Have started playing with Viking's data logging tool.  There's a LOT of data that it picks up. 

Here's a quick example (below) showing a few parameters from yesterday's test flight.  I'm just learning, and have a long ways to go, but it's a lot of fun...

Have also been experimenting with using old smartphones for in-flight data acquistion.

Patrick Hoyt


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I configured the data logger (https://youtu.be/vC186fD236w), connected the DB9 plug from the engine’s ECU harness, and then test ran the engine.  The green light was on during the test run, so it's getting power, but it did not flash as the instructions said it would (http://www.sxtune.co.uk/deltalog.html).  I plugged the SD card into my computer and it shows up as an empty drive.  It's not logging data, and I’m not sure why. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Sure, Sam - I'll give you a call this evening after work. In the meantime, here's some notes on how I set mine up, and where you can get some more info.

Hardware: https://www.scs-delta.co.uk/product-page/copy-of-can-usb-interface
Software: https://www.scs-delta.co.uk/software
Documentation: http://www.sxtune.co.uk/deltalog.html

During the installation of the software on my PC, I chose "DeltaGDI4" out of the list, which was the default. The only other one that looked like it could be applicable was "TornadoGDI", which I did not chose.

Also, on my machine a "Microchip Technology Inc" driver gets installed. I'm running Windows 10.

Patrick Hoyt


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