MYCHRON 5 S

Mychron 5 S

Karting’s favourite system just got better!

The all-new MyChron5 S is our latest game-changing data logger for Kart Racing.

  • GPS frequency 25 Hz
  • Internal 4 GB Battery
  • 5 RGB Leds
  • 2 Alarm LEDs
  • Track Database
  • Two satellite systems
  • Water temperature

The GPS frequency has improved from 10 to 25 Hz and the precision accuracy has improved from about 5 feet to 2 (1.5 m to 45 cm in average).

Below are a couple of screenshots that may explain the improvement.
in blue and yellow the comparison between the “old” MyChron5 and the new MyChron5S GPS precision.
As you see, the precision dramatically improves passing from 1.5 m to 0.5 m.

In the following picture below you will appreciate the improvement we have made, passing from 10 to 25 data per seconds.

The yellow dots show the new GPS data.

The other new characteristics are

  • Redesigned Wi-Fi Module: a new firmware is under test for improving the baud rate. The data download will be 5 times faster.
  • Empowered processor. The new one is the same we already have on the higher range of our products, 2 times faster than the MyChron5 one and with much more memory: we have a lot of firmware features just waiting for more internal memory for being developed.
  • Different Inertial Platform, at 9 axes. This will help with the development of many useful math channels.
  • From here on, the characteristics that make MyChron5 S a point of reference for the world of karting.

The other new characteristics are:

  • Redesigned Wi-Fi Module: a new firmware is under test for improving the baud rate. The data download will be 5 times faster.
  • Empowered processor. The new one is the same we already have on the higher range of our products, 2 times faster than the MyChron5 one and with much more memory: we have a lot of firmware features just waiting for more internal memory for being developed.
  • Different Inertial Platform, at 9 axes. This will help with the development of many useful math channels.
  • From here on, the characteristics that make MyChron5 S a point of reference for the world of karting.

MYCHRON 5 S

THE MOST POWERFUL GPS EVER

We were all used to lap time acquisition via magnetic strips, infrared beacons or even the good old stopwatch. MyChron5S completely changes the rules of the game because its GPS samples lap and split times as well as speed, position on track and acceleration… the best accuracy ever seen in kart world.
Two satellite systems
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​Two satellite systems: top reliability and precision

GPS is in itself more reliable than traditional systems: of course more than stopwatches, but also than infrared beacons and magnetic strips. No problems with misplaced or not working old magnetic strips anymore, neither with missing optical transmitters that are bundled near the finish line or even… forgotten on the track!

GPS always samples lap times, in any condition, independently from those traditional systems.

The MyChron5S GPS works now at 25 Hz and the Precision accuracy has improved from about 5 feets to 2 (1.5 mt to 45 cm in average). It is also more precise than most of the existing GPS systems, as it has been designed to add to the GPS satellite’s signal the Global Navigation Satellite (Glonass) system signal. With an average of almost twenty satellites working in conjunction, MyChron5S GPS guarantees absolute precision.

The benefits are huge:

An average of less than one meter tolerance, which means absolute precision in determining kart position in curves and when the finish line is very close to another track segment
Satellite signal is locked very rapidly. A few seconds after switch-on, the MyChron5S GPS is ready to operate
No risk of missing the signal anymore, as – in case of ‘noise’ or interferences on one system – the other system will guarantee the signal continuity.

Two satellite systems

AiM tracks database
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With your track included in the AiM database, MyChron5S GPS does it all by itself

MyChron5S GPS can recognize the finish line coordinates of hundreds of tracks all over the world. Opening Race Studio 3 you will see the huge list of tracks included in the AiM database, sorted by Nation, circuit and surface type: you will be able to create your own collection, adding/removing tracks.

Should your home track be missing, after one lap its coordinates will be automatically detected by MyChron5S GPS and if you wish – once downloaded onto your PC – will be sent to AiM software Dept. to be included in the database.

So, immediately after switch-on, MyChron5S GPS will determine its position, identify the track and start loading start/finish line coordinates.

You do not need to configure the gauge anymore before going to the track, or hope that magnetic bands or beacons work properly. And, above all, your data won’t get lost anymore. The MyChron5S GPS will handle all that…

AiM tracks database

Two satellite systems
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Two satellite systems: top reliability and precision

GPS is in itself more reliable than traditional systems: of course more than stopwatches, but also than infrared beacons and magnetic strips. No problems with misplaced or not working old magnetic strips anymore, neither with missing optical transmitters that are bundled near the finish line or even… forgotten on the track!

GPS always samples lap times, in any condition, independently from those traditional systems.

The MyChron5S GPS works now at 25 Hz and the Precision accuracy has improved from about 5 feets to 2 (1.5 mt to 45 cm in average). It is also more precise than most of the existing GPS systems, as it has been designed to add to the GPS satellite’s signal the Global Navigation Satellite (Glonass) system signal. With an average of almost twenty satellites working in conjunction, MyChron5S GPS guarantees absolute precision.

The benefits are huge:

An average of less than one meter tolerance, which means absolute precision in determining kart position in curves and when the finish line is very close to another track segment
Satellite signal is locked very rapidly. A few seconds after switch-on, the MyChron5S GPS is ready to operate
No risk of missing the signal anymore, as – in case of ‘noise’ or interferences on one system – the other system will guarantee the signal continuity.

Much more than just lap times

Fantastic readability

To maximise readability of data, you need plenty of room.

That is why MyChron5S features a wide 268×128 pixel graphical display.

The screen can be backlit in one of the eight available colours.

The incorporated light sensor makes brightness and contrast ideal in all light conditions.

Choose optimal layout for your data

Lap and split times, best lap, RPM, gear number, track map and much more are shown in pre-configured pages: you will be able to choose the page layout you prefer to better monitor your data.

At the end of your session, you can recall the summary of your three best laps: lap time, max/min RPM, speed and temperature. For your best lap, you will also see splits and best theoretical time.

Is it your best lap or do you need to shift?

Multifunctional LEDs will tell you

MyChron5S features five individually configurable RGB LEDs: you can choose colour and value thresholds for their activation.

In addition, they can be configured to show your best lap/split time, monitor RPM level and even signal the right moment for gear shift.

Monitor water temperature or any other parameter with configurable alarm LEDs

You can configure alarm LEDs as well, in order to turn them on/off depending on the values you selected: water temperature or any other parameter you may need.

MyChron5S features five individually configurable RGB LEDs: you can choose colour and value thresholds for their activation.

In addition, they can be configured to show your best lap/split time, monitor RPM level and even signal the right moment for gear shift.

Wireless data download with Wi-Fi connection

MyChron5S offers the opportunity to download the data wirelessly, using an easy and safe Wi-Fi connection: no data key or PC connection are needed anymore.

Wi-Fi data transfer is easily configurable via PC or keyboard. In case of a connection of more than one gauge/PC (a typical situation in a team) it is possible to transfer data to/from all MyChron5S devices and PC’s at the same time.

In this case you would need to buy an access point, which will act as a bridge between the gauges and the PC’s.

External power or battery charge?

You choose…

MyChron5 S expansions and add-ons

LCU-One CAN
LCU-One Lambda controller, to optimize your engine carburetion.
SmartyCam
SmartyCam on-board camera, for professional recording of your races, with your real-time data overlayed on videos.
MyChron Expansion
The channel multiplier, to check when you brake and accelerate, as well as Power Valve behaviour.
Infrared Temperature Controller
To connect tire temperature sensors to MyChron5S.
Data Hub
The CAN connection multiplier working as an interface between MyChron5S and its peripheral equipments.
DATA HUB Support
Sensors
Temperature, pressure, brake/throttle, steering wheel, speed, RPM sensors.
DATA HUB Support

Race Studio 3:

The best tool to understand how to go faster

At the end of each session, your data can be downloaded and analysed in depth on your PC with Race Studio 3 software: charts, graphs and histograms will help you to understand your performance and finding out what needs to be improved.

A simply indestructible chassis

A glass fiber reinforced Nylon body along with metal buttons and anti-scratch non-reflecting polycarbonate display guarantee MyChron5S top resistance to shocks and adverse weather conditions
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In The Box

MyChron5 S In The Box

  • MyChron 5
  • Battery charger with cable,
  • RPM cable,
  • Temperature sensor.
  • Optic/magnetic receiver optional.
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Features

Mychron 5S Features

  • GPS frequency 25 Hz
  • Internal 4 GB Battery
  • 5 RGB Leds
  • 2 Alarm LEDs
  • Track Database
  • Two satellite systems
  • Water temperature
  • Free race studio 3 download
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Technical

MyChron5 S Technical Information

  • GPS: 25Hz
  • Inertial Platform: Included
  • Wi-Fi Connection: Included
  • Display Resolution: 268 x 128 pixel
  • Backlight: 8 configurable RGB colours
  • Ambient Light Sensor: Yes
  • Multifunctional LEDs: 5 RGB LEDs
  • Alarm LEDs: 2 configurable
  • RPM sampling frequency: 50 HZ
  • Body: Glass fibre reinforced nylon
  • Pushbuttons: Metallic
  • Battery: Rechargeable Lithium
  • Memory: 4 GB
  • Dimensions: 137 x 88 30mm
  • Weight: 390g
  • Waterproof: IP67