Comparison Between Battery and Magneto Ignition System

Comparison between battery ignition system and magneto ignition system can be done in aspects like engine starting when battery is discharged, efficiency, battery maintenance, space requirement, recharging, etc.

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1 In battery ignition system, battery is necessary for engine to start. In magneto ignition system, no battery is required for engine to start.
2 Difficult to start the engine when battery is discharged. There is no problem of battery discharge.
3 Battery Maintenance is required. No battery maintenance problems.
4 Current for primary circuit is obtained from the battery. The required electric current is produced from the magneto.
5 A good spark is available at the spark plug even at low speed. During starting of engine, quality of spark is poor due to low speed.
6 Efficiency of the battery ignition system decreases with the reduction in spark intensity as engine speed rises. efficiency of the system improves as the engine speed rises due to high intensity spark..
7 Occupies more space. Very much compact.
8 Recharging of battery must be done when the battery gets
discharged.
No such arrangement required.
9 Commonly employed in cars and light commercial vehicles. Mainly used in racing cars and two wheelers.
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All Comments

  • In self start bike which system is working? Please explain this

    Roshan yadav Jan 29, 2016 5:14 pm Reply
    • Battery Ignition system

      Vinodh Reddy Chennu Jan 31, 2016 1:22 pm Reply
  • I would like to say thank u for giving this full of information. Thank u ME Mechanical, yo teach this cool information.

    yohannes Mar 28, 2016 8:24 pm Reply

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