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    Bus Systems

    Hey guys,

    First time poster after trying to find some info in the archives. Does anybody know if the I-Bus on BMW's is the same as the CAN-Bus on Audi's? What does it take (i.e. additional hardware/software) to access these systems from a basic regular 'ol PC?

    Thanks!

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    If you do a then you'd find quite a few posts regarding the BMW I-Bus interface. But go here to start: BMW I-Bus How to connect..

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    Thanks for the reply; but all the info is for I-Bus, not CAN-Bus.

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    Well I searched on CAN-BUS and found several threads on the topic. In fact, one of them had the answer to your question.

    Here's the thread: VW OBD-II / CAN Bus interface questions

    And here's the answer to your question about accessing CAN-BUS from a plain ol' PC: http://www.canpic.com/canusb.htm
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