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Old 12-17-2019, 05:40 PM
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That looks really good.

I can see you took into consideration minimizing the connector as the original is just as deep as the GMU itself.
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Old 12-17-2019, 05:45 PM
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I'm hoping to get Stein to help me work out any connector kinks (pun). Hopefully he can make me a dongle.

Really like how Tony blew this out of the water. Amazing work!!!!
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Old 12-18-2019, 06:51 AM
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Awesome! Will the GMC307 fit into this?
Is GMC307 the same size as the GMC507.
If not, any chance there will be a version for the 307?
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Old 12-18-2019, 07:39 AM
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GMC307 and GMC507 are the same size, share the same connector, tray, rack, etc.

Only difference is the addition of the TRK key ('507) and the interface moves from RS-232C('307) to CANbus ('507), and a TO/GA input('507) , so the connector pinout is slightly different.
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I am excited for you guys on this. Another printed application! Can't wait to see it installed.
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This is looking great, I just saw the pictures on your panellove smugmug. Any idea when it will be available?

I reached out to ClassicAero to see if they would make a glareshield trim piece to match Here is their current product, which I have and really like:
http://www.classicaerodesigns.com/we...oductID=59&a=2

[ed. Short answer, I think 'soon'. When Tony is happy with the 3D printing, he'll send me the SW file and I'll host it for free download. v/r,dr]
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Old 01-14-2020, 04:19 PM
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Awesome! Will the GMC307 fit into this?
Is GMC307 the same size as the GMC507.
If not, any chance there will be a version for the 307?
The 307 is about an eighth of an inch deeper than the 507. If this housing is designed with the 307 in mind it will fit the 507 but not vise versa.
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Old 01-14-2020, 04:28 PM
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I reached out to ClassicAero to see if they would make a glareshield trim piece to match Here is their current product, which I have and really like:
http://www.classicaerodesigns.com/we...oductID=59&a=2
Just heard back from ClassicAero and they would be happy to make a fitting glareshield trim. Once I print one of these up they will ship me the base material for me to cut to fit and ship back to them for them to finish.
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Hey DR, just a heads up that the GMC requires an electrical ground on both clamps. If you put this in a plastic housing you wont have that ground. An alternative that I ran past G3Xpert already would be to run a ground from the backshell of the connector to your forest of tabs. This is assuming you have electrical continuity from the clamps to the backshell. I tested my GMC507 and had good conductivity. In the drawing above you don't have a back shell but you should be able to ground similarly using the standoffs that the backshell would normally connect to.
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Hey Doug

Any progress made on the design of this rig? I would really like to make one for my 307.

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