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Old Jul 14, 2011, 08:36 AM
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Martin - AKA mr.sneezy
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Fuel Level Sensor first look FGS-01

OK, this thing will be interesting to test, as I have but one glow model now (all else is electric)...
I'm not a sensor expert by any means, but I think it's a capacitive device, meaning it might sense the effect of fuel next to the foil plates when it's on the side of the tank. It would measure the capacitive change between them (a small guess again, please tell us here if you know more than I do).
They would need a lot of input filtering in software to get a stable result, as the fuel would not stay still in the tank.
We'll see soon how good it can work. I have a spare tank I can do a simulation with.
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