F88

The F88 ECU is a high level of precision engine management controller. The twin processor unit uses a high speed RISC processor for code execution and an additional large FPGA for high speed engine position tracking, allowing the scheduling of code to be independent of signal patterns, increasing flexibility, efficiency and accuracy under transient conditions. This powerful combination also allows advanced control algorithms but yet easy to map for the end user.

The F88 is designed to control complex engines including, turbocharged, supercharged, twin drive by wire, quad cam, quad vvt, vtec, gdi, gearbox, differential and many more! The unique crank and cam sync logger allow the flexibility of controlling the most awkward trigger patterns capable of running all current known patterns and even future OEM timing wheels.

All of this hardware is packaged within a lightweight CNC billet aluminium case. Designed to be installed in harsh Motorsport environments.

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Processing

  • Powerful RISC CPU for advanced strategy execution
  • Custom synchronous FPGA processor for engine position tracking up to 25,000rpm

Outputs

  • 28 user configurable general purpose pulse width modulated power outputs, including:
  • 8 ignition Coil outputs IGBT or TTL (Software configurable)
  • 16 general PWM/Fuel Injector outputs
  • 2 full bridges also configurable as 4 half bridges or 4 PWMs

Inputs

  • 24 user configurable general purpose analogue sensor inputs, including 16 bipolar, inductive or hall effect speed / engine position inputs
  • 6 dedicated inputs, including:
  • 2 acoustic knock sensor inputs
  • 2 wideband (NTK) lambda sensor interfaces
  • 2 K-type thermocouple sensor interfaces

Interfaces

  • 100 MHz full duplex Ethernet for calibration, configuration and data download
  • 2 CAN 2.0B interfaces for communication with other controllers or logging systems
  • RS232 serial interface for communication with other controllers or logging systems

Memory

  • 128MB battery backed internal logging memory
  • Ultra Fast data download via Ethernet
  • Time/Date stamped data via real time clock

Power Supply

  • 6 to 32V input voltage range with reverse polarity protection
  • 2 regulated 5V sensor supply output with individual short circuit protection
  • Software configurable (5 to 12V) sensor supply output (eg for 10V load cells)
  • 5 separately protected sensor and communication ground inputs

Physical

  • 88 Way Bosch / AMP sealed connector
  • CNC machined, ‘O’ ring sealed, anodised aluminium case
  • Maximum dimensions including the connectors are 178 x 122 x 36 mm
  • Operating temperature -40°C to +85°C
  • Sealed to IP65 (when mated)
  • Total mass is 485 grams

Available Upgrade Features

  • Adaptive Knock Control
  • Diesel Control
  • Direct Injection Pump Control
  • Direct Motor Control
  • Gearbox Control
  • Traction Control
  • Custom Security

Build Time Choice (BTC) Options

  • 12 Ignition Outputs
  • CAN3 Replaces Second Lambda

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