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EIM vs DIS
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The EIM Tester vs. The DIS Tester

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DESCRIPTION
EIM TESTER
DIS TESTER
Basic Information
Design Goals
  1. Catch catastrophic defects
  2. Stop alleged returns
  1. Catch Catastrophic defects
  2. Stop alleged returns
  3. Basic diagnosis
Market Targeted
  1. Parts counter
  1. Parts counter
  2. Service facilities
Tester Type
Countertop / Off-Car
Countertop / Off-Car
Test Platform
Electronic Ignition Modules
DIS Modules
Optional Tests
limited GM DIS modules
Electronic ignition modules
Standard Kit
EIM Tester w/ 24 EIM cables
(covers most EIM modules 60+)

DIS Tester w/ 16 DIS Cables
(covers most domestic DIS modules 20+)

Optional Kit
3 DIS Cables
(covers 4 GM DIS modules w/ limited tests performed)

  1. 24* EIM Cables
    (covers most EIM modules)
  2. 5* Coil Cables (future upgrade)
  3. 5* DIS Ignitor Cables
    (future upgrade)
Upgrade Ability
EIM - Yes (Chip & Map)
DIS - No (maxed out)

Yes - DIS & EIM
(Cartridge, Map & Cable)

PC / Printer link
No
Yes, display/print out test results
Internet link
No
Yes, through PC modem
Web Support
No
Yes, ASE technical service info, tips & Bulletin ( www.DIStester.com )
Stand Alone Printer
No
Yes
Technical Information
Power Source
100 - 250 VAC 50/60 Hz
100 - 250 VAC 50/60 Hz
Power Supply
45 watt
150 watt
Switching Frequency
10 to 200 Hz / variable
10 to 200 Hz / variable
Test Load
Inductive 2.5 Amp Max
Inductive 10 Amp Max
Test Voltage
5.4 & 15 Volt
5.4 & 15 Volt
Test Accuracy
Bad = 100%
Good = 90%

Bad = 100%
Good = 95%

listing
UL / CUL
UL / CUL**
Test Performed
Break Current / Current limit
No
Yes, at low and high RPM
Firing Order
No
Yes
GM L.P. Circuit
No
Yes, at module power on but no trigger signal
Ford SAW
No
Yes
Start Retard Control
No
Yes, at low RPM and low voltage
Current Drain
Yes, compared with a preset value
Yes, compared with a table for each module
Input Thresholds
Yes, check with 1V peak to peak
Yes, check with 450 mV peak to peak (for cold start)
Dwell Time
Wide range for all modules
Specific range for each module at low and high RPM
Tach / Coil Signal
Yes
Yes
GM EST
Yes
Yes
GM Bypass
Yes
Yes
GM Reference
Yes
Yes
Saturation / Volt Drop
Yes
Yes
Output Energy
Yes
Yes
Ford SPOUT
Yes
Yes
Ford PIP
Yes
Yes

 

 


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