Author: Jeroen Meijer

New release coming up

It’s only been an week, but we feel the need for some changes to be rolled out Fixed negative numbers in Trip (Driving) Much faster startup if you use the new, fast CanSee dongle Fixed an issue that mostly produced

User input and help

At this moment two rather serious discussions are going on in the issues section for CanZE to which I’d like to draw your attention and invite to participate. First is the multi-language functionality. We, the current developers decided we are

New release coming up

The next release of CanZE for Android will be released in the next few hours. I won’t be bothering you with with the usual bug fixes and small improvements, major internal cleanup, nor with the polished up support for the

Geek talk: ISO-TP and ELM327 dongles

Micro introduction: A CANbus, which is used to connect all computers in the car, can only carry chunks of 8 bytes plus an ID, called frames. All data used to actually operate the car, such as switch positions, speed, and

TPMS IDs can now be read and written

In the next release, which we will try to push out really soon, the Tyres screen has been augmented with a section where you can read the IDs of your TPMS valves and write them back. So, if you have

DIY dongle build and documentation

While heavily a Work in Progress, Bob has started to put together some decent documentation on the dongle. It’s in the Wiki section of the firmware on gitlab. Have a peek and maybe you want to go on an order

Dongle build: from breadboard to veroboard

Here is an example on how I build my dongle prototype. Note that this is not fitted in a real dongle case. It’s slightly too big for it and at the moment this my only ESP32 board and I want

Dongle firmware

The software consists of a few functional parts. First, there is the CANbus library. While the ESP32 is around for a while now and there is good CAN support in Espressif’s IDF, the support in the Arduino environment is mediocre

Dongle testing (more geek talk)

You might want to have a peek at this “Frankenstein contraption” testing rig. Things have moved on since (more on that in a later post), but this is how projects like this start. Note that I laid it out neatly

A DIY CanZE dongle, part 2. Geek talk.

We might have ironed out most issues with the DIY dongle. If there are people willing to build an ESP32 based dongle, especially if they own a Q90, R90, or R110 model, we would like to hear about it. Requirements

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