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% power?

Postby Grahcm » Wed Jun 01, 2016 11:09 pm

Will the older Sport HS show this? If so how? I have looked in the manual, can't seem to find it.

thanks

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Re: % power?

Postby GRT_Jeff » Thu Jun 02, 2016 5:00 am

Yes. All of our EFIS models with engine data displays can compute percent power from RPM, manifold pressure (MAP), and altitude. The table is in SET MENU, Engine Limits, Engine Performance. You will need the engine performance chart for your engine to fill in the tables, or you may be able to use one of the precomputed tables from our web site in the EIS and Sensor documentation. Don't forget the Rated Horsepower setting above the table. If the table is valid, the percent power is automatically displayed between the MAP and RPM dials. It can also be shown in data boxes and on its own dial. If the power reads very high (above 200%), check your MAP Integer/Decimal setting in the Graphical Engine Display settings and make sure it's set to Decimal.
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Re: % power?

Postby Bobturner » Thu Jun 02, 2016 11:55 pm

Just a note that the calculation is only accurate at one mixture setting. Between best power mixture and peak EGT power doesn't vary that much, but it will fall off as you go lean of peak. I nearly always run LOP, and do find the HP setting useful as I know my power is lower than that. If you really want to know power, it's reduced from peak EGT to LOP by roughly the same fraction as fuel flow is reduced.
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Re: % power?

Postby Grahcm » Mon Jun 06, 2016 11:08 pm

Thanks all!

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