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New Product—AEM 8-Channel K-Type EGT CAN Module

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AEM has released its 8-Channel K-Type Thermocouple EGT CAN Module (PN 30-2224) that allows racers and enthusiasts to install eight K-type thermocouple sensors onto their vehicle and receive data from the sensors via a one-plug CAN bus connection. It connects out of the box to AEM’s CD Digital Dashes and it can be configured to send data to virtually any CAN-based receiving device that has programmable CAN bus capability!

VIEW AND LOG UP TO 16 CRITICAL ENGINE TEMPERATURES

The 8-Channel K-Type EGT CAN Module includes eight K-type thermocouple inputs that use miniature K-type connectors. It accepts up to eight K-type thermocouple sensors (PN 30-2067, sold separately in 1- 2- and 4-packs) which can be used for viewing and logging various temperatures including exhaust gas temps (EGTs), cylinder head temps, pre and post intercooler temps, air temps, water temps, fluid temps, disc brake temps and more. The 8-Channel K-Type EGT CAN Module can be daisy chained to a second module allowing users to receive up to 16 temperature channels through the same CAN bus connection!

HIGHLY ACCURATE AND INTELLIGENT

The 8-Channel K-Type EGT CAN Module uses an integrated cold junction sensor to ensure lab-grade temperature readings across all eight channels. It has the ability to read better than 1% full scale, even at the extremes of the temperature range (-200 to 1372 degC/-328 to 2501 degF). The Module also includes open circuit/fault detection to notify you if a sensor loses its connection and/or needs to be replaced.

WORKS WITH NON-AEM DEVICES WITH CONFIGURABLE CAN BUS!

The Module utilizes flexible CAN configuration jumpers which allow it to be used with just about any 3rd party devices that have a configurable CAN bus. Selectable parameters include CAN bus speeds (250k, 500k, 1M), selectable header length (11- or 29-bit) and selectable base address, which allows two units to be daisy-chained together on the same bus.

Power is supplied from the 4-pin DTM connector when paired with a CD-5 Carbon or CD-7 Digital Dash, but may require wiring to a power source on 3rd party devices that do not provide power from the connected CAN device. AEM provides 4-way DTM-style connectors to simplify the connection to non-AEM devices (DTM-Style 4-Way Connector Kit PN 35-2626, sold separately). AEMnet CAN bus extension cables are available separately in 2, 5- and 10-foot lengths.

Features:

  • Includes 8 K-type thermocouple inputs to accept common K-type thermocouple sensors (sensors sold separately)
  • Uses common miniature thermocouple sockets
  • Daisy-chain two modules together for up to 16 temp inputs through a single plug!
  • Outputs all channels via configurable CAN bus via one-plug connection (DTM-style Connection Cables sold separately in various lengths)
  • Pre-configured AEMnet CAN bus for plug & play connection to CD Digital Dashes (not compatible with Infinity, Series 2 or AQ-1 at this time)
  • Cold junction compensated for lab-grade accuracy (+/- 0.15% full scale)
  • Measures temperatures from -200 to 1372 degC (-328 to 2501 degF)
  • Temperature resolution 0.1 degC (32.18 degF)
  • Integrated open circuit/fault detection
  • Includes 8-Channel K-Type EGT CAN Module, 4-Pin DTM-style Connector Plug, instructions and Velcro for in-vehicle mounting

For More Information: www.aemelectronics.com


Mike Galimi
Mike Galimi is the Director of Content & Marketing at ProMedia Publishing and Events with nearly 20 years of experience in motorsport writing and photography.
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