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Re: [vox] linux in automotive scanners

Thats pretty cool.

On Thu, 06 Jan 2011 18:13:47 -0800
  Alex Mandel <tech_dev@wildintellect.com> wrote:
> Must not be that impossible if there's an iphone 
>adapter/app for $199
> http://www.thinkgeek.com/gadgets/car/dcf4/
> Enjoy,
> Alex
> On 01/06/2011 01:27 PM, jimbo wrote:
>> Oh hey it is dead!  Figures.  It was live about 1 hour 
>> 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" 
>> 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 
>>>> http://www.x431.com/pdtdesc/pdtDescAction.do
>>>> Several models have linux as their backbone.
>>>> Very interesting.
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