Control electronics hardware design

EControls designs world-class full-authority engine management systems for major OEMs around the world. These systems have been applied to a wide variety of heavy duty truck and bus, industrial mobile, industrial stationary, marine, and off road, industrial vehicle applications.


In addition to reliability, EControls’ electronic hardware is also leading edge in terms of features and functionality. Our flexibility as a company and complete functional vertical integration allows us to react and support design changes to give our customers a continuously evolving competitive edge.

whatwedo-control-electronics-hardware-designNo other company in the world brings together all of the following advantages in terms of electronic hardware design like EControls:

  • In-house design and support
  • Extreme electrical qualification requirements (200 V/m, 120 V load-dump, etc.)
  • Extreme environmental qualification requirements (on-engine mounting, temperature, vibration, salt spray, etc.)
  • In-house material processing and component control
  • Flexible manufacturing to support design upgrades and new products

EControls’ electronic hardware includes all of the latest design features. One of our points of differentiation is the ability to customize our devices to meet our customers’ needs resulting in an optimized solution at the lowest total system cost.  The following is a short list of many of the features in our engine control systems:

  • 32-bit high-speed microprocessors with DSP functionality
  • Field programmability utilizing flash memory
  • Reconfigurable adaptive speed input circuits
  • Fully-protected high-current drive-by-wire electronic control interfaces with redundant failure mode management
  • Fully-protected digital peak-and-hold fuel injector drivers — including low and high-voltage capability
  • Proprietary digital oxygen sensor (EGO and UEGO) interfaces that monitor sensor integrity, accuracy, and extend sensor life
  • Dual digital knock sensor interfaces
  • Integrated inductive or capacitive-discharge spark coil driver technology
  • Spark plug-based ion feedback circuitry interface for misfire and knock detection
  • Simultaneous multiple network interfaces