Using the real instrument cluster from an Opel Corsa, an Arduino and associated circuitry, "herctrap" has made a realistic addition to his car simulator. You can't beat using the real thing, and the gauges certainly match the readings shown in the computer displays (!), for example:
Once again an imaginative person has used an Arduino board and some time to make a fascinating idea come to life. You too can join in with our range of Arduino-compatible hardware, prototyping shields and module range. A good start is the Freetronics Eleven, the Arduino Uno-compatible board with onboard prototyping space:
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