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Old 03-27-2018, 11:53 AM
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With the new display and ECU, do you anticipate having the same controls (ie Mixture knob, ECU selector switch, LOP switch) input? I'm planning my panel and would like to plan ahead.
Tim,

Like on the new CPI2, we'd try to eliminate all external select switches and the mixture knob, having these functions controlled at the display.
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Old 04-03-2018, 05:08 PM
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We've done a lot more investigation into displays now, trying to listen to the feedback from people to keep it small. We're evaluating displays which will have a mounting footprint of approx. 3.25 inches wide and about 3.5 inch high (rectangular). This is about as small as practical for the functions to be properly usable.
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Old 04-03-2018, 08:52 PM
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Ross,

I suspect your done our about to be done with upgrades on the list....but...

I would like to see an output to trigger a warning light when preset limits are violated.

I.E. out of range volts, our out of range temps, or out of range AFR....

May be even a way to hold one of the existing buttons down for a LONG press to display error details.......or flash an error code momentarily for that particular out of range issue.....

Charlie Rosenzweig
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Old 04-04-2018, 06:39 AM
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Ross,

I suspect your done our about to be done with upgrades on the list....but...

I would like to see an output to trigger a warning light when preset limits are violated.

I.E. out of range volts, our out of range temps, or out of range AFR....

May be even a way to hold one of the existing buttons down for a LONG press to display error details.......or flash an error code momentarily for that particular out of range issue.....

Charlie Rosenzweig
There has been a check engine light output available for many years on the EM-5 which flashes when any out of range condition happens- low voltage, high or low, temps, MAP. There has also been AFR lean warning and auto richen for many years if you have a wideband hooked up to pin 24 and the window enabled.
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Old 04-16-2018, 03:51 PM
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Some basic decisions have been made on CPU and display hardware for the EM-6 after working with an evaluation board version of the CPU for the last couple weeks. This CPU choice will involve learning its ins and outs but will ultimately speed development of other aspects of the ECU and its new features.

We have a reasonably defined development path now to follow on the new design, so can finally start ordering some of the bits mid week to begin work.

Excited to have gotten many of the big decisions out of the way after evaluating the pros and cons of several choices. We didn't choose the easiest path but feel this is the best path to allow future growth of the product.
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