DIY: S-LCD3 Meter for Sondors eBike
This walkthrough is for those who purchased the non Sondors S-LCD3 with the white flat 5-pin connector. If you are not comfortible with soldering, then you may want to wait for the retail Sondors LCD in xmas 2015.
Walkthrough by Matt Moss
Downloadable at uberbills.com/DIY-SLCD3-Soldering.docx
S-LCD3 purchased from BMSBattery.com
Step 1: Attach LCD3 to handlebars
Step 2: Snip off the useless white flat 5-pin connector.
Step 3: Pull meter cable through top hole in sondors battery box. (no picture)
Step 4: Snip off the round 5-pin female plug and strip all the wiring down a half inch.
Step 5: Proceed to tin the stranded wire ends. tinning means to apply hot motlen solder to the stranded wire, which helps to solder two separate wires together.
Step 6: Admire your soldering job and apply insulation. I used cheap electrical tape, but you should spend a few cents and get some shrink tube.
Step 7: Double check that no exposed wire is showing, and test our your new lcd meter. Hold the center power button to turn on. To keep the backlight on for easy viewing, press and hold the up arrow. If you hold and press the down arrow, your bike will lurch forward at a walking speed, so be careful!
Q: I press and hold the up arrow like you said and my bike wants to go for a ride. What gives?
A: You installed your LCD button upsidedown. Reverse it and you should be fine.
Q: Halp! Why is my LCD screen upside down?
A: You installed your LCD screen upside down. /reverse it and you should be fine.
Q: After installing the LCD, I am unable to engage the throttle and the bike does not move, yet everything is on. What Gives?
A: Check that the LCD screen is actually on, you must have the LCD turned on in order for you to power your bike and use the motor.
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By martin vahey
Hi I've just bought a pre owned fat bike, not sure of the exact model but it has the "Wendy" led controller.
I inverted the bike to swap brake pads (being careful not to damage the controller) but it began to rain very heavily so I left it in situ and when I came back to the bike after a day or so I couldn't start it, yes the battery was charged?
The screen was completely blank, no led's on the throttle.
then after 24hours the lcd screen showed the 'boxes' where the information should be but just the boxes no actual information, this screen is visible even with the battery removed, so I'm thinking rain penetrated the lcd controller whilst the bike was inverted.
Ive now opened the controller and left it indoors in the hope that it will dry, and will put it in a bag of rice to absorb any moisture from the circuit board, is there anything else I should try?
By Lindsey Nguyen
Hello Sondors riders!
Just want to show you guys and gals the new KT-LCD3 now with a USB port! It still looks the same, functions the same except it now has a USB port in the back so you can charge your phone or power your headlights. Has a 5v output with 2.1amp to charge the latest Samsung & iphones. See more information here https://electrobikeworld.com/products/kt-lcd3-usb
need to know what "03 Info" means on my display i just jot my bike in December and already its giving me some weird code.... what does this mean - and how come you sonders is so lazy as to give out information on the LCD controller for my FOLD X. half of the codes and modes of the LCD are not described anywhere.
At the moment i'll just settle ok knowing what a flashing " 03 Info" on my display means. Everytime i use the assist throttle on my FOLD X - i get this message and customer support for sonders has been pretty cruddy... can anyone here help as to what might be causing the issue. there is also a slight noise form the motor that i do not recall hearing before (but perhaps its just me).