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Spark 'booster' (PNP circuit)

Postby Paul_VR6 » Fri Jun 29, 2012 8:12 am

The only coils I have seen that need a booster are vag. I think a good check is the signal to signal ground resistance. Over 500ohms it should be good with the std circuit.
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Re: Spark 'booster' (PNP circuit)

Postby davcol » Fri Jun 29, 2012 3:41 pm

O.K. i understand.

is anyone has this circuit ready made for the Denso coils?
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Re: Spark 'booster' (PNP circuit)

Postby pac1085 » Sun Sep 09, 2012 12:26 pm

Is there a schematic avaliable for this? I really want to use the Ms3x outputs to drive my VAG COP's, with this module mounted externally.. but it doesn't seem like they are avaliable for purchase.
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Re: Spark 'booster' (PNP circuit)

Postby Matt Cramer » Mon Sep 10, 2012 6:30 am

davcol wrote:O.K. i understand.

is anyone has this circuit ready made for the Denso coils?


Denso coils usually can work right off the MS3X spark otuputs.
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Re: Spark 'booster' (PNP circuit)

Postby tpsretard2 » Tue Sep 11, 2012 11:19 am

Denso cops from the sti and wrx do not work off the bat. (well all 8 of mine did not)

you need to do this or something similar.
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Re: Spark 'booster' (PNP circuit)

Postby Striker01 » Mon Sep 17, 2012 3:54 pm

Hi James i am trying to drive a quadspark with a nissan RB20 ECU. Sounds like your booster would be ideal. Id like to buy a couple of units. Im in Australia, can you work out a price for 2 units shipped to Adelaide , South Australia. Regards Peter
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Re: Spark 'booster' (PNP circuit)

Postby Matt Cramer » Wed Sep 19, 2012 5:44 am

tpsretard2 wrote:Denso cops from the sti and wrx do not work off the bat. (well all 8 of mine did not)

you need to do this or something similar.


I was thinking of the Toyota coils - Denso seems to make coils for everything, often with wildly different specs.
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Re: Spark 'booster' (PNP circuit)

Postby prof315 » Tue Sep 25, 2012 10:39 am

I can confirm that the Denso 4 pin pencil coils found on many toyota engines work just fine with standard MS3X ignition drivers. We have a car that has been running them for over 2 months and seeing 100 miles a day problem free.
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Re: Spark 'booster' (PNP circuit)

Postby dsmcrzy » Wed Sep 26, 2012 4:46 pm

Is there any documentation of this in the mega manual with a schematic? Or do we have to buy it directly through James?
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Re: Spark 'booster' (PNP circuit)

Postby kristian » Thu Sep 27, 2012 12:48 pm

dsmcrzy wrote:Is there any documentation of this in the mega manual with a schematic? Or do we have to buy it directly through James?

Same question...
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Re: Spark 'booster' (PNP circuit)

Postby jsmcortina » Thu Sep 27, 2012 12:52 pm

The boards are still for sale.

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Re: Spark 'booster' (PNP circuit)

Postby kristian » Thu Sep 27, 2012 12:56 pm

Loose kit of parts w/o wires or regulator = £9 / $14.4

I'd like to buy one of those kits with shipment to Sweden. Do you have a paypal account or how should the payment be made?
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Re: Spark 'booster' (PNP circuit)

Postby dsmcrzy » Thu Oct 04, 2012 1:52 pm

I would like to purchase one as well. Do I contact James directly?
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Re: Spark 'booster' (PNP circuit)

Postby jsmcortina » Thu Oct 04, 2012 2:27 pm

Do contact me. I've been busy this week though, so haven't been replying to order PMs. I'll catch up over the weekend.

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Re: Spark 'booster' (PNP circuit)

Postby dsmcrzy » Thu Oct 04, 2012 2:59 pm

Ok thanks James I have a PM in with you.
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Re: Spark 'booster' (PNP circuit)

Postby mancusogti8v » Fri Oct 26, 2012 7:06 am

Interested in one. Assembled with plastic case, regulator and wiring.

Shipped to Miami, US. You have PM.

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Re: Spark 'booster' (PNP circuit)

Postby elaw » Fri Oct 26, 2012 8:02 am

Hey... any chance you're considering a version of this unit that supports more cylinders?

I'd love to purchase one, but it needs about 25% more inputs and outputs to work on my engine! :)

If you made a 6-channel version, you could supply the Audi & Volvo 5-cylinder crowd, as well as all the people running COP/CPP on 6-cylinders and wasted-spark on 12.
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Re: Spark 'booster' (PNP circuit)

Postby mancusogti8v » Sun Oct 28, 2012 7:54 pm

James, have PM...

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Re: Spark 'booster' (PNP circuit)

Postby jsmcortina » Mon Oct 29, 2012 9:45 am

elaw wrote:Hey... any chance you're considering a version of this unit that supports more cylinders?

I'd love to purchase one, but it needs about 25% more inputs and outputs to work on my engine! :)

If you made a 6-channel version, you could supply the Audi & Volvo 5-cylinder crowd, as well as all the people running COP/CPP on 6-cylinders and wasted-spark on 12.

There's not been a great deal of demand for the four channel version, so no plans to make other variants. You could always buy a few PCBs (and if you really want to save the space, just saw off the part you don't want?!)

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Re: Spark 'booster' (PNP circuit)

Postby jsmcortina » Mon Oct 29, 2012 9:46 am

mancusogti8v wrote:James, have PM...
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Replied.

Hopefully I've replied to everyone that's messaged me now?

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