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Forum: Engine Monitors 10-09-2019, 11:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 940
Posted By Glas467
Based on your description, I'd surmise the...

Based on your description, I'd surmise the "DATALOG ERR" correlates to a hard memory fault, i.e. a physical failure of the random access memory bank. Likely a damaged chip. I'm not very familiar...
Forum: Electrical Systems 07-12-2019, 12:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 801
Posted By Glas467
B&C L-60 Alternator update

Update: I found an older gentleman who was familiar with ND alternators at O'Reilly's Auto Parts. He worked to find a similar ND alternator and found that the unit on a 1986 Suzuki Samurai was...
Forum: Electrical Systems 07-10-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 801
Posted By Glas467
B&C L-60 Alternator Cross Reference Part Number?

I went to have my B&C L-60 alternator tested at AutoZone today ... thinking its a simple plug and test (last time I had one tested it was!).

Now the alternator testors at the major auto parts places...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-15-2019, 12:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,654
Posted By Glas467
All good discussion, it will be interesting to...

All good discussion, it will be interesting to see how the coating holds up and what the resulting temp changes will be. The company advertises a 65% reduction in surrounding temps with the Classic...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-14-2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,654
Posted By Glas467
Ceramic Coating Lycoming Exhaust

I decided to try ceramic coating the exhaust for the Lyc IO-360, mainly to try and reduce under cowl temps a bit, but also because I got the plane painted and now want an exhaust that looks as good...
Forum: Engine Monitors 01-18-2019, 12:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,238
Posted By Glas467
Fellow Aviators, Thank you so much for all the...

Fellow Aviators,

Thank you so much for all the kind words, this is what makes it all worthwhile to be part of the experimental community!
Forum: Engine Monitors 11-11-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 962
Posted By Glas467
VM1000 Manuals

Hi Al,

Your manuals shipped out on November 6, 2017, so they should be showing up early this week.

All the best,
Reggie

In the mean time, here's the power connections for a screw terminal type...
Forum: Engine Monitors 04-09-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,239
Posted By Glas467
MP Fluctuation

Jim,
Were you able to resolve your MP flux issue?
Forum: Engine Monitors 10-15-2017, 10:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,239
Posted By Glas467
Carb Fuel Pressure Fluctuations

Couple of things to check here.

1) Connections at DPU and at the fuel press xducer. You probably have the older Hollingsworth type connector (4 blade connectors). These are susceptible to...
Forum: Engine Monitors 09-02-2017, 10:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,239
Posted By Glas467
Surplus VM1000 Parts

Hi Folks,

If anyone needs parts for your Vision Microsystems VM1000 or EPI-800, please drop me a line.
Forum: Engine Monitors 08-28-2017, 08:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 856
Posted By Glas467
Vision Microsystems Support

You can go to my website at http://vmsupport.weebly.com/ and use the contact form.

All the best,
Reggie
Forum: Engine Monitors 08-28-2017, 08:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 747
Posted By Glas467
VM1000C gold box manual

Jerry,

I have all the various manuals in stock, there are 2 versions of the C model manual, send me a note through the contact form on my website with your main display unit p/n and s/n and I can...
Forum: Engine Monitors 08-21-2017, 01:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,589
Posted By Glas467
Check the harness between the sender and the main...

Check the harness between the sender and the main unit, most likely a connection issue
Forum: Engine Monitors 04-30-2017, 07:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,987
Posted By Glas467
Nigel, Good susinct write-up -- always nice to...

Nigel,

Good susinct write-up -- always nice to have follow up when the problem is solved.

Dynon,

Many thanks for your always excellent support!
Forum: Engine Monitors 03-04-2017, 11:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,909
Posted By Glas467
VM1000 Backlighting

The VM1000 does have internal backlighting, an external light source will not prove satisfactory due to glare on the smooth glass LCD screen and really does not provide the kind of light needed for...
Forum: Engine Monitors 03-04-2017, 11:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,891
Posted By Glas467
VM1000 Oil Temp & OAT Sensors

I have already replied to Rob offline on this thread, but for anyone else who's interested ... the legacy VM1000 and EPI-800 systems use a very unique isolated microcurrent 10M ohm thermistor for oil...
Forum: Engine Monitors 09-24-2016, 07:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,056
Posted By Glas467
VM RPM Mag Sensor

Dan,

You may have already figured this out, but just in case:
The VMS Slick mag RPM sensor is a hall effect unit, i.e. it senses the passing of the magetic poles of the permanent magnet in the...
Forum: Northwest 05-18-2016, 12:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,514
Posted By Glas467
OLM Hangar

Rick,

I moved into a t-hangar at OLM last summer, $260 per month, lighted and elec outlets but not heated, nicest hangars I have ever been in for the $$$, great experimental community there.

Sea...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-21-2016, 10:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,663
Posted By Glas467
Mike, Greg Niehues did a nice job of explaining...

Mike,

Greg Niehues did a nice job of explaining the principle of operation of a capacitance probe.

Here's some info specific to the VMS VM1000 implementation:
1) 3 wire probe with an internal...
Forum: Engine Monitors 12-01-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,985
Posted By Glas467
Glad to help! Happy Flying,

Glad to help!

Happy Flying,
Forum: Engine Monitors 11-28-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,985
Posted By Glas467
Michael, Here is a picture (I was on the road...

Michael,

Here is a picture (I was on the road when I posted last) to make it easier.

The lower jumper in the picture (JP2) controls the RPM pulse count, move it from position A as pictured to the...
Forum: Engine Monitors 11-27-2015, 01:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,985
Posted By Glas467
EI Setting for VM1000

Michael,

Depending on what software and hardware version you have, the fix can be as simple as a jumper setting or as difficult as a PC board hardware modification.

Assuming you have a fairly...
Forum: Engine Monitors 08-09-2015, 11:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,592
Posted By Glas467
Jumping MP Indications

Anna,

70% sure you are looking at an intermittent connection at either the MP transducer end or the DPU end. If you have a screw terminal type DPU, then now I'd be 90% sure you have a loose...
Forum: Engine Monitors 07-21-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,592
Posted By Glas467
VM1000 MP Indication

Mark,

In this case, i would suspect wiring first, assuming you have a screw terminal type DPU. Likely culprit is poor or intermittant wire connections at the DPU end and/or the MPT end.

However,...
Forum: Propellers 04-12-2015, 12:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,079
Posted By Glas467
Defining your mission for the aircraft will help...

Defining your mission for the aircraft will help you define "better performance."

To some better performance means faster cruise speed, to others it means short field takeoff and climb ... with a...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-01-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,950
Posted By Glas467
Very cool to see aviation engine technology...

Very cool to see aviation engine technology advance, nice job!
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 03-01-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,169
Posted By Glas467
Great info, I also have an original '95 vintage...

Great info, I also have an original '95 vintage Electroair, still going strong.

Reggie
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 01-15-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,441
Posted By Glas467
Here's another vote for impulse mag on the left...

Here's another vote for impulse mag on the left and EI replacing the right mag, has worked great for me for 670+ hours.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 01-04-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 65,516
Posted By Glas467
Another EI + Mag Vote

Here's another plug for single EI with single Mag. I have an original Electroair EI and a standard impulse Slick 4371. I get all the benefits of the EI, LOP, reduced fuel flow, more power, more...
Forum: Safety 01-04-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,076
Posted By Glas467
Sale Fell Through ... not a bad thing!

Well, two updates, 1) the seller decided he would not support sale contingent on a pre-purchase, it was a take-it or leave-it and 2) someone else bought it sight unseen today.

Everything works out...
Forum: Safety 01-04-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,076
Posted By Glas467
Gents, good advice all around, thank you! Reggie

Gents, good advice all around, thank you!

Reggie
Forum: Safety 01-04-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,076
Posted By Glas467
Parachute Questions

I am looking to buy my first chute, looking at a Strong Model 304 seat style. It was manufactured in 2000 and according to the seller never used and has not had a repack in that time either. ...
Forum: Engine Monitors 01-04-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,210
Posted By Glas467
Jake, my PM inbox does not have anything from...

Jake, my PM inbox does not have anything from you, just email me direct and we'll go from there.

Reggie
Forum: Engine Monitors 01-03-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,210
Posted By Glas467
Sounds like a possible grounding issue, check...

Sounds like a possible grounding issue, check system grounds to the Dynon unit and your engine grounding strap.
Forum: Northeast 11-15-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,809
Posted By Glas467
Mike, Have you got any response on this? I am...

Mike,

Have you got any response on this? I am looking for the same in a RV-8.

Reggie
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 11-08-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,919
Posted By Glas467
If you are really concerned about it, send it...

If you are really concerned about it, send it down to Don at Airflow Performance in SC, he's the fuel injection guru and can tell you everything you need to know about yours, will do a complete test...
Forum: Engine Monitors 10-06-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,736
Posted By Glas467
As a follow up, Scott found some documentation...

As a follow up, Scott found some documentation that came with his I/O board outlining requirements for RS232 out, it appears that the system software must be "RS232 capable" on the EPROM. So the...
Forum: Engine Monitors 09-30-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,736
Posted By Glas467
Many thanks to Scott for getting me some pictures...

Many thanks to Scott for getting me some pictures of his installation.

Scott has a screw terminal type DPU with a later version serial connector type PC I/O board. The I/O board does indeed support...
Forum: Engine Monitors 09-27-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,736
Posted By Glas467
Scott, Yes please email to me at...

Scott,

Yes please email to me at mooney37v@juno.com

Reggie
Forum: Engine Monitors 09-26-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,736
Posted By Glas467
VM1000 Sensor Compatibility

Eric,

I am not an expert on the current production engine management systems, but it is my belief that there is a high level of customization available to the owner/operator on the types of sensors...
Forum: Engine Monitors 09-25-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,736
Posted By Glas467
Scott, I am definitely interested in what you...

Scott,

I am definitely interested in what you have then, please pass along the p/n's etc, when you can, to add to the knowledge base, pictures if possible too.

All the documentation I have points...
Forum: Engine Monitors 09-24-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,736
Posted By Glas467
Michael, My website is the one Scott is...

Michael,

My website is the one Scott is referring to:
http://vmsupport.weebly.com/

To get serial data out of the VM1000 requires 3 conditions:
1) VM1000 serial connector type DPU (screw terminal...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-02-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 12,376
Posted By Glas467
Did you check the suction screen during the...

Did you check the suction screen during the recent oil changes ... Agree with the above that broken rings would likely result in noticeably increased oil consumption and dirty plugs ... But the...
Forum: Engine Monitors 09-02-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,215
Posted By Glas467
Bruce, Most common problem with owner serviced...

Bruce,

Most common problem with owner serviced VM1000 units is wiring problems upon reinstallation. Before ordering a new chip, I would recommend a complete check of your terminal connections,...
Forum: COMM 08-21-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,492
Posted By Glas467
I was on Barnstormers yesterday and saw a 420...

I was on Barnstormers yesterday and saw a 420 sold for $1995, it was gone today.
Forum: Engine Monitors 08-04-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,357
Posted By Glas467
Move it to the battery + cable, if the flux goes...

Move it to the battery + cable, if the flux goes away, then its interference from something else or AC flux from the alternator. If it stays, then could be a sensor, connection, or processor issue. ...
Forum: Engine Monitors 08-04-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,093
Posted By Glas467
You will get better service life out of the...

You will get better service life out of the sensor if you install it on the cabin side of the firewall.
Forum: Engine Monitors 07-26-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 834
Posted By Glas467
i am not a GRT EFIS guru, but it sounds like an...

i am not a GRT EFIS guru, but it sounds like an internal "keep alive" battery has failed or is weak -- any GRT experts out there know of an internal battery in the main GRT processing unit?
Forum: Painting your RV 07-21-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 14,976
Posted By Glas467
Does the SW class teach anything about prepping...

Does the SW class teach anything about prepping and painting the fiberglass parts?
Forum: Engine Monitors 07-19-2014, 01:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,532
Posted By Glas467
A/D Chips VM1000 & Fuel Flow Accuracy

I am back from vacation, good to see VMS discussion is still going strong!

FYI, bus control (or signal processing or A/D ... all names are synonymous with the same component) chip replacement is the...
Forum: Engine Monitors 05-23-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,591
Posted By Glas467
If you have the black box version, the manual is...

If you have the black box version, the manual is online at the JPI Tech website, do a Google search on VM1000C Manual and it will take you right to it.

Reggie
Forum: Engine Monitors 04-21-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,337
Posted By Glas467
Yes, the VM1000 will accept the tach output from...

Yes, the VM1000 will accept the tach output from the EFI. If you are getting either 1/2 or 2x the correct indication, send me an email and I can help you out.

Reggie
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 04-09-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,930
Posted By Glas467
IO-360 Hot Start Procedure

Interesting comment about talking to a Lycoming rep ... I did the same thing at Oshkosh many years ago and got another (safer, IMHO) technique that works perfect for me every time with my...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-16-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 974
Posted By Glas467
AntiGravity Lithium Batteries

Does anyone on the forum have experience with the AntiGravity line of lithium batteries? I saw that Aircraft Spruce starting carrying them and found their website here...
Forum: Engine Monitors 03-09-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,682
Posted By Glas467
Vision Microsystems Support, Repairs, Parts

RV Community,

I have launched a new website for Vision Microsystems Support, I would appreciate any feedback on the site so please send me a PM with your thoughts.

Here is the website:...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-08-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,473
Posted By Glas467
Now this is homebuilding at its finest!

Now this is homebuilding at its finest!
Forum: Engine Monitors 01-05-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,918
Posted By Glas467
Word to the wise, be sure to place your fuel flow...

Word to the wise, be sure to place your fuel flow sensor in a relatively accessible location. I helped a guy replace one, but had to practically dismantle the entire forward fuselage to get to it! ...
Forum: Engine Monitors 01-03-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,413
Posted By Glas467
Georg, The VM1000 oil temp sensor is a P/N...

Georg,

The VM1000 oil temp sensor is a P/N 3010021, if Ron does not have one for you, send me an email, I have them in stock.

Reggie
Forum: GPS 11-03-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,867
Posted By Glas467
FltPlan w/ IPad

I use an IPad 2 (16 GB, WiFi only) with an external GNS 5870 MFI (bluetooth GPS unit). It works great with all of the popular EFB applications. I use it with the FltPlan app which has moving map,...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-20-2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,278
Posted By Glas467
I know it's a lot more expensive than a free...

I know it's a lot more expensive than a free Mattituck video, but if you ever have the chance to go to the Lycoming Piston Engine Service School and do both the classroom and engine...
Forum: Engine Monitors 08-04-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,323
Posted By Glas467
Vision Microsystems EPI-800 & VM1000 Displays: LCD Precautions & Black Ooze Failures

This is the 5th in a series of posts about the Vision Microsystems (VMS) VM1000 and EPI-800 engine management systems. As a reminder, I’m not a FAA certified avionics technician, and I don’t consider...
Forum: Engine Monitors 07-02-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,551
Posted By Glas467
Just sent you a PM

Just sent you a PM
Forum: Autopilots 07-19-2012, 10:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,840
Posted By Glas467
Dynon AP Installed

Dynon roll servo installed and ops tested on a 1500 mile R/T flight ... worked great right out of the box. But I'm going to do some tweaking, it was slow to correct heading changes using the heading...
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-15-2012, 09:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,112
Posted By Glas467
Dynon EDC-10A Mounting location

I tried the same type of installation using a fabricated tray for the back of the EFIS-D10A. With power on and normal systems activated, the compass still gave acceptable indications (within 5...
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