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by skestans
May 13 2020 2:24am
Forum: E-Bike Non-hub Motor Drives
Topic: New "TSDZ2 Torque Sensor Central Motor"
Replies: 7256
Views: 757612

Re: New "TSDZ2 Torque Sensor Central Motor"

Hi All - I have just installed a TSDZ2 onto my wife's gazelle chamonix c7 - what a mission!! Anyway I won't get into details but I just had a couple of questions if anyone can help. 1. I want to put the main cable through the frame with the brake and gear cables. To do this I need to cut off the co...
by skestans
May 12 2020 2:23am
Forum: E-Bike Non-hub Motor Drives
Topic: New "TSDZ2 Torque Sensor Central Motor"
Replies: 7256
Views: 757612

New "TSDZ2 Torque Sensor Central Motor"

That happens to you because you did not update your firmware to most recent version. Yes, on purpose. I depend on the bike daily and can’t afford it getting destroyed. I have read several reports of controllers blowing up with later versions. There is a rather ominous warning on the download page f...
by skestans
May 11 2020 3:14pm
Forum: E-Bike Non-hub Motor Drives
Topic: New "TSDZ2 Torque Sensor Central Motor"
Replies: 7256
Views: 757612

Re: New "TSDZ2 Torque Sensor Central Motor"

My tsdz2 has behaved strangely. Sometimes gives a very good assist and sometimes very badly. I started adjusting the torque sensor. I measured its value first and it was 157. The minimum value I can adjust it to is 64 (should get to values of 25-30). Is the sensor simply broken. I have that too som...
by skestans
May 10 2020 4:16am
Forum: Motor Technology
Topic: TSDZ2 mid drive with 860C, 850C or SW102 displays only -- Flexible OpenSource firmware (Casainho code only)
Replies: 5656
Views: 385588

Re: TSDZ2 mid drive with 860C, 850C or SW102 displays only -- Flexible OpenSource firmware (Casainho code only)

Would you consider adding a configuration option to hide the clock altogether seeing how unreliable it can be and how much it can drift if you don’t use the bike every day? I’d personally much rather not see the clock at all than seeing it display the wrong time every time. Which Version you have i...
by skestans
May 10 2020 1:34am
Forum: Motor Technology
Topic: TSDZ2 mid drive with 860C, 850C or SW102 displays only -- Flexible OpenSource firmware (Casainho code only)
Replies: 5656
Views: 385588

Re: TSDZ2 mid drive with 860C, 850C or SW102 displays only -- Flexible OpenSource firmware (Casainho code only)

Would you consider adding a configuration option to hide the clock altogether seeing how unreliable it can be and how much it can drift if you don’t use the bike every day? I’d personally much rather not see the clock at all than seeing it display the wrong time every time.
by skestans
May 02 2020 4:11pm
Forum: E-Bike Non-hub Motor Drives
Topic: New "TSDZ2 Torque Sensor Central Motor"
Replies: 7256
Views: 757612

Re: New "TSDZ2 Torque Sensor Central Motor"

How do you guys find the motor waterproofness? I live in an area with a lot and sometimes very heavy rain and I would still like to continue cycling in such weather. Do you think the rubber seal on the motor cover is enough to not let any water in? Did anyone try to add silicone or something else t...
by skestans
May 02 2020 2:19am
Forum: Motor Technology
Topic: TSDZ2 mid drive with 860C, 850C or SW102 displays only -- Flexible OpenSource firmware (Casainho code only)
Replies: 5656
Views: 385588

Re: TSDZ2 mid drive with 860C, 850C or SW102 displays only -- Flexible OpenSource firmware (Casainho code only)

I've got an 860C display and two USB-UARTs with the DIY cable all wired up correctly. I can switch on the display and see that it has power. When I boot APT Burn Tools, select port 3, open port, openFirmware, start update. The RX and TX counters start going up and waiting appears in the status wind...
by skestans
May 01 2020 3:11pm
Forum: Motor Technology
Topic: TSDZ2 mid drive with 860C, 850C or SW102 displays only -- Flexible OpenSource firmware (Casainho code only)
Replies: 5656
Views: 385588

Re: TSDZ2 mid drive with 860C, 850C or SW102 displays only -- Flexible OpenSource firmware (Casainho code only)

rcx194 wrote:Another question. Once I have flashed the 860C display, will it work with motor that has stock firmware? Or do I have to flash the display and motor together ?
You have to go OSF all the way. Make sure to match the display version with the right motor version of the osf
by skestans
Apr 30 2020 2:55am
Forum: E-Bike Non-hub Motor Drives
Topic: New "TSDZ2 Torque Sensor Central Motor"
Replies: 7256
Views: 757612

Re: New "TSDZ2 Torque Sensor Central Motor"

Thanks bergerandfries - going through the on/off testing as you suggest , in the meantime I have contacted PS POWER and asked for a replacement controller - which they have agreed to if I pay the shipping cost , however, I bought the system as advertised as 36v and 500W - the controllers they appea...
by skestans
Apr 27 2020 4:27am
Forum: Motor Technology
Topic: TSDZ2 mid drive with 860C, 850C or SW102 displays only -- Flexible OpenSource firmware (Casainho code only)
Replies: 5656
Views: 385588

Re: TSDZ2 mid drive with 860C, 850C or SW102 displays only -- Flexible OpenSource firmware (Casainho code only)

Sorry for that question, but I don't really understand that calibration procedure. First of all the ADC values vary from left to right side. Is this normal and what do I have to note? When do I have to switch the calibration value from disabled to enabled? Does enabled mean that I always have to ca...
by skestans
Apr 27 2020 2:00am
Forum: Motor Technology
Topic: TSDZ2 mid drive with 860C, 850C or SW102 displays only -- Flexible OpenSource firmware (Casainho code only)
Replies: 5656
Views: 385588

Re: TSDZ2 mid drive with 860C, 850C or SW102 displays only -- Flexible OpenSource firmware (Casainho code only)

Sorry for that question, but I don't really understand that calibration procedure. First of all the ADC values vary from left to right side. Is this normal and what do I have to note? When do I have to switch the calibration value from disabled to enabled? Does enabled mean that I always have to ca...
by skestans
Apr 23 2020 1:11pm
Forum: Motor Technology
Topic: TSDZ2 mid drive with 860C, 850C or SW102 displays only -- Flexible OpenSource firmware (Casainho code only)
Replies: 5656
Views: 385588

Re: TSDZ2 mid drive with 860C, 850C or SW102 displays only -- Flexible OpenSource firmware (Casainho code only)

I'm in absolutely the same boat. I use to flash the latest firmwares but after a couple of incidents i decided to stick to one that's more tested with time. I can confirm 0.7 works ok (https://github.com/OpenSource-EBike-firmware/Color_LCD/releases/tag/860C_850C_SW102_v0.7.0). This one is the lates...
by skestans
Apr 23 2020 2:56am
Forum: Motor Technology
Topic: TSDZ2 mid drive with 860C, 850C or SW102 displays only -- Flexible OpenSource firmware (Casainho code only)
Replies: 5656
Views: 385588

Re: TSDZ2 mid drive with 860C, 850C or SW102 displays only -- Flexible OpenSource firmware (Casainho code only)

Is v0.8.0 safe to use? On the release page it comes with this rather worrisome warning: > WARNING: due to any possible existing bug on the firmware or user incorrect configuration, the motor controller may burn and/or the motor and bicycle wheel may start to run very fast at max power - please be ve...
by skestans
Apr 22 2020 2:37pm
Forum: E-Bike Non-hub Motor Drives
Topic: New "TSDZ2 Torque Sensor Central Motor"
Replies: 7256
Views: 757612

Re: New "TSDZ2 Torque Sensor Central Motor"

Hey Guys. I notices that a new 2020 version of tsdz2 has been launched. Have any of you guys tried reflashing it with the opensource firmware? Apparently it’s the same motor as ever, there is no new 2020 version. It was discussed in this thread a few weeks ago. Probably just sellers trying to hype ...
by skestans
Apr 22 2020 12:01pm
Forum: Motor Technology
Topic: TSDZ2 mid drive with 860C, 850C or SW102 displays only -- Flexible OpenSource firmware (Casainho code only)
Replies: 5656
Views: 385588

Re: TSDZ2 mid drive with 860C, 850C or SW102 displays only -- Flexible OpenSource firmware (Casainho code only)

I'm running v0.6.5 on my 850C but it has become unpractical because it gets too many initialization misfires (where it either reads the torque sensor wrong, provides no assist, provides way too much assist on barely touching the pedals, or makes a horrible noise as it assists.) I understand this has...
by skestans
Apr 19 2020 10:28am
Forum: E-Bike Non-hub Motor Drives
Topic: New "TSDZ2 Torque Sensor Central Motor"
Replies: 7256
Views: 757612

Re: New "TSDZ2 Torque Sensor Central Motor"

Hi everyone, Does everyone know the maximum operating temperature of the TSDZ2 neodymium magnets ? I'm doing some tests involving oil cooling but I don't know how hot can I go without damaging the magnets 80°C seems to be the limit for standard magnets but AH magnets can operate in temperatures up ...
by skestans
Apr 15 2020 1:42am
Forum: E-Bike Non-hub Motor Drives
Topic: New "TSDZ2 Torque Sensor Central Motor"
Replies: 7256
Views: 757612

New "TSDZ2 Torque Sensor Central Motor"

Hello, after extensive research and lots of reading about BBS02 and TSDZ2 yesterday I finally pulled the trigger and ordered TSDZ2 36V 350W VLCD5 LCD from Aliexpress. I'm planning to use it on a gravel bike with drop bars. Looks like VLCD5 will mount there without any problems and I'm actually pret...
by skestans
Apr 13 2020 4:52am
Forum: E-Bike Non-hub Motor Drives
Topic: New "TSDZ2 Torque Sensor Central Motor"
Replies: 7256
Views: 757612

Re: New "TSDZ2 Torque Sensor Central Motor"

Anyone using navigation apps on your smartphone with the TSDZ2? I’m having issues because the motor generates a strong magnetic field that completely confuses the compass in my phone. That impacts navigation and as a result the phone is completely lost as to where I am or which direction I’m going....
by skestans
Apr 13 2020 2:05am
Forum: E-Bike Non-hub Motor Drives
Topic: New "TSDZ2 Torque Sensor Central Motor"
Replies: 7256
Views: 757612

Re: New "TSDZ2 Torque Sensor Central Motor"

Anyone using navigation apps on your smartphone with the TSDZ2? I’m having issues because the motor generates a strong magnetic field that completely confuses the compass in my phone. That impacts navigation and as a result the phone is completely lost as to where I am or which direction I’m going. ...
by skestans
Apr 11 2020 8:51am
Forum: Motor Technology
Topic: TSDZ2 mid drive with 860C, 850C or SW102 displays only -- Flexible OpenSource firmware (Casainho code only)
Replies: 5656
Views: 385588

Re: TSDZ2 mid drive with 860C, 850C or SW102 displays only -- Flexible OpenSource firmware (Casainho code only)

Does anyone know wether there will be any problem if I have temperature sensor installed and I revert back to stock firmware? Mainly for making comparisons, I'm not planning to use stock for a long time so I wouldn't want to remove the sensor just for that. Yes there will be problems because the or...
by skestans
Apr 11 2020 5:31am
Forum: Motor Technology
Topic: TSDZ2 mid drive with 860C, 850C or SW102 displays only -- Flexible OpenSource firmware (Casainho code only)
Replies: 5656
Views: 385588

TSDZ2 mid drive with 860C, 850C or SW102 displays only -- Flexible OpenSource firmware (Casainho code only)

For the last few days I’m having issues with initialization. When turning on the display, I keep the right pedal down as per the settings and wait until the startup message to go away. More often than not one of two things happen: - the torque sensor reads insane values, like barely pressing on the ...
by skestans
Apr 11 2020 5:25am
Forum: Motor Technology
Topic: TSDZ2 mid drive with 860C, 850C or SW102 displays only -- Flexible OpenSource firmware (Casainho code only)
Replies: 5656
Views: 385588

Re: TSDZ2 mid drive with 860C, 850C or SW102 displays only -- Flexible OpenSource firmware (Casainho code only)

Does anyone know wether there will be any problem if I have temperature sensor installed and I revert back to stock firmware? Mainly for making comparisons, I'm not planning to use stock for a long time so I wouldn't want to remove the sensor just for that. Yes there will be problems because the or...
by skestans
Apr 10 2020 12:10am
Forum: E-Bike Non-hub Motor Drives
Topic: New "TSDZ2 Torque Sensor Central Motor"
Replies: 7256
Views: 757612

New "TSDZ2 Torque Sensor Central Motor"

sysrq wrote:
Cristian wrote:
Apr 08 2020 6:52am
Isn't it better to use some old bicycle tyre instead of inner tube?
How do you cut a tire though? I couldn’t go through the metal wires on the edge.
by skestans
Apr 08 2020 1:27pm
Forum: E-Bike Non-hub Motor Drives
Topic: New "TSDZ2 Torque Sensor Central Motor"
Replies: 7256
Views: 757612

Re: New "TSDZ2 Torque Sensor Central Motor"

My motor did really bite into the frame at the chain stays :( I’m worried this will cause a rust issue down the line since this frame is cromoly. What do you guys think? You should put 1 or 2 layers of inner tube between the frame and the metal part pressing against it. I opened the motor and it lo...