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    Problem connecting OBDSim to Torque on Windows through Bluetooth

    I'm trying to install OBDSim on Win7 but am running into some trouble. My end goal is to run OBDSim as a bluetooth ELM327 OBDII Simulator and connect to it using the Torque app on my Android device.

    I watched a video on youtube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-dMjo5ySbcc) that demos exactly what I am trying to simulate but it was running Lubuntu 12.04.

    I've been reading through posts on mp3car and other posts on stackoverflow over the last week but I'm still a little lost. I'm not sure exactly how obdsim makes use of com0com to get my bluetooth dongle to connect with Torque on my phone. Heres what I have so far:

    • I've paired my Android device to my computer
    • I've installed com0com and have a CNCA0 <-> COM5 pair set up.
    • I set the incoming COM Port to be COM5
    • I'm running the obdsimwindows-2011-06-11 build as suggested (Although -b is giving an invalid option.. Also bluetooth isn't listed under --help either. Does this version support bt??)
    • I am able to launch the gui successfully
    • 'obdsim.exe -g gui_fltk -w COM5'
    • Torque still isn't being able to connect and read from the simulator.


    I think theres one more big step I'm missing, but I'm not sure what it is. I found this correspondence (http://icculus.org/pipermail/obdgpsl...ry/000122.html) which sort of resembles where I'm at, but I don't know how to the bind and sdptool commands translate to windows (that was a linux problem).

    Has anyone tried to set up OBDSim on Windows and connected to their Android device via bluetooth successfully?

    Thanks!

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    Bump.. Anybody??

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    it miracle

    i experienced same issue.
    I do windows 7 64bit, but not started.

    I suggested why OBDSim do not start 64bit.

    so I tried on it windows XP that was known he is ded.
    Oh! it stared...



    Quote Originally Posted by Mahir View Post
    I'm trying to install OBDSim on Win7 but am running into some trouble. My end goal is to run OBDSim as a bluetooth ELM327 OBDII Simulator and connect to it using the Torque app on my Android device.

    I watched a video on youtube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-dMjo5ySbcc) that demos exactly what I am trying to simulate but it was running Lubuntu 12.04.

    I've been reading through posts on mp3car and other posts on stackoverflow over the last week but I'm still a little lost. I'm not sure exactly how obdsim makes use of com0com to get my bluetooth dongle to connect with Torque on my phone. Heres what I have so far:

    • I've paired my Android device to my computer
    • I've installed com0com and have a CNCA0 <-> COM5 pair set up.
    • I set the incoming COM Port to be COM5
    • I'm running the obdsimwindows-2011-06-11 build as suggested (Although -b is giving an invalid option.. Also bluetooth isn't listed under --help either. Does this version support bt??)
    • I am able to launch the gui successfully
    • 'obdsim.exe -g gui_fltk -w COM5'
    • Torque still isn't being able to connect and read from the simulator.


    I think theres one more big step I'm missing, but I'm not sure what it is. I found this correspondence (http://icculus.org/pipermail/obdgpsl...ry/000122.html) which sort of resembles where I'm at, but I don't know how to the bind and sdptool commands translate to windows (that was a linux problem).

    Has anyone tried to set up OBDSim on Windows and connected to their Android device via bluetooth successfully?

    Thanks!

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