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Posted: Tue Aug 08, 2006 6:02 pm 
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Hello everyone.
A question regarding the speed sensor signal. Is it simply a variable speed pulse to ground, or ditto to 12v, or ditto to 5v or is it a pulse width signal?
I am thinking I can use this to drive an after market cruise control rather than fitting the magnet to the tailshaft.
Thanks for any information.
Posted: Tue Aug 08, 2006 6:09 pm 
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The signal is a square wave, from 0 to 8.2V. It's frequency changes with speed.

You could build a small adapter to make it work with a circuit designed for an inductive pickup.



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