No, a computer will not be needed to load one of the pre-configured calibrations, or a copy of the original calibration into your motorcycle. You can even edit the tune directly on the device without touching a computer. The list of available parameters to edit directly on the Power Vision is limited, but it’s extremely handy for in-field calibration changes. If you want to make adjustments to the calibration beyond what can be done directly on the Power Vision, or if you are an experienced tuner looking to maximize the effectiveness of your tunes, then you will need a computer with Microsoft Windows operating system (XP, Vista, 7, 8 or 10) in order to use the WinPV tuning application (which is included free).
You will need a computer initially to update the Power Vision right out of the packaging.