Configuration Menu Items (Config):
Serial Port - Make sure that you have configured the serial port
(Config menu) and that the programming cable is plugged into both the
ignition and the computers serial port indicated before programming. The ignition must have power supplied to it during the
programming procedure. To determine available ports click the Detect
Ports and select the appropriate port you are attached to. Newer
Laptops do not supply a serial port output and will require a USB to
|Change Distribution Type -
Pick whether high voltage spark distribution is by Coil
( requires one dual output coil for each pair of cylinders) or is Distributor based
(distributor cap). Distribution can
be changed here or by double clicking the Status Box labeled H.V.
Distr. at the bottom of the screen.
Optical Encoder/Rotor Position -
Location of the pickup sensor,
indicating Cam or Crank speed can be changed here or by double clicking
the Status Box labeled Optical Encoder/Rotor Pos. at the bottom of the screen.
Tach Type - A wide variety of tachometers may be used 1,2,H-D,3,4,6
and 8 cylinder tachometers can be used regardless of the engine type the
ignition is configured for. Tach Type represents the type of tachometer
that is connected to the ignition. The value represents the number of
pulses per cam revolution for four cycle engines. The one and three
cylinder tachometers put out the same number of pulses regardless of
|Upgrade Firmware -
To upgrade the firmware download the latest or desired version and save to the
firmware folder. Make sure the program cable
is plugged into both the computer and the ignition. The ignition must have
power supplied to it during the upgrade procedure.
Go to Config in the menu and click Upgrade Firmware.
Select the .pax file you wish to upgrade to then click on Open.
Click OK to begin upgrading the firmware. If you have
problems updating the firmware try turning the power to the ignition off and
then back on and try again.
|Adjust Sensor -
Sensor #1 and Sensor #2- A combo box
drop down list allows up to two sensor inputs to be configured either as an
analog or digital sensor. If a sensor is configured as analog a
curve transition voltage value must be entered into a text box. The
text box is not visible if Digital
or None is chosen. Analog transition voltages must be in
0.1 volt increments up to 4.2 volts. The Sensors can be changed here
or by double clicking the Status Box labeled Sensor 1 or Sensor 2
at the bottom of the screen.
|Adjust Fallback RPM -
Select the amount
in RPM's that the engine must decelerate before the previous curve will
transition. The Fallback RPM can be changed here or by double
clicking the Status Box labeled Fallback RPM at the bottom of the