Hall Effect Ignition Triggering
Page created by T March 14th 2012:
Hall Effect Ignition Triggering:
Traditional Breaker Point Ignitions can be improved by fitting an Hall Effect Kit. This involves removing the Breaker Points and Rotor Button, fitting a rotating Magnet to the Distributor Shaft, and replacing the Points with an Hall Effect Transistor Device. The Rotor Button is refitted as part of reassembly. The Hall Effect Transistor triggers the Coil every time the Magnetic field of the rotating Magnet passes it.
1. There are no Breaker Points to burn, pit or have their Rubbing Block or Pivot wear out.
2. Transistor switching is faster than Points Switching, meaning the Coil produces more Voltage.
3. It's easy to make these Devices Dwell extend resulting in even further Coil output Voltage than simple Transistor Switching.
4. These are a good option for Starfire and Grey Motor Holdens because Bosch HEI was never available for them.
For red/blue/black Holden 6's and V8's, Bosch HEI is a better option because it provides even better advantages than those listed above. Some of those advantages are a much stronger Spark because the Coil has a higher output and dynamic Dwell which optimises the Coil output by increasing the Dwell proportionately with RPM to mainain high Spark Voltage.