electronic speedometer

electronic speedometer

[i‚lek′trän·ik spē′däm·əd·ər]
(engineering)
A speedometer in which a transducer sends speed and distance pulses over wires to the speed and mileage indicators, eliminating the need for a mechanical link involving a flexible shaft.
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She cited such features as electronic speedometer, park distance control, and the revolutionary iDrive operating system-all of which have become an industry benchmark for modern cars.
The added bonus was that with the roof down, the sound of the throaty roar of the engine is even more prominent.Even at speed, this super car is almost faultlessly smooth and, as a result, it's easy to forget how fast you're going until you glance at the electronic speedometer.This beautiful jag comes in a range of engine variants.
Options include drive yokes, 1710, 1760, 1810 and provisions for electronic speedometer pickup.
Additional features include a road speed governor that limits vehicle speed to improve fuel economy, cruise control that is similar to a passenger car's system, Dynatard (engine brake) control that interacts with cruise control, variable-speed power take off (PTO) control, an engine shutdown and protection system, idle shutdown to save fuel, electronic speedometer and tachometer, and self-diagnostics to simplify maintenance.
Even at speed, this super car is almost faultlessly smooth and as a result, it's easy to forget how fast you're going until you glance at the electronic speedometer.Even without the iconic trident emblem emblazoned on the front grille I still would have felt like king of the road in this car.
Luckily there's no way you can ignore it, because there is also an electronic speedometer behind the wheel.
An adaptive cruise control uses the speed signal from vehicle speed sensor in case of electronic speedometers, or monitor engine RPM through electrical connections made to the ignition coil.
The conversion factor manifests itself differently in mechanical and electronic speedometers. In mechanical speedometers it can be adjusted by changing the gearing on the speedometer cable, the strength of the permanent magnet or the stiffness of the restraining spring.
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