Launch iCarScan vs M-Diag Plus vs EasyDiag Plus vs X431 iDiag

Launch scan tool any difference: Launch iCarScan vs Launch M-Diag Plus vs Launch EasyDiag Plus vs Launch X431 iDiag

Launch iCarScan Launch M-Diag Plus Launch EasyDiag Plus Launch X431 iDiag
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Free Download 8 Programs Without Software Free Download 2 Programs Without Software
You can download Demo/Smart

OBDII diagnostic software and 8programs for FREE on APP:

- 5 car software

- 3 special function software

Launch M-Diag scan tools never

come with software in the package. It’s a device only. You need pay for software:

$35 – $50 per software

You can download Demo/

EOBD diagnostic software and 2 programs for FREE.

For more: $39.95 per software

Launch X431 idiag scanners come without software in the package. It’s a device only. You need pay for software:

$66 per software

Android / iOS
English, Chinese, Spanish, French,Russian
 OBD, CAN bus, and proprietary protocols of over70 car manufacturers and2, 500 car models
1.I/M Readiness Monitor
2.Read DTC’s
3.Clear DTC’s
4.Read Freeze Frame Data
5.Read and Graph Data Stream PID’s
6.Full System Scan
7.Actuation Tests
8.Special Functions: IMMO &Key programming,Oil/Servicereset, ABS bleeding,TPS throttlebody adaptation, Brake pads, Steering angle reset, Battery matching,

DPF regeneration,Injector coding,Tire Pressure Warning Light Reset, Gear learning

 

American car List:
USAFORD,Chrysler,GM.European Car List:
ABARTH,BENTLEY,BENZ,BMW,BUGATTI,CITROEN,FERRARI,FIAT,JAGUAR

,LANCIA,LANDROVER,MASERATI,MAYBACH,MINI,OPEL,PEUGEOT,PORSCHE,
RENAULT,ROLLSROYC,ROMEO,ROVER,SAAB,SEAT,SKODA,SMART,SPRINTER,VOLVO,VW,AUDI

Asian Car List:
ACURA,DAEWOO,DAIHATSU,HOLDEN,HONDA,HYUNDAI,INFINITI,JPISUZU,

KIA,LEXU,LUXGEN,MAZDA,MITSUBISHI,NISSAN,PROTON,SSANGYONG,SUBARU,
SUZUKI,TOYOTA

Chinese Car List:
QIRUI_TY,FLYER,HAOQING,CHANGCHENG,TRUMPCHI

 

Can MINI ELM327 OBD2 Scanner Work with Android Car directly?

The answer is YES!

And in this blog Iwill show you connect Super Mini ELM327 OBD2 scanner to an Android car stereo /carputer / head unit that is running Torque(software).

Vehicle model(an example): Mitsubishi Montero Sport 2009

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Carputer Android 4.2

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First of all, switch on ignition and insert MINI327 Scanner into car obd2 port

Then pair ELM327 adapter with car stereo via Bluetooth, you should “add device” to search “OBDII” and tap OBDII to pair with

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Next, go to main interface and open “Torque” app

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You can tap “Adapter Status” to see if ELM327 connected to car or if ELM327 can connect to car ECU

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Tap “Real-time information” to read car live data

The car live data will display on the screen, very intuitive

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MINI ELM327 Bluetooth OBD2 v1.5 small box only $9.27, in spite of reading car live data, you can also use it to read and clear generic & manufacturer-specific DTCs. What’s more, ELM327 can not only play with Android car directly but also play with Android Phone, Android PAD etc. Very widely used.

 

XTOOL MINI iOBD2 Bluetooth Scanner

XTOOL recently released iOBD2 MINI Bluetooth Scanner; how much do you know that? Here, all useful information concerned are offered.

XTOOL iOBD2 Mini

1. How to install iOBD2 app & adapter
1) iOBD2 app installation

supported device and application:
XTOOL iOBD2 mini Bluetooth scanner only supports wifi connection of Iphone, Itouch Pod, ipad with IOS 4.3 or later and Android OS 2.3 or later

-iPod touch: first/ second/ third generation
-iPhone: iPhone, iPhone 3, iPhone 3GS iPhone 4, iPhone 4s, iPhone 5?iPhone6,iPhone 6s,iPhone 6 plus,iPhone 6S plus
-iPad: iPad, iPad 2, iPad 3, iPad Mini

- All android smart phone and tablet

Installation of IOS version
–Install by smart phone
Open the App store, search iOBD2, download the app and install.
–Install by iTunes
Download and install iTunes. Then search iOBD2 on iTunes, download the app and install.

Installation of Android version
–Install by website
Open iOBD2 official website en.iobd2.com, download iOBD2 to the phone and install.
–Install by Google play store
Download Google play store. Search iOBD2 on Google play, download the app and install.

note:

When installing the app, please do not delete data or format memory card, otherwise it may lead to app installation failed.

When the install finished, click “open” to run the app (before running the app, please set Bluetooth connection, otherwise it cannot read the data); click “complete” to exit. The shortcut of iOBD2 will appear on the main screen when the app installed successfully. Click to open iOBD2 and the screen will show as follows.
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2) iOBD2 Adapter connection
Plug the iOBD2 adapter into the OBD II port on the car; turn the ignition on without starting
the engine. The OBD II port is usually under the dashboard, but it may be different on different car models.

2. How to connect Bluetooth
1) Bluetooth Setting
-Bluetooth connection on iOS devices: Turn on Bluetooth on the mobile. Find iOBD2 device and connect.

-Bluetooth connection on Android devices: Turn on Bluetooth on the mobile. Find iOBD2 device and connect.
2) Connection
-Connection on iOS devices: When the Bluetooth is successfully connected, open the APP iOBD2 on the smart phone. Click Setting button, select Connection option. Diagnostics is not available unless the setting of hardware, connection and car information is correct.
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-Connection on Android devices: When the Bluetooth is successfully connected, open the APP iOBD2 on the smart phone. Click Setting button, select connection mode. Diagnostics is not available unless the setting of hardware, connection and car information is correct.
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3. What might happen when first use iOBD2 scanner?
Sleep Mode
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When iOBD2 is power on for the first time, if it does not communicate with the car within Waiting Time, and battery voltage is below the Limiting Voltage, it will go to sleep mode. The default waiting time is 15 minutes. This parameter can be modified.

When the battery voltage is below the Limiting Voltage and within 5 minutes there is no communication between iOBD2 and the car, iOBD2 will go into sleep mode. When the battery voltage is above the Limiting Voltage, it will wake up. The default Limiting Voltage is 12.6V. This parameter can be modified. When iOBD2 is connected with the car for the first time, you can diagnose the car within 15 minutes. If there is no any diagnostic operations over 15 minutes, iOBD2 will automatically go into sleep mode. Only when the battery voltage is above the Limiting Voltage, or the actual waiting time is shorter than the setting Waiting Time, can iOBD2 wake up.

4. Diagnose
This function includes the following testing items. After finish each item, click the APP interface and save the data so that you can review the history record later.
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[Trouble code]: Reads the current DTC with detailed information on reasons lead to the DTC and advice to repair
the car.
[Live data]: Reads all the running parameters related to the ECU.
[Freeze frame]: ECU will set DTCs and record the data stream of the car engine at the moment when emissions
related faults occurred. The data is called freeze frame data.
[Readiness test]: Shows the status of readiness test. Click Readiness test in the menu, the screen will display the
test status of the car.
Supported and complete: It means the car supports this test and has completed.
Supported but incomplete: It means the car supports this test but it is not yet completed.
Unsupported: It means the car does not support this test.
[Vehicle information]: Read vehicle info such as Vehicle Identification Number (VIN), Calibration IDs (CALID) and
Calibration Verification Number (CVN).
[O2 Sensor test]: This service is to allow access to the on-board oxygen sensor monitoring test results. The same
information may be obtained by the use of [Mode 6 test].
[On-board Monitor Test]: To monitor the operation of the system of external device control panel.
[Component Test]: Allowed to access a particular component / the diagnostic monitoring results of incontinuous
monitoring system. E.g., the monitoring of the catalyst and evaporation system

5. My Dashboard
[My dashboard] function includes:
[Idle mode]: engine rotational speed, water temperature, battery voltage, air-intake temperature, instant fuel consumption (static), average fuel consumption
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[Cruise mode]: vehicle speed, the current engine load, water temperature, vehicle traveled time, vehicle travel average speed, continuous running mileage, instant fuel consumption (dynamic)
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[Sport mode]: engine rotational speed, vehicle speed, water temperature etc.
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[Custom mode]: allows changing live data with preferred readings such as power, torque, horsepower, etc.
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6. Performance Test
[Performance test] function includes:
[Accelerate/Decelerate test]: Test acceleration/deceleration process time and distance.
[0 to 400m acceleration test]: Test spending time from 0 to 400 meters.
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7. Performance Graph
[Rpm - km/h] displays directly the vehicle’s speed and the revolutions by curve
[Rpm - Nm - kW] displays the revolutions, torque and power by curve
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8. Setting
It allows users to set the language, connection, unit, and Alarm. In the vehicle setting, user can change parameters such as weight, fuel consumption coefficient, speed coefficient
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9. History
It is to save and review the recorded diagnostic data of the tested cars, such as live data, freeze frame data and my dashboard data.
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10. Trip Route
This function can track your driving route.
For iOS devices, select Setting on the phone, choose Privacy, Open the Location Services, and turn on iOBD2 interface. Run the iOBD2 app, choose “My dashboard”, and start driving the car, it will automatically track the driving route and save it on History menu. When exiting “My dashboard”, it will stop tracking the driving route. You can review the saved tracking route in History menu.
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For Android devices, the trip route tracking is open by default. You can check the recorded trip route in the History menu. To open or close the trip route tracking function, you can click the Setting button and find the Track option.

11. How to update diagnostic software
Users can find out the latest software release information, download and install software by logging in to App store.
More information, please visit iOBD2 official site www.iOBD2.com

12. Cautions & Warnings for use
Please read following tips before you use iOBD2 adapter:
Please plug the iOBD2 adapter correctly into your car by following the installation
instructions before operating.When driving the car, please do not operate this unit. Any distraction may cause anaccident.
iOBD2 communicates with cars via Bluetooth. Please do not use this product in the places with strong electro-magnetic interference in order to ensure communication proper.
All information on this manual is based on the latest iOBD2 version. XTOOLTECH reserves the right to make changes at any time without notice.

Check more details:http://www.uobdii.com/wholesale/xtool-iobd2-mini-scanner.html

Mini ELM327 Bluetooth scanner test drive on Volvo C30 T5

Honestly, kind of worried about items within $10, even free shipping… I believe it’s risky to do so. And now, alarm free :D

my model:

Volvo C30 T5

i used:

SAMSUNG Android

ELM327 interface for $7.99

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Things i did:

First, plug in ELM327 under the dash on the drivers side

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pair it with my SAMSUNG phone

Pairing is very simple… The phone will search for the unit.. Then when it finds it, press it and start the pairing process.

start the APP

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go to read “RealTime Information”

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slide the page

Detailed information here like fuel pressure, speed, MAF, Timing ADV…

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Slide..

Revs & power highest value and lowest value

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then slide again

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Slide..

Emission readiness s/DTC

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slide to read vacuum

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back to the main interface

go to read fault codes

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result: no fault codes stored in ECU

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back to the main interface

go to read adapter status information

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ELM327 test drive

It’s real-time data

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So, it seems that i worried about it too much. Received the ELM327 unit for 2 weeks and no issues so far. Cheap things cannot stand for bad quality. Biased opinion should be get rid of!!

B-SCAN Buletooth Scanner for Android

B-Scan (Bluetooth Scan) is working with Android operating system (V2.3) cell phone and laptop, specially designed for car owners or DIYs. B-Scan is not only more fuel-efficient, safer, but reads real-time Status, security classification, voice remind, Fuel System Status, read/clear DTCs, self-maintenance. Best choice for your car.

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B-SCAN HOT SELLING

B-SCAN should work with Android phone V2.3,if you want to connect to PC,you should buy a bluetooth adapter .
It used for most mobile phones.

B-Scan (Bluetooth Scan) is working with Android operating system (V2.3) cell phone and laptop, specially designed for car owners or DIYs. B-Scan is not only more fuel-efficient, safer, but reads real-time Status, security classification, voice remind, Fuel System Status, read/clear DTCs, self-maintenance. Best choice for your car.

B-SCAN Function:

Safe driving remind
High-precision fuel consumption display
Read real-time condition information
Read the history of maintenance records
Read and clear vehicle error code
Clear vehicle malfunction code
Read vehicle data stream Letter

Launch x431 iDiag installation

X431 iDiag accessories have DBScar adapter, Auxiliary connector, Password envelope Protective casing(optional).In the following, it would use x431 iDiag for IPAD as an example, in order to better familiar with X431 idiag.

iPad protective casing:

x431 idiag ipad protect case

DBScar adapter:  

DBSCAR

DBSCAR INTRODUCTION

Place the connector in its place on the back of the protective casing when it is no in use. See the process as shown below.

dbscar install into ipad case

iPad installation :

Put the iPad into protective casing. Follow the process shown in following picture to complete the installation:

X431 IDiag install in ipad

DBScar adapter connection:

Find out the vehicle’s DLC socket, plug DBScar adapter into DLC socket and the DBScar adapter power indicator will light up.

Note: vehicle’s DLC socket is generally located on drive’s side, about 12 inches away from the center of dashboard, see the picture.If you can’t find it, please refer to vehicle’s repair manual.

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iOBD2 OBD2 Bluetooth Adapter For iPhone Android

iobd2

iOBD2, a combination of hardware and app that supports iPhone and Android.

It’s at least as powerful as most low cost on-board diagnostics readers, possibly more so. But it gets the job done in a much more user-friendly way and throws some extra features into the mix. Best of all, it connects wirelessly to your smartphone.

iOBD2

Diagnostic Functions

Support vehicles with OBD II/EOBD protocol.
Read DTC
Clear DTC
Read data stream
Read freeze frame data, vehicle information
Oxygen testing
Mode 6 testing
Evaporative Emission System Leak Detection

 

iOBD2 Products:

iobd2 model

 

iOBD2 for iPhone

iOBD2 is a vehicle diagnostic tool for iPhone phones, and it communicates with these smart phones by WIFI. It supports OBDII/EOBDII.

iOBD2 Diagnostic tool for Iphone

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iOBD2 for Android

iOBD2 OBDII EOBD Diagnostic Tool for Android By Bluetooth.Input the car models or select the saved car models, then enter the system

iOBD2 for Android

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iOBD2 for iPhone/Android

iOBD2 Bluetooth OBD2 EOBD Auto Scanner for iPhone/Android with Bluetooth.It is an app for your car. It turns your iPhone/Android into an advanced display for your engine data.

iOBD2 Bluetooth OBD2 EOBD Auto Scanner Trouble Code Reader for iPhone/Android

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iOBD2 BMW Diagnostic Tool for iPhone/iPad

iOBD2 BMW is one of iOBD2 code scanner series which is especially works on BMW car models.It works together with your iPhone or iPad which is IOS system, communication with your iPhone/iPad by Bluetooth/WIFI, support all BMW car models all system diagnose.

IOBD2 BMW

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iOBD2 Diagnostic Tool for Android for VW AUDI/SKODA/SEAT

iOBD2 VW is a car diagnostic tool designed for VW series cars. It communicates with Android devices via Bluetooth. It can diagnose all the electronic
control systems of VW series cars.

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iOBD2 Plug and Play
 
Install in iphone: Search “iobd2″ in Apple APP store,download and install into your phone.
Install in Android: Search”iobd2″ in google play store,downlaod and install into you phone.

iobd2 code scanner

 

 

ELM327 Bluetooth WIFI for IOS, Android download and install

As known, elm327 OBDII code scanner communicate with the phone via Bluetooth / wifi, elm327 is compatible with Android , iPhone IOS and Symbian, to run with these system, users have to install the APP in the phone set Bluetooth and WIFI. To help users more easily find out the software and install software, uobd2 engineer upload the software for Andriod Torque, Apple IOS and Symbian OBDScope, as well as user manual.

http://down.uobdii.com/elm327-bluetooth-wifi-for-phone-system-software.zip

Next is to install Android Torque, Apple IOS and Symbian.

ELM327 Bluetooth OBDII for Android Torque installation

1.Install OBDII

install elm327

2.Install Android Software Torque

a)    Copy software to phone from CD

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b)    Install software

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  1. Connection OBDII

a)    Search OBDII Bluetooth

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b)    Enter the password “1234”

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c)    Connection successful

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  1. Run Software

Click Menu button setting Bluetooth connection

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a)    Choose Commotion type is Bluetooth

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b)   Choose Bluetooth Device is OBDII

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  1. Successful connection

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ELM327 Wi-Fi OBDII for Apple IOS installation

  1. Install OBD2 apple-ios-01

2. Install IOS Software DashCmd-v3.3.1.ipa

Installation “DashCmd” via iTunes (IOS need jailbreak) or App Store Search “DashConnand” and buying.

3.Wifi connection OBDII

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4.Run Software

Click connection

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OBDScope Symbian Installation and activation

Open CD, copy OBDScope v1.21_S60_30_50.sisx to your mobile

Phone via Bluetooth. Install OBDScope v1.21_S60_30_50.sisx by following the prompt. It is recommended to uninstall the previous version of OBDScope before installing the new one.

You need not buy the activation key, in the CD, it contains a keygen.exe.

Activating OBDScope is done by following steps:

1. Open CD in my computer, directly run keygen.exe

2. Select OBDScope – Options – Activate product and look for the product key as displayed on Picture 1

3. Input product key into keygen as displayed on the following picture.

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