Link G4+ Storm ECU

Description:

The Link G4+ Storm delivers performance that rivals engine management system in today's market. This ECU is more than capable of running sequential injection, ignition and variable valve timing on most of today's engines. The black Storm offers all of the advanced G4+ tuning features at an extremely competitive price. 8 x injection & ignition, 8 x analog & digital inputs.
  • Four stroke, two stroke, and rotary engines supported.
  • Engines up to 12 cylinders supported (six cylinder sequential ignition).
  • Rotary engines up to 3 rotors supported.
Fuel
  • 8 Injector drives
  • Sequential injection Mode
  • Grouped injection mode
  • Staged injection mode
  • Single point injection mode
  • 5A maximum saturated current
  • 5A auxiliary current
  • Quick tune (automated fuel tuning)
  • Multiple fuel equations
  • Barometric pressure compensation
  • Multiple switched fuel tables
  • Multiple overlayed fuel tables
  • AFR target table
  • Individual cylinder fuel trims (3D)
  • Pre-crank prime (2D)
  • Crank enrichment (2D)
  • Post start enrichment (2D)
  • Warm up enrichment (3D)
  • Acceleration enrichment (3D)
  • Air temperature correction (3D)
  • Injector deadtime voltage correction (3D)
  • Overrun fuel cut (2D)
  • Fuel temperature correction
  • Idle load trims
  • Master fuel adjustment
  • Injector test function
  • Injection angle adjustment (3D)
  • Narrowband closed loop lambda
  • Wideband closed loop lambda

Ignition

  • 8 Ignition drives
  • 8 Direct spark ignition mode
  • 8 Wasted spark ignition mode
  • 12 Distributed ignition mode
  • 12 Twin distributed ignition mode
  • 2 Rotary wasted leading spark, direct trailing spark
  • 2 Rotary direct leading spark, direct trailing spark
  • 7V squarewave drive signal
  • 2.2A auxiliary current
  • Adjustable dwell mode
  • Dwell control (3D)
  • Engine temperature trim (3D)
  • Inlet air temperature trim (3D)
  • Multiple switched ignition tables
  • Multiple overlayed ignition tables
  • Individual cylinder ignition trims (3D)
  • Transient ignition retard

General

  • Oddfire cylinder support
  • Adjustable zone centers on all 3D tables
  • Custom top dead centers (odd fire)
  • Adjustable baud rate
  • Adjustable firing order
  • Various datastream outputs

Triggering

  • Reluctor, optical, proximity or hall effect sensors
  • Programmable filters
  • Programmable arming thresholds
  • Configurable trigger patterns
  • Preset trigger patterns
  • Supports many OEM applications
  • Supports cam position on sync signal

Launch Control

  • Progressive cut control
  • Selectable fuel or ignition limiting
  • Selectable cut effect (adaptive or constant)
  • Adjustable control range
  • Vehicle speed controlled
  • Clutch switch controlled
  • Launch fuel trim (3D)
  • Launch ignition trim (3D)

Power Supplies

  • 5V output
  • Adjustable control range
  • 8V output

Calculated Inputs

  • Gear position
  • Adjustable control range
  • Adjustable control range
  • Wheel slip
  • Adjustable control range
  • Diagnostics
  • Adjustable control range
  • ECU Statistics

ECU Logging

  • Various activation methods
  • Adjustable logging rate
  • 4MB Onboard Logging
  • Log analysis with PCLink

Auxillary Outputs

  • 8 Auxiliary Outputs
  • 8 Lowside outputs
  • 4 Highside outputs
  • 2.2 Normal lowside current limit (A)
  • 5 Normal highside current limit (A)
  • Unused fuel drives can be used as outputs
  • Unused ignition drives can be used as outputs
  • Test mode (PWM or ON/OFF)
  • Idle speed control solenoid
  • Boost control solenoid
  • General purpose PWM (3D)
  • General purpose switched (conditional)
  • Fuel pump
  • Fuel pump speed
  • Engine fan
  • Air-con fan
  • Air-con clutch
  • Intercooler water spray
  • Tacho
  • Check engine light
  • Purge solenoid
  • VVT solenoid
  • Hold power relay
  • Speedo signal
  • E-throttle relay
  • Oxy heater
  • Cam solenoid (lift or angle adjust)
  • Inlet runner control solenoid
  • Tumble generation valve
  • Virtual auxiliary channels x3
  • Stepper motor control (4 wire / bi-polar)
  • Stepper Motor Control (6 Wire / Unipolar)

Analog Inputs

  • 3 temperature inputs
  • Engine coolant temperature
  • Inlet air temperature
  • Fuel temperature
  • Engine oil temperature
  • Gearbox oil temperature
  • Diff oil temperature
  • Mass air flow sensor air temperature
  • General purpose temperature
  • 8 voltage inputs
  • Throttle position sensor
  • Foot position sensor
  • Wideband lamba signal
  • General purpose voltage
  • General purpose input
  • Oil pressure
  • Fuel pressure
  • General purpose pressure
  • Exhaust gas temperature (from external controller)
  • Narrow band 02 sensor
  • Rotary oil metering pump position
  • Tumble generation valve position
  • Stepper motor position
  • Crankcase pressure
  • Damper position
  • Configurable calibration tables
  • Configurable fault settings
  • Voltage channels can measure temperature with external resistor
  • Internal barometric pressure sensor
  • ECU temperature

Limits

  • RPM limit (engine temperature controlled)
  • MAP limit (engine temperature controlled)
  • Speed limit (set or switchable)
  • Dual general purpose limits (e.g. oil pressure)
  • Overvoltage limit
  • Optional hard cut
  • Progressive cut control
  • Selectable fuel or ignition limiting
  • Ignition trim
  • Adjustable control range
  • Selectable cut effect (adaptive or constant)

Idle Speed Control

  • Closed loop and open loop modes
  • Stepper motor control (4 wire / bi-polar)
  • Stepper Motor Control (6 Wire / Unipolar)
  • Solenoid control
  • External electronic throttle control
  • Idle up tables

Digital Inputs

  • 8 inputs (total)
  • General purpose switch
  • 4 General purpose frequency
  • 1.6V rising trigger
  • 1.0V falling trigger
  • Vehicle speed
  • Air-con request
  • Intercooler water spray request
  • Anti-theft request
  • Power steering pressure switch
  • Neutral switch
  • Throttle closed switch
  • Speed limit request
  • VVT cam position
  • Gear shift cut request
  • Start position switch
  • Clutch switch
  • Brake switch
  • Turbo RPM
  • Digital mass airflow sensor
  • Various wheel and shaft speeds
  • Seimens E85 sensor

Anti-lag System

  • Various activation modes
  • Fuel enrichment (3D)
  • Ignition cut (3D)
  • Ignition retard (3D)
  • Cyclic idle (normal and cool-down)
  • Dual enrichment, cut and retard tables
  • Idle speed solenoid overide
  • Safety timeout

Gear Cut Control

  • Timed or controlled modes
  • Adjustable progressive cut levels
  • Power re-introduction control
  • Ignition retard control
  • Fuel enrichment control
  • Cut duration based on gear

Boost Control

  • Open and Closed loop control
  • Multiple tables (3D)
  • Engine temperature trim
  • Inlet air temperature trim
  • Gear based trim
  • External adjustment (high/low switch)

Knock Control

  • 2 internal Knock inputs
  • Adjustable frequency
  • Adjustable gain (per cylinder)
  • Individual cylinder detection
  • Individual cylinder ignition retard
  • Adjustable detection angle (start/end)
  • Noise threshold table (3D)
  • Adjustable ignition retard sensitivity
  • Configurable ignition reintroduction

Variable Valve Timing Control

  • Up to 4 cams independent control
  • Supports many OEM applications
  • Closed loop control
  • Cam angle target tables (3D)
  • Optional cam centerline display

Tuning Software

  • Configurable panels
  • Surface plotting
  • Password protection
  • Error logging
  • Multiple gauges
  • Keyboard support
  • Time plot
  • XY plot
  • Histogram
  • Multiple pages
  • Parameter search function
  • Context sensitive help browser
  • Firmware updater
  • Fault code display
  • PC logging
  • Runtime values dialog
  • Full wiring manual
  • Full tuning manual
  • Full software operation manual

Manufacturing

  • Comprehensive testing
  • ISO 13485
  • Made in New Zealand

Operation (was Environment)

  • Operating temperature range -10 to 85 deg C
  • Ambient temperature range -30 to 90 deg C
  • Input Voltage 8 to 22V
  • Power Consumption 150mA
  • Electrical Protection on inputs and outputs
  • Mil Spec acrylic coating on PCB and components
  • 40 MHz dedicated automotive engine management microprocessor

Engine Configurations

  • 2-12 Cylinder Distributed
  • 2-8 Cylinder Wasted Spark
  • 2-4 Cylinder Direct Spark
  • Rotor Engines
  • Odd Fire Engines
  • 2-Stroke Engines
  • Configurable Firing Order
  • Configurable TDC Points (for odd fire)

Fueling Adjustments

  • Up to 440 Zone Fuel Table with configurable load and RPM centres. Configurable X and Y Axis Parameters
  • Multiple Fuel Tables
  • Up to 6D Fuel Mapping
  • Injection Rate
  • Master Enrichment
  • Pre Crank Prime
  • Crank Enrichment
  • Post Start Enrichment
  • Warm Up Enrichment
  • Acceleration Enrichment
  • IAT Fuel Correction
  • Injector Deadtime Compensation
  • Overrun Fuel Cut
  • Idle Load Trims
  • Fuel Temperature Correction

Ignition Adjustments

  • Up to 440 Zone Ignition Table with configurable load and RPM centres. Configurable X and Y Axis Parameters
  • Closed Loop Knock Control
  • Crank Dwell Extension
  • Maximum Advance
  • AFR / Lambda Table Correction
  • Spark Duration
  • Definable Dwell Time Table. Configurable X and Y Axis Parameters
  • Individual Cylinder Trim
  • Individual Cylinder Tables
  • Multiple Ignition Tables
  • Up to 6D Ignition Mapping
  • Individual Cylinder Ignition Trim
  • IAT Trim
  • Voltage Correction
  • ECT Trim
  • OEM Compatibility
  • CDI Compatibility

Limits

  • Engine Temperature Dependent Soft and Hard RPM Limit
  • Engine Temperature Dependent Soft and Hard MAP Limit
  • Vehicle Speed Limit
  • System Voltage Limit
  • Two user configurable General Gurpose RPM Limits

Triggering

  • Digital Trigger Decoding
  • Reluctor, Optical Proximity or Hall Sensors
  • Programmable filtering and arming thresholds
  • Configurable trigger patterns or preset triggering options
  • Supports nearly all OEM trigger patterns and custom trigger arrangements

MotorSport Features

  • Antilag
  • Launch Control
  • Gear Cut Control
  • Statistics Logging

Auxiliary Output Options

  • Each Output independently configurable
  • Unused ignition and injection outputs available as auxiliary outputs
  • General Purpose Output
  • General Purpose PWM
  • Continuously Variable Valve Timing Control
  • Closed Loop Idle Speed Control (Solenoid or Stepper (4 & 6 Terminal))
  • Fuel Pump
  • Fuel Pump Speed Control
  • Engine Fan
  • Air Con Clutch
  • Air Con Fan
  • Intercooler Spray
  • Tacho
  • Check Engine Light
  • Purge Solenoid
  • Oxygen Sensor Heater
  • Switched Cam Solenoid

Analog Inputs

  • Each channel independently configurable with preset or custom calibrations
  • Wideband O2 (from external controller)
  • Boost Adjust Signal
  • Configurable Fault Detection Settings
  • Voltage (0-5V)
  • Exhaust Gas Temperature (from external controller)
  • Throttle Position
  • Pressure (general purpose, fuel, oil)
  • Air Flow Meter
  • Temperature (coolant, IAT, general purpose)
  • Throttle Position
  • Narrow Band O2

Communications

  • Tuning Port USB on board
  • Serial RS232
  • One CAN bus

Inputs / Outputs

  • 8 High Current Injector Drives
  • 8 Ignition Channels
  • 8 Auxiliary Outputs
  • 8 Digital Inputs
  • +5V Out
  • +8V Out
  • 3 Temperature Inputs
  • 3/4 0-5V Analog Inputs
  • 2 Trigger Inputs (Reluctor, Optical or Hall Sensors)
  • On Board Baro Correction (Real Time)

Boost Control

  • Engine Temp Correction
  • IAT Correction
  • Multiple Boost Tables
  • External Adjustment

Variable Valve Timing

  • Up to 4 channel independent
  • Precision Closed Loop Control
  • 3D Tables with configurable X and Y axis controls
  • Preset or Custom Configuration
  • 38 Supported Engines - More modes added often. See list of supported engines in PCLink

Processing

  • 40 MHz Specialised Engine Management Microprocessor
  • Ignition control to 0.1 degree, fuel to 0.01 ms
  • 32 Bit Calculation
  • 10 Bit ADC Resolution
  • 20000+ RPM
  • 4Mb Non Volatile Flash

Idle Control

  • Reliable and accurate user configurable Closed Loop Control
  • Solenoid or Stepper Motor ISC Valve
  • Aircon, Engine Fan or Power Steer idle up
  • Open Loop Control Mode for diagnostics

Environment

  • Internal Temperature Range -10 - 85¡C
  • Ambient Temperature Range -30 - 90¡C
  • Voltage 8 - 22V
  • Operating Current 200mA
  • Electrical protection on all inputs and outputs

PCLink Tuning Software

      Download the latest version 5.5.3

  • Adjust parameters in real time
  • Mouse or keyboard operation
  • Tuning
  • QuickTune - automated fuel self tuning
  • Logging Analysis
  • Diagnostic Information
  • Built In Help
  • Definable Screen Layouts
  • View over 400 possible runtime parameters

Physical

  • Length: 170 mm
  • Width: 130 mm
  • Height: 44 mm
  • Connector : Two x 34 Pin Waterproof Automotive
  • Status LED

Package Contents

  • Storm G4+ ECU
  • Mounting Bracket
  • Wiring and Installation Instructions