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EDC Installation Guide

EDC device

The Command Alkon Incorporated Engine Data Controller (EDC) is a manufacturer-delivered system that consists of a WiFi-enabled on-board computerClosedA vehicle data monitoring device that collects diagnostic information sent by the ECU and reports it to TrackIt. (OBCClosedA vehicle data monitoring device that collects diagnostic information sent by the ECU and reports it to TrackIt.) adapter and uniquely-designed diagnostic cable. Unlike the older OBC units with multiple codependent components, EDC devices require only a vehicleClosedAll machines used as a means of production on a construction site or at a batch plant. diagnostics port to begin pulling engine data and a wireless connection with a configured driver tablet to interface with TrackIt.

Overview

This installation guide covers the four main components of performing a field installation with the EDC.

  1. Ensure all components are included and hardware or software requirements met. In preparation for the installation, you should gather together the tools necessary to install the new system.
  2. Use a compatible engine and power diagnostics cable. The unique design of the EDC and its connector requires the use of new cabling that you'll want to ensure are supported.
  3. Connect the EDC and diagnostic cable to your truck's ECU. Once you've removed the old OBC, the process of installing the EDC and its accompanying cable begins.
  4. Configure the driver tablet to connect with the EDC wirelessly. The final step of the installation process is configuring your tablet(s) to connect with a specific EDC device via wireless hotspotClosedGeographic areas marked on a map that act as destinations for driver navigation or triggers for automated behaviors in TrackIt..