magneto ignition system

magneto ignition system

[mag′nēd·ō ig′nish·ən ‚sis·təm]
(electromagnetism)
An ignition system in which the voltage required to cause a flow of current in the primary winding of the ignition coil is generated by a set of permanent magnets, instead of being supplied by a battery.
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By 1902 I offered a high-voltage magneto ignition system with innovative spark plugs.
The magneto ignition system itself cannot determine the quality of mixture in the combustion chamber.
Otto's magneto was the first magneto ignition system for low-voltage ignition, and it was invented in 1884.
Both versions have a transistorized magneto ignition system and a dual air cleaner, The engine is 18 in.
Designed to be combined with a high-tension magneto ignition system, the spark plug solved what Carl Benz had described as the most fundamental obstacle to early motoring.
The GX31 engine, which also incorporates a recoil starter and transistorized magneto ignition system, can be operated across a 360[degree] inclination, which allows the DuoScreed unit to be operated and stored in literally any position.