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As in is there a way to lock the scaling in so that everything you log, you do not have to move/ scale each PID

This has now been added in today for the next release

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Also can you change the order listing of the pids

The PIDs will now all be listed in groups on the left hand panel. The charts on the right hand side can be now be manually grouped

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Can you have all the logging expand to full size height based on min/ max values etc.

Next release you will be able to adjust the min/max height for each graph using the scroll on the Y Axis

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Modifiable units will be available next update. Everything logs in native (imperial units) at the moment, the same as what all the maps use. 

If iap doesn't move it might be disabled in your cal. Is this a factory turbo vehicle? 

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We have been working on this, the new names should be available soon.

The problem is the V8 and I6 use the same DMRs, so CAM_ANGLE[1] is exhaust cam in the I6 and intake cam #2 in the v8.

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Here is one with 2 potentiometers wired up to simulate 0-5v

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As you can see we have looped the ground pins on 5-6-7-8-GND

Then wired the inputs to pin 1,2 and duplicated them to pin 3 and 4

There is 5v supplied at the 5v pin which you can use if needed, not sure what the supply current is but I imagine not much.

So if you have a wideband loop pins 5-6-7-8-GND, wire the ground signal to GND, then wire the input signal to pin 1. If you have a second wideband wire the ground to GND and the input to pin 2.

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I have been using one to log my wideband for a while, seems to to be working fine with no issues sofar

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1 minute ago, Mathew said:

I have been using one to log my wideband for a while, seems to to be working fine with no issues sofar

How did you wire yours up?

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2 minutes ago, DanStraffa said:

How did you wire yours up?

I am just running the 0-5v output to input 1 and the guage ground to the gnd input

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57 minutes ago, Mathew said:

I have been using one to log my wideband for a while, seems to to be working fine with no issues sofar

Okay awesome thank you.

What gauge are you using ?

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49 minutes ago, Mathew said:

I am just running the 0-5v output to input 1 and the guage ground to the gnd input

I’m doing the same.  However, not even running a ground to it as the gauge already grounds elsewhere. Using the 5v output from my Innovate ECF-1 which I’ve wired up for E85 to the rear o2 sensor as well.

Have not had any issues with logging the wideband at all. 

 

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1 hour ago, DanStraffa said:

Okay awesome thank you.

What gauge are you using ?

Am using the innovate mtx-l

1 hour ago, finnigan001 said:

I’m doing the same.  However, not even running a ground to it as the gauge already grounds elsewhere. Using the 5v output from my Innovate ECF-1 which I’ve wired up for E85 to the rear o2 sensor as well.

Have not had any issues with logging the wideband at all. 

 

I am only using the same ground as the guage as it was giving me a more accurate and consistent reading.

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15 hours ago, Mathew said:

I am just running the 0-5v output to input 1 and the guage ground to the gnd input

Great. How are you finding the equation editor, does it let you set up the correct scaling easily?

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12 hours ago, Mathew said:

am only using the same ground as the guage as it was giving me a more accurate and consistent reading.

Might give this a whirl see if it makes any difference for me.  Can’t hurt to try ☺️

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3 hours ago, finnigan001 said:

Might give this a whirl see if it makes any difference for me.  Can’t hurt to try ☺️

This is one downside of analog inputs. The measured voltage will be a differential between ground and the input pin. It is worth measuring with a multi meter between the ground on the DLP cable and the ground of the chassis. If you see a voltage offset you could simply factor this into your equation if this makes your wiring easier. Remember it may vary with battery voltage though.

We are looking to add serial/usb support for widebands (no ground offset error) in the future if we get enough requests for it and someone is willing to loan us cables. We already have an Innovate LC1 and MTX (I think) which we will add support for first.

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45 minutes ago, Roland@pcmtec said:

If you see a voltage offset you could simply factor this into your equation if this makes your wiring easier

Wiring the DLP up was about the easiest thing I’ve done so far 😂

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5 hours ago, Roland@pcmtec said:

Great. How are you finding the equation editor, does it let you set up the correct scaling easily?

I have only used it for a few devices and they have all been a basic linear translation, the equation editor has been easy to setup for them.

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On 9/18/2019 at 4:07 PM, Roland@pcmtec said:

You can also save/load logging layouts (only saves the checked variables currently) via the file -> Save log layout and Load log layout in the latest beta.

Hi, I have a question about how to load a layout after saving it.

How do you do it? lol

I have used File/load layout and select a layout file but the loaded file is not what I saved

It seems to save correctly or it goes through the process at least but I can't retrieve the file back again

I have included a saved layout that just has some changes to Speed Density, I can't tell if it has been saved properly or not but what is loaded is just blank as in no changes show up

Thanks

Steve

02-02-2020 12-10-29 PM.tlo

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Which version are you using? Use 1.22 beta if you aren't already. 

Can you try connecting to the vehicle first then loading the layout and see if that helps? 

There are some known bugs we are working on here. Datalogger is still very much in a beta phase.

Edit: that file is empty so something definitely went wrong with saving it. Are you able to upload your logs via the help menu and then send us an email with the approximate time/date you saved the layout? 

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11 minutes ago, Roland@pcmtec said:

Which version are you using? Use 1.22 beta if you aren't already. 

Can you try connecting to the vehicle first then loading the layout and see if that helps? 

There are some known bugs we are working on here. Datalogger is still very much in a beta phase.

Edit: that file is empty so something definitely went wrong with saving it. Are you able to upload your logs via the help menu and then send us an email with the approximate time/date you saved the layout? 

I am using 1.22 Beta, I shall try to send the logs

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8 minutes ago, fordsrule said:

I am using 1.22 Beta, I shall try to send the logs

In fact the file name is the date and time it was saved

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1 hour ago, fordsrule said:

In fact the file name is the date and time it was saved

Thanks, we will look into it on Monday. Can you try setting up the layout and re-saving in the mean time.

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On 2/2/2020 at 3:17 PM, Roland@pcmtec said:

Thanks, we will look into it on Monday. Can you try setting up the layout and re-saving in the mean time.

Hi, well I checked the Speed Density channel/s to test if it saves it.

It did save the layout and I did have it connected to the car as well, if this made a difference I don't know..

So. that worked strange how it didn't before.

I uploaded a log too

Cheers

Steve

 

 

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19 minutes ago, fordsrule said:

Hi, well I checked the Speed Density channel/s to test if it saves it.

It did save the layout and I did have it connected to the car as well, if this made a difference I don't know..

So. that worked strange how it didn't before.

I uploaded a log too

Cheers

Steve

Also, the logging program always loads the same layout, how can I get all the channels back again?

 

 

 

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There is a known bug where loading a teclog will replace the current layout, so you need to reload the layout file you saved in the mean time. 

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Hi Steve

When you first opened the data logger, it loaded the last opened/saved file and it had the "Save Log layout" menu available at this time. Saving layouts should only be shown when connected to the vehicle, so this has been rectified for the next release

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5 hours ago, Matt said:

Hi Steve

When you first opened the data logger, it loaded the last opened/saved file and it had the "Save Log layout" menu available at this time. Saving layouts should only be shown when connected to the vehicle, so this has been rectified for the next release

Ok, so are you saying that I should connect it to the car and this will enable me to get the channels back?

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15 minutes ago, fordsrule said:

Ok, so are you saying that I should connect it to the car and this will enable me to get the channels back?

Well I managed to get all the channels back again by removing the saved layout from the directory so the program had to load the default which was everything

Bingo!!

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If anyone is looking for a cheap laptop to leave in the car permamently for datalogging check these factory refurbished dells out.

https://www.dell.com/en-au/outlet

This one is only $379

https://www.dell.com/en-au/outlet/ProductDescription?cfID=FB3FB87CAF84C894D80FD4D6A83B48A5&invID=113588&cyid=1&pid=3&c=au&l=en&rid=APAC&prdid=&seg=DFH$

Cheap enough you can just leave it in the car with a 12v charger.

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