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Craftycoder's 8 channel automotive PDU

I have been working a Bluetooth 4 automotive power distribution unit for a couple months now. Here are some videos showing the capabilities. 

The goal is to have a device about the size of a deck of cards that can distribute up to 100A @ 13.8V for automotive applications. 8 individual circuits can be controlled. Control will include constant current, circuit breaker at specific currents, and PWM duty cycle. You will be able to program dedicated functions to external buttons. Lastly, you will be able to get real time feedback from the system on a Bluetooth 4 device. This data will include total current, current by channel, and system voltage among other things. There are a lot of features on the drawing board still.

This is going to have application in show cars, jeeps, motorcycles, and boats I believe. It's been a really fun project so far. I'm going to need about $120,000 to bring it to market so I want it to be pretty perfect before I write that check. I do hope I get that far.







3D Printing & Design workshop February 9th, 2013 @ Freeside Atlanta


Come one; come all!

Freeside Atlanta and My Inventor Club will be teaming up on Saturday, February 9th to bring you
a daylong hackathon in 3D Modeling, Design, Marketing, Theory and
more.  This is a free, educational meet and greet event which will be hosted
in Freeside Atlanta and My inventor Club's space.

What to Expect:
-Several Machine Technologies on display with instructional demonstrations
-Show and Tell examples of select prints and design prototypes
-Lectures ranging from Design Theory, Modeling Techniques, Printing Strategies, Troubleshooting & Community Experiences
-3D printing workshops and Hands on immersion
-Special Guest Speakers

Cost: Free
Location: 675 Metropolitan Parkway Suite 6066, Atlanta, GA 30310
Date: February 9th, 2013
Time: 1200-1700
Contact: pr@freesideatlanta.org or info@myinventorclub.com


-Nick