ELM327 1.5 Bluetooth mini


ELM327 Bluetooth 1.5 mini (start shipping from 2011.6.25)


ELM327 Bluetooth mini
OBDII decode chip: Microchip PIC18F2580 (ELM327 compatible)
Firmware: Version 1.5
Transfer baud rate: baudrate 4800 / 9600 / 10400 / 38400 / 250K / 500K
Input interface: OBDII male 16pin
Output interface: Bluetooth class 2 (communication range is about 15meters)
Indicator LED: Power red, OBD Rx yellow, PC Rx green
Operating Voltage: 12V, including over voltage /shortage protection
Nominal Idle current: 15mA
Net Weight: 45g
Wire Length: 0 cm
Power: supplied by car OBD socket
   0. There are 3 CPUs required to link successfully from PC to ELM327 to Car ECU.
   1. Plug the OBDII male interface connector into Car OBDII female socket, The
   2. Insert car key and switch to [ACC] Accessory ON position for static data reading,
   3. Make sure your desktop or notebook PC has bluetooth dongle inside, Power PC on.
   4. Scan ELM327 bluetooth.
   4. Find "CBT" or "CBT dev. B" to pair. Pairing password is "1234", if pairing is successful, it will show [paired, not connected].
   5. If you may also setup the COM port, choose between COM1 and COM8.
   6. You may switch to Start position to read more dynamic data readings.
   7. Now build link from ELM327 to car ECU. Start software such as PCMSCAN.
   8. Click green [connect] button, then [Adjust Settings], make sure Interface port is AUTO and Interface type is ELM.
   9. Click [Connect], then [Connect].
   10. If message "Scan tool connection error" appears, it may mean the software is not compatible
   11. Try another software such as "ScanMaster-ELM".

Communication  Protocol

Standard OBDII DLC pin definition:

1. n/a
2. Bus + (SAE J1850 PWM, VPW)
3. n/a
4. Battery -
5. Signal -
6. CAN High (ISO 15765-4)
7. K Line (ISO 9141-2, SAE J2234)
8. n/a
9. n/a
10. Bus - (SAE J1850 PWM, VPW)
11. n/a
12. n/a
13. n/a
14. CAN Low (ISO 15765-4)
15. L line (ISO 9141-2, ISO 14230-4)
16. Battery +

Only pins 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 14, 15, 16 defined by above standards read data.
Other customized pins are not supported.
If your vehicle does not have OBDII 16pin DLC.
You may need to buy special interface other than the item sold here.
Please confirm OBDII label located under front engine hood.
For old non-CAN Alfa/Fiat/Lancia, connect pin 7 and 1, 9 for ABS/power steering, or connect pin 7 and 3 for Airbag (requires software FiatECUScan).

Protocols supported:
ISO 15765-4 (CAN-B 125Kbps, started since 2003 in USA)
ISO 15765-4 (CAN-C 500Kbs, 11bit ID, 29bit ID, started since 2003 in USA)
ISO 14230-4 (KWP2000)
ISO 9141-2 (5 baud init. 10.4 kbaud, replaced by 14230-4 gradually, stopped in USA in 2008)
SAE J1850 VPW (10.4 kbaud, replaced by 14230-4 gradually, stopped in USA in 2008)
SAE J1850 PWM (41.6 kbaud, replaced by 14230-4 gradually, stopped in USA in 2008)
SAE J1939-11 (CAN 250Kbit/s, partially supported)
SAE J1939-15 (CAN 250Kbit/s, partially supported)
SAE J1939-14 (CAN 500Kbit/s, partially supported)

Protocols not supported:
ISO 11898 (CAN, 250Kbit/s)
SAE J2284

Applicable vehicle types/brands in general:
  Europe 2001.01~ Gas vehicle
  Europe 2004.01~ Diesel vehicle
  USA 1996.01~ Gas passenger vehicle
  USA 1996.01~ Light duty truck
  Japan 2006~ Nissan, Toyota, Suzuki

  Nissan 1996~2004 adapts ISO 9141-2, Nissan 2005+ adapts SAE J2284.
  Audi, BMW, Cadillac, Chevy, Chrysler, Citroen, Dodge, Fiat, Ford, Geo, GMC, Honda,
  Hyundai, Isuzu, Jeep, Kia, Land-Rover, Mazda, Mercury, GM, Mercedes-Benz, Mini,
  Mitsubishi, Nissan, Oldsmobile, Pontiac, Opel, Peugeot, Renault, Saturn, Saab, Subaru,
  Suzuki, Toyota, Volkswagen, Volvo, Can-bus enabled vechicles

Usage Statistics
  Buyer usage compatibility feedback
  Other vehicle test result of ELM327

Mobile phone using bluetooth and software tested:
 Apple iPhone 3GS OS 4.0 : fail (choose ELM327 WiFi instead)
 Asus M10 Win Mobile 6.5 : OBD gauge
 Google Nexus N1 Android 2.2: Torque
 HTC Aria Android : Torque
 HTC Desire Android 2.2 : Torque
 HTC Hero Android 2.1 : Torque
 HTC Thunderbolt Android 2.2 : Torque
 HTC Tatoo Android 1.8 : fail (need Android 2.0 or above)
 HTC Wildfire Android 2.2 : Torque
 Motorola Droid Android 2.2 : Torque, alOBD
 Motorola Milestone Android 2.2 : Torque
 Motorola XT701 Android 2.1 : Torque
 Motorolla XT720 Android 2.0 : Torque
 Nokia N95 Symbian : OBDScope
 Nokia N97 Symbian : OBDScope (may lose link occassionally, even with ELM327 V1.4, but not on notebook PC windows)
 Nokia S60 Symbian : OBDScope
 Samsung Galaxy S i9000 Android 2.2: Torque
 Samsung Galaxy S i9003 Android 2.2: Torque
 Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Android 1.6 : fail (bluetooth earphone only)
 Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc Android 2.3 : Torque


1. Read more than 3000 car manufacturers' stand DTC and private DTC (diagnostic trouble codes) and its meaning.
2. Clear DTC, turn off dashboard MIL "Check Engine" Light
3. Display sensor data, including:

Engine RPM
Coolant Temperature
Fuel Status
Vehicle speed
Intake Manifold pressure (MAF/MAP)
Timing Advance
Intake Air Temperature
Air Flow Rate
Absolute Throttle Position
Oxygen sensor voltage /short term fuel trim
Fuel Pressure


4. Updates (ELM327 1.4):

Supports ISO 15765-4 CAN, SAE J1850 PWM, SAE J1850 VPW, ISO 9141-2, ISO 14230-4 and SAE J1939 protocols.
In addition, two generic CAN protocols can be customized by the user for use with audio data busses, special OBD implementations, etc.
Power Control provides a low power standby mode.
There's a 4800 baud ISO option.
A non-volatile memory location for storing user data.
There's CAN extended addressing support for looking at low speed CAN data.
You can now perform ISO/KWP bus initializations without having to send a request.
An SS command allows searching through the OBD protocols sequentially.
A new TA command allows the Tester Address to be easily changed.
Factory calibration for the voltage reading circuit can be easily restored.

5. Updates (ELM327 1.4b beta / 1.5 release)

Power Control provides a very low power standby mode
More J1939 support
A non-volatile memory location for storing user data
An option to turn off the CAN silent monitoring for bench testing, or when connecting to a dedicated CAN port
CAN extended addressing support for experimenting with special data formats
The ISO/KWP bus initializations may now be performed without having to send a request
A 4800 baud ISO option, to compliment the 10400 and 9600 rates
An SS command for searching sequentially through the protocols
A TA command to change the Tester Address without using a PP
The ability to quickly restore the factory calibration for the voltage reading circuit

Download content

ELM327 Bluetooth Driver:

No driver needed.

Software for WIN 98SE/ME/2000/XP/Vista/7 platform:
1. Scantool.net 1.13 (free)
2. Easy OBDII 2.2.0 (free)
3. OBD2Crazy wOBD 1.40 (free)
4. OBD2Spy 3.60 (demo)
5. OBD-Diag 1.01 (free)
6. FiatECUScan 2.7.2 (free), Alfa/Fiat/Lancia, Win XP/Vista/7. Download http://www.fiatecuscan.net.

ELM327 PC/PPC softwares:
Auto Enginuity ScanTool 6.02 for PC in English/German/Hungarian/Spanish
AutoMobile for cell phone Bluetooth (Blackberry, LG, Nokia, Motorola, Samsung, Sony Ericsson)
Dashcommand by Palm Performance
Digimoto 5.01.22
Easy OBDII 3.0.0
ELMConfig by Civil-ZZ for Ford Focus, C-Max, Kuga. Win XP
EVOSCAN, Mitsubishi 1994~2009, Mitsubishi EVOX 2008~2010, Subaru SSMII 1997~2007
FiatECUScan, Alfa/Fiat/Lancia, Win XP/Vista/7
moDiag Professional in English/German/Hungarian/Romanian for Win 2000/XP/Vista/7
Gendan VAUXCHECK for Vauxhall/Opel 1997~2003 petrol and diesel
OBD 2007 PID reader for PC and pocket PC by GLM Software
OBD Gauge for Palm OS, Pocket PC & Windows by Dana Peters
OBD Logger for Windows & Unix by Jonathan Senkerik
OBDScan for GM Ford Chrysler Mazda. Win 2000/XP/Vista/7
OBD-II ScanMaster 3.52 in English/German/Russian by Wladimir Gurskij
OBD-II ScanMaster Pro
OBD2 Scantool by Ivan Andrewjeski
OBDII for ELM322 by David Huffman
PCMSCAN, Windows 95/98/ME/NT/2K/XP/Vista/Win7
ProScan 5.9, Win 98/98SE/ME/2000/XP/Vista/NT4.0 SP6A, for ELM320/322/323/327/OBDLink. Error without the engine running!
pyOBD by Donour Sizemore for MacOSX and Linux
RDDTC Simple Trouble Code Reader by Pete Calinski
Real Scan by Brent Harris, Simple Read & Reset software good for older computers.
ScanMaster-ELM 2.1, Win XP/2003/Vista/7, Also OBD1 Opel 96'~04', Alfa Romeo 98'~01', Fiat Bravo 98'~02'
ScanMaster-PPC for Pocket PC, Win Mobile
ScanTest for Pocket PC by Ivan Ganev
ScanXL ELM with Ford add-on (Ford, Lincolin, Mercury)
ScanXL Professional with Ford/GM/Mazda add-on, Win 95/98/ME/NT/2K/XP/Vista/Win7
TouchScan for PC with touch screen
Vauxcheck for Vauxhall/Opel 1997~2003 petrol and diesel by Gendan
VitalScan 1.3 for Win, Win Mobile, Palm, Win smartphone

ELM327 Android softwares (bluetooth interface only):
alOBD scanner
Torque 1.1.26 by Ian Hawkins, support ELM/OBD/PLX.

ELM327 Symbian softwares (bluetooth interface only):
OBDScope for Symbian, 2001+petrol and 2005+ diesel

ELM327 software for iPhone( Bluetooth interface):
roqyBT4 (needs addon app roqyOBD to emulate bluetooth to WiFi)

If  running on Windows XP SP2 or Vista, PCMSCAN 2.4.12 shows data/graph abnormally.
Downgrade to version 2.4.08 instead, or use 2.4.12 by upgrade to XP SP3.
If you can not connect to car successfully with a software installed,
and it is not driver or communication port configuration problem.
Please close the program and install another software and try again.
No single PC software can handle all types of vehicle in the world so far even using ELM327 chip.


OBDII Diagnostic Interface *1
FTP download password of manual and softwares.
If you provide google or yahoo email account, check spam email box too.


One year.
Please inform us in advance and return damaged product within 14 days of receiving.
It is international buyer's responsibility to confirm if this unit is applicable for his vehicle.
No refund if the unit does not read the vehicle ECU data.
For damaged product return for repair,
buyer pays shipping fee back to seller, and seller pays for return back to buyer.

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  • Model: ELM327_BT_1.5m
  • Shipping Weight: 0.057lbs
  • 448 Units in Stock

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This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 22 June, 2011.

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