Power and shift commands are sent via a 2-wire CAN Controller Area Network datalink contained within a single cable housing.
Power and shift commands are sent via a 2-wire CAN Controller Area Network datalink contained within a single cable housing. This design has several advantages over conventional mechanical shifting systems, the most notable of which are: Extremely low shifting effort, which generally results in more frequent shifts and therefore better gear ratio selection.
Greatly improved shift quality, especially for the front derailleur chainrings, allowing shifting under full power with almost no chance of a dropped chain. Shifting is available at multiple positions on the handlebars, for example, at the end of the time trial aero bars, on the brake levers, up to in climbing position, and down low the sprint position.
Automatic trimming of the front derailleur position as the rear derailleur moves back and forth between the smaller and bigger gears. This eliminates unintended contact and noise between the front derailleur and the chain.
The Shimano Dura-Ace Di2 electronic groupset with internal battery weighs grams; the Shimano Dura-Ace mechanical groupset weighs grams 27 grams more than Di2. Pressing and holding a rear derailleur shift button results in shifts through multiple gears.
The rate of shifts can be configured using the PC computer interface cable and the free Shimano E-tube Project software. Starting with Dura-Aceautomated Synchronized Sifting of the front derailleur is an option.
This essentially means that, when activated, there is no need for two separate shifters to control front and rear derailleurs, the two buttons on one shifter will control both derailleurs.
R, R — syncroshift enabled with firmware 3. Released inthe operated using a very basic 5-wire electronic system. Each shift button was connected to a different wire; shorting the specific wires together controlled the derailleur upshifts and downshifts.
Because the first generation used completely different technologies than the newer 2-wire systems, none of the components are cross-compatible. At this point, Shimano is not expected to offer any updates or new components using the first generation architecture; everything from now on will be based on the newer 2-wire E-tube design.
The second generation design offers several advantages, which include: Here are some compatibility guidelines: It was replaced by the 2-conductor E-tube systems. No parts are inter-operable between and any other Di2 System. In general, every electronic Di2 component is compatible between the Ultegra, and Dura-Ace systems see exceptions below.
All components use the same cables and connectors. Note 1 — Sprint Shifter Exception: The Sprint Shifter is the only exception for shifter incompatibility.
It is no longer possible to use a speed front derailleur with an speed rear derailleur and speed front with speed rear. See note farther below to read the history on this if you want all the messy details.
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