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Part# 11-08499
MFR Model# SS-12V


SmartStart is an electronic control module that controls the operation of the engine starter system. SmartStart improves the safety and security of push-button or key-switch starting systems by providing an interlocked and time limited operation of the engine starter. SmartStart controls standard aviation starter contactors and provides simple integration of control stick switch or panel mounted start switches. SmartStart includes inputs for interlock and arming switches and provides a 1 minute timer for activating the starter contactor and includes an armed LED that indicates when the engine may be started.

The SmartStart system helps avoid unintentional activation of the engine starting system. The SmartStart system is available with an optional airspeed switch that ensures in flight restarting of the engine may be accomplished at anytime without the need to press the arming button.

Download the Smart Starter Installation Manual (PDF)


  • Hidden arming switch provides improved anti-theft protection
  • Door/canopy interlock provides improved safety
  • 1 minute timer function limits starter actuation time
  • Drives standard aviation start contactor
  • Compatible with standard keyed mag/starter switch
  • Enables Control Stick Start Switch


  • Rated voltage: 16 volts DC max
  • Output Switch: 2 amps continuous, 10 amps peak
  • Inputs: maintained closure for interlock-ground to activate, momentary closure for arming input, momentary closure for starter input-bus to activate
  • Outputs: Solisate with flyback diode
  • Timer: 1 minute timer, set by interlock and arming input
  • Wiring: Connector-9 pin D-sub male on controller
  • Enclosure: Overall dimensions 1.5" x 1.25" x .8"
  • Weight: 2oz
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