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Hi Guys,     The production wiring spec is both written and drawn. Here’s the various wire types, colours, gauge, plugs, LEDS, photo transistors to attach to the BOM.[attachment=34512]
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Hi Guys, The all important wiring diagram. [attachment=34504]
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Here’s version 3.0 We decided to upgrade the external super capacitor circuit and get rid of a bridging wire scenario that previously needed to be in place should a super cap not be employed for light...
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Here’s another nice addition to the MPD V2.0. The previous 3 pin port for the hall sensor has now been upgraded to a flexible and configurable 4 pin port. Here’s the 4 ways it can be configured: 1. 0...
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Here’s the protection chip added. Once snapped off use side cutters to cut where the red lines are shown and discard the 4 tiny pieces. Then use a 25W soldering iron to solder to motor can. [attachmen...
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Hi Guys,    We have made 7 lots of hardware changes to the MPD design. Here’s a progress pic.  Still 22.3x13.3x2.0mm. Sadly we didn’t get to include the second radio chip as mentioned previously due t...
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No go on the second radio chip. Closer investigation reveals a 6 layer board is required, or expensive micro vias, increased board size, a complete redesign, more components and the cost greatly incre...
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Next task….to add the second radio chip that will be dedicated to talking to your phone. :checkeredflag:
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Hi Guys, V2.0 schematic designed today. We upgraded the 3 pin hall connection to 4 pin so we can now accomodate BLDC (Brushless DC driver), OLED, Hall sensor, and COMMs (UART connection), this allows...
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Just a little update. The Carrera protocol doesn’t like the bridge rectifier used for SSD compatibility. We can still proceed with Carrera based firmware work luckily by removing 3 of the 4 diodes.  S...
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Furthermore it’s not uncommon for a competitive individual or team test 5-10 motors for speed and use the best one. Will the same people go through 10 motors to get the slowest one in order to use les...
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It is. It’s a no brainer. Ive only seen one non logical argument against the concept. It’s simply based on the reality of 1:1 which has always been the basis of Scorpius design philosophy. If they don...
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In Every existing digital system without exception requires one of the following: 1.A power base that connects to app or computer.  2.A wireless signal to PC via dongle. PCs are great for race night....
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Hi Guys,       We’re into the coding stage for Carrera. Team Scorpius has hacked the pace car code and is ready to implement into the main code. This will be the first wireless chip with full Carrera ...
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C02 is an essential colourless odourless gas essential for greening the planet. Why else do farmers use C02 injection into green houses for more abundant growth and bigger yields. Now move that same p...
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We’ve decided to return to 1MB for one reason. Backward compatibility. Obsolescence is a dirty word and affects people’s investments in a product and it destroys trust. It was an interesting exercise...
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(15th-Jan-24, 06:50 PM)niklasw Wrote:  Thank you for the suggestions! I have tried both another engine and different controller.  Both controller and chip works fine with another “smaller” SSD ...
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Obvious question have you tried another controller?  If so it’s probably a faulty chip but I’ve never seen this issue.
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Hi Guys,    Here’s a video shot the other day by Team Scorpius. Testing: Lapcounting Track: Test loop  Laps:10,000 Laps missed:0 Average lap time: 0.704 sec Accuracy: 1/1000th sec Avg speed: 8.11m/s R...
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Here’s how it will work. *Scorpius controller sends global wireless commands. *Scorpius MPD chipped car and Scorpius to Carrera wireless relay both receive command. *Relay sends to Carrera receiver. *...
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