Comparing the AiM Solo 2 DL and the AiM Power Distribution Module PDM32

Comparing the AiM Solo 2 DL and the AiM Power Distribution Module PDM32

A frequently asked question of ours would be whether it is worth it to completely kit out your vehicle with the PDM (Power Distribution Module) or whether a Solo 2 DL would be enough of an advantage…

Comparing the AiM Solo 2 DL with ECU Connection and the AiM Power Distribution Module PDM32 involves evaluating their features, functionalities, and cost-effectiveness in enhancing vehicle performance and data management.

The AiM Solo 2 DL provides real-time data from the vehicle's sensors, including RPM, engine load, throttle position, temperatures, speed, gear, and more, predictive lap times based on current performance, allowing drivers to optimise their driving lines, ensures precise positioning and track recognition for accurate lap timing and data analysis, and facilitates easy data transfer and firmware updates.


It has a compact design and easy installation making it ideal for various vehicles and racing applications, it features a fully customisable display and LED indicators, and allows drivers to tailor the display layout and receive visual feedback during races.

It is compatible with the SmartyCam 3 series, enabling the creation of comprehensive performance videos with technical overlays, with a database of over 4,000 tracks worldwide.


The AiM Solo 2 DL with ECU Connection offers comprehensive data logging and lap timing features, making it suitable for serious racers seeking precise performance analysis and improvement. However, its higher upfront cost and dependency on ECU compatibility may be barriers for some users.


The AiM Power Distribution Module PDM32 features advanced power distribution capabilities, replacing traditional fuse boxes and relays, simplifying wiring harnesses and enhancing reliability.

It has multiple output channels; 32 configurable outputs with varying power ratings, allowing for versatile circuit control, added data logging functionality, recording data from various sources including ECU, inputs, internal sensors, and GPS, for comprehensive vehicle monitoring. It has compatibility with dash displays and offers integration with TFT dash displays for real-time data visualisation and customisation.

An optional GPS module is available for lap timing and track mapping and provides accurate lap timing and position tracking with support for over 4,000 race tracks worldwide, much like the Solo.


Overall, the AiM Power Distribution Module PDM32 offers advanced power distribution and data management capabilities, making it an ideal choice for professional racing teams and enthusiasts seeking comprehensive vehicle control and monitoring. While its initial cost and complexity may deter some users, its versatility and expandability justify its investment for those prioritising performance and reliability.


Ultimately, the choice between the AiM Solo 2 DL and the AiM Power Distribution Module PDM32 depends on your specific needs, budget, and technical requirements.

For racers focused on data logging and lap timing, the Solo 2 DL provides a compact and feature-rich solution. On the other hand, the PDM32 offers extensive power distribution and data management capabilities for users seeking advanced vehicle control and monitoring.