Sounds awesome!, when can we look at purchasing and getting started? And how did you go with the new PCB's are they viable?
The guy who is looking into the PCB's has first got to translate my design from a "through hole" component based circuit to a full "surface mount" circuit. This will take him a little while as he has to figure out new components to replace the old! It does mean that the boards will become much smaller though, so there is a chance if they get small enough that they will fit inside the headlight rather than underneath in an ABS plastic box as they do now.
Great project !
If you need support to setup wiki/project page somewhere (domain/hosting), feel free to PM me.
Thanks for the offer Qwerty, its appreciated!
I was thinking of just using a git hub and keeping it all 100% open source.
In terms of an update, I had my Halo's off the car for a while as one of the seals went in one of my development lights, so I spent some time looking into it and seeing how things are holding up. Good news is its all looking just fine! no issues with the circuits or the rings and the headlights come apart much easier using the sealing material Coxy found so repairs are quite easy if you need to!
What this experience has taught me the most is that the Halos have a real effect on the cars presence. Normally if I am "making progress" in the outside lane of the Motorway and come up behind someone who is clearly lost, they just stay there as a rolling roadblock until they wake up and move over.
With the Halo's on and bright its a different story! They literally peel off in front of you and clear a path! its quite amazing! I can only assume the sight of 6 bright circles of light bearing down on you in the rear view mirror creates a "wtf?????!!!" style moment with half the people moving out of the way in fear, and the other half moving out the way to see what crazy piece of exotica is about to pass them
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