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I have not started the engine yet, I am wiring up all the electronics before I can close our my avionics bay, I have a bit more work on plumbing the gasoline, so I can't start until I do.
Is there anyway to verify the RPM is wired correctly without getting the engine fully started? Will it read during cranking?
How Can I tell if the ECU is on? While the ECU had a power lead, I don't find a ground lead. Is this connected directly to the pre-wired part in the engine?
Also I wired the AMP shunt for the Dynon ECU between the alternator and battery, this should show charging amps, but when I turn it on it shows -3 amps discharge. I don't think I should be able to measure discharge from that location. Is this normal or does it require calibration?
Our Grand Rapids EIS with a Hall Effect Current Sensor also reads -3 until the engine is running, then it reads the charging current. Our sensor is located between the alternator and batteries/buss loads.
Hopefully Jan will chime in soon on your other questions.
Thanks! That was super helpful!