Racing Sim: Instrument Cluster Project

I'll admit it, I'm a huge fan of Euro Truck Simulator 2. For such an oddball "game" the depth of the simulation is compelling and addictive. Last year I built my own "racing sim" setup out of a driver's seat from a Ford Ka, A Logitech G27 and a spare LCD Monitor. It's simple but it is far more enjoyable than being sat at a desk in a bolt upright position. With the release of SCS' telemetry SDK I finally decided to add a real life instrument cluster to my set up, it would give me an opportunity to do something useful with an Arduino and learn a bit more about reverse engineering in the process. (more…)

By Terence Sharp, ago