The AEM CD5 Digital Dash Display is a carbon copy of the CD7 but with a mini 5″ size. A CD5 display has found its home in our SR20det swapped BMW E30 and we could not be happier with it. AEM did not compromise developing the CD5 display, taking time to ensure both the CD5 and CD7 displays out perform the competition at a fraction of the price. The full color LCD display + AEM dash design software allow any custom gauge configuration you can dream up. User definable warning and alarm features ensure the driver is notified of any parameters that are out of their normal operating range to help keep the engine safe. A correctly set up Digital Dash is hands down the most effective way to keep your engine safe and driver fully aware of all the important data coming in from sensors around the engine/car.
Special tuning offer: Get a Custom single page layout for the AEM CD5 FREE with purchase of any CD5 dash kit.
- 5” display has an ultra-high resolution screen for visibility in all conditions.
- Available in non-logging or built-in data logger
- Included templates make setup easy – just assign channels to the gauges on the screen using AEM’s free setup software or design your own template
- Combine with AEM’s Vehicle Dynamics Module to add live lap and sector time updates
- Accepts channels through AEMnet
- Users can program 4 switchable screens and cycle through them using buttons on the dash
- Display defaults to warning screen when user programmable alarm conditions are activated
- 7 bright LED shift lights (on the top of the dash/middle)
- 2 bright LED warning lights (on the top/sides of dash)
CD-5 dash TFT LCD display is clear and easy to read even in direct sunlight. This means that no matter where you race, you’ll know you will always be able to clearly view the display without fighting glare.
The CD-5 series dash kits have custom user configurable pages and the layouts on every page are 100% customizable to your needs. To make customization simple AEM has developed an easy to use Dash Design software to make adding graphics, custom text, gauge layout and warning very straightforward. The fully configurable warnings ensure you catch any problem/failure before catastrophic damage to engine components occurs. Besides the LCD display the CD-5 uses programmable LED shift and warning lights with adjustable brightness for day and night time driving.
Those looking to have a custom layout built for them based on their particular engine setup and driving style can utilize out AEM CD5/CD7 Custom dash design services. We offer full support for all the AEM dashes with custom gauge layouts, warnings and alarms.
CD-5 dash kits have 2x user definable CANbus inputs so you can feed data to the dash from any third party logger system as well as your engine management system. Expand the dash functions even further by adding the AEM Vehicle Dynamics Module to the digital dash you get the ability to add GPS Speed, accelerometer, gyrometer, and track mapping for live lap and sector time updates.
Four versions are available:
- CD-5 Carbon with Non-Logging/Non GPS Display part # 30-5600
- CD-5L Carbon with Logging Display part # 30-5601
- CD-5G Carbon with Non-Logging Display and Internal GPS part # 30-5602
- CD-5LG Carbon with Logging Display and Internal GPS part # 30-5603
The CD5-L features a built in data logger. With the CD5-L you get the added ability to data log all channels being sent to the dash at a rate of 100hz with a 200mb internal storage. That means you’ll be able to data log over 100 channels without any degradation to the data.
I not only run this exact dash on my personal car I have also tuned many many cars running the AEM CD5 and CD7 dashes. With custom gauge layouts, alarms and warnings every customer i’ve tuned running this dash has nothing but good things to say about making the digital dash conversion and moving away from old analog gauges.
Eric F.L. (Ecu calibration and track support specialist)
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Brewed Staff Eric_Brewed –
Hands down the best value digital dash display on market right now. Perfect for any CANbus capible ecu such as AEM, Motec, Hondata or Haltech just to name a few. **check the video (ending) for in car go pro footage of the CD5 in action.
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