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by Astonman2
Wed Oct 28, 2015 8:58 am
Forum: Instruments - Radio/USB/Nav - CAN - Climate Controls - Remote
Topic: Odometer km to miles ?
Replies: 3
Views: 869

Odometer km to miles ?

Just had my 2010 iMiev 2 days now and enjoying every minute of driving it. Just a quick question. Is there any way of changing the trip meter and odometer to read miles instead of Km ? It seems strange that the speedometer reads Miles per Hour but the trip meter counts Kilometers. Can this be hacked...
by Astonman2
Fri Oct 23, 2015 4:54 am
Forum: Batteries and Battery Management
Topic: Solar panel charging
Replies: 18
Views: 2528

Re: Solar panel charging

Nice license plate ! I have a small domestic inverter which I was going to use which takes 12-30 volts dc in and gives up to 1KW AC 240 volts out depending on the dc current input. As ponted out earlier, I didn't think about the "island" protection built in to stop the inverter trying to s...
by Astonman2
Wed Oct 14, 2015 6:12 am
Forum: Batteries and Battery Management
Topic: Solar panel charging
Replies: 18
Views: 2528

Re: Solar panel charging

Yes, that's what I was thinking of doing. The 1KW invertor I have left over from my experiments with home solar panels takes 24 volts DC from the panels and converts it to 240 volts AC to plug straight to your household socket to supliment your mains power usage. I only managed about 200-300w max wi...
by Astonman2
Wed Oct 14, 2015 12:05 am
Forum: Batteries and Battery Management
Topic: Solar panel charging
Replies: 18
Views: 2528

Solar panel charging

Hi all, This is my first post. I take delivery of my 2009 model with 10000 miles on clock on Saturday 17/10/2015. Noticed the speedo reads mph but the distance recorder reads km. Strange :? I have been experimenting at home with solar panels and wondered if it is possible to fix some flexible panels...

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