Such a device is unlikely given the problems of adapting the inputs to various engine configurations. Reading a voltage is not a problem, nor is temperature, but oil pressure and engine speed will require some specialization to adapt to the particular engine.
Chuck Tribolet posted 11-05-2007 12:03 PM ET (US)     Profile for Chuck Tribolet  Send Email to Chuck Tribolet     
Given that there are generic Tachometers with an adjustment
for the number of poles in the alternator, RPM should not
be a problem. And pressure is pressure. The sensor may need
different threads for different brands, but it's still doable.


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