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MSD Digital 6M-3L Marine Ignition

Marine certified, digital capacitive discharge ignition with built-in rev limiter and start retard.

PART# 6564

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Overview

We've raised the bar and added an all-new UL listed marine ignition box to our lineup. The 6M-3L is a fully sealed unit with a single wiring connector makeing installation neat and easy. Three rotary dials and an LED display simplfy setting the cylinder select, start retard and rev limiter. Plug-in rev limiter chips and hard to read dials are a thing of the past. For diagnostic purposes, the LED display can also be set to a live tach mode on V8's and even display battery voltage with the turn of a knob. The 6M-3L is a capacitive discharge ignition that multi-sparks from idle to 3,000 RPM providing a clean idle and quick throttle response. Above 3,000, capacitive discharge sparks will run clean through 12,000 RPM . Boasting more features and higher spark energy than its predecessor, the 6M-3L is the performance upgrade your boat needs!

Features:

  • Large, easy to read LED display
  • Shift interrupt feature eases shifting
  • MSD’s smoothest rev limiter yet, protecting parts and saving your engine
  • Records highest RPM the engine turned for last 20 minutes of run time
  • Easy setup of features with three rotary dials on the face of the unit
  • Built-in Start Retard adjustable in 0⁰, 10⁰ or 20⁰ increments for quick, easy starts and extend starter life
  • LED display shows rev limit, highest RMP turned, cylinder select, start retard, battery voltage and can be set to tach mode
  • Full delivery of spark energy and easy starting down to 6 volts battery supply
  • Highly efficient, low current draw for extended battery life
  • Fully potted housing to withstand demanding marine conditions
  • Sealed connector for clean wiring and trouble-free operation
  • Works on 4, 6 and 8 cylinder engines
  • Reverse polarity and overheat protection provide ultimate reliability
  • Can be triggered by magnetic pickup, amplifier, and points inputs

Specs

BrandMSD
Current Draw0.8 Amps per 1,000 RPM
Emission Code3
FeaturesStart Retard
Primary Voltage535V w/ Blaster Coil / 550V w/ HVC Coil PN 8250
Product TypeIgnition
RPM Range12,000 RPM
Secondary Voltage45,000 Volts
Spark Energy135mJ w/ Blaster Coil / 150mJ w/ HVC Coil PN 8250
Spark Series Duration20° Crankshaft Rotation
Voltage Required6 to 18 Volts
Weight and Size2.5 lbs., 7.89"L x 4.00"W x 1.87"H
Part Number6564

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Emissions

This part is legal for use on Uncontrolled (Non-Emissions Controlled) Vehicles or Racing Vehicles.

The following vehicles are considered Uncontrolled (Non-Emissions Controlled) Vehicles:

  • 1965 and older U.S. manufactured California Certified vehicles
  • 1967 and older U.S. manufactured Federally Certified vehicles
  • 1967 and older Foreign manufactured vehicle

Racing Vehicles are vehicles that are used exclusively for racing or other forms of competition that are not registered and that may never be used on the street.

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