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Author Topic: MFD  (Read 3808 times)

Offline gazz1970

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MFD
« on: June 03, 2014, 09:01:29 PM »
Hi all back again, now I (we) have sorted the reversing cam issue I have decided to fit a front facing cam thro my existing dvr so I can remove the ugly dash cam, I routed DVD player/rear cam/front cam thro a 3 way manual splitter which works, now I've the issue when the wheels are in motion, I've located on eBay a TV free adapter item number 231150807052. Looking at the adapter it is just connecting two pins together on stereo plug via a switch, my question is can I not just bridge these connections and if so which 2 do I join as in the picture the wires are all the same colour and the buggers have twisted the wires so I can't make out where they go cheers.

Offline Mirez

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Re: MFD
« Reply #1 on: June 04, 2014, 10:48:37 AM »
Vid in motion is easy on the MFD, afaik you just need to tell it the handbrake is on permanently. Will have a look at my notes later for you
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Offline bigdave982

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Re: MFD
« Reply #2 on: June 04, 2014, 01:46:35 PM »
Cant help wondering why you want it tho,unless you can record it ,surely looking thru windscreen is easier

Offline gazz1970

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Re: MFD
« Reply #3 on: June 04, 2014, 03:26:30 PM »
I'm trying to declutter the windscreen, it will record I already have a 4 ch dvr fitted in car and only using 2 at mo. The biggest issue is it getting hit by flies,cheers

Offline Mirez

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Re: MFD
« Reply #4 on: June 04, 2014, 05:24:01 PM »
Ok so looking at that ebay listing, they are simple putting a switch in-line with Pin 1. Its a little more crude then giving the MFD a "Handbrake on" signal as Pin1 is the GALA / VSS (Speed Signal) so it will just cut the speed pulses and the Navi will think the car is stopped. Should be nice and simple to implement that and certainly for less then 20 as you can get that switch from Maplin for about 2!
03 Ford Galaxy 1.9 TDI 115 Ghia in Spruce Green Metallic
With cream leather interior, Full Bodykit, Remapped at 145bhp, Lowered on 18's
14 VW Tiguan 2.0 TDI 177 AWD R-Line in Deep Black Pearl
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08 Ford Transit 2.2 TDI 115 in Frozen White
With retrofitted everything except another slidey door! :)

VCDS HEX/CAN - Scans/Coding done in Wiltshire in exchange for winegums! :)

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Re: MFD
« Reply #5 on: June 04, 2014, 07:12:05 PM »
Thanks Mirez, how would I give it a handbrake on signal as would rather keep the nav fully functional? Cheers

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Re: MFD
« Reply #6 on: June 04, 2014, 07:21:25 PM »
Theoretically it would still be fully functional, it only uses the VSS pulse to dead-reckon when its lost the GPS signal (which is rare if your antenna is in a good position).

Handbrake signal is on the long 26 pin (IIRC) connector - not sure which pin you are looking for though.
03 Ford Galaxy 1.9 TDI 115 Ghia in Spruce Green Metallic
With cream leather interior, Full Bodykit, Remapped at 145bhp, Lowered on 18's
14 VW Tiguan 2.0 TDI 177 AWD R-Line in Deep Black Pearl
With panoramic sunroof, bi-xenon headlights remapped at 205bhp.
08 Ford Transit 2.2 TDI 115 in Frozen White
With retrofitted everything except another slidey door! :)

VCDS HEX/CAN - Scans/Coding done in Wiltshire in exchange for winegums! :)

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Re: MFD
« Reply #7 on: June 04, 2014, 10:16:16 PM »
Thanks Mirez, how would I give it a handbrake on signal as would rather keep the nav fully functional? Cheers

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Re: MFD
« Reply #8 on: June 04, 2014, 11:06:11 PM »
Thanks Mirez, how would I give it a handbrake on signal as would rather keep the nav fully functional? Cheers

 

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