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DashCommand - OBD-II gauge dashboards, scan tool app for iPhone and iPad


4.6 ( 416 ratings )
Utilities Sports
Developer: DashLogic, Inc.
9.99 USD
Current version: 4.6.19, last update: 11 months ago
First release : 14 Jul 2009
App size: 36.07 Mb

DashCommand is an app for your car. It turns your iPhone/iPad/iPod into an advanced display for your engine data.

Want to know why the check engine light keeps going on? Check it with DashCommand.

Want to know what your horsepower, torque, or acceleration is, in real time? Display it with DashCommand.

Want to monitor and improve your gas mileage or fuel consumption as you drive? Do it with DashCommand.

Ever wished you had your own customizable gauges, showing only the data you were interested in? DashCommand can help.


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DISCLAIMER: DashCommand requires a compatible third party hardware interface, purchased separately, to communicate with the vehicle.

DashCommand supports all OBD-II and EOBD compliant vehicles sold worldwide. Please verify that your vehicle is OBD-II/EOBD compliant before purchasing!

OBD-II Hardware compatibility:
- ELM compatible WiFi
- GoPoint GL1 (hardwired) or BT1 (Bluetooth)

For more info see: http://palmerperformance.com/hardware

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Get the benefit of multiple gauges without the overwhelming clutter and the expense!

(Note: Not all OBD-II compliant vehicles will have support for all of these parameters)

Performance gauges:
- engine speed
- corrected vehicle speed
- open/closed loop
- boost/vacuum combo gauge
- acceleration (and braking)
- torque

Fuel economy gauges:
- inst. fuel economy
- avg fuel economy
- avg fuel economy over 3 time periods
- distance to empty
- time to empty
- fuel level %
- fuel remaining in tank
- fuel flow rate gauge

Engine gauges:
- timing (spark advance)
- engine coolant temp.
- intake air temp.
- ambient air temp.
- manifold absolute pressure
- mass air flow
- fuel trims, short and long term
- percent engine load
- catalyst temp.
- fuel pressure
- lambda gauge
- air/fuel ratio

DashCommand also contains a sophisticated trip computer that maintains stats for up to 5 trips.
- distance travelled
- fuel consumed
- avg fuel economy
- fuel cost
- elapsed time
- drive time
- average carbon dioxide emission rate
- total carbon dioxide emission
- start date & time
- number of fillups
- avg fuel flow rate
- avg driving speed
- avg trip speed
- avg boost/vacuum
- avg engine speed
- max acceleration
- max engine power and torque at wheels
- number of stops
- max fuel flow rate
- max speed
- idle time
- max boost/vacuum
- max engine speed
- max braking acceleration
- max engine torque
- % distance travelled while not in gear
- % distance travelled in each gear
- % distance travelled in non-optimal gear
- % time spent while not in gear
- % time spent in each gear
- % time spent while in a non-optimal gear

Emissions Testing:
- Read and clear diagnostic trouble codes
- IM Readiness status


Additional Features:

- Professional skidpad showing lateral and accel/braking Gs with min/max indicators
- Race track visually maps out your location, acceleration and braking as you drive laps around the track allows you to visually analyze different race track laps to see how acceleration and braking changed from lap to lap thus helping you to improve your lap times on your next outing.
- Inclinometer shows rolling angle and vehicle pitch for off-roading.
- Support for OBD-II diagnostics. Find out why your check-engine light is on and clear diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs)
- Data logging, record and playback log files showing OBD-II and acceleration data

Also compatible with the Pioneer AppRadio

Manufacturer-specific data is available for select vehicles, through In-App purchase.

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Visit the DashCommand product page for more info:
http://www.dashcommand.com

Pros and cons of DashCommand - OBD-II gauge dashboards, scan tool app for iPhone and iPad

DashCommand - OBD-II gauge dashboards, scan tool app good for

Looking for a great smartphone based app to read, display and log from car data? This is it. Works fantastic on my car and I strongly recommend it, worth the money.
Best obd app at the market, no doubts. Could be cheaper but still worth it.
Its always good to know about the health of my truck! Better yet when looking at the beautiful dashboards available. I would like to have tuning options at hand. Think about it, friends!
Beste OBD App für iPhone!!!! Funktioniert mit Lescars OBD Profiadapter 1A 5* verdient!
Most of the free Apps that allow OBD-monitoring are only working with particular (expensive) OBD modules or just provide very limited information. Although this App isnt free, it offers extended functionality thats entirely worth its (not so high) price tag. Because of a few bugs (e.g. no automatic WiFi-reconnect if the OBD-module restarts/reboots during a logging session) and minor UI shortcomings, Ill give it four out of five stars. It also works perfectly with VGate products.
Works great with my MB C300. I use wifi OBD adapter. Also used it with Honda Odyssey.

Some bad moments

Since last update i am not able to conect to my ob2 wireless . It doesnt connect and display an error about protocol (ford ranger )
Its a shame dashcommand has a lot of users from countries that use a different unit (km/l), and is unable to satisfy these customers with an easy implementation like that, once it already has l/100 km. All you have to do is divide 100 by this unit value.
Before the last update the app was good and able to erase error of my electronic fuel injection. After the last update an error occurs during this procedure and nothing happens.
Worked the first 3x I bought this.... Now Im not getting any connection to my reader.... Kinda think this was a waist of my money....
I am quite disappointed that this app does almost nothing on my Sprinter. Is there something that I am missing?
Do you need OBD II for everything to work on the app Or what do I need to do?