What is electronic?

Electronic Ignition System

Glossary “Electronic Ignition System” Definition:
1). Ignition system that is controlled electronically rather than by mechanical methods. 2). An ignition system controlled by the use of sensors and or signals. 3). J-1930 acronym that indicates that all ignition systems that do not use a distributor are called electronic ignition (EI) systems, while those with distributers will be called distributor ignition (DI) systems whether they have electronic components or points.