First, get your computer set
the .zip file called MPFI_Adj_10x20_Installer.zip that is attached to this
email to the root directory of your C: drive ( that is C:\ ).† DO NOT DELETE THIS FILE AFTER
INSTALLATION.† PRESERVE IT IN THE
EVENT THAT YOU NEED TO REPEAT THE INSTALLATION.
the ZIP file named MPFI_Adj_10x20_Installer.zip that was sent in the
email.† Unzip all contents to the
root directory of your C: drive (that is C:\ ).
Windows Explorer to view the files in directory C:\
should see a file called MPFI_setup.bat
click on this .bat file to install the software.
.bat file will build a subdirectory called C:\MPFI_Adj_10Rx20C on your PC
and move the appropriate files into it.†
After this .bat file runs, it cleans up unnecessary files from the
C:\ directory that were temporarily installed by the zip file extraction.
Windows Explorer navigate to this C:\MPFI_Adj_10Rx20C folder or
contents of this folder should be:
.bat file will also build a subdirectory called C:\MPFI_Adj_10Rx20C \HEX_Files
on your PC.† The HEX files that get
built into it.
you use the Excel file to create test files you can use the Windows
Explorer navigate to this C:\PIC_Projects\HEX_Files folder or
contents of this folder should look like this:
.hex file is the file that you need to program the ACM using the
can rename this hex file to a filename that is meaningful to you by right
mouse clicking on the file name and choosing Rename from the popup menu.
- The installer will also create a backup directory
called :\MPFI_Adj_10Rx20C \Backup_Files to preserve several master files
in case you accidentally delete them from the C:\PIC_Projects folder.† This folder will contain the following
backup files (as pictured below).
- MPFI_Table_Adj_10x20.xls (may not appear in
hereís how to update the hex file with new table information.
- BEFORE YOU PERFORM ANY OF THE FOLLOWING STEPS,
MAKE SURE THAT THE ANALYSIS TOOLPACK ADD-IN IS INSTALLED IN EXCEL.† THIS PROCESS WILL NOT WORK WITHOUT DOING
THIS.† FROM THE UPPER
TOOLBAR IN EXCEL, SELECT Tools>Add-Ins
and check the checkbox labeled Analysis
Toolpack (pictured below)
- Use the Excel spreadsheet to modify the values that
you wish on the spreadsheet Lookup Table tab, remembering to set all the
VTS and Anti-Knock cells.† Failure
to include a value for every cell will result in unpredictable results.
- When you are done building a table that suits your
needs, click on the ACM button pictured in the center of the upper toolbar.† If everything builds correctly you
should get the screen below.† Click
will automatically build the corresponding hex file and store it in the C:\MPFI_Adj_10Rx20C
\HEX_Files folder.† You will see a
dialog box as below when this succeeds.†
Click OK to continue.
should rename the HEX file named MPFI.hex to a filename that is meaningful
to you by right mouse clicking on the file name and choosing Rename from
the popup menu.† Make sure you keep
the .hex suffix or the file will not work.†
If you donít change the file name, the next time the process above
is run, it will overwrite the previous contents of this file.
.hex file is the file that will get programmed into the MPFI controller
using the programming procedure provided in a separate procedure.