Powerwriter set: official

From January 2016 onwards, HKS will officially provide Power Writer software as a package when buying F-CON V Pro v3.4 or v4.0.

This software will NOT work with v3.3 or earlier.

Also, apparently the software is "locked" to what looks like a RS232-like-dongle, and is also locked to the specific ECU serial number.

The provisional price will be:
• F-CON V Pro v3.4 Power Writer Set - ¥200,000
• F-CON V Pro v4.0 Power Writer Set - ¥300,000

Power Writer Set

HKS F-CON V Pro v3.4

HKS F-CON V Pro GOLD v3.4 Version 3.4 (yes, 3 point 4) - 42012-AK007 - is in the prototyping stage.

• New price of 151,200 Yen (incl tax)
• Effectively, it's an upgraded version of v3.3.
• Allow re-use of F-CON V pro harnesses.
• Proprietary USB connection (communications adaptor and cable).
• Removal of physical DIP switch (can be changed by software)
• Expansion of internal logger memory (32 times)
• More recording items of internal logger
• Ignition angle can be changed by 0.5 degrees
• Detection of knock with vehicle knock sensor and knock retard
• Built-in atmospheric pressure sensor
• Integrated boost control function
• Updated software.

Thanks to Teruhiko for the additional features list.

HKS F-CON V Pro v4.0

On the 27th of January 2013, HKS have released the new v4.0 ECU (42012-AK006).

It features:
• Up to 20 analog input channels, such as: throttle position, ECT sensor, IAT sensor.
• Integrated AFR and knock detection hardware (requires optional parts).
• Internal BAP (barometric air pressure) sensor.
• 8 independent channel ignition control.
• 2 channels to control electronic throttle DC motor.
• Integrated variable valve timing control.
• Integrated boost controller (requires optional parts).
• 22 output channels.
• 8 MB logging memory.

HKS F-CON V Pro GOLD v3.x

HKS F-CON V Pro GOLD The F-CON V Pro GOLD series of HKS ECUs is the top of the range designed by HKS. For fuel control, up to 8 injectors can be controlled, allowing for 8 cylinders sequential or 4 cylinder twin injector control. For ignition control, up to 6 independent lines can be controlled.

Feature
• 32x32 INJECTION map.
• 32x32 IGNITION map.
• 32x32 AFR target map.
• 4 16x16 INJECTION sub maps, suitable for different fuel octane ratings.
• 4 16x16 IGNITION sub maps, suitable for different fuel octane ratings.
• 16x32 INJECTION and IGNITION correction maps based on speed and load.
• 32x16 INJECTION and IGNITION correction maps based on throttle and RPM.
• 32x8 INJECTION and IGNITION correction map based on individual cylinder and RPM.
• 16x8 INJECTION and IGNITION correction map based on throttle change and RPM.
• 16x32 IGNITION correction map based on air temperature and load.

HKS F-CON V Pro GOLD It also features 4 optional voltage outputs and 2 optional frequency outputs, suitable for:
• Replicating airflow voltage or frequency (piggyback-mode)
• Airflow-based trigger.
• Pressure-based trigger.
• Throttle-based trigger.
• Speed-based trigger.

It also features input switches to trigger scramble mode of various types. Three (3) types can be selected at once, resulting in 8 different combinations.

For non-software-based ignition and injection tuning, GCC (graphical control computer) is also available. This is connected to the specific 6-pin (3 by 2) connector, specific to either fuel or ignition. It allows for +/- 16 degree in steps of 2 correction, aswell as +/- X % in steps of 2 ignition correction.

Lacking Features / BUGS

There are some deficiencies in the F-CON V Pro range of ECUs.

They are:
• ISCV stepper motor control has non-working behaviour if maximum limit is below 500, or minimum limit is above 500, even though stepper motor has ~125 steps (eg: Toyota).
• Software-based logging is slow (high time interval) due to too many variables to log, and small serial packet size.
• lack of load(MAP/AFM)-ECT injection correction. PowerFCs have it, so why not F-CON V?
• lack of flex fuel support.
• BUG: max feedback correction clamp only works on each engine run. Which means after 10 runs with 10% correction, you may end up with 100% correction.
• Logging does not log Fuel Trim (32x32) correction. So if the above problem happens, you will not know through logging.
• BUG: v3.24 Powerwriter: opening existing tune file, max sub/feedback trim correction table is set all ZERO. This bug is FIXED in v3.30 PowerWriter.
• BUG: v3.24 firmware: altering unit log parameters does not change defaults.

Function

Fuel Control Ignition Control
Standard Injection map:
• Main
• Main + Sub (twin injector)
• Main + Sub + Independent (3 mode injection)

Fuel Correction:
• Main trim
• Sub trim
• Throttle compensation
• Speed compensation
• Start compensation
• Acceleration compensation
• Water Temperature (ECT) compensation.
• Air Temperature (IAT) compensation
• Exhaust Temperature (EGT) compensation
• Individual Cylinder compensation
• Deceleration compensation
• Scramble compensation
• AF feedback compensation
Normal Ignition Timing map:
• Main
• Sub
• Idle

Ignition correction:
• Sub trim
• Throttle compensation
• Acceleration compensation
• Water Temperature (ECT) compensation.
• Air Temperature (IAT) compensation
• Exhaust Temperature (EGT) compensation
• Individual Cylinder compensation
• Ignition Dwell time compensation
• AT shift compensation
• Scramble compensation

HKS Engine Support: v3.0+

HKS F-CON V Pro Gold v3.0+ supports the following engine / crank types:
• Toyota: 1JZ-GTE (non-vvti and vvti), 2JZ-GTE (non-vvti and vvti).
• Toyota: 3S-GTE (non-vvti).
• Toyota: 3S-GE (vvti).
• Toyota: 7M-GTE and 1G-GTE.
• Nissan: CA18DET, SR20DET.
• Nissan: RB20DET, RB25DET, RB26DETT.
• Nissan: VG30DETT.
• Mitsubishi: 4G63, 6G72.
• Subaru: EJ20 (2Group IGN), EJ20 (4Group IGN.)
• Mazda: B6-ZE, BP-ZE.
• Honda: B16A, F20C (S2000).

Firmware / Feature differences between v3.1 and v3.0

v3.1x has the following additional features:
• Adds engine support for: 3S-GTE (ST215W), EJ207 (AVCS), M64, 3S-FE, and multi-purpose bosch crank signal.
• Fuel correction at idle condition (default 2% throttle or less).
• Separate dwell time for main and sub ignition.
• Main and Sub IGN vs Battery correction.
• 4 instead of 2 optional voltage outputs.
• 2 instead of 1 optional frequency output.
• AFK can now be connected to "knock window" pin, instead of crank and cam sensor wiring (4 or 6 wires)

Firmware / Feature differences between v3.2 and v3.1

v3.2x has the following additional features:
• Adds engine support for: 4G63 (EVO9), EJ20 (BP/BL), VQ35DE, VQ25DET, K20A, JB-DET.
• Two tables instead of just one for throttle change (acceleration) - positive and negative.
• Dead time settable for independent injectors.
• Support for two wideband sensors with separate correction tables.
• Fuel correction based on BAP (barometric / atmospheric pressure).
• Two tables for acceleration correction (fuel).
• Deceleration correction table (fuel).
• Scramble correction (fuel).
• Idle ignition timing, for both main and sub.
• Ignition timing learning input table.
• A/T gearbox ignition timing correction.
• Scramble ignition correction.
• Knock ignition correction.
• A/T shift up/down timing.
• Optional output support for stepper motors and duty cycle.

Firmware / Feature differences between v3.3 and v3.2

3.3x has the following additional features:
• Adds engine support for: 4B11 CZ4A (EVOX), SR20DE, M16A.
• Airflow input voltage monitoring.
• Fuel pressure, oil pressure, oil temperature input.
• Compatibility with new A/F knock amp.
• Deceleration fuel cut - car speed condition.
• Pin-lane speed limiter switch option.
• Secondary map sensor output function.
• Compatibility with VALCON (VALTAI).
• Additional parameter settings for optional switch 3,4.
• Additional parameter settings for optional switch 6-9.
• Additional parameter stetings for optional frequency output.
• Solenoid ISC revision.
• Voltage output monitor function.
• Logging of error codes into memory.

Version Identification

It is useful to know which version F-CON V Pro you currently have or intend to purchase, as there are minor feature additions as the version number increases. Not only that, the PowerWriter software also has resolution of small but perhaps annoying bugs, too. Unfortunately, there is too much obsession with the hardware version than owning the F-CON V Pro hardware itself! If you cannot justify having a newer version, then you are not losing out much; you're gaining much more by upgrading from an AFM-based Apexi PowerFC than upgrading from V3.12 to V3.24! Put simply, do NOT get hung over the version - as long as you know the version, that's all that matters as the PowerWriter software are not compatible between each other!

There is unconfirmed information floating around that there is also "dark blue dot" and "pink dot" variants of ECUs, which only work with v3.22 and v3.23 software (file format FF5). "blood red dot" will only work with v3.24 (file format FR5). It is unknown why HKS made this incompatible approach to versioning. It could be former v3.1 / v3.0 firmware version ECUs, but that could not be explained that atleast one confirmed report that their recently (2009) firmware upgrade was to v3.24 no problems.

HKS F-CON V v3.3 - yellow dot sticker 1 HKS F-CON V v3.3 - yellow dot sticker 2 On v3.3 units, a "yellow dot" exists near the model identifier and serial number sticker, in addition to the white round sticker behind the faceplace. Usually this is found on serial numbers between FCP030000 and FCP030500. One HKS tuner said this represents "Type B" firmware flash. But I do not believe this. I have access to such yellow dot unit, and the unit shows in monitor mode 6 ignition and 6 injection correction values - which means it is not subaru or WRX tuned (considering it is password locked). And another person has a _new_ v3.3 unit (but serial number FCP0300XX) that also has a yellow sticker. So who knows what it may mean - firmware flashed from v3.30 to v3.31 perhaps?

Recently, there are v3.2 "red dot" hardware units that have been upgraded to v3.3 firmware. These units do not have any additional stickers on them so visual inspection will fail to identify this upgrade.

Put simply, it is very difficult to know exact firmware version based on visual inspection.

HKS F-CON V Pro Version Matrix

Hardware Serial No Case Sticker Photos
F-CON V Pro Ver3.3 FCP030001 ~ Gold White Circle [ 1 ]
F-CON V Pro Ver3.2 FCP020001 ~ FCP030000 Gold Red Circle
F-CON V Pro Ver3.1 FCP003001 ~ FCP020000 Gold Blue Circle
F-CON V Pro Ver3.0 FCP000001 ~ FCP003000 Gold None
F-CON V Silver Ver2.1 FCV010001 ~ Silver None
F-CON V Silver Ver2.0 FCV000001 ~ FCV010000 Silver None

Type A and Type B: Subaru

There are variants of the F-CON V Pro gold ECU that are not 100% universal. This is represented by "Type A" and "Type B" notation.

Type B ONLY supports:
• Crank Signal: SUBARU2 and SUBARU3.
• Vehicle: Subaru Impreza (GDB 00/10-).
• Vehicle: Subaru Legacy (BH5 01/05-03/04)
• Vehicle: Subaru Legacy (BP/BL 03/05-)

From serial number FCP035001 onwards, Type A firmware can accept the above vehicles. It is unknown whether it is just a firmware change, or a minor hardware change.

J and E version: v3.31+

HKS F-CON V Pro Gold - v3.3 RED faceplate These are yet another variant of the F-CON V ECU that are firmware v3.31 or higher. J represents unit sold in Japan, while E is sold outside of Japan. They are visually different in that (E) version has a red faceplate, while the (J) version has a black faceplate.

It is unknown what are the real differences. There are rumours that the older english software will not work with (J) variant. This is rumour, so take it with a grain of salt.

R35 SPEC: G89611-N24020-00: 42013-KN001

HKS Valcon - Valtai Controller - R35 SPEC HKS F-CON V Pro Gold - R35 SPEC Not much information is known about this variant, other than it is most probably than not, will only work with the R35, and not previous engine types.

For those in doubt, it is best to consider Haltech, which has integrated VVT controller, integrated boost controller, software for end-users so datalogging can be freely performed, etc.

Type CZ4A SST: 42012-KM001

HKS have done it again. There is yet another variant of F-CON V Gold for the following reason:
If the universal type of the F-CON V Pro is installed to Lancer Evolution X (SST), it may cause blipping failure at shifting down.
This F-CON V Pro type CZ4A (SST) is programmed to solve the blipping failure.
Other functions are the same as the universal type of F-CON V Pro.

Firmware upgrade: v3.2 hardware with v3.3 firmware

HKS F-CON V Pro Gold v3.2 hardware with v3.3 firmware - firmware HKS F-CON V Pro Gold v3.2 hardware with v3.3 firmware - hardware It has been discovered that HKS Japan provide firmware upgrading of v3.2 hardware to v3.3. Firmware upgrades are possible for a reasonable price (6,000 Yen in Japan, unknown cost outside of Japan). Be aware that with new firmware comes with a new password protection system locking the end-user to the tuner. If the hardware is sold to another user, that new user will have to pay for a "configuration reset" fee (200-300 USD) to HKS Japan. Which is pretty stupid - it is cheaper to do a double firmware upgrade than to pay for a pointless fee, because at the same time, you'll have a freshly reset ECU with the "bonus" of the latest firmware version.

HKS v3.3 hardware release documentation says "Hardware version 3.0 - 3.24 cannot be upgraded to version 3.3" which is not strictly true - v3.2 hardware can be upgraded to v3.3 as proof from the above photo and screenshot. It is also specified on the "fcon change" ( jp , en ) page - that FCP020001 onwards can be upgrade to "Type A" or "Type B", which is only available on v3.3 firmware variants.

Firmware upgrade: v3.0 hardware to v3.1 firmware: fcv55.s55 / mflash.exe

PLEASE BE ADVISED: *** DO NOT EXECUTE UPGRADE PROCEDURE ***.

Once initiated, firmware is completedly wiped in preparation for risky firmware upgrade.

The reason why the firmware upgrade process is fragile is because of the way the firmware bootloader is written. Once it is in the firmware upgrade mode, the firmware is 100% wiped - even the bootloader - which is quite stupid embedded systems design decision. If the firmware upgrade process fails for whatever reason - which would not be surprising for a crappy tool like mflash.exe - then the firmware upgrade process cannot be used to recovery it.

HKS do not provide firmware / hardware restoration services for older ECUs (v3.1 and v3.0). For v3.2, apparently they have upgraded some of these ECUs to v3.3 firmware. For v3.3, HKS charge 200USD or 300USD for inspection and "configuration reset", even though it is poor design of the firmware that it cannot be reset by the workshop.

There is close to zero benefit of upgrading - all HKS have done is add a few new "crank signal" settings, and very very minor but rarely used configuration settings to the newer firmware. Nothing more. it is not worth risk bricking the ECU to get a few extra features. If the features are required, sell the ECU and buy the version that you know will work.

Hardware differences: Table

ECU Hardware PCB 1 (I/O) PCB 2 (CPU) MCU
HKS F-CON V Pro v3.0 230-81310-1 230-81300-2 M32160F4UFP
HKS F-CON V Pro v3.1 230-81380-1 230-81300-2 M32160F4UFP
HKS F-CON V Pro v3.2 230-81380-1 230-81580-1 M32170F3VFP
HKS F-CON V Pro v3.3 230-81380-2 230-81580-1 M32170F3VFP

Hardware: v3.3: Photos

HKS F-CON V Pro GOLD v3.3 - I/O PCB HKS F-CON V Pro GOLD v3.3 - CPU PCB Very little has changed from v3.2 hardware... so little that there is no reason for v3.2 to not be firmware v3.3 upgradeable.

Hardware differences between v3.1 and v3.2

HKS F-CON V Pro GOLD v3.1 - PCB HKS F-CON V Pro GOLD v3.2 - PCB The I/O PCB ( 230-81380-1 ) with the 26P-16P-22P plug is the same since v3.1 onwards, with a small unknown variation on v3.3.

The CPU PCB is different between v3.1 and v3.2, with upgraded microcontroller. v3.2 and v3.3 share the exact same CPU PCB.

Hardware differences between v3.0 and v3.1

HKS F-CON V Pro GOLD v3.0 - PCB HKS F-CON V Pro GOLD v3.1 - PCB For the main (connector) board, there's quite a few hardware differences between v3.0 and v3.1. There is now two more jumpers (JP10 and JP11), together with an additional transistor on the bottom left. Also, the ignition output (or input?) pins now have a 1 watt set of resistors.
HKS F-CON V Pro GOLD v3.0 - PCB HKS F-CON V Pro GOLD v3.1 - PCB The (230-81300-2) CPU board is very similar between v3.0 and v3.1, with the addition of a unknown purpose post-production PCB fix. The MCU (M32160F4UFP) is the same. It is believed even with v3.0 hardware, the firmware can be upgraded (if HKS still provide this service) to v3.23 or v3.24 (or even v3.3 if HKS want to do so).

Hardware information: v3.1 / v3.0

Microcontroller:
• Make: Mitsubishi Microcomputers (purchased by NEC then by Renesas)
• Type: single-chip 32-bit RISC CPU core.
• Name: M32160F4UFP - 32160 group, M32R family.
• Spec: 16 KB RAM, 512 KB Flash, 25 MHz.

Additional documentation:
M32150 datasheet
M32160 datasheet (JP)

Hardware information: v3.2 / v3.3

Microcontroller:
• Make: Mitsubishi Microcomputers (purchased by Renesas)
• Type: single-chip 32-bit RISC CPU core.
• Name: M32170F3VFP - 32170 group, M32R family.
• Spec: 32 KB RAM, 384 KB Flash, 32 / 40 MHz.

Additional documentation:
M32170 datasheet
M32R instruction set manual

NVRAM storage

The ECU utilises two NVRAM-based storage chips:
• SIMTEK STK15C88-N45I
• Description: AutoStore nvSRAM High Performance CMOS Nonvolatile Static RAM
• Size: 32 KB (8-bit wide)

The device closest to the CPU has all addressing lines utilised. This chip stores the tune data.

The secondary chip stores logging data (approx 200 seconds worth at 100 mSec interval).

Firmware differences: Idle-based correction

Each major firmware version of the gold series of HKS ECU has different idle-based tables, which may or may not impact your ability to resolve idle-related issues in a quick manner. The following is provided to give an idea what is supported by each firmware version.

Description v3.0 v3.1 v3.2 v3.3
Idle INJECTION IAT Correction -
Idle IGNITION Timing - -

Sensor: Wideband O2 controller / AFR

Sensors - Wideband O2 Controller (AFR) HKS F-CON V - WBo2 connection To configure AFR Feedback:
• Set GCC Input: A/F
• Set AFR Feedback Map: Fuel Trim Map.
• Set AFR Feedback Water Temp Low: 75 C
• Set AFR Feedback Water Temp High: 95 C
• Set AFR 32x32 Map.
• Set AFR 32x32 Mask.
• Perform cell-based dyno tuning.

Pins:
GCC #1 - (black) - Analog ground.
GCC #2 - (red) - Switched +12V
GCC #4 - (yellow/white) - +5V
GCC #5 - (white) - RPM signal.
GCC #6 - (yellow/black) - Analog signal.

Notes:
• for WBo2 analog ground, use GCC #1
• for WBo2 system ground, use chassis (in passenger compartment near ECU installation, not engine bay)
• if no analog ground available from WBo2 controller, use chassis.
• if in doubt, refer to AFK documentation.

For HKS F-CON V Pro v3.0 and v3.1, GCC Ignition (yellow/black) _must_ be used.
For HKS F-CON V Pro v3.2, v3.24, v3.3, GCC Ignition (yellow/black) or GCC Fuel (yellow) can be used.

Optional Input: Accelerator Pedal Signal

Engines fitted with e-throttle may require accelerator pedal signal to be connected to HKS ECU (v3.24+ firmware), pin 23 or pin 24, to retain idle condition (idle ignition table when cold/warm), decel fuel cut, and idle stability where e-throttle controls idle RPM.

Vehicles:
• Toyota Aristo JZS161 (2JZ-GTE vvti) - B2 plug, pin 15 - VPA, Throttle Position Sensor (Demand Position Sensor)
• Toyota Supra JZX80 (2JZ-GTE vvti) - B75 plug, pin 15 - VPA, Throttle Position Sensor (Demand Position Sensor)
• Toyota Chaser JZX100 (1JZ-GTE vvti) - unknown pin.
• Toyota Verossa JZX110 (1JZ-GTE vvti) - unknown pin.
• Nissan 350Z Z33 (VQ35DE) - pin 106 - APPS1 - Accelerator pedal position sensor 1
• Nissan Stagea NM35 (VQ25DET) - unknown pin

Powerwriter Setting:
• Parameter 1 => Control => Voltage Input 1 (pin 23) => Accel Position.
• Parameter 1 => Basic 1 => Accel Position Parameter => Close - [SET] (when pedal is not pressed)
• Parameter 1 => Basic 1 => Accel Position Parameter => Open - [SET] (when pedal is completely pressed, IGSW=ON, engine=OFF)
• Parameter 1 => Basic 1 => Fuel Cut Accel Position => 2.0 % (0.5% more than Fuel Cut Throttle)

Signal: Switch Input

Optional INPUT Switch 1 or 2 Specifications:
• Option Switch Input 1 - either open (+12V source) or pull-up (GND source).
• Option Switch Input 2 - either open (+12V source) or pull-up (GND source).

To configure OPTIONAL SWITCH INPUT 1:
• Connect switch to F-CON V PRO pin 25.
• Connect switch to IGN +12V.
• Set Switch 1 INPUT to Open / Standard / 12V INPUT.
• Set Control: Switch Input SW1 to: Ignition cut, Load 1, or Scramble.
• Configure switch input type accordingly (eg: high or low, etc)

To configure OPTIONAL SWITCH INPUT 2:
• Connect switch to F-CON V PRO pin 26.
• Connect switch to GROUND.
• Set Switch 2 INPUT to: Pull-up.
• Set Control: Switch Input SW2 to: Ignition cut, Load 1, or Scramble.

To configure OPTIONAL ANALOG (voltage) INPUT 1:
• Connect AFK signal output to F-CON V PRO pin 23.
• Connect AFK ground to F-CON V PRO pin 4.
• Set Analog / Voltage 1 INPUT to: Open.
• Set Control: Voltage Input 1 to: Knock Level.

Option Switch: Output

Optional OUTPUT Switch 1 or 2 or 3 or 4 Specifications:
• Option Switch 1-2 Output - GND output, maximum 2 amps.
• Option Switch 3-4 Output - +12 V output, maximum 2 amps.

To configure OPTION SWITCH 1 OUTPUT for fuel pump control:
• Change F-CON V PRO JP4 jumper to 1-2 position for enable.
• Connect F-CON V PRO pin 54 to Fuel Pump relay.
• Set Option Switch Output 1 to: Fuel Pump 1.

To configure OPTION SWITCH 2 OUTPUT for electric fan control:
• Change F-CON V PRO JP5 jumper to 1-2 position for enable.
• Connect F-CON V PRO pin 55 to Electric Fan relay.
• Set Option Switch Output 2 to: Electric Fan 1.
• Set Electric Fan Water Temp ON: 90 C, OFF: 85 C

To configure OPTION SWITCH 3 OUTPUT for Knocking:
• Change F-CON V PRO JP6 jumper to 1-2 position for enable.
• Connect F-CON V PRO pin 47 to 12V automotive solid-state relay to GND. Setup connections on Y1 and Y2.
• Set Option Switch Output 3 to: Knocking.
• Set knocking parameters.

To configure OPTION SWITCH 5 OUTPUT (v3.1+ hardware only):
• Change F-CON V PRO JP10 jumper to 2-3 position for enable.
• OPTION VOLTAGE 3 OUTPUT is now known OPTION SWITCH 5 OUTPUT.
• Connect F-CON V PRO pin 43, via relay, to IGN +12V.
• Set Option Voltage/Frequency: Option Voltage Output 3 to Pressure Axis(?).
• Map condition is by load VS RPM.

NOTE:
OPTION SWITCH 6-9 OUTPUT can be only used:
• for GROUND output, 2 amp maximum, with relay to IGN +12V.
• from F-CON V PRO pin 29,30,37,38.
• when idle stepper motor (ISCV - idle speed control valve) is NOT USED.
• for any of the following:
  - Electric Fan with ECT condition.
  - Fuel Pump with RPM and throttle condition.
  - Misfire Solenoid with MAP and throttle condition.
  - Main Relay.
  - A/C Relay with RPM and throttle condition.
  - Duty Pulse Output with Airflow, MAP, throttle or ECT condition.

Sub/Additional Injector: Output

sub-injectors:
• voltage control: 5 (pin 12), 6 (pin 13), 7 (pin 63), 8 (pin 64).
• current control: 5 (pin 12), 6 (pin 13).

Restrictions:
• Main and sub injector specifications must be the same (voltage or current control).
• Injector output 7 and 8 (pin 63 and 64) cannot be used for current control. If low impedance injector is used, ballast resistor must be wired inline.

Idle Control

Linear Solenoid

Idle Control - Linear Solenoid • Change JP3 to 1-2.
• Disconnect and isolate 1 wire from harness to OEM ECU.
• Connect wire from AAC to F-CON V Pro pin 42.
• Set ISCV Type: Solenoid valve.
• Configure parameters.

Rotary Solenoid

Idle Control - Rotary Solenoid • Change JP2 to 1-2.
• Disconnect and isolate 2 wires from harness to OEM ECU.
• Connect wire from RSC to F-CON V Pro pin 41.
• Connect wire from RSO to F-CON V Pro pin 42.
• Set ISCV Type: Rotary Solenoid.
• Configure parameters.

Stepping Motor

Idle Control - ISCV - Stepping Motor • Disconnect and isolate 4 wires from harness to OEM ECU.
• Splice IGSW wire to HKS pin 27.
• Set ISCV Type: Stepping Motor.
• Configure parameters. maximum step must be above 500, minimum step must be below 500.

For Toyota:
• connect ISC 1 wire to pin 37 (+A) of F-CON V PRO.
• connect ISC 2 wire to pin 30 (-B) of F-CON V PRO.
• connect ISC 3 wire to pin 29 (-A) of F-CON V PRO.
• connect ISC 4 wire to pin 38 (+B) of F-CON V PRO.

For Mitsubishi EVO 4,5,6,7,8:
• connect A1 (ISC pin 1, EVO pin 4) to ISC1 (pin 37) of F-CON V PRO.
• connect B1 (ISC pin 4, EVO pin 5) to ISC2 (pin 30) of F-CON V PRO.
• connect A2 (ISC pin 3, EVO pin 17) to ISC3 (pin 29) of F-CON V PRO.
• connect B2 (ISC pin 6, EVO pin 18) to ISC4 (pin 38) of F-CON V PRO.

For Mitsubishi EVO 9:
• connect A1 (ISC pin 1, EVO pin 14) to ISC1 (pin 37) of F-CON V PRO.
• connect B1 (ISC pin 4, EVO pin 15) to ISC2 (pin 30) of F-CON V PRO.
• connect A2 (ISC pin 3, EVO pin 28) to ISC3 (pin 29) of F-CON V PRO.
• connect B2 (ISC pin 6, EVO pin 29) to ISC4 (pin 38) of F-CON V PRO.

LEDs

HKS F-CON V PRO - LEDs • Green - Power.
• Red - Error code.
• Orange - Communication.
• Yellow - Logging / other.

In order to read the hardware error codes, the length of flashing and the number of flashes need to be recorded. First set of flashes will be long, then second set of flashes will be short. For example, for IAT error, 2 long flashes and 6 short flashes will occur. Multiple error codes may occur.

LEDs: Hardware Error codes

#21 - Air flow signal.
#22 - MAP signal.
#23 - WBo2 / NBo2 #1 signal.
#24 - TPS signal.
#25 - ECT signal.
#26 - IAT signal.
#27 - WBo2 / NBo2 #2 signal.
#31 - GCC fuel signal.
#31 - Option voltage 1 signal.
#32 - Option voltage 2 signal.
#33 - GCC ignition signal.
#41 - Twin injector adaptor connection.
#51 - Close angle time (dwell time?) setting.
#61 - Security Data error.

LEDs: Hardware Error codes: v3.30+

#33 - AFM signal.
#34 - MAP sensor.
#35 - AFR 1 signal.
#36 - TPS signal.
#37 - ECT signal.
#38 - IAT signal.
#39 - AFR 1 signal.
#49 - GCC Fuel.
#50 - Option Voltage INPUT 1.
#51 - Option Voltage INPUT 2.
#52 - GCC Ignition.
#65 - Optional Comm port.
#81 - Dwell time.
#97 - Security.

DIP Switches

Internal Jumpers

Internal Jumper Settings: By Engine / Vehicle

Toyota

HKS F-CON V PRO - Internal Jumper Settings - Toyota

Nissan

HKS F-CON V PRO - Internal Jumper Settings - Nissan

Mitsubishi

HKS F-CON V PRO - Internal Jumper Settings - Mitsubishi

Mazda

HKS F-CON V PRO - Internal Jumper Settings - Mazda

Subaru

HKS F-CON V PRO - Internal Jumper Settings - Subaru

Honda

HKS F-CON V PRO - Internal Jumper Settings - Honda