Last update Mar. 9/16

EM-5 Data Logging to Windows PC

Low cost, easy and intuitive to use data logging for your EM-5 ECU.

This page contains further information on the optional 8 channel data logging feature available for EM-5 ECUs running V25 and up software. Watch for updates in the near future.


Shows the data logging sub board and data port jack in place.


USB adapter cable supplied with kit

YouTube tutorial video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OrJoOeqvhho


Basic Operation

You need to download the SDSDASH and communication software from the web from the link provided in your email. This will install the files into your laptop.

Plug in the data cable to your ECU and laptop. Open SDSDASHPR (torch icon). Start your engine. Click "Open Com Port" box in upper left.

To start logging the chart, select "Log Chart" and tick check box "Go" in the "Log Chart Enable" box.

To log text, select "Log Text" and tick the check box "Go" in the "Log Text Enable" box.

You can move the chart by using the << or >> Move X button

You can move scales on the right side for the chart and pause and resume at the top.

You can move the cursor laterally to any point on the parameter chart to display exact values at any time point.



Screenshot showing chart logging


Screenshot of text logging


Display ignition values


Display fuel values


Logging with some parameters turned off to increase clarity on ones of main interest. Note some boxes not checked.

You can use the Fetch Values box to grab present values from ECU and print if desired.