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ELM327 OBD2 USB Diagnostic Scanner Cable with FTDI FT232RL Chip V1.4

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The ELM327 OBD2 USB scanner cable is a diagnostic scanner for both automotive enthusiasts and professionals. It features an integrated Microchip PIC18F25K80 micro-controller and FTDI FT232RL Serial to USB Chip and is compatible with a ride range of operating systems including Windows, Mac OSX, Linux and also Android devices using an USB OTG adapter cable.

Paired with one of the many compatible diagnostic software or application, the ELM327 USB Cable allows you to easily scan and clear engine codes, view and record real-time engine and performance data, view emissions status and much more.

It features a stable, high quality, genuine Microchip PIC18F25K80 micro-controller which adds key features such as automatic protocol search and identification and low power consumption.


  • Genuine FTDI FT232RL Chip
  • Genuine Microchip PIC18F25K80 Microcontroller 
  • Read and erase diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) and turn off the check engine light
  • View real-time vehicle data, graphs and performance parameters
  • Find and fix problems before they happen
  • Compatible with all OBDII compliant vehicles
  • Compatible with your Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista/Server 2003/XP/2000 (32/64bit), Mac OS or Linux 
  • Compatible with Android devices using an USB OTG adapter cable 

Multi-Protocol Support:                                

  • ISO 9141-2 (5 baud init, 10.4 kbaud)
  • ISO 14230-4 KWP (5 baud init, 10.4 kbaud) (KWP2000)
  • ISO 14230-4 KWP (fast init, 10.4 kbaud) (KWP2000)
  • ISO 15765-4 CAN (11 bit ID, 500 kbaud)
  • ISO 15765-4 CAN (29 bit ID, 500 kbaud)
  • ISO 15765-4 CAN (11 bit ID, 250 kbaud)
  • ISO 15765-4 CAN (29 bit ID, 250 kbaud)
  • SAE J1850 PWM (Older Ford vehicles)
  • SAE J1850 VPW (Older GM vehicles)

Vehicle Coverage:
Works on all OBDII Vehicles (1996+ in USA) and EOBD vehicles (Petrol cars from 2001+ and diesel cars from 2003/2004 in Europe)
For your vehicle to be OBDII compliant it must have a 16-pin DLC (Data Link Connector) under the dash and the Vehicle Emission Control Information Label must state that the vehicle is OBD II compliant


With the appropriate diagnostics software or application, the ELM327 USB can perform the following operations:

  • Read diagnostic trouble codes, both generic and manufacturer-specific, and display code descriptions with over 3000 universal code definitions in the database
  • Clear diagnostic trouble codes and turn off check engine lights
  • Display and record real-time sensor data, including: 
  • Engine RPM   
  • Coolant Temperature
  • Calculated Load Value
  • Fuel System Status
  • MPH Speed
  • Short Term Fuel Trim
  • Long Term Fuel Trim
  • Intake Manifold Pressure
  • Timing Advance
  • Intake Air Temperature
  • Air Flow Rate
  • Absolute Throttle Position
  • Oxygen Sensor Voltages/Associated Short Term Fuel Trims
  • Fuel System Status
  • Fuel Pressure
  • + More


  • Connection: USB 2.0/1.1
  • Baud Rate: 9600 or 38400
  • Indicator LEDs: OBD Tx/Rx , RS232 Tx/Rx , Power
  • Voltage: 12V (integrated protection)
  • USB to Serial Chip: FTDI FT232RL USB to UART
  • Firmware Version: 1.4
  • Supported OS: Windows XP/2000/Server 2003/Vista/7/8.1, 10 Mac OS, Linux, Android (OTG cable required)
  • Microchip PIC18F25K80 Specifications:
    • Program memory: 32K Flash
    • CPU Speed: 16 MIPS
    • RAM: 3,648 bytes
    • Data EEPROM: 1024 bypes
    • ADC (Analog to Digital Converter): 8 ch, 12-bit
    • Comparators: 2

What's Included:

  • ELM327 USB Cable Scanner with FTDI FT232RL chip
  • Link to download the USB drivers, free PC diagnostic software
  • Our Setup Guide


2 Year Warranty

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  • 5

    Posted by Carlos C on 19th Jun 2018

    Worked as advertised. Used it on my Ducati to clear maintenance and DTC's. with Melcodiag. Would recommend, but be sure that it will work with your specific Diag. SW. Many cables look alike, but they are different.