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Offline bedheadjulian

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Koso meter advanced functions
« on: May 23, 2020, 06:55:28 pm »
So I took the plunge and bought the Koso meter. Got the basics down (more or less) but wondering if anyone knows a link to advanced functions guide? I know there are a bunch of options for turning functions on and off but I can't for the life of me find a guide or tutorial anywhere... Koso Gurus please help me out ;)



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Re: Koso meter advanced functions
« Reply #1 on: May 23, 2020, 08:32:39 pm »
Found it, Julian -
There's 3 videos - here's the links:

https://kosonorthamerica.com/tnt-b-meter-yamaha-bolt-tutorial/

or just find them on Youtube at <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hgdcaofnr3c" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hgdcaofnr3c</a>, <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DBmqaPHWPmM" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DBmqaPHWPmM</a>, and <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O7yE--cZGsc" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O7yE--cZGsc</a>
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Re: Koso meter advanced functions
« Reply #2 on: May 24, 2020, 05:28:19 am »
Thanks Norm! Helpful as always :)
« Last Edit: May 24, 2020, 05:39:18 am by bedheadjulian »

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Re: Koso meter advanced functions
« Reply #3 on: May 24, 2020, 06:25:13 am »
A quick note for those of us who have or are looking to get the new Koso meter (tnt-04):
You can choose between the models with black or chrome ring (of course) but also positive or negative LED. These are model-specific (not adjustable in the unit settings). Also the tire settings are not by percentage (like the tnt-b model) but by tire circumference in millimeters. Factory setting is 1000mm but you will have to set it depending on the tire size you have on. Stock tire size is 2030mm circumference.
 
I attached a picture of the Black bezel/ negative LCD version (which I think looks the cleanest on the bike)

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Re: Koso meter advanced functions
« Reply #4 on: May 24, 2020, 01:30:42 pm »
That negative lcd display is wicked! 
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Re: Koso meter advanced functions
« Reply #5 on: May 24, 2020, 03:21:45 pm »
The part #s for the Bolt specific TNT-B show that it's also availible with a negative LCD. The only difference in TNT-04 #s is the 4 instead of a 3 but I only see those TNT-B #s on their Taiwan site.

 TNT-B:
BA051300   Negative LCD   SILVER
BA051301   Positive LCD   SILVER
BA051310   Negative LCD   BLACK
BA051311   Positive LCD   BLACK

 TNT-04:
BA051400   Negative LCD   SILVER
BA051401   Positive LCD   SILVER
BA051410   Negative LCD   BLACK
BA051411   Positive LCD   BLACK

European site says only negative LCD is available but shows the positive LCD image. Part #s match Taiwan site:

https://www.kosoeurope.com/en/search?sSearch=xv950
« Last Edit: May 24, 2020, 07:00:41 pm by lunkhead »
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Re: Koso meter advanced functions
« Reply #6 on: May 26, 2020, 11:33:20 am »
I installed my KOSO meter 3 weeks ago - as i recall, after minute of frustration on settings - i set it all up
USE the Paper Manual Instructions (to see what FUNCTIONS can do, ON / OFF , FLASH or STEADY LIGHT, etc)
Example - FUEL Low - i wanted little fuel pump icon to FLASH and the LARGE RED Light to come on and stay ON (not flash)
step 1 - be careful - know what your TOTAL Mileage is (you may accidentally CLEAR IT)
step 2 - while seeing the TOTAL Mileage - HOLD Select Button down for 3 Seconds
step 3 - Now you are back into 1st of ALL of the SETTINGS SCREENS (like 10 or so, they go thru one screen at a Time)
step 4 - as i recall - HOLD BUTTON for a Second to TOGGLE thru Options - HOLD BUTTON for 3 Seconds to ACCEPT that Setting
........like accepting your Mileage, accept One Digit at a TIME - then screen TOGGLES to Next
.....after HOLDING Down 3 seconds - the screen TOGGLES to Next Screen or Selection
.......TRY and Notice what LIGHTS UP when you Toggle to the Next Screen of SETTINGS - read PAPER Manual, have it with you
......hope this kind of helped - E
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Re: Koso meter advanced functions
« Reply #7 on: May 26, 2020, 02:04:14 pm »
The part #s for the Bolt specific TNT-B show that it's also availible with a negative LCD. The only difference in TNT-04 #s is the 4 instead of a 3 but I only see those TNT-B #s on their Taiwan site.

 TNT-B:
BA051300   Negative LCD   SILVER
BA051301   Positive LCD   SILVER
BA051310   Negative LCD   BLACK
BA051311   Positive LCD   BLACK

 TNT-04:
BA051400   Negative LCD   SILVER
BA051401   Positive LCD   SILVER
BA051410   Negative LCD   BLACK
BA051411   Positive LCD   BLACK

European site says only negative LCD is available but shows the positive LCD image. Part #s match Taiwan site:

https://www.kosoeurope.com/en/search?sSearch=xv950

Lunkhead, where are you finding that the TNT-B black bezel BA051310  has the negative display?  I haven't found anything that shows how to pick that option & I cannot find it cycling through the menus.
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Re: Koso meter advanced functions
« Reply #8 on: May 26, 2020, 02:50:02 pm »
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Re: Koso meter advanced functions
« Reply #9 on: May 27, 2020, 08:09:54 am »
I must be interpreting 'negative' display wrong.  I thought that meant a blacked-out lcd display.  There are no black lcd displays on the link.
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Re: Koso meter advanced functions
« Reply #10 on: June 23, 2020, 10:29:57 am »
Sorry did we ever get to the bottom of this "negative display" thing? In Australia there's no support/retail partner for Koso, but I'm only really after it if has that negative display as an option.
Is anyone able to confirm>

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Re: Koso meter advanced functions
« Reply #11 on: June 25, 2020, 11:46:23 am »
KOSO Standard - has the bottom right digital area as "appearing" SILVER background and BLACK NUMBERS during Daytime
SILVER background is RED during nighttime with BLACK Numbers and the RED is also BEHIND the RPM Numbers Perimeter
my color set as RED - 8 colors or so to choose from

KOSO Negative - see Other BOLT pictures - the RED NUMBERS are during daytime and night time
THE CON - the RED NUMBERS are more difficult to Read during the Daytime (according to web page i read on NEGATIVE Displays, maybe not to bad with KOSO ?)

THE CON - i only find the Negative Numbers on that Link by other BOLT member - Ebay is Not offering Negative Numbers (NOT Yet) - New i paid $285 Ebay

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Re: Koso meter advanced functions
« Reply #12 on: June 25, 2020, 03:01:09 pm »
It's becoming clearer to me now, thanks!