Primary ignition testing

Ask for and share advice on using the PicoScope kit to fix vehicles here.
Liteace
TwoWaves
TwoWaves
Posts: 198
Joined: Fri Jan 27, 2012 12:25 pm

Primary ignition testing

Post by Liteace » Fri Jan 27, 2012 2:34 pm

What sort of induced \ primary peak volts should I be seeing on DIS, Ive scoped a conventional system with coil and dizzy and getting a good 180 volts but on the DIS im only seeing about 80 volts ??
DONT SHOOT YOURSELF IN THE FOOT

User avatar
Robski
Advanced User
Advanced User
Posts: 597
Joined: Tue Sep 14, 2010 6:36 pm
Location: Yorkshire

Re: Primary ignition testing

Post by Robski » Fri Jan 27, 2012 2:52 pm

this's from an 07 Clio with DIS, a good example of zooming as well & also took 2 channels out leaving the one showing primary........
Liteace.JPG
Go on you know you want to ............. :lol:

Liteace
TwoWaves
TwoWaves
Posts: 198
Joined: Fri Jan 27, 2012 12:25 pm

Re: Primary ignition testing

Post by Liteace » Fri Jan 27, 2012 3:07 pm

So where you have all the info there you could zoom right in on that to show, burn time, sparkline kV, ect ect ??
DONT SHOOT YOURSELF IN THE FOOT

User avatar
Robski
Advanced User
Advanced User
Posts: 597
Joined: Tue Sep 14, 2010 6:36 pm
Location: Yorkshire

Re: Primary ignition testing

Post by Robski » Fri Jan 27, 2012 3:13 pm

Liteace wrote:So where you have all the info there you could zoom right in on that to show, burn time, sparkline kV, ect ect ??

yes & yes

Full capture without zoom below..........
Liteace 2.JPG

Liteace
TwoWaves
TwoWaves
Posts: 198
Joined: Fri Jan 27, 2012 12:25 pm

Re: Primary ignition testing

Post by Liteace » Fri Jan 27, 2012 3:22 pm

what about zooming in on just this part

picowave.png
DONT SHOOT YOURSELF IN THE FOOT

User avatar
Robski
Advanced User
Advanced User
Posts: 597
Joined: Tue Sep 14, 2010 6:36 pm
Location: Yorkshire

Re: Primary ignition testing

Post by Robski » Fri Jan 27, 2012 3:23 pm

Mondeo Duratec HE secondary HT captured on a short time base so no zoom required ................
Liteace 3.JPG

Liteace
TwoWaves
TwoWaves
Posts: 198
Joined: Fri Jan 27, 2012 12:25 pm

Re: Primary ignition testing

Post by Liteace » Fri Jan 27, 2012 3:27 pm

Thats the jobby, thats what I want to see, can you do that with the 07 Clio with DIS you have saved as well or by only veiwing it live and chaging the time\volts
DONT SHOOT YOURSELF IN THE FOOT

User avatar
Robski
Advanced User
Advanced User
Posts: 597
Joined: Tue Sep 14, 2010 6:36 pm
Location: Yorkshire

Re: Primary ignition testing

Post by Robski » Fri Jan 27, 2012 3:33 pm

Liteace wrote:what about zooming in on just this part

The attachment picowave.png is no longer available

Like this ? ........
Liteace 4.JPG

Liteace
TwoWaves
TwoWaves
Posts: 198
Joined: Fri Jan 27, 2012 12:25 pm

Re: Primary ignition testing

Post by Liteace » Fri Jan 27, 2012 3:52 pm

Yep exactly like that, time to sell my scope and get a pico

Thanks
DONT SHOOT YOURSELF IN THE FOOT

User avatar
Robski
Advanced User
Advanced User
Posts: 597
Joined: Tue Sep 14, 2010 6:36 pm
Location: Yorkshire

Re: Primary ignition testing

Post by Robski » Fri Jan 27, 2012 7:06 pm

cool, good luck :wink:

Post Reply