Category: Geek talk

Renault changed it’s API totally for the complimentary MY Renault app. Muscat did some reverse engineering and I implemented that in Node-RED. Please note there is zero error checking. The bottom two rows are examples that can be fed the …

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Another episode of the 4-weekly statistics and some additional information Growth is steady. Last month we’ve seen a 4% increase. Crashes and ANRs (unresponsive screens) are again slashed. In the last 7 days (Taken because now most are on 1.37): …

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Four weeks after the first statistics post, a short update on the subjects touched. We’ve rolled out 2 new versions since. Well technically 3, but one was in error and superseded within an hour; Growth the usual 4+% over the …

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CanZE has no “phone home” capabilities, but Google acquires quite a bit of data and I thought it would be fun to give you a bit of an insight at what we’re up against. We are seeing a fairly consistent …

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While looking for some stretched screen, I came up with one of these new dash camera devices (1280×400 pixels). OK, the camera in itself doesn’t really interest me, because I only want to use it to make CanZE run on …

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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 …

Geek talk: ISO-TP and ELM327 dongles Read More »

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 …

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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 …

A DIY CanZE dongle, part 2. Geek talk. Read More »

The KonnWEI dongles are, though the most stable in terms of what you get when you buy, not the best to run CanZE with, especially when fast performance is required. Think like the Driving, Braking and Consumption screens. For the …

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Fred Leudon disassembled his Q model BCB himself and here a few of his pictures, now including the filter module! Note that what I earlier identified as the flyback diode is actually a 63 uH coil. Also visible is the …

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