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Forum: Engine Monitors 04-28-2022, 04:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,494
Posted By darata
Apologies for the tardy reply. Unfortunately,...

Apologies for the tardy reply. Unfortunately, it's difficult to find the time to frequent the forums as often as I'd like.

Regarding reliability, I think the "bad rap out there" is likely due to...
Forum: Engine Monitors 02-14-2022, 05:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,494
Posted By darata
We only manufacture three versions of our flow...

We only manufacture three versions of our flow transducers. The FT-60 (red cube), good for engines up to 350 horsepower and utilizing a fuel pump. The FT-90 (gold cube), good for engines from...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-18-2021, 04:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,503
Posted By darata
Correct! :)

Correct! :)
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-18-2021, 04:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 872
Posted By darata
68000 is a good starting point for the FT-60 (red...

68000 is a good starting point for the FT-60 (red cube). Depending on what parts were used in the installation (hoses, fittings, etc), an adjustment to the k-factor may be required and is not...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-16-2020, 04:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,765
Posted By darata
May I suggest verifying your instrumentation, as...

May I suggest verifying your instrumentation, as well? The following are three simple tests to verifying temperatures:

1. Do the CHTs match ambient temperature before the engine is started and out...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-30-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,999
Posted By darata
Find a place that does commercial driver license...

Find a place that does commercial driver license physicals. I was able to do so and was in and out in about 20 mins.
Forum: Engine Monitors 10-08-2020, 03:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,312
Posted By darata
I realize this reply is a few months after the...

I realize this reply is a few months after the original post, but I wanted to offer some insight. Our flow transducers have an inlet and outlet port and the paddles of the impeller are designed for...
Forum: Engine Monitors 03-26-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 775
Posted By darata
Electronics International COVID-19 update

Hello all-

As many businesses have been temporarily closed due to the Coronavirus pandemic, I wanted to quickly write and let everyone know that we are remaining open and doing business as usual as...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-10-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 21,102
Posted By darata
We will be manning booths D-090 and D-091. Can't...

We will be manning booths D-090 and D-091. Can't wait to get there!
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-25-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,393
Posted By darata
It would've been covered under warranty. Never a...

It would've been covered under warranty. Never a bad thing to ask. :) Matter of fact, if you provide me with the serial number, I will be happy to look it up. If it does fall under our warranty,...
Forum: Engine Monitors 10-02-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,410
Posted By darata
Our UBG-16 requires type K, ungrounded probes. ...

Our UBG-16 requires type K, ungrounded probes. No other probe type will function correctly. Have a look at the link below and pay special attention to the RS-4-2S overview and what is included...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-04-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,958
Posted By darata
I'll answer a couple of your questions. ...

I'll answer a couple of your questions. Typically, we find that a gasket CHT probe installed on the upper spark plug will read 25-50 degrees cooler than a probe installed in the cylinder well due to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-06-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,215
Posted By darata
Please see the link below, paying special...

Please see the link below, paying special attention to pages 4,5,17,18,19 and 20. While the manual is for our FP-5(L) fuel computer, these pages discuss the installation of the flow...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-05-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,215
Posted By darata
As we are the manufacture of the cube, not an...

As we are the manufacture of the cube, not an approved installation facility, we can only make general recommendations based on how the part was tested. Aircraft can be modified in multiple different...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-04-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,215
Posted By darata
While we cannot give exact installation advice as...

While we cannot give exact installation advice as each aircraft can present its own unique set of challenges, here are a few requirements and recommendations:

1. The flow transducer must be...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 08-30-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,355
Posted By darata
Make sure you're flight up here takes you over...

Make sure you're flight up here takes you over Crater Lake. Hopefully the smoke will relent a bit and you can enjoy the view.
Forum: Engine Monitors 03-12-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,401
Posted By darata
Post I have to chime in here and say, WOW!!! :D That...

I have to chime in here and say, WOW!!! :D That panel looks amazing!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-31-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,545
Posted By darata
Let us know what you find. I'll be happy to...

Let us know what you find. I'll be happy to offer any advice if necessary.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-31-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,545
Posted By darata
Connections, connections, connections. We always...

Connections, connections, connections. We always start there first. Out of curiosity, where is the transducer installed? Between the electric pump and the engine driven pump? If so, it should be...
Forum: RV-14 11-17-2017, 12:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,991
Posted By darata
UPS didn't earn the nickname United Parcel...

UPS didn't earn the nickname United Parcel Smashers for no reason. Sorry for your misfortune.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-16-2017, 02:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,278
Posted By darata
^^^Great advice. Swap the probe and see if the...

^^^Great advice. Swap the probe and see if the problem follows. If it does, replace the probe.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 11-09-2017, 05:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,699
Posted By darata
I've been to the museum twice. Nice that it's so...

I've been to the museum twice. Nice that it's so close. Flying to KMMV the second time was terrific!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-29-2017, 05:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,259
Posted By darata
May be worth a trip to the Moss Beach Distillery....

May be worth a trip to the Moss Beach Distillery. Great restaurant on the coast with an entertaining ghost story.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-07-2017, 11:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,892
Posted By darata
I think it is impossible for a cylinder to...

I think it is impossible for a cylinder to physically rise from 322F to 750F in a matter of seconds and repeat similar cycles over the next 2 minutes or so. I absolutely agree that you likely have a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-31-2017, 01:44 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 21,581
Posted By darata
Scheduled my exam with the local office that...

Scheduled my exam with the local office that performs DOT physicals. In and out in less than 20 minutes with the necessary forms signed. The doctor was surprisingly thorough in his exam, but had no...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-15-2017, 05:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,270
Posted By darata
These are...

These are popular:

https://buy-ei.com/portfolio/va-1a-voltammeter/

It will monitor volts and amps, either internal or external shunt.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-08-2017, 04:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,068
Posted By darata
Love the 4-point at the end!

Love the 4-point at the end!
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-07-2017, 05:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,256
Posted By darata
We also sell a nice aluminum and knurled tach...

We also sell a nice aluminum and knurled tach cap. It's the same cap we supply with all of our R-1 tachometers.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-03-2017, 12:47 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,704
Posted By darata
Flying in a 737-800, going to be there all...

Flying in a 737-800, going to be there all week...working! If you can call it that. :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-20-2017, 03:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,450
Posted By darata
Please see the link below for information...

Please see the link below for information pertaining to the lowest GS club. I am a member and enjoy recruiting others. :-D

www.cessna150-152club.com
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-10-2017, 02:02 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 21,070
Posted By darata
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h_IEk12RyZ8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h_IEk12RyZ8
Forum: Engine Monitors 12-02-2016, 12:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 14,027
Posted By darata
That is SO out of warranty!! :)

That is SO out of warranty!! :)
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-11-2016, 01:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,156
Posted By darata
Pay special attention to the note about the shunt...

Pay special attention to the note about the shunt not being designed to handle the starter current. Best to install the shunt between the main bus and the alternator. We mention the same precaution...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 09-30-2016, 11:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,206
Posted By darata
Very neat! I had the system installed on my...

Very neat! I had the system installed on my racecar and it was very intuitive. Being able to have the system auto tune the fuel map in real time based on a wide band O2 sensor was very helpful. I...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 09-29-2016, 01:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,206
Posted By darata
Are you using the Tunerstudio software?

Are you using the Tunerstudio software?
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-23-2016, 01:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,800
Posted By darata
The main reason to not mount the transducer...

The main reason to not mount the transducer between the boost pump and engine driven pump is the because the boost pump can create a hammering affect against the engine driven pump when turned on. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-16-2016, 05:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,650
Posted By darata
Hi guys, Maybe I can offer a bit of insight. ...

Hi guys,

Maybe I can offer a bit of insight. When the FT-60 is mounted between the boost pump and the engine driven pump and the boost pump is turned on, it creates the hammer effect against the...
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-14-2016, 02:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,224
Posted By darata
Many RV owners have installed our FL-2M, dual...

Many RV owners have installed our FL-2M, dual fuel level instrument with our P-300M magnetic probes. It's an inexpensive alternative for a much improved system. We use your existing float probes and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-13-2016, 05:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,274
Posted By darata
Tim, Per our phone conversation earlier today,...

Tim,

Per our phone conversation earlier today, please let us know what you find when you have had the chance to perform an in-flight mag check with the engine squared. The R-1 will always display...
Forum: Engine Monitors 05-06-2016, 12:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,869
Posted By darata
The value of the isolators we include with the...

The value of the isolators we include with the R-1 instrument are 79K and 47K ohm. Due to the differences in the mag output, different combinations of isolators are often necessary. I typically...
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