CDI for 2 wheelers & 3 wheelers
CDI stands for Capacitor Discharge Ignition. It passes an electrical current over a capacitor. This type of ignition builds up a charge quickly. This ignition starts by generating a charge and storing it up before sending it out to the spark plug in order to ignite the engine.
The battery powers the module which consists of a small transformer, a charging circuit, a triggering circuit and a main capacitor. A power supply within the unit raises the battery voltage from 12V DC to 250 – 600V DC. The electric current charges the capacitor through the charging circuit.
The purpose is to provide electrical energy to the spark plug(s) at the correct time for ignition. This is a critical purpose. If it is not working or insufficient energy or if it has the wrong timing then your motorcycle will not run.
The system is electronic and replaces an electro-mechanical system called Points and Condensor