intermittent wiper control

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intermittent wiper control

Post by frhrwa » Wed Feb 11, 2009 4:32 pm

Anybody have a circuit for an intermittent wiper control that can be just added to the existing 2 speed wiper switch?..
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Re: intermittent wiper control

Post by dacflyer » Wed Feb 11, 2009 6:56 pm

hey, i found me one out of a junked car. it was a dash mounted modual, 6 wires. but if i remember right, i only used 4 wires,2 for power, and the other 2 were the relay contacts. only problem i had was that i had to isolate the ground from the park switch in the wiper motor. before that it worked good, til it parked, then it would blow the fuse, took me a frustrating hrs to figgure WTF was causing it,
but now i have delay waper control in my metro..BTW the delay modual has a seperate power switch.
i forget what car i got the delay modual out of, but i know it was a 80's japaneese car
the modual was panel mounted thru the dash..:P
hope this helps ya.. its easier then you think.. just goto local junk yard and browse around.

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Re: intermittent wiper control

Post by Bigglez » Wed Feb 11, 2009 10:26 pm

frhrwa wrote:Anybody have a circuit for an intermittent wiper control...
Good luck with your search. If you have time check out this movie.

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Re: intermittent wiper control

Post by frhrwa » Thu Feb 12, 2009 5:21 am

what movie?
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Re: intermittent wiper control

Post by philba » Thu Feb 12, 2009 11:10 am

the one in the link.

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Re: intermittent wiper control

Post by Bigglez » Thu Feb 12, 2009 1:33 pm

frhrwa wrote:what movie?
Use your mouse to roll over the link, then click...

Note: The new and improved phpBB skin in use does not
highlight the hypertext. Further, changing the hypertext
to bold or to a new colour does not stick.
However, underline does (but required extra work to implement)

This was reported to the site admin
Posted: Tue Feb 10, 2009 10:44 am
...but likely nothing can be done to fix it.

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Re: intermittent wiper control

Post by Chupa » Thu Feb 12, 2009 1:59 pm

Bigglez wrote:
frhrwa wrote:what movie?
Use your mouse to roll over the link, then click...

Note: The new and improved phpBB skin in use does not
highlight the hypertext. Further, changing the hypertext
to bold or to a new colour does not stick.
However, underline does (but required extra work to implement)

This was reported to the site admin
Posted: Tue Feb 10, 2009 10:44 am
...but likely nothing can be done to fix it.
that seems like something that could be fixed in the css. no?
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Re: intermittent wiper control

Post by Bob Scott » Thu Feb 12, 2009 5:31 pm

Bigglez wrote:The new and improved phpBB skin in use does not
highlight the hypertext.
I see it highlighted in dark blue. It is very faint, but it is dark blue.

I am surprised, because I am the guy who is supposed to have a problem seeing what my wife says are my own dark navy blue slacks. They look black to me and they look black to half of the population.
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Re: intermittent wiper control

Post by Janitor Tzap » Thu Feb 12, 2009 5:55 pm

I agree with dacflyer, that It may be easier to get one out of a junked vehicle.
Then trying to build one.
But I would get the wiring diagram for the vehicle that you got it out of.
Plus the wiring diagram of the vehicle your going to put it in to. :wink:

Here's a unit that is available for installing on a few makes of cars.
http://store.classicgarage.com/inwisw.html

But if you really want to build it from scratch.
Here's a schematic.
http://www.techlib.com/files/wiperkik.pdf


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Re: intermittent wiper control

Post by Bigglez » Fri Feb 13, 2009 1:13 am

Bob Scott wrote: I see it highlighted in dark blue. It is very faint, but it is dark blue.
As part of the current skin for phpBB the dominant theme colour is blue.
The actual tint and strength will vary from user to user depending upon
the type and age of their screen, which might be CRT or LCD these days.

I think the subtle theme graphics are waay too hip for the room; we
can conduct this board just as easily with simple graphics and text.

The pages would load faster and there'd be less adjustment each time
the database and security features of the project are upgraded for other
reasons. Graded colour fills, 3D effect buttons, and other bells and whistles
are very trendy. Plain and nerdy simplicity is not the Web 2.0 world
we live in though, is it?

Here is what I see, when magnified to 400%:
Unselected first, then selected with a mouse over move:
Image
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Re: intermittent wiper control

Post by Bob Scott » Fri Feb 13, 2009 8:57 am

Bigglez wrote:I think the subtle theme graphics are waay too hip for the room; we
can conduct this board just as easily with simple graphics and text.

The pages would load faster and there'd be less adjustment each time
the database and security features of the project are upgraded for other
reasons. Graded colour fills, 3D effect buttons, and other bells and whistles
are very trendy. Plain and nerdy simplicity is not the Web 2.0 world
we live in though, is it?
Well, I think the color of links should be controllable by the user of the browser. Don't quote me, but I think you can set them in Firefox (?)
You can try this in your IE7:
1) Open the "Tools" menu.
2) Click "Internet Options".
3)Under the "General" tab, click "Accessibility".
4)Choose "Ignore colors specified on webpages".

There ya go, plain and nerdy! Your link is clearly blue or purple if you've already been there.
Edit: Oops. If you do this you will lose the "quote" and "edit" boxes.

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Re: intermittent wiper control

Post by Bigglez » Fri Feb 13, 2009 10:19 am

Bob Scott wrote: Well, I think the color of links should be controllable by the user of the browser. Don't quote me, but I think you can set them in Firefox (?)
You can try this in your IE7:
Many times access to controls on a public access PC
(in the library, school, business environments) are
locked down and preferences can't be changed.

Therefore any user preferences for viewing a page
must be done by the source of the web page.
(i.e. pphBB in this case, hosted by http://www.servomagazine.com)

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Re: intermittent wiper control

Post by Dave Dixon » Fri Feb 13, 2009 11:20 am

Excellent movie. I just saw it last weekend. When he was in his garage/basement I was telling the wife... "a capacitor, a variable resistor, and a transistor". . . Within 60 seconds, I heard him say the same thing!
It is a shame that I probably couldn't have stuck it out all those years fighting. I probably would have settled sooner. He was quite the hero when it comes to the little guy fighting those big corporations!

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Re: intermittent wiper control

Post by Bigglez » Fri Feb 13, 2009 10:31 pm

Dave Dixon wrote: When he was in his garage/basement I was telling the wife... "a capacitor, a variable resistor, and a transistor". . . Within 60 seconds, I heard him say the same thing!
Unlike home theatre there's no 'pause' button in the cineplex!
In that same scene I wanted to see the schematic drawing again.
Guess I'll have to wait for the DVD to come out...

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Re: intermittent wiper control

Post by Dean Huster » Sun Feb 15, 2009 9:54 am

Remember when there used to be lots and lots of electronics hobbyist magazines? Auto accessory projects were in one of them every month: intermittent wipers, sequential turn signals, daytime running lights, electronic dash gauges, auto headlight dimmers, delayed-off headlights, road temperature/freeze warning, shortwave converters and FM converters for the standard AM car radios, ....

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