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Anything like ross-tech, VCDS?
You will see
We are going to launch our Kickstarter campaign next week, so you will be able to see the result of our work.

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No Update......
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No Update......
it is right here
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects...itoring-device


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So, my thoughts...
while the idea is good, I find some cavities. I always do.

How long will it run without power? Once you turn off the car it will start draining either its batteries or the car battery (OBD is always hot, at least one lead). Lets say, I park the car on an airport parking for two weeks. How long will the system run?

Second, SIM - how do you approach connectivity? Can you choose your GSM network? And then, I understand without active SIM card, this device is useless, right?

Next, if even all the above is not a problem, the device itself is. It is large. In many cars, at least based on my cars, I can tell it will not fit in such way that remains hidden.
It would stick out at least a few cm into my left leg operating the clutch.
And finally, imagine any new car equipped with it and going to a dealer for any kind of visit. If they spot it they will almost instantly start complaining that this device can cause some issues. Plus it is connected to OBD port. And if they want to connect their computer to OBD, they will not be able to unless you disconnect the device.

Going deeper into it. Is there a way of having and OBD adapter/extension plug so that you plug it in, but it have leads going to the side of it, while the other end of the plug is a male OBD? This way you could keep your droid connected, while service connects their computer. Kind of like through adapter. I am not sure if I call it correctly...


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This is also PnP device for Vag vehicles. Just plug into can-bus and I have older fis+ on GTI and useful information especially for turbo equipped car. Not like VCDS but it also has many functions.
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This is also PnP device for Vag vehicles. Just plug into can-bus and I have older fis+ on GTI and useful information especially for turbo equipped car. Not like VCDS but it also has many functions.
But that's VW family only...


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But that's VW family only...
Yes.... No demand for other makers, so NO R&D? Same as ECU tuning.
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