AiM Solo is a new generation of GPS lap timer & data logger for cars and motorcycles. It is extremely easy to use, small in packaging, but as powerful as professional devices.
AiM Solo is a must-have learning tool for track drivers and bikers of all levels. For the beginner it sets a baseline for objective measurements of your improvements. For the intermediate driver it helps you practice consistency. And for the advanced/pro drivers it gives you the 0.1 seconds needed to beat the competition.
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Forget about infrared lap beacons and external antennas. AiM Solo's internal GPS antenna is capable of 1/100 of a second precision. Moreover, GPS predictive lap timing calculates and displays the difference between your current lap and your previous best lap in real time - a perfect tool for time trial and time attack drivers!
Designed for the Harshest Racing Conditions
AiM Solo is extremely durable: heat resistant up to 170 deg. F., totally protected against dust, and water proof to 3.28 feet of water. So whether you race a closed-roof sports car or a motorcycle, AiM Solo will work rain or shine.
A Powerful Data Logger
Seat-of-the-pants can't get you any faster?
AiM Solo is a data logger which records racing data such as speed, G's, lap times, and track position in real-time. Data can then be exported into Race Studio 2 for post-race analysis.
Don't worry if you've never played with data before. Below is a document to get you started.
The OBD2 model plugs directly into your car's OBD2 service port for basic data (up to 9 channels for most cars). On some cars, such as the Nissan GT-R and and Porsche 991 911, proprietary protocols are available from AiM, allowing for more channels to be read via OBD2. Please check AiM's ECU Compatibility page for details.
In terms of installation, you will simply plug the supplied OBD2 cable into your car's OBD2 port, and Solo DL will automatically start reading and recording data.
CAN Connection Model
The CAN model is capable of receiving up to several-dozen channels of data via a direct connection to the ECU via CAN bus.
These channels include wheel speeds, brake pressures, RPM, gas pedal position, steering wheel angle, oil & water temperatures, ambient temperature plus more.
Plug and play kits are available for select cars and motorcycles.
PnP Kits for BMW and Porsche Cars
M-World offers exclusive plug-and-play harnesses based on the Solo DL CAN model that connect directly to Porsche and BMW ECUs, with absolutely no cutting or splicing. Each kit includes a suction cup mount and step-by-step installation instructions.
PnP Kits for BMW, Ducati, and Yamaha Motorcycles
Plug-and-play harnesses and model-specific mounts are also available for BMW, Ducati, and Yamaha bikes, making installation a breeze.
ECU Integration Info for Popular Car and Motorcycle Models
2007 or earlier C6 may have J1850 protocol which is not supported.
make sure pins 4, 5, 6, 14, 16 are present in your OBD2 port for your car to be supported. See OBDII pin diagram. Steering angle may not be available.
Solo DL readily integrates with SmartyCam HD to create HD videos with advanced data visualization on the fly. Absolutely no post-processing needed!
Reviews from M-World's Customers
AiM Solo DL
"My favorite feature is +/- best, where I can see, in real-time, how I'm doing against my best lap. This gives me instantaneous feedback on where I've made good adjustments vs not-so-good adjustments, where I'm making mistakes, where I'm choosing the right line, etc..."Read full review
"It seems a lot of people say this is good for when you've already gotten very fast and are looking for just a little bit more. However, I think it is equally great for the less experienced drivers like me..."Read full review
"got my first chance to use the SOLO today out at pacific raceways. i downloaded the track before heading down and it worked perfectly..."Read full review
"Special thanks to Richard at M-World for the AiM setup and for answering a bunch of my questions. The harness he provides makes it trivially simple to gain ECU/CAN connectivity!"Read full review (E92 M3)
"Am very happy with the results now that I can get throttle, brake, steering angle, gear, clutch, wheel speeds, temps, and tons of other data that I can analyze over and above what you would get if you simply plugged the unit into the OBD connector."Read full review (E46 M3)
"A big thanks to the folks at http://M-World.us making the impossible happen and getting my AIM Solo DL to me before last Sunday's autocross!"Read full review (E82 135i)
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Q: What is the difference between AiM Solo and AiM Solo DL?
A: AiM Solo DL is an upgraded version of AiM Solo that can integrate with ECUs to download additional racing data.
Q: Can AiM Solo be upgraded to AiM Solo DL?
A: No. They are completely separate units.
Q: In terms of hardware, what is the difference between AiM Solo DL CAN and AiM Solo DL OBDII?
A: The main unit is the same, only the harness is different.
Q: Can AiM Solo DL connect to a camera such as GoPro?
A: No. AiM Solo DL only supports integration with SmartyCam HD.
Q: Which racing mode should be used?
A: For circuit tracks (i.e. oval and road course) and autocross (point-to-point), select Speed. For drag race, select Performance.
Q: If my track is not in the GPS Manager database, what should I do?
A: Check with the race track's safety personnel to make sure that you can safely access the start/finish line. Next, bring your Solo/Solo DL to the desired start/finish line. Then, allow the unit to discover GPS signal. Scroll through the main display screen to "OK: Start GPS Marker." Finally, press OK.
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Enable Display of Multiple Fields (lap time, RPM, brake pressure, etc) on the Same Screen
Page - You can configure up to 4 custom screens
Data Field - Choose 1-4 fields of data on the same screen
Configure - Enter to configure your custom screen
Display Lap Time for a Longer (or Shorter) Period of Time after Passing the Start/Finish Line
Race Mode Setup>
Lap time Vis: Choose 3-30 seconds
Enable Display of Rolling Lap Times (like a stopwatch)
Page - Choose Lap Time
Enabled - Yes
Lap Time - Change from Static to Rolling
Enable Predictive Lap Timing: Display Time Delta +/- from Previous Best Lap
Page - Choose Predictive
Enabled - Yes
Lap Time - Change to +/- Best
Calibrating your Solo DL for Gear Position Display
Restart Gear Calib>
Let System Clear, Exit All Menus>
Start driving while going through all gears across a reasonably wide rpm range -- smoothly without any hard launches or wheel spins. Note: after calibration, gear position cannot be displayed at low RPM, i.e. < 1,500. Check your gear calibration by setting up a custom screen displaying gear position.
Using Solo for Autocross, Hill Climb (non-circuit courses)
Race Mode Setup>
Race Mode - Choose Speed
Track - Choose Point to Point