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Egis' XD Series is Perfect for your Electrical System Install!

For over 25 years, Egis Mobile Electric has been providing the highest quality motor vehicle electrical products and customer support. Their products provide safe, dependable electrical power and battery protection technology for marine applications, emergency and municipal fleet vehicles, and other specialty vehicles. MurCal is proud to be a distributor of their products and one of their latest acclaimed lines.

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How MurCal & Pacific Power Group solved an obsolete display issue for MTU owners

n 2012, MTU Solutions discontinued selling the HV1000-MTUJ. This Engine Display Model was designed for instrumentation and monitoring on electronically controlled engines communicating using SAE J1939 and NMEA 2000. It was a multifunction tool that enabled marine operators to view many different engine or transmission parameters and service codes and could support up to four engines. Unfortunately, when they stopped producing it, they left Boat/Yacht owners including the US Navy with no easy replacement offering.

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All About Pyrometers

Pyrometers are remote-sensing thermometers used to measure the temperature of distant objects based on their incandescence, which is emitted by hot objects. The word pyrometer comes from two Greek words: pyr, meaning fire, and meter, meaning measure.

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A Chat with John Murphy

This Week We Talked To MurCal’s Director John Murphy, Who Has Worked Here For Nearly 62 Years And Succeeded His Parents, Who Founded The Company, When They Retired.

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MPC-10 A Powerful, Configurable Controller for Mechanical and Electronic Engines

The Murphy PowerCore MPC-10 Controller is a general, all-purpose manual/auto start and manual/ auto throttling engine controller. This is a powerful controller that supports J1939 CAN protocols for electronically governed engines as well as I/O for mechanical engines for fault and safety shutdowns.

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All About Solenoids

The term solenoid was coined in 1823 by André-Marie Ampère, a French physicist, mathematician and lay catholic who was one of the founders of the science of classical electromagnetism, which he referred to as "electrodynamics". “Solen” in Greek means channel or pipe, which is why he named it Solenoid. Ampère was an autodidact and professor at the École polytechnique and Collège de France, as well as a member of the French Academy of Sciences. The ampere, a SI unit of electric current measurement, is named after him. The Eiffel Tower also features his name among its 72 inscriptions.

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How to Install a Flyback/Clamping Diode

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RS-485 the MurCal Way

We have chosen to support two methods of differential communications. One method is fail-safe biasing of the RS-485 port and the other is SAE’s J1708 Serial Communications between microcomputer systems in heavy-duty vehicle applications. This document is intended to aid you in sharing the data bus with Murphy Controllers.

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Wiring the Murcal Way

To get the most out of any control panel, don’t overload the circuits and always use the proper wire for the signal being measured or current load required.

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Comparing Battery Chargers from our Best Partners

Continuous supply of power is very crucial in any industry, as just a few minutes of power loss could result in considerable damage. Increasing technology innovation has created huge demand for battery chargers that can withstand the need.

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How MurCal Makes Life Easier on the Farm

The TEC-10 is an electronic controller which provides full control of your engine including auto start/stop, auto throttling and display of engine parameters along with critical faults from the engine/application.

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How MurCal got the energy flowing… in a snowstorm!

With an extensive customer base dating back to 1952, Smith Power Products supports surface and underground mining, as well as major drill and service companies, including some of the country's largest public transportation networks in various cities, counties, states and government agencies.

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Best Practices for Natural Gas Engine Driven Pump Station Control Upgrades

Comprehensive list of Best Practices for updating or upgrading the controls at a Natural Gas Engine Driven Pump Flood Station:

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Recycle That Enclosure

MurCal, Inc. has been in the municipal pump control business for decades. As the older technology found in our past panels becomes obsolete, our customers look to us to provide them with the latest technology. Sometimes, this means a complete panel upgrade. Other times, the customer would like to leverage his existing components and just upgrade the heart of his system. This approach can be more efficient and earth-friendly.

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MLC380 Panel Solution

We have been working on a panel solution for a local farm.

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CRE Technology Training Visit

We were excited to host Mikael from CRE Technology in France for sales and technical training on their GenSet controllers.

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Trombetta Training Visit

We’d like to extend a big thank you to the team from Trombetta for coming out today to train on their J1939 product line. We gained a lot of knowledge today.

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Fishing with MurCal

MurCal's influence is everywhere!

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MurCal Partners with Blink Marine

MurCal is excited to work with Blink Marine to bring you the most flexible CAN keypads on the market.

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"Brilliant Ideas #2" from John Murphy

What is "Minimum RPM" and Why Should I Care?

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