ignition test in pico6

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ignition test in pico6

Post by tas_daz » Tue Jan 12, 2016 11:44 pm

hi i am new here and i take a pico 4425.i want to know if pico software can put in raster or parade future to read spark kv spark time like other scopes.i think it is good and help more.thanks

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Re: ignition test in pico6

Post by Steve Smith » Wed Jan 13, 2016 10:25 am

Hello and welcome to the forum, thank you for the post.

Regarding Raster formation (Stacking) you can utilize each channel for each ignition event (Up to 4 with a 4 channel scope)

They will however be displayed only when each ignition event occurs (in order of time)

For example use a rising edge trigger on channel A for the ignition event from Cylinder 1 and connect cylinder 3 to channel B, cylinder 4 to channel C and cylinder 2 to channel D. (4 cylinder engine with firing order 1342)

Select a time fame of around 20 ms/div where you will see all ignition events taking place in order on one screen at idle speed

For Parade formation you would need to purchase the Mixmaster which is of real benefit for engines exceeding 4 cylinders

https://www.picoauto.com/products/ignit ... gnal-mixer

The post below may help with a description of how the Mixmaster is applied to the vehicle


I hope this informaton is of some help, take care......Steve

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