ELM 327 Bluetooth OBD2

Jeffrey Ratcliffe jeffrey.ratcliffe at gmail.com
Tue Jun 5 21:59:21 CEST 2012

On 4 June 2012 22:55, Benjamin Deering <ben_deering at swissmail.org> wrote:
> I just went out and tested and the ELM327 does not charge my phone in host
> or device mode.  It may be possible to use a Y usb cable to charge and talk
> to ELM327 at the same time if you need to log for longer than the FR battery
> will last.  Using a Y cable in that way could also be dangerous though.  I
> seem to recall seeing something about not using ELM327 with a plugged in
> computer, but you could try it with a meter first, then an expensive device.

Thanks for testing, Ben.

I guess the bluetooth version might be better, then, as the FR could
be charged in the normal way via USB whilst logging via BT.



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