July 1998 Issue

Letters 07/98

Engine Monitors
Great article on engine monitors in the May issue. I decided to get a JPI EDM-700 with fuel flow based on my own limited research. I have a few quibbles with the product and your article, but basically think it’s the best available for the price on today’s market. I have it mounted in the hole occupied by my old EGT location—which is now a nice paperweight—in my 1977 Skylane with an O-470U.

The reset button is inaccessible from the front and requires removal of the instrument or part of the panel for setting certain “one-time-only” parameters—alarm limits, carbureted or fuel injected, total fuel capacity, etc.

I don’t like the automatic mode, especially th...

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