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Project: rusEfi - electronic fuel injection

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#1 rusefi

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Posted 04 February 2014 - 06:54 AM

rusEfi - electronic fuel injection / engine control unit for a car. Open source, based on stm32 - using stm32f4discovery for now.

 

A little bit of background: I am a software developer by trade (core java, high performance java - financial industry) and cars are a hobby. At some point I've got interested in turbo-charting the car and this lead to looking into the configurable ECUs - "engine brains" - and I've realized that the most of the products on the marked are closed-sources, and the open or relatively open ones... I've realized they are a bit outdated - no FPU, hardware hacks, poor code readability etc...

 

So, I've checked the state of embedded programminig and I've realized that things are not as hardcore as they used to be - you can now program chips via USB, you can get a 168Mhz dev board for $15 - a LOT of CHEAP power, and noone is using it so far!

 

Here comes rusEfi - http://rusefi.com/

Hack-a-day article gives a good overview.

 

Source code lives at https://svn.code.sf....trunk/firmware/

 

Here is an article from developer point of view - http://rusefi.com/articles/tachometer/

 

So if anyone would be interested to contribute & play with all this, if you know software and curious to contribyte to a real-life project - please do not hesitate :)

 


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#2 gonerogue

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Posted 04 February 2014 - 08:30 AM

Awesome !


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#3 rusefi

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Posted 04 February 2014 - 08:40 AM

Oh, I've forgotten the main link - here is our issue tracker/TODO list :)


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#4 BlackRabbit

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Posted 05 February 2014 - 01:03 AM

I love it!

Very ambitious project, and potentially beneficial for everybody, keep it going!


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#5 rusefi

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Posted 09 March 2014 - 07:22 PM

new hardware edition:

 

f_and_lcd.jpg

 

Here is a video of this board in action:

 

I'd say the hardware side is good enough, now this needs some good code. I can do a lot alone, but if anyone would be interested to contribute the end result would be much better much sooner.


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