Electude Connect

Electude is recognized as a global leader in providing discovery-based e-learning for light and heavy vehicle education. In North America, we have recently expanded our product offerings, added dynamic new features, electric vehicle content and aligned to meet ASE Educational Foundation standards. Now, Electude is elevating the learning experience even further with Electude Connect, our integrated courseware and mechanical training aid solution. These products are designed to meet the needs of students and teachers, through beginning-level, hands-on learning experiences. Our 2024 products focus upon basic electricity and electronics, and electric vehicles. Features you will love include:

Integrated courseware – every Connect training aid is accompanied by online courses that guide students in use of the device.

Time savings – our courseware teaches your students how to set up and use the training aid, and offers hands-on practical assignments – saving you time and encouraging frequent use

Easy-to-follow design – our products use an ergonomic, logical design to guide students, featuring realistic wiring diagrams and colored inserts

Instructor Training – every Connect device comes with a free training webinar, plus additional in-person training through our partner, Advanced Vehicle Technology Group

Enhanced Electude adoptions – Connect training devices seamlessly integrate into Electude e-learning courses, offering current users a single sign-on e-learning environment, the inclusion of related content lesson modules with the hands-on courseware lessons, and shared LMS features across our e-learning courses and the Connect integrated courseware. Whether you are teaching from the Electude LMS, or integrating via LTI into Canvas, Blackboard, D2L, Moodle, or Schoology, Connect provides an outstanding user experience.

Welcome to Electude Connect, our next step in bringing innovation to the automotive classroom.

Connect - Electrical Fundamentals

The Connect Electrical Fundamentals trainer is
designed with the beginner in mind. Students will
build, test, and measure various types of circuits
and components. They will learn to apply Ohm’s
law and effectively blend theory with hands-on
learning.

• Ergonomic design features an easy-to follow display of
the components (fuse, diode, switch, relays, resistors,
lamps) with colored imprints
• Uses realistic wiring symbols and diagrams
• No fault insertion
• Electronically protected components help to prevent
potential damage/blown fuses

After completing the hands-on tasks, students will be able to:

• Identify electrical components and symbols
• Interpret electrical laws in vehicle-related circuits
• Use a multimeter as a measuring device

Standard Equipment:

• Trainer mounted in console for desktop use
• 3 switches, 2 fuses, 2 precision shunts, 6
automotive lamps, 3 resistors, diode, relay
• 49 connection sockets for wiring and measuring,
4 sockets for power supply
• Power supply
• Wiring kit

Optional Equipment:

• Angled stand

• Electrical Fundamentals
• Resistance
• Coil
• Diode
• Voltmeter
• Ohmmeter
• Ammeter
• Multimeter Auto Range
• Ohm’s Law
• Kirchhoff’s First Law
• Series Circuits
• Parallel Circuits
• Watt’s Law

• Introduction, and building series, parallel and series-parallel circuits
• Principles of electric circuits, measuring voltage, measuring current, and measuring resistance
• Electrical power
• Resistor circuits
• Lamp circuits
• Relay circuits
• Circuits with diode

• 10V – 15 V DC (3 A)
• 266 x 100 x 297 mm
• Item Number: 1781

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Connect - Circuit Diagnosis

After completing the practical exercises, students
will be able to understand the difference between
open circuit voltage and voltage drop. As well as
troubleshoot basic, relay, and MOSFET controlled
circuits.

• 3 pre-built typical, simple circuits for automotive lamps: conventional, with relay, and with MOSFET
• 6 faults are included for each of the three pre-built circuits, selectable using a rotary dial. Includes 47 measuring sockets for learning troubleshooting and making voltage drop measurements
• Modern, ergonomic design including color-coded circuits arranged in an easy-to-follow format

After completing the hands-on tasks, students will be able to:

• Identify typical lamp circuits
• Use a multimeter to measure voltage
• Measure at the right place in the wiring harness
• Interpret measured voltages and correctly identify causes of faults
• Diagnose defective circuits using partial voltage measurements
• Create and evaluate setpoint/actual value protocols

Standard Equipment:

• Trainer mounted in console for desktop use
• 3 rotary switches with seven positions for errors, 3 toggle switches for on/off
• 3 car lamp sockets fitted with 10 W lamps (12V), 3 LED, 1 MOSFET
• 47 measuring sockets, 4 sockets for power supply
• Power supply
• Wiring kit

Optional Equipment

• Angled stand

Basic Theory:

• Electrical Fundamentals
• Ground-Switched and Positive Switched
• Kirchhoff’s First Law
• Multimeter Auto Range
• Magnetism
• Relay
• Fault Finding

Advance Theory:

• Ohm’s Law
• Watt’s Law
• Resistance
• Transistor
• Calculate Transistor Circuits

• 6 basic tasks, 1 guided, 5 faults to diagnose
• 6 relay tasks, 1 guided, 5 faults to diagnose
• 6 advanced MOSFET tasks, 1 guided, 5 faults to diagnose

• 10.47 x 4.72 x 11.69 in | 5.07 pounds
• 10V–15-V DC (3 A)
• Item no. 1801

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Connect - De-energizing High Voltage

This table-top unit helps students learn and
practice how to safely disconnect high voltage
systems found in today’s hybrid and electric
vehicles. Students learn how to evaluate the
safety of a de-energizing system, identify
damaged cables, recognize activation of airbags
in a collision, and the purpose for/use of high
voltage components.

• Easy to identify and use components as well as easy to follow imprinted colored circuit symbols and schematic
• Displays 400V for learning activities but device actually uses 40V to ensure safe use by students
• Includes lockable maintenance plug (padlock included) and measurable pilot line
• Provides practice for daily work as well as emergency situations

After completing the hands-on tasks, students will be able to:

• Safely immobilize an HV system and disconnect the battery safely
• Apply safety rules including securing against reconnection, ensuring there is no voltage, and logging the steps
• Practice the disconnect procedure using the realistic disconnect key and simulated disconnect procedure
• Learn which HV components are monitored by the pilot line

Standard Equipment:

• Trainer mounted in console for desktop use
• Customizable LCD screen display parameters, 2 key switches, and original maintenance plug
• 2 ground contact points for equipotential bonding and insulation resistance
measurement
• 2 orange HV cables, fuse and switch for SRS airbag deployment
• Power supply
• Safety kit (gloves, safety goggles, safety lock, warning sign, voltage probe)

Optional Equipment:

• Angled stand

• De-energizing HV system (Via Service Plug)
• De-energizing HV system – software
• Working with Voltage
• Working on Hybrid Vehicles
• HV Battery
• Enabling the HV System
• HV Interlock System

• Introduction to high voltage
• De-energizing the HV system:
– Basic method
– Basic operations
– Extended method
– Extended operations
• Determine activation of airbags
• Interlock circuit
• Service plug
• HV relay
• Technician’s error
• Exploring

• 1.69 x 15.7 x 5.9 in | 5.95 pounds

• 10–15-volt DC

• Item no. 1961

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Connect - Insulation Resistance

When working with high-voltage vehicles, it is
critical for students to understand the correct
insulation resistance of wiring and how to check
for it. The Insulation Resistance trainer comes
with a prepared HV cable with various insulation
faults. Students assess the connections and plug
conditions of this HV cable with an insulation
meter. Students also learn to analyze and
evaluate measurement results based on technical
documentation.

• Cables come in case for easy storage
• Students become familiar with using a multimeter and insulation tester
• 2 ready to use fault insertions

Standard Equipment:

• Transport case
• Cables that have high voltage connectors and built in, ready to use faults
• Insulation tester and accessories

After completing the hands-on tasks, students will be able to:

• Understand how to operate the multimeter
• Understand why an insulation tester is the appropriate device for measurement
• Understand the meaning and importance of insulation resistance
• Measure insulation resistance according to vehicle manufacturer’s specifications
• Understand how results of measurements are affected if not done according to specifications
• Understand why too low of a resistance affects the wiring (and customer outcomes)

• HV Cables
• Working on hybrid vehicles
• Continuous insulation monitoring

• Insulation resistance
• Finding malfunctions

• Item no. 1761

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Connect - High Voltage Diagnosis

Electude’s Connect High Voltage Diagnosis
trainer provides a complete solution for learners
to practice working safely on high voltage
hybrid and electric vehicles. Hands-on learning
includes de-energizing and reinstating the
high voltage system and assessing insulation
resistance and equipotential bonding. The
diagnostic mode displays trouble codes from a
built-in touchscreen display. Includes 26 faults
for students to troubleshoot.

• Modern and ergonomic design
• Realistic 200V used that is safety protected
• Special orange cables to facilitate insulation testing errors
• Incorporates lessons on equipotential bonding and insulation resistance

After completing the hands-on tasks, students will be able to:

• Understand a complete HV system, with a realistic measurable high voltage
• Understand high voltage vehicle safety
• Understand de-energizing and assessment of the insulation resistance and equipotential bonding cables
• Practice detecting failures in a HV system

Standard Equipment:

• Trainer mounted in console for desktop use
• 5-inch touchscreen display with multilingual control software, 2 key switches, original maintenance plug
• 5 ground contact points for equipotential bonding, 2 sockets for power supply with 12 VDC
• 23 connection sockets for measuring, 7 with jumper plug, 3 orange HV cables to facilitate insulation testing
• Safety kit (gloves, safety goggles, safety lock, warning sign, voltage probe)
• Power supply
• Insulation tester and milliohmmeter with four terminal sensing

Optional Equipment:

• Angled stand

Advanced Theory:

• Working with Voltage
• Enabling the HV System
• De-energizing HV system
• De-energizing HV system software
• HV Interlock System

Specialist Theory:

• Inverter
• Inverter operation
• DC/DC converter operation
• Rotating magnetic field

• Introduction
• De-energize an HV system using basic and extended method
• Emergency service with an active HV system
• Understanding interlock circuit interruption
• Checking of equipotential bonding
• Measure insulation resistance
• Measuring HV-component signals
• 26 pre-built faults to troubleshoot
• 1 guided fault finding module

• 10.47 x 4.72 x 11.69 in | 7.94 pounds
• 10 V–15-V DC (3 A)
• Item no. 2791

 

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Connect Training

Your purchase of the Electude Connect products includes the trainer device, the standard accessories, and access for you and your students to the courseware designed specifically for this trainer. In addition, through our partner Advanced Vehicle Technology Group, we can add on training for this or any other Connect product.

Request a quote

Are you curious to see what Electude Training Aids can do for your students, organization and goals? Don’t hesitate and request a free quotation today.

Connect Ordering Process:

  1. Press the “Request a Quote” button and fill in yours details, along with the Connect trainers you are interested in.
  2. A business development manager will email you with a quote, or to get any further details.
  3. Once you accept the quote, the business development manager will submit your order, and keep you informed on the shipping and estimated delivery date

“We dropped using formal textbooks and use Electude for all our automotive curriculum. Our students tell us Electude is a more interactive learning experience. I would recommend Electude to fellow teachers.”

– Matthew Dykes, Orange-Ulster BOCES, SUNY Rockland Community College, Suffern, New York, USA