DriverVN & DriverVNX - Programmable Circuits

vinhnguyen54

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Re: DriverVN - A User Programmable Circuit!

What do you guys think of these possible Updated DriverVN functions? I just came up with it last night. Input greatly appreciated!

1 Mode (Simplest Operation)
1. 100%

2 Modes (Simple Practicality)
2. 5% - 100% | Memory
3. 5% - 100% | No Memory
4. 30% - 100% | Memory
5. 30% - 100% | No Memory
6. 70% - 100% | Memory
7. 70% - 100% | No Memory

3 Modes (General Purpose)
8. 1% - 25% - 100% | Memory
9. 1% - 25% - 100% | No Memory
10. 100% - 25% - 1% | No Memory

4 Modes (Mode varieties)
11. ML - 2% - 25% - 100% | Memory

5 Modes (More Mode varieties)
12. 1% - 5% - 15% - 40% - 100% | Memory

6 Modes (Most mode varieties)
13. ML - 1% - 5% - 15% - 40% - 100% | Memory
14. ML - 1% - 5% - 15% - 40% - 100% | No Memory
15. 100% - 40% - 15% - 5% - 1% - ML | No Memory

Specific Functions
16. Strobe (Offense)
17. 100% - Strobe | No Memory (Defense Patrol)
18. Strobe – 100% | No Memory (Offense Patrol)
19. 100% - Blink | No Memory (Glovebox/Roadside Emergency)
20. ML- 2% - 15% - 40% - 100% - Strobe – Blink | No Memory (Comprehensive)
21. 100%- 40% - 15% - 2% - ML% - Strobe – Blink | No Memory (Comprehensive)
22. 100% - Slow Blink - Medium Blink – Fast Bink - Strobe – Beacon - SOS| No Memory (Disco)
 
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KickTheCAN

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Re: DriverVN - A User Programmable Circuit!

Maybe have another option where you switch the modes in number 20 around to where it starts at 100% then ramps down to ML and then the strobe

Or change 20 to have memory
 

ThirstyTurtle

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Re: DriverVN - A User Programmable Circuit!

Biggest thing I would like to see is a mode higher than 40% but not 100%...maybe 70% or so?
 

vinhnguyen54

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Maybe have another option where you switch the modes in number 20 around to where it starts at 100% then ramps down to ML and then the strobe

Or change 20 to have memory


Adding another set might makes more sense. Memory add complications to lots of modes.
 

vinhnguyen54

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Re: DriverVN - A User Programmable Circuit!

How about now?


1 Mode (Simplest Operation)
1. 100%

2 Modes (Simple Practicality)
2. 5% - 100% | Memory
3. 5% - 100% | No Memory
4. 30% - 100% | Memory
5. 30% - 100% | No Memory
6. 70% - 100% | Memory
7. 70% - 100% | No Memory

3 Modes (General Purpose)
8. 1% - 25% - 100% | Memory
9. 1% - 25% - 100% | No Memory
10. 100% - 25% - 1% | No Memory

4 Modes (Mode varieties)
11. ML - 2% - 25% - 100% | Memory

5 Modes (More Mode varieties)
12. 1% - 5% - 15% - 40% - 100% | Memory

6 Modes (Most mode varieties)
13. ML - 1% - 5% - 15% - 40% - 100% | Memory
14. ML - 1% - 5% - 15% - 40% - 100% | No Memory
15. 100% - 40% - 15% - 5% - 1% - ML | No Memory

Specific Functions
16. Strobe (Offense)
17. 100% - Strobe | No Memory (Defense Patrol)
18. Strobe – 100% | No Memory (Offense Patrol)
19. 100% - Blink | No Memory (Glovebox/Roadside Emergency)
20. ML- 2% - 15% - 40% - 100% - Strobe – Blink | No Memory (Comprehensive)
21. 100%- 40% - 15% - 2% - ML% - Strobe – Blink | No Memory (Comprehensive)
22. 100% - Slow Blink - Medium Blink – Fast Bink - Strobe – Beacon - SOS| No Memory (Disco)
 

oneinthaair

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Re: DriverVN - A User Programmable Circuit!

ML-25%-65%-100%

ML-15%-40%-60%-100%

ML-10%-30%-50%-75%-100%


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ThirstyTurtle

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Re: DriverVN - A User Programmable Circuit!

ML-25%-65%-100%

ML-15%-40%-60%-100%

ML-10%-30%-50%-75%-100%


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Vinh, I love that you added the 70% mode but I like what oneinthaair has more where it's just a consistent ramp up. His final mode would be my go-to if it existed.
 

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Re: DriverVN - A User Programmable Circuit!

PS_if you add more modes, is it possible to reprogram an existing DriverVN or would it have to physically be replaced with a new one?
 

vinhnguyen54

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Re: DriverVN - A User Programmable Circuit!

ML-25%-65%-100%

ML-15%-40%-60%-100%

ML-10%-30%-50%-75%-100%


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These mode spacing sounds nice but our eyes does not perceive light linearly so they might not turn not well spaced.
 

vinhnguyen54

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PS_if you add more modes, is it possible to reprogram an existing DriverVN or would it have to physically be replaced with a new one?

New driver is needed. It might be a long time before DriverVn is updated. This is just a work in progress.
 

vinhnguyen54

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Re: DriverVN - A User Programmable Circuit!

These mode spacing sounds nice but our eyes does not perceive light linearly so they might not turn not well spaced.


The spacing I have now on DriverVN is very well spaced visually to the eyes. After all what we see is more important than how nicely divided the numbers are.
 

ThirstyTurtle

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The spacing I have now on DriverVN is very well spaced visually to the eyes. After all what we see is more important than how nicely divided the numbers are.
Great! My first one is on the way and I'll certainly be using one of the multi-mode options with the 40% and 100% levels so it'll be nice to see how the progression looks to the eyes.
 

mikeyx

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ML and 1% seem redundant. I use ML a lot more and see no need for 1%.

Mike
 

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Re: DriverVN - A User Programmable Circuit!

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Originally Posted by oneinthaair

ML-25%-65%-100%

ML-15%-40%-60%-100%

ML-10%-30%-50%-75%-100

for me the last one is good. Most programs, pretty much all, have a large gap from the the last setting to 100%. The PD35 have a great program. When it shifts from turbo, to the 4th setting, it is still very bright. I have 2 x 18650 cell Hound Dog, a wonderful light, great throw and great spill on high. Low is pretty dim in comparison, but certainly better than no light. YMMV.

Jack
 

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Re: DriverVN - A User Programmable Circuit!

How about now?


1 Mode (Simplest Operation)
1. 100%

2 Modes (Simple Practicality)
2. 5% - 100% | Memory
3. 5% - 100% | No Memory
4. 30% - 100% | Memory
5. 30% - 100% | No Memory
6. 70% - 100% | Memory
7. 70% - 100% | No Memory

3 Modes (General Purpose)
8. ML - 30% - 100% | Memory
9. ML - 30% - 100% | No Memory
10. 100% - 30% - ML | No Memory

6 Modes (Varieties)
8. ML - 5% - 15% - 50% - 70% - 100%| Memory
9. ML - 5% - 15% - 50% - 70% - 100%| No Memory
10. 100% - 70% - 50% - 15% - 5% - ML | No Memory

Specific Functions
11. Strobe (Offense)
12. 100% - Strobe | No Memory (Defense Patrol)
13. Strobe – 100% | No Memory (Offense Patrol)
14. 100% - Blink | No Memory (Glovebox/Roadside Emergency)
15. ML- 5% - 30% - 70% - 100% - Strobe – Blink | No Memory (Comprehensive)
16. 100%- 70% - 30% - 5% - ML - Strobe – Blink | No Memory (Comprehensive)
17. 100% - Slow Blink - Medium Blink – Fast Bink - Strobe – Beacon - SOS| No Memory (Disco)
 
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