Android diag tool for KTM LC4-LC8

Discussion in 'Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc)' started by unityraptor, Apr 3, 2014.

  1. unityraptor

    unityraptor Adventurer

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    Hi all,

    This post just to tell you that i've just released a free app on Google PlayStore called ECU Sensors.

    This app is totally free and allow you to monitor in real time the values of each sensor on your LC4 or LC8 (only the tuneecu compatible models).
    You can also activate a log function wich record each value in a text file.

    In order to use it, you need to buy an ELM327 based OBDII Bluetooth dongle and plug it on the diag connector of the bike.

    You can find the app at the following adress :

    https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...m.ktmbtsensors

    Even KTM has tested it and found it very cool, hope you'll enjoy it

    Unityraptor from the french forum ktmmania.net
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  2. armourbl

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    Glad you posted here. Hopefully this gets some attention now.

    ben
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  3. slidewayes

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    IT tells me that this is Incompatible with my Casio C771 is ther any hope? would like to have this one
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  4. Jaimoto

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  5. unityraptor

    unityraptor Adventurer

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  6. Dionisis

    Dionisis n00b

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    Thanks for the great app!!!!

    Keep up the good work!
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  7. Jaimoto

    Jaimoto Spaniard in Chile

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    Thanks to YOU :clap
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  8. hubrus

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    I was able to install the app into my Motorola Droid Ultra, without a hitch. Looking at amazon.com for a ELM327 based OBDII, they have from $100 to $6!! Do you have a brand/model to recomend?
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  9. unityraptor

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    The $6 ones are chinese copy of original products but it seems it works fine. look for an elm327 v1.5 minimum and it should be ok
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  10. Deviant666

    Deviant666 Been here awhile

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    Just downloaded it, will use it soon...one note though, on your first "introductive" popup page (where you state that "this software is an unofficial KTM sensor diagnostic tool....etc) you need to correct the "cannot be sell" to "cannot be SOLD" and "responsability" to "responsibility"...
    P.s. And "ou" with "or"...good work, cheers....
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  11. HeatXfer

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    Thank you! This beats the hell out of trying to balance my laptop on the tank while doing throttle position tests on the freeway! I'm ordering the Bluetooth adaptor today.

    Again, thanks! :D
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  12. unityraptor

    unityraptor Adventurer

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    hey thanks !
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  13. Mikef5000

    Mikef5000 Long timer

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    I'm going to be that guy... Any hope for an Apple version in the future? This is very cool!
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  14. unityraptor

    unityraptor Adventurer

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    I had the same problem while trying to mod my injection params. Now you now why i made this app. :rofl

    But there is a better way to monitor everything. it's in french but check my hud prototype...
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=scKlQMcP_94

    Small LCD screen inside the helmet , you just look downward and you see a 3 meters screen 10 meters away.

    On the prototype, it was a tiny embeded android computer, now i'm working on sending the phone screen into the helmet :lol3
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  15. bikyto

    bikyto Dans le doute...gaz!

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    Genial.:clap

    Can I see it live?:freaky
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  16. Sporting Wood

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    Its stuff like this that makes ADV so cool! Thanks! Works great on my kitkat Nexus4.
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  17. hubrus

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    I bought the OBDII BT interface, while I'm waiting for delivery I have a dumb question :ear

    Do you leave it installed permanently, or just when reading the sensors?
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  18. dirtbikebagger

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    I have a 7 dollar ELM327 chinese one that has been working(on other vehicles) for years, Get a cheap one.
    Cool app!
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  19. Sparc145

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    I built the cable (and checked it multiple times..) but, I can't get my 1190 Adv to work with any of the diag programs. This tool fails to find the protocol the bike is using. The same BT dongle works fine in my car.
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  20. Defaultgateway

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    Just a quick note to those contemplating the Android diagnostic app and the two BT dongles. In all cases the set up was:

    * 2011 990 Dakar KTM Adventure
    * CJ's cable
    * Nexus 7 Android V4.4.2
    * Dongle A: Vgate ELM327 BlueTooth OBD Scan (same $ China fleabay version as mentioned on this topic on an earlier thread
    * Dongle B: OBDLink MX Bluetooth Scan tool, Rev#: 2.2 from ScanTool.net ($99)
    Note the OBDLink LX Bluetooth scan tool does not have the GM or Ford protocols, but the speed should be similar to the MX version and has the sleep mode for $49.

    Other than price, both understand the ELM327 code version, both link fine with the APP, the Nexus 7 and I have found they link up and the APP works. Dongle B can understand Ford(Med. speed CAN (MS-CAN) and GM(GMLAN single wire) codes for cars, and has a larger input buffer and faster components. Additionally, Dongle B has a "sleep" mode that will allow it to stay physically connected when the key is off without draining the battery. I have not tested this feature on Dongle B yet. Dongle A will drain your battery if left connected(key off), this I have confirmed.

    Also Dongle B updates about twice as fast as Dongle A when using the app to monitor 4 or 5 items. (The more items to display, the slower the update rate for either Dongle. The data rate from the bike is slow to begin with, so having a large,
    fast buffer eventually is starved by the incoming data rate.

    So, in summary, this is a useful tool to have in your bag of service tricks, it adds more info to what TuneECU provides, (such as ignition timing can displayed as you ride along...) For the casual user who will disconnect the cable/dongle after use, the cheap and cheerful ELM327 version is fine.
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