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MSD Ignition Box - Race - PRO 600 Single Channel

Single-channel capacitive discharge ignition designed for high cylinder pressure, high horsepower engines running an MSD Power-Grid.

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The Single Channel Pro 600 Ignition is engineered and built for the most demanding racing applications and is the HOTTEST single channel ignition box for use with the MSD Power Grid. This ignition is capable of running continuously at an energy level of up to 600 mJ inducing more than 250 microseconds of spark duration. With a Power Boost wire, the ignition output can be changed on the fly between programmable lower energy (325 mJ by default) to its maximum energy output of 600 mJ. The lower energy setting reduces the battery power requirements and lessens the stress on the secondary ignition components (distributor cap, rotor, spark plug wires and spark plugs). The ignition's Alternating-Current (AC) operation with an internal coil-coupler considerably increases spark-gap energy and duration over Direct-Current (DC) Ignitions. This increased efficiency translates to more energy at the spark gap combined with longer spark duration and cooler operating temperature of the ignition coil. To further improve efficiency, unused spark energy is recycled back to the ignition capacitor reducing the power drawn from the battery. The Single Channel Pro 600 Ignition provides up to 20% additional spark gap energy and a 40% increase in spark duration over other 600 mJ ignitions available in the market. Additionally, the ignition's high-efficiency design reduces power demand from the battery, which in turn reduces loads on the wires and connectors. As the Single Channel Pro 600 Ignition is designed for the most challenging applications, it is also capable of continuous full-power operation. The Single Channel Pro 600 Ignition is designed to work with the MSD Power-Grid and can provide firing-by-firing spark current data acquisition. A Diagnostic LED detects the presence of faults - such as an Open Coil Primary, Shorted Coil Primary, Reversed Primary Connections, or Open Coil Secondary.


  • Adjustable output energy up to 680 millijoules (mJ)
  • Over 3A peak spark current when used with the recommended ignition coil PN 82612/3
  • Compatible with 8/6/4 cylinder engines
  • Spark current sense and recording for each firing
  • Spark duration of greater than 250 microseconds
  • Rated for continuous operation at an output of 600 mJ
  • Operates between 12- 28V
  • Minimum starting voltage 6-volts
  • Direct plug-in to MSD Power Grid Controller PN7730
  • Reverse battery protection
  • Internally protected from damage caused by internal over-temperature or open / shorted coil
  • Diagnostic LED detects the presence of faults
  • On-the-fly Power Output selection wire

About MSD

From small block street cruisers to 10000 horsepower top fuel dragsters, MSD's ignition systems has been the industry leader for over 40 years. MSD continues to push the envelope with cutting-edge ignition technology as well as intake manifolds and EFI systems.

Current Draw3 Amps per 1,000 RPM @ 16 Volts and 600 mJ
Emission Code4
Operating Voltage12-28 Volts
Primary Voltage330-550 Volts
Product TypeIgnition Box
RPM Range15,000 RPM / 10,000 RPM at Full Power
Secondary Voltage50,000 Volts
Spark Energy250-680 mj
WarrantyLimited 1 Year Warranty
Part Number8001

This part is legal for sale or use on Racing Use Only Vehicles

The following vehicles are considered Racing Use Only Vehicles:

  • Racing Use Only Vehicles are vehicles that are used exclusively for competition that are not registered and that may never be used on the street

WARNING: It is against the law to install this part on an Emissions Controlled Vehicle

Requires the use of HVC-III Coils with this ignition, PN 82612 or PN 826123, for current sensing data.
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