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    Subscribed and bookmarked :D

    Subscribed and bookmarked :D
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    You can get the VIN number through OBD-II. From...

    You can get the VIN number through OBD-II. From there you can decode the VIN number to get all that information. Search google for "vin decoder". There are lots of free online decoders and you might...
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    Very cool! But I have to ask. In the power...

    Very cool!

    But I have to ask. In the power distribution circuit diagram, what's with the power being on the right and ground being on the left? Is that a UK thing?
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    What NSFW said is bang on. Without guaranteed...

    What NSFW said is bang on.

    Without guaranteed precision timing, you can easily grenade your engine. And with all the unnecessary extras that a PC has over an ECU, it's just more things that can...
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    Have you tried the megasquirt forums? I think...

    Have you tried the megasquirt forums? I think they would be better equipped to help you with something like that.
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    1. Sorry, I don't know. Don't have the time...

    1. Sorry, I don't know. Don't have the time myself to figure it out. If I had to guess I would say a similar value cap would do. BTW 0.01uF is the same as 10nF, is the same as 10000pF in case you can...
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    I think you mean astable 555, but still, he's...

    I think you mean astable 555, but still, he's using it as monostable circuit - not a timer that keeps going constantly.

    I haven't examined the circuit but I'm going to guess the diode is necessary...
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    Delay On circuit using 555 timer:...

    Delay On circuit using 555 timer: http://clarkson-uk.com/555-timer/operation/frames3.html
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    The extra letters identify minor details like...

    The extra letters identify minor details like manufacturer, package type, temperature range, etc. It would be best to get one as a DIP package as they are easiest to prototype with. It would also be...
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    I'm jealous of your graphics skills. I want to...

    I'm jealous of your graphics skills. I want to someday do the same thing you did - make my own custom front end because my needs are specific. There are some good ideas there that I may have to...
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    Very very nice! What did you program it in and...

    Very very nice! What did you program it in and where did you find all the graphics?
  12. Thread: ELM327 v1.2

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    Ah, you're right. It is ISO. I always thought my...

    Ah, you're right. It is ISO. I always thought my Toyota was a high speed CAN bus for some reason. I guess I should have looked that up first. Hah oh well. Thanks Paul.
  13. Thread: ELM327 v1.2

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    The OBD 2007 software by GLM Software recently...

    The OBD 2007 software by GLM Software recently started supporting the higher baud rates of the ELM327 v1.2. I tried out the demo today in my 2006 Corolla but it was not as fast as I was expecting. I...
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    Interesting idea. I think it would be hard to get...

    Interesting idea. I think it would be hard to get it to work reliably, and not get falsely trigged by farm lights on the side of the road or intersection overhead lights. If you had a bumper camera,...
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    You could use a normally closed relay and...

    You could use a normally closed relay and energize it when you want to cut the power. But then a thief would have to do to get around the system is cut the power to the relay or the computer....
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    Where are you measuring the 9V from? 9V seems low...

    Where are you measuring the 9V from? 9V seems low for cranking voltage. Measure voltage at the battery while cranking. If that is above 10V (which it should be if your car is starting without...
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    Datasheet for the ELM327 is found here...

    Datasheet for the ELM327 is found here http://www.elmelectronics.com/DSheets/ELM327DS.pdf . Have at 'er ;).
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    My bad for starting the thread in the wrong...

    My bad for starting the thread in the wrong forum, but check this out http://www.mp3car.com/vbulletin/general-hardware-discussion/109897-elm327-v1-2-anyone-tried.html

    Basically, the software would...
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    So, I went ahead and bought the ELM327 v1.2 and...

    So, I went ahead and bought the ELM327 v1.2 and as I expected it was 100% compatible with my existing v1.1. Straight swap. The IC is even in a socket on the PCB so it was ultra easy to swap out.
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    I'm in need of a scope and have been considering...

    I'm in need of a scope and have been considering an Owon scope too. I don't need anything super fancy, just something to look at basic waveforms on my workbench. So I'm also interested in finding...
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    :lol: That's funny that you say that.

    My first job was at Burger King. I was putting burgers on the flame broiler grill in a hexagonal layout (like a honeycomb,...
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    That is some amazing work Robby!

    That is some amazing work Robby!
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    Jamming, sure. They'll either get wacked out...

    Jamming, sure. They'll either get wacked out readings or more likely no reading at all. But trying to send back a modified signal to make it look like you're going a specific speed, that's probably...
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    I have an Elmscan 5 which uses the ELM327 IC...

    I have an Elmscan 5 which uses the ELM327 IC chip, not the ELM323. The IC version is 1.1 verified by sending it the AT I command.

    What I would do is just buy an ELM327 IC chip from elmelectronics...
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    ELM327 v1.2 - Anyone tried it?

    I bought my elm scan tool last year. It looks like there has been a recent upgrade to the ELM327 chip. Reading the website http://www.elmelectronics.com/connect.html#ELM327 there have been some speed...
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