Jarvo90
Hi

In the past I've used Desc for ECU calibration and mapping. Is Desc still supported or is it now only Caltool that is supported going forward?
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Gummi
DescPro is an old bit of software which may not run well on modern PCs.
CalTool is the way forward it is a far better platform to tune ECUs with. 
If you want to switch to using CalTool it is possible to convert the Desc maps to be compatible with CalTool, just get in touch with a Pectel support engineer and they can give you further information.
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Jarvo90
Thanks for the information Gummi.

What happens to all the Desc profiles etc? do they get converted over to CalTool as well?
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Mark_F
In CalTool, you will utilize metadata files to access different levels of ECU in a similar way the profiles let you access different builds.  It is not exactly the same, but you will need to ensure you have the metadata imported for your build before working with that ECU.

Additionally, you will need a personality file each year for use of CalTool.  Just get in contact with a Pectel engineer and they can assist.

M272, 2JZ, EJ25 Power!

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AccentWRC

Hi guys,

does anyone has the old software still descpro and datalog?

I need it for my hyundai accent wrc... And can't find it.

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Mark_F
Hi AccentWRC,

Firstly when working with an originally manufacturer backed car, I suggest contacting the previous owner or the manufacturer that originally ran the car.

Cosworth is not able to provide any proprietary maps, profiles, or versions of Decpro that are the IP of the original customer.

Without their approval, Cosworth will not release customer IP.

Thank you

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AccentWRC
Hi Mark,

The manufacturer was MSD (Motor Sports Development), they doesn't exist anymore.
The previous owner had no software. The other owners has either nothing more, the car is now about 16 years old.
The problem I have is if the engine has a problem, I can see only some informations on the PI Research Ltd display, but they are too less.
It would be great if you can help me further.
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Mark_F
Hi Accent,

If MSD campaigned the car for Hyundai, you will want to speak to Hyundai.

Now in the case there is no protection on the ECU and the maps, you can download the Pi CalTool link here:

http://support.cosworth.com/post/latest-software-release-announcements-and-download-link-for-pi-caltool-7529634?pid=1288149809

And see if you can connect to the ECU.

Let us know the results.

Thank you.

M272, 2JZ, EJ25 Power!

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AccentWRC
Hi Mark,

Thank you very much!!
But know I have question still, where I can get cable?
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Mark_F
This will depend on the pinout of your download port on the car itself.

Do you have the wiring diagram for the car?  If not, can you tell me what style of connector the download is and how many contacts you see?

Thank you,
Mark

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AccentWRC

Hi Mark,

the car has an "audio jack", see picture:
IMG_2837.JPG 
Left is the CAN-Bus and right (with the silver "nut") is the RS232-contact.
A wiring diagram I do not have...
And I have no idea if it is a 3-pole or 4-pole...

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Mark_F
Let's take this offline, so i can see how else I can assist.  You will likely be using DescPro as this is likely a T series ECU.  Possibly a T2 if it is a simple setup or a T6 or T10 due to it being a rally car in need of things such as Anti-Lag and TC.

Please PM your email address and I will help with the next step.

For those following the thread.

The top left is a lemo style connector which many times, as stated in the post, is used for CAN communications.  You will typically use a CAN to USB (or PPCAN - Parellel Port Can device to communicate with either DescPro or CalTool)

The bottom left is an autosport connector.  This is the more common style download today.  Back 16 years ago, this would likely have a different pinout and function than our current download cables.

The other jack correctly stated as an RS232 interface would be an 1/4 phono style plug.

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Miguel Vidal
Mark_F wrote:
Let's take this offline, so i can see how else I can assist.  You will likely be using DescPro as this is likely a T series ECU.  Possibly a T2 if it is a simple setup or a T6 or T10 due to it being a rally car in need of things such as Anti-Lag and TC.

Please PM your email address and I will help with the next step.

For those following the thread.

The top left is a lemo style connector which many times, as stated in the post, is used for CAN communications.  You will typically use a CAN to USB (or PPCAN - Parellel Port Can device to communicate with either DescPro or CalTool)

The bottom left is an autosport connector.  This is the more common style download today.  Back 16 years ago, this would likely have a different pinout and function than our current download cables.

The other jack correctly stated as an RS232 interface would be an 1/4 phono style plug.


Good day! I am encountering a similar situation.  My car is a World Sports Racer and it runs a T2 ecu.  When I bought it a few years ago it did not come with software or the RS232 jack to communicate with the ecu.  I have run it for a couple of years without issue and without access to the data collected by the ecu.  

At our last race we developed a electrical gremlin that we are trying to work out now.  Having access to the ecu's data would go a long way to helping us work out the issue.  Also it seems these nice little units can be programmed to output the data to my AiM logger but will need to be told to do so through the DESCPRO software.

Any help would be appreciated.

Regards,

Miguel
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