Bafang & Tongsheng both have an 850c display. Are they the same? Interchangeable?

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Bafang & Tongsheng both have an 850c display. Are they the same? Interchangeable?

Post by xtinctionRebeller » Mar 28 2020 12:48pm

I noticed Bafang has an 850c and it looks very much like the one I see sold with Tongsheng TSDZ2 motors. Are they the exact same, and therefore interchangeable with either motor? Or is this a clash of different products with the same model#?

There is also a DPC-14 masquerading sometimes as an 850c and sometimes as a p850c. There is also a TFT-850c. Are these things all the same?

Superficially they look like the same product. OTOH the open source project specifically and exclusively refers to the TSDZ2. At the same time, a Bafang project exists by the same Github user, but there are no files or activity for that project. This kind of implies they're not interchangable.

I ask, because I'm shopping for parts a la carte (because no kit is complete in my weird situation), and I'd like to know if I can just as well buy a Bafang 850c and flash it with the open firmware to control a TSDZ2.

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