OBDII OBD2 EOBD USB

ELM327 Version 1.3A Compatible Scantool

PC based Vehicle Diagnose tools:

Diagnostic Scantool:

Standard: ELM327 1.3A USB (Make year 1996~2009)
Standard: ELM327 1.3A Bluetooth (Make year 1996~2009)
BMW: Carsoft 6.5 COM port
OPEL: OPCOM 1.33 USB (CAN + K, Make year 1992~2009, before 1996 requires OBD-II to OBD-I adaptor)
OPEL: OPEL Tech2 COM/USB (protocal K)
VAG: VAG-COM 812.4 USB (Volkswagen, Audi, Seat, Skoda, Make year 1989~2009, before 1996 requires OBD-II to OBD-I adaptor 2x2)
NISSAN: Nisssan Consult II COM (Made in Japan/Taiwan, CEFIROˇBSENTRA, Make year 1989~2000 with 14pin DLC)
NISSAN: Nisssan Consult III (Nissan original OEM)

Tuning tool:

VAG Tacho 2.5 (VW, Audi, Portocal K only, can revise partial parameters)
VAG Can Commander 5.1 (VW, Audi, protocal CAN only, can revise partial parameters)
VAG K+CAN 1.4 (VW, Audi, protocal K and CAN only,  can revise partial parameters, antivirus software must disabled when using)

Specification

ELM327 USB

OBDII decode chip: Microchip PIC18F2580 (ELM327 compatible)
Firmware: Version 1.3A
Transfer baud rate: baudrate 9600 / 38400
Input interface: OBDII male 16pin
Output interface: USB 2.0
Indicator LED: OBD Tx (yellow) /Rx (green), PC RS232 Tx/Rx, Power (red)
Operating Voltage: 12V, including over voltage /shortage protection
Nominal Idle current: 45mA
Net Weight: 120g
Wire Length: 175cm
Power: supplied by car OBD socket
Usage:

1. Plug the OBDII male interface connector into Car OBDII female socket,
2. The other end of the interface plug into computer USB port.
3. Insert car key and switch to Accessory ON position for static data reading,
4. You may switch to Start position to read more dynamic data readings.
5. Unplug the USB cable from PC first when finish diagnose, it may lead to corrupt the device driver on some old model PC.
6. If so, simply re-install the driver again.

ELM327 Bluetooth

OBDII decode chip: Microchip PIC18F2580 (ELM327 compatible)
Firmware: Version 1.3A
Transfer baud rate: baudrate 9600 / 38400
Input interface: OBDII male 16pin
Output interface: Bluetooth
Indicator LED: OBD Tx (yellow) /Rx (green), PC RS232 Tx/Rx, Power (red)
Operating Voltage: 12V, including over voltage /shortage protection
Nominal Idle current: 45mA
Net Weight: 50g
Wire Length: 0cm
Power: supplied by car OBD socket
Usage:

1. Plug the OBDII male interface connector into Car OBDII female socket,
2. Insert car key and switch to Accessory ON position for static data reading,
3.Scan the ELM327 from your Desktop/Notebook PC bluetooth dongle.
4. You may switch to Start position to read more dynamic data readings.
5. Unplug the ELM327 Bluetooth from vehicle first when finish diagnose, otherwise it may lead to corrupt the device driver on some old model PC.

Communication  Protocol

Support OBDII, EOBD2
Support ISO 15765-4 (CAN-B 125Kbps, 11bit ID, 29bit ID, started since 2003 in USA)
Support ISO 15765-4 (CAN-C 500Kbs, 11bit ID, 29bit ID, started since 2003 in USA)
Support ISO 14230-4 (KWP2000)
Support ISO 9141-2 (5 baud init. 10.4 kbaud, replaced by 14230-4 gradually, stopped in USA in 2008)
Support SAE J1850 VPW (10.4 kbaud, replaced by 14230-4 gradually, stopped in USA in 2008)
Support SAE J1850 PWM (41.6 kbaud, replaced by 14230-4 gradually, stopped in USA in 2008)
Support SAE J1939 the Data link connector standard
Not support ISO 9141-1
Only pins 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 14, 15, 16 defined by above standards read data.
Other customized pins are not supported.
If your vehicle does not have OBDII 16pin DLC. You may need to buy special interface other than the item sold here.
Please confirm OBDII label located under front engine hood.

Works on vehicle types in general:

Europe 2001.01~ Gas vehicle
Europe 2004.01~ Diesel vehicle
USA 1996.01~ Gas passenger vehicle
USA 1996.01~ Light duty truck
Japan 2006~ Toyota, Nissan, Suzuki

Applicable to brands:
Audi, BMW, Cadillac, Chevy, Chrysler, Citroen, Dodge, Fiat, Ford
Geo, GMC, Honda, Hyundai, Isuzu, Jeep, Kia, Land-Rover, Mazda, Mercury, GM
Mercedes-Benz, Mini, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Oldsmobile, Pontiac, Opel, Peugeot, Renault
Saturn, Saab, Subaru, Suzuki, Toyota, Volkswagen, Volvo, Can-bus enabled vechicles
Buyer vehicles test feedback Look up here for your vehicle.
Other vehicle test result of ELM327

Function

1. Read more than 3000 car manufacturers' stand DTC and private DTC (diagnostic trouble codes) and its meaning.
2. Clear DTC, turn off dashboard MIL "Check Engine" Light
3. Display sensor data, including:

Engine RPM
Load
Coolant Temperature
Fuel Status
Vehicle speed
Intake Manifold pressure (MAF/MAP)
Timing Advance
Intake Air Temperature
Air Flow Rate
Absolute Throttle Position
Oxygen sensor voltage /short term fuel trim
Fuel Pressure

CD content

ELM327 USB Driver:

Windows
1.FTDI FT232R, USB to UART driver
2. USB serial port driver
3. Plug ELM327 into PC/Notebook PC USB port, change install directory to \USB Driver, and it will install the driver automatically.
4.Confirm installation: Check Control Panel-> System-> Hardware-> Device Manager-> (COM and LPT)-> USB Serial Port (COM3 or COM4)

MAC
1. FTDI RS232 serial to USB driver
2. Install RS232driver, reboot MAC, plug the ELM327 into MAC USB port.

Linux/Win CE
Please refer to \USB driver update\ directory in the CD.

WIN 98SE/ME/2000/XP32/Vista32 software (WIN98SE needs to install USB driver)

1. Scantool 1.15 (free), requires Direct X 7.0 or above
2. Easy OBDII 2.2.0 (free)
3. OBD2Crazy wOBD 1.40 (free)
4. OBD2 spy 2.06 (demo)
5. OBD-Diag 1.01 (free)

Bundle: A lot of OBD knowledge files for reference.

Supported software

OBD 2007 for PC and pocket PC by GLM Software (7 day trial / license)
OBD Gauge for Palm OS & Pocket PC by Dana Peters
OBD Logger for Windows & Unix by Jonathan Senkerik
OBD-II ScanMaster in English, German & Russian by Wladimir Gurskij (ScanMaster 3.52 - local copy)
OBD2 Scantool by Ivan Andrewjeski
OBD-II ScanMaster Pro
OBDII for ELM322 by David Huffman
pyOBD by Donour Sizemore for MacOSX and Linux
RDDTC Simple Trouble Code Reader by Pete Calinski
Real Scan Simple Read & Reset software good for older computers. by Brent Harris
ScanTest for Pocket PC by Ivan Ganev
wOBD by WDT
Digimoto Lite
Digimoto
Easy OBDII 3.0.0
Gendan VAUXCHECK for Vauxhall/Opel 1997~2003 petrol and diesel
PCMSCAN
ProScan requires Microsoft.Net framework v1.1 preinstalled
ScanMaster-ELM
ScanXL ELM USA Ford, Lincolin, Mercury
WGIobdII

Package

OBDII Diagnostic Interface *1
CD *1

Warranty

One year.
Please inform us in advance and return damaged product within 14 days of receiving.
It is international buyer's responsibility to confirm if this unit is applicable for his vehicle. No refund if the unit does not read the vehicle ECU data.
For damaged product return for repair, buyer pays shipping fee back to seller, and seller pays for return back to buyer.

Protocols Comparison

Pin

ELM327

ISO 9141-2

ISO DIS 14229-1

(UDS)

ISO 14230-4

(KWP2000)

ISO 15765

(CAN)

SAE J2234

SAE J2284

(CAN)

SAE J1850

(PWM)

SAE J1850

(VPW)

1

N/A

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

Bus+

Bus+

3

N/A

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

battery ground

battery ground

battery ground

battery ground

battery ground

battery ground

5

 Signal Ground

 Signal ground

 

 

 

 

6

 

 

CAN High

CAN high

 

 

 

7

K-line

K-line

 

 

 

 

8

N/A

 

 

 

 

 

9

N/A

 

 

 

 

 

 

10

 

 

 

 

Bus-

Bus- 

11

N/A

 

 

 

 

 

 

12

N/A

 

 

 

 

 

 

13

N/A

 

 

 

 

 

 

14

 

 

CAN Low

CAN low

 

 

 

15

L-line (optional)

L-line (optional)

 

 

 

 

16

battery positive

battery positive

battery positive

battery positive

battery positive

battery positive

battery positive

Message length

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12 bytes

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up to 255 bytes

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Ford

GM

OBD Chips comparasion

Feature: ELM327 MobyDic AVG4000
Baud rate 500,000 9,600 38,400
Handshake Yes No No
Config.-commands 73 19 15
CAN commands 15 4 0
CAN filter Yes No No
functional & physical adressing Yes Yes N.A.
Package 28 DIP and SMD only SMD only SMD
Documentation 43 pages english
98 pages german
15 pages, only english 12 pages german
certificated CE/RoHS No No
produced in Canada Turkey Germany
Price 35 EUR 38 EUR 25.90 Euro