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Maths is cool - part 7


By Steve Smith

We are often asked about dwell angle by classic car enthusiasts, racing teams and restorers. and there is frequent disbelief and dismay when users are informed there is no dwell feature in PicoScope.

I fully understand their response, as technicians of a certain age (I include myself here) would measure dwell angle daily either via “The Crypton Machine” or a with a multimeter. So why is it not included in PicoScope?

To be completely accurate, it is. However, it requires math to reveal the dwell event of the primary ignition circuit. 

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