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Cruiser or FreeEMS device 
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I'm looking for a Cruiser or anything that can run the FreeEMS firmware for testing purposes. Not a lot of cash, but will do my best if someone has something to offer. The new Cruisers are pretty expensive.

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Sun Jan 01, 2017 1:01 am
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Consider this my xmas present to you. Time frame unknown, but I should be able to put together a cruiser for you with bits I have laying around, mostly. Just need a PCB, which isn't expensive. I'll hit Andy up about the new design and maybe build a couple of them for fun. It's been ages since I soldered anything anyway. The weekly soldering parties devolved into weekly coding parties, instead.

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Sun Jan 01, 2017 3:53 am
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I need to look up my notes, but if all is well, it might look a bit like this:

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Sun Jan 01, 2017 1:53 pm
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Fred, that's tremendously generous and I'm humbled by the offer. I hate to take up your time, talent, and money on such a project, but won't decline either. Thank you. If at any point it has to fall way back on priority (or not end up happening), no worries. :)

I had pointed out this board before and--prior to your offer--and there was something mentioned in conversation that suggested the chip might not work for our purposes. I would much rather have a Cruiser (currently based on the same MC9S12XDP512MAL...though I wonder if the eBay one is a Chinese counterfeit), but if your time becomes consumed by firmware development and support and you think this would be useful for benchtesting purposes only, let me know. DeuceEFI sent me a CoolEFI BDM some time ago.

Thanks for the continued motivation and hope.

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Sun Jan 01, 2017 8:51 pm
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Least I can do! Keen to try out the new design and melt some stuff for fun. I need some pleasure time, too, and one of these new ones for me would be a good way to do more dev "on the road" so to speak. We'll build a small batch. It won't take long and will be fun.

For a start, that board has no USB on it, so you'd have to rig that up off board. Clock frequency may not be compatible, too.

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