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Re: [vox] linux in automotive scanners

Must not be that impossible if there's an iphone adapter/app for $199


On 01/06/2011 01:27 PM, jimbo wrote:
> Oh hey it is dead!  Figures.  It was live about 1 hour ago.
> I just checked, it is running now.
> The x431 master cost about 2000-3000.
> At work I use a snap on scanner that cost about 6000.
> They can get quite pricy.
> Toyota sells their scanner for 8000 and only good for toyota but it does 
> everything.
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Brian Lavender" <brian@brie.com>
> To: "LUGOD's general discussion mailing list" <vox@lists.lugod.org>
> Sent: Thursday, January 06, 2011 1:20 PM
> Subject: Re: [vox] linux in automotive scanners
>> The link seems to be dead at the moment.
>> I just bought one of the cheap OBD-II scanners from Autozone for fifty
>> bucks. Is there more that the Linux ones provide? My just tells me the
>> System Event Log code.
>> On Thu, Jan 06, 2011 at 12:17:58PM -0800, jimbo wrote:
>>> Working on cars is my bag, has been for years.
>>> Now I am trying to be a business owner.
>>> Researching scanners and pcm programmers I found this one:
>>> http://www.x431.com/pdtdesc/pdtDescAction.do
>>> Several models have linux as their backbone.
>>> Very interesting.

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