MSD 6462 6BTM CDI Ignition Control Unit
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The 6 BTM cd ignition is ideal for engines with a turbo or supercharger. Not only will the engine benefit from MSDs full power CD sparks, but there is also an adjustable boost/timing retard circuit to prevent detonation.When your turbo or blower forces the air/fuel mixture into the engine, the cylinder pressure inside the combustion chamber increases. The result is a great increase in power but this can also lead to detonation that can result in severe engine damage. The 6 BTM CDI lets you dial away detonation by retarding the timing in relation to the boost pressure.A dash mounted control knob lets you adjust the amount of timing retard. It can be adjusted from 0 degrees per pound of boost to 3 degrees per pound (up to 15 degrees).The 6 BTM also shares the Soft Touch Rev Control of the 6AL Ignition for overrev protection. The BTM is supplied with rubber shock mounts and rpm modules for 3,000, 6,000, 7,000 and 8,000 rpm.
- Multiple spark, capacitive discharge ignition control
- Retard the ignition timing 1 degrees-3 degrees per pound of boost, maximum of 15 degrees, with dash mounted adjustable control knob
- Multiple sparks for 20° of crankshaft rotation
- Works on 12 - 18 volt electrical system
- Accepts breaker points, amplifier and magnetic pickup trigger inputs
- 470 primary voltage output to coil
- 110 millijoules per spark up to 15,000 RPM
- Built-in Soft Touch Rev Control is adjustable with RPM Modules
- Programmable for 4, 6, or 8-cylinders by cutting red/blue wire loops
- Supplied with rubber shock mounts
- Supplied with 3,000, 6,000, 7,000 & 8,000 RPM Module
- CARB E.O. Approved
547-6462 Instructions (PDF)
Learn more about determining the proper MSD ignition control box for your application by reading our tech article. The Differences Between 6 Series MSD Ignition Control Units.
|Operating Voltage:||+10-18 VDC Negative Ground|
5 Amps-5,000 RPM, 10 Amps- 10,000 RPM
| RPM Range:|| 15,000 RPM with 14.4 Volts|
| Spark Duration:|| 20 Degree Crankshaft Rotation|
| Energy Output Max:|| 105-115 mJ per Spark|
| Weight and Size:|| 3 lbs, 8"L x 4"W x 2.25"H|
| Voltage Output Max:|
|Primary:|| 460-480 Volts|
| Secondary:||45,000 Volts (Blaster Coil)|
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