Computer Weekly@50: What happened in IT in March over the years


March 4, 1982: Take of the bike with a computer in the tail


The computer, built in Japan by Nippon Denso, which also supplies electronics for turbocharged cars, decides on the correct amount of fuel to be supplied to the cylinders by the solenoid –controller injectors. Because the intake and firing are unevenly placed within the timing cycle, each injector is triggered by an electronic pick-up sited on the end of the camshaft.

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