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OBR Control Systems Inc is a world wide supplier of automotive electronics. We specialize in OEM engine controllers for prototype engine development and engine testing as well as for motorsports. Engine systems can be supplied for engines having up to 16 cylinders with direct injection, port injection or a combination of the two. Systems can be supplied for gasoline as well as for diesel engines. OBR products are used in the most demanding environments ensuring performance and reliability.

E8R Euro-8 for Motorsports


P/N# Model Crank and Cam Triggers Price in USD
E8R Race engines, max 16 cylinders VR and Hall effect sensor inputs 2990

E8R Euro-8 for Motorsports

Engine controller for motorsports engines having up to 16 cylinders
Two drive-by-wire throttle bodies with individual control, analog or SENT communication
Boost control for electronic waste gates or for waste gate blow-off valves
Variable camshaft timing for up to 4 cams
Variable oil pressure control
Inputs for two wide band lambda sensors for closed loop fuel control and fuel map self mapping
8 additional wide band lambda sensor inputs for individual cylinder combustion monitoring
Paddle shift with closed loop control
Traction control
3 x CAN 2.0 ports for data import and export
Built-in 128 Mb high-speed data logger
Software for direct injection engines (requires external DI driver module - see EFR14)

System overview

  • PowerPC microprocessor
  • 16 cylinder fully sequential fuel injection
  • Dual-stage fuel injection for two injectors per cylinder
  • Ignition coil drivers for both logic and inductive coils
  • Drive by wire throttle PID control for two electronic throttle bodies
  • On-board data logger with high speed sampling rate (200hz)
  • Automatic fuel mapping
  • Self mapping lambda fuel control
  • Lambda regulation with up to 4 wide band lambda sensors
  • Connection for up to 10 wide band lambda sensors
  • Dual boost control, solenoid valves or electronic waste gates
  • Traction control
  • Closed-loop paddle shift gear control
  • Variable camshaft control for 1, 2 or 4 cams (VCT, VVT, VANOS etc.)
  • Variable oil pressure control
  • Optional direct injection fuel pump Bosch and Hitachi (external driver required)
  • Water pump control
  • Pit lane speed control strategy
  • Idle control (ETB, stepper motor, IAC valve and ignition)
  • 4 selectable calibrations


  • 19 user-defined analog inputs (0-5v)
  • 17 user-defined digital inputs which can be assigned to sensors with SENT technology
  • 16 user defined CAN inputs (analog and digital switch)
  • Dual trigger inputs system with both (Hall/VR) for crank, cam and turbo speed sensors
  • 2 knock sensor inputs (8 cylinder individual or global knock retard)
  • Built-in wide band lambda controllers (with self mapping fuel control)
  • Built-in barometric pressure sensor


  • 16 fuel injector drivers
    • 16 fuel cylinder individual fuel trim
    • Two stages with 4, 6 and 8 cylinder staged injection (2 injectors per cylinder)
  • 8 ignition power drivers for inductive coils plus 8 logic drivers for smart coils
  • Boost control for solenoid valves and e-waste gates
  • 20 multipurpose PWM and relay outputs
  • 2 wide band lambda sensor heaters
  • 3 electronic throttle body controllers (full H-bridges)
    • Electronic throttle-body control
    • Electronic waste gate control
    • Electronic EGR control
  • 5 independent 5V sensor power supply


  • 3 CAN 2.0B interfaces
  • OBD II engine data export
  • Multiple pre-programmed and user defined CAN export and import
    • FIA RX datalogger
    • Bosch ABS
    • All ECU channels can be exported on CAN
    • Selectable baud rates, 500 Kbit/s and 1 Mbit/s
  • 36 CAN identifiers available for export
  • 4 CAN identifiers available for import

Special features

  • Dual electronic waste gate control
  • 4 selectable engine maps (map/calibration switching while running)
  • 2 wide band lambda sensors for individual closed loop PID cylinder trim
  • Direct selection of numerous engine types, recognition of specific trigger patterns
  • Control strategy for paddle shift and air compressor
  • Control strategy for sequential closed loop gear change
  • Gear depended traction control with target slip maps and PID control
  • Pit lane, launch control and external adjustable manual limiter strategies
  • Programmable firing order
  • Comprehensive CAN features
  • Launch control (With advanced rpm vs time curved)
  • Special version available with fully encrypted software
  • Programmable RPM and launch cut patterns
  • Drag race features with time control
    • Electronic throttle body offset
    • Spark advance/retard offset
    • Boost target offset


  • Dimensions (very small and light)
    • Weight 825g (29 oz.)
    • 177 x 165 x 36mm  (7" x 6 1/2" x 1 1/2")
    • All aluminum and high-end vibration stable SMD PCB
  • 3 automotive Molex connectors with high pin density (128 in total)

Conditions for usage

  • Temperature range -40 to 125 Celsius (-40 to 257 Fahrenheit)
  • Power supply 7-16v
  • Splash-proof


These parts are legal for sale and use on uncontrolled (Non-Emissions Controlled) vehicles and on off-road racing vehicles ONLY.

WARNING: It is against the law to install these parts on an emissions controlled vehicle

All OBR products are exclusively manufactured for racing purposes. Installing these products on any vehicle eliminates the legal use, in any capacity, on public roads/highways and may be subject to fines and/or criminal liability as per the Clean Air Act.

Product information

Description Downloads
OBR Euro-8 product information
OBR Euro 8.pdf ( pdf 2.97 MB )


Description Downloads
Euro-8 Pinout PDF
Euro 8 pinout template.pdf ( pdf 0.05 MB )

Euro-8 Pinout XLXS
Euro 8 Pinout template.xlxs ( xlsx 0.01 MB )

Data Files

Description Downloads
Euro-8 Firmware 438
Euro 8 firmware 438.XIP ( xip 0.35 MB )