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    Thread: Star spangled banner done the right way!

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      08-14-2012 11:02 PM #1
      You ever seen a NASCAR do this??

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      08-15-2012 07:42 AM #2
      That uses MIDI software to control the accelerator, for sure it does. The guy with the laptop communicates with the car using MIDI via sequencer software, I think.
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      08-15-2012 05:01 PM #3
      It would need a layer in between the MIDI software and the ECU to translate.
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      08-16-2012 01:54 AM #4
      Yeah you might be right, either it's hardwired to the ECU or some sort of solenoid to the pedal. All in all it's one of many unique things that can be done with an F1 car.

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      08-16-2012 08:23 AM #5
      I'm pretty sure that the laptop is in direct comm with the ECU, which in turn controls the electric motor in the throttle body.
      I would expect that car to operate the same as a modern car where the pedal potentiometer sends a signal to the throttle body stepper motor. In this case the pedal is bypassed via the ECU.
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