Monitoring the fuel consumption of passenger cars is not an easy task unless fuel consumption data could be obtained from the CAN bus.
Installing fuel level sensors in the tank of a passenger car can be difficult or not always possible. Also, the volume measurement error is higher due to the asymmetric and low shape of the tank.
It is possible to connect the monitoring terminal directly to the standard (float) sensor of the car, but it has an additional drawback: the readings depend on the voltage of the onboard network. Starting the engine or changing its revolution per minute (rpm) affects the fuel level reading.
The Eurosens Dock Converter can be called an “improver” of the readings of the standard resistive fuel level sensor of the car. It reads the signal of the standard fuel level sensor and the on-board voltage, adjusts the fuel level values based on the current value of the onboard network voltage, averages the data and transmits the result via the RS485 interface to the monitoring terminal.
Eurosens Dock is meant for vehicles with a rated 12 V on-board power supply. As for trucks, we recommend paying attention to Eurosens Dash.
This device controls the fuel gauge on the dashboard. You can install a high-precision fuel level sensor instead of an existing sensor and avoid drilling of the tank. In order for the dashboard fuel gauge to continue working you can use Eurosens Dash. It will receive data on the current fuel level in the tank from the accurate fuel sensor using the RS485 interface and control the dashboard gauge.
Eurosens Dash can be configured for various indicator models using a laptop.