transistorized ignition

(TI) An ignition system using a transistor as a power switch; available as breaker-triggered TI with contact breaker or as breakerless TI with magnetic pick-up or hall generator. Also see breaker-triggered transistorized ignition

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  • transistorized ignition with inductive pick-up — (TI I) A transistorized ignition system with a magnetic pick up in the distributor and an electronic control unit for signal processing, with current and dwell angle control …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • transistorized ignition with magnetic pick-up — (TI I) A transistorized ignition system with a magnetic pick up in the distributor and an electronic control unit for signal processing, with current and dwell angle control …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • transistorized ignition with Hall generator — (TI H) There are two types of TI H: in one version, the dwell angle is determined by the width of the rotor vanes in the distributor; the other version contains a circuit for automatic dwell angle control incorporated in the electronic control… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • breaker-triggered transistorized ignition — A transistorized ignition system whose distributor is the same as that of a coil ignition system, but whose contact breaker switches only the control current of the transistor, not the primary current. Usually not fitted as original equipment …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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  • transistorized coil ignition with Hall sensor — (TCI H) See transistorized ignition with hall generator …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • ignition transistor — A transistor that switches the primary current of a transistorized ignition system …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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