DashCommand - OBD-II gauge dashboards, scan tool, and vehicle diagnostics
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
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)
- engine speed
- corrected vehicle speed
- open/closed loop
- boost/vacuum combo gauge
- acceleration (and braking)
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
- 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
- Read and clear diagnostic trouble codes
- IM Readiness status
- 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.
Visit the DashCommand product page for more info:
Version 4.6.2 (Feb 27, 2015)
Added some PIDs for Ford and GM enhanced.
Minor UI changes to Data Grid.
Version 4.5.2 (Nov 04, 2014)
Menu button fix for iPhone 6 Plus
iPad fixes for iOS 8
GPS fix for iOS 8
Updated extended GM PIDs on some engine types
Version 4.5 (Oct 17, 2014)
iPhone 6+ menu touches have been fixed.
GoPoint hardware now finds more PIDs(still has issues with some Subaru/Toyota vehicles)
Fuel cost on the dashboard will now show a correct value, instead of remaining at 0
Fixed a bug causing the fillup screen to not work
CSV files now properly use metric values.
Version 4.4 (Sep 05, 2014)
- Improved performance when displaying graphs on Gauges.
- Added ability to export data logs as csv file
- Added ability to export data logs locally rather than email.
- PIDs are now sorted with CALC/CONST PIDs at the bottom of the list.
- Updated PIDs for Toyota packages.
- Updated PIDs for some GM models.
Other minor bug fixes.
Version 4.3 (Jul 17, 2014)
Added PIDs to FRS package (Now Toyota package)
Added PIDs to Subaru BRZ package
Added PIDs to GM package
Added packages for Ford 2014
Added packages for Mazda 2014
Added packages for Toyota 2010-2014
Added packages for Subaru 2007-2011
Fix an issue where the dashxl dashboard details were missing
Version 4.2.1 (Jun 02, 2014)
Added CALC.FLI which automatically detects extended FLI PIDs and uses them on Dashboards.
Trip stats bug fixes.
Performance page bug fixes.
Version 4.2.0 (May 19, 2014)
Added controls for log file playback. (play, pause, seek)
Added a setting to turn off accelerometer data.
Updated the Tuxedo dashboard to handle rotation between portrait and landscape. (May require the user to reselect their dashboard)
Improved performance on Gauges feature.
Added additional PIDs for Mazda enhanced package.
Version 4.1.1 (Apr 06, 2014)
Users can now set the background for the gauges view
Gauges can now be dragged to a new page, copied and resized to a custom size. Z-Index is preserved.
Added enhanced PID package for Scion FR-S, Toyota 86 and Subaru BRZ
Added support for enhanced packages using GoPoint hardware on CAN vehicles.
Users can now see what PIDs their vehicle will support from an enhanced package, before they purchase the package.
Fixed a connection bug on some vehicles
Fixed a memory leak
Fix a bug that would prevent users from seeing their trouble codes
Fix a bug that required some users to validate their PIDs on every startup
Version 4.1.0 (Dec 31, 2013)
+ Fixes for iOS 7.
+ Added support for Mazda enhanced parameters.
+ Added support for GM enhanced parameters.
+ Added some missing Ford enhanced parameters.
+ Enabled the Gauges screen to be used on the AppRadio.
+ Added a PID for GPS speed.
Version 4.0.0 (Oct 25, 2013)
+ Added a new performance screen for 0-60 and 1/4 mile times.
+ Added a new gauges screen that allows easy user customization.
+ Added a new account system to purchase enhanced PID add-ons.
+ Added enhanced PID add-ons for Ford vehicles.
+ Upgraded the main menu to have a new modern clean look.
Version 3.4.0 (May 01, 2013)
+ Improved the performance of the CALC PIDs.
+ Power/torque calculations have been improved. Note: these no longer show 0 when idling.
+ UI improvements on the Data Logging and Vehicle Manager screens.
+ Add a link to the user manual in the settings.
+ Fixed problem with aux input only connections.
+ Other minor bug fixes.
Version 3.3.5 (Feb 09, 2013)
+ Added support for iOS 6.1.
+ You can now long press the screen to open the DashCommand options menu.
+ Added support for the Pioneer AppRadio for iPhone 5 users.
+ Fixed connecting to Pioneer and Clarion head units when running under iOS 6.1.
+ Fixed a crash that could happen when emailing a tech log or selecting a photo.
+ The save button is now always enabled when editing vehicle settings.
+ Fixed a bug where the date format setting was not saving.
+ Added a contact page to the settings.
Version 3.3.2 (Dec 20, 2012)
+ Added support for JVC head units.
+ Made it easier to download and select new DashXL dashboards.
+ Improved performance of dashboards.
+ Dashboard gauges are now touchable to cycle between multiple gauge options.
Version 3.3.1 (Nov 12, 2012)
+ Added support for iOS 6.
+ Added support for the iPhone 5 and iPod touch 5th gen.
+ Fix a bug where a "rate DashCommand" dialog would cause DashCommand to hang.
+ Improved the performance of the Tuxedo dashboards.
+ Changed the layout of the Vehicle Manager.
+ Remove the default iOS WiFi 30-minute time limit.
+ Fixed an issue with DashCommand on external display devices.
Version 3.2.1 (Sep 14, 2012)
+ Fixed a screen resolution problem when connecting to the Clarion Next GATE.
+ Made the logged PID data averages more correct.
+ Fixed a data logging problem where PID data wasn't working correctly on some BMW vehicles.
Version 3.2.0 (Aug 31, 2012)
+ Added support for the Clarion Next GATE.
+ Fixed a screen resolution problem on the Pioneer AppRadio.
+ Fixed the LCD dashboard fonts.
+ Fixed a problem where the main menu would render incorrectly if we started in landscape.
Version 3.1.0 (Aug 09, 2012)
+ Fixed problem where iOS device would still sleep while plugged into an accessory.
+ Improved swiping gestures on main menu.
+ Added new setting to disable A/V out.
+ Fixed a rare problem where the screen resolution was not correct while plugged into the Pioneer AppRadio.
Version 3.0.1 (May 25, 2012)
+ Added button to disconnect from A/V Out accessories.
+ Fixed the photo picker on the iPad 2 and 3.
+ Fixed a bug where searching for DashXL.net dashboards would sometimes fail.
+ Fixed some screen resolution/orientation issues when connected to the Pioneer AppRadio.
Version 3.0.0 (May 05, 2012)
+ Improved compatibility with the new iPad 3.
+ Redesigned DashCommand to run faster on dual-core devices.
+ Implemented auto-connect system for DashCommand.
+ Optimized DashCommand to be more efficient when rendering and data logging.
+ Improved CONST.WHEEL_CIRCUMFERENCE to accept a wider range of input values.
+ Improved calculations done by CALC.GEAR and CALC.ACCELERATION.
+ CONST.SPEED_CORRECTION now accepts correction factors higher than 2.
+ Fixed some memory leaks.
+ Fixed a bug in the MAF gauge of the Tuxedo dashboards.
+ Numerous other bug fixes and improvements.
Version 2.9.3 (Feb 14, 2012)
+ Added new setting to manually control display orientation.
+ Fix a crash that could happen on older iOS 3.0 devices.
+ Fixed problem where we would return to the main menu the device is unlocked while DashCommand is running.
+ Fixed slow rendering on the iPhone 4S while connected to the vehicle.
Version 2.9.2 (Feb 03, 2012)
+ Added support for the GoPoint BT1.
+ Fixed a bug where the alert views would sometimes appear upside down on the AppRadio.
+ Improved Innovate OT-2 connectivity.
+ Improved responsiveness when running on dual core devices such as the iPad 2 and iPhone 4S.
Version 2.9.1 (Nov 30, 2011)
+ Fixed issue where we displayed the Pioneer AppRadio connection screen when the iOS device was actually connected
to some other kind of accessory.
+ Fixed a rare crash that could happen when displaying a user alert.
+ Fixed bug that caused 'Tire rolling resistance coefficient' to be displayed as "N/A" under certain conditions.
+ Fixed a crash that could happen while renaming or deleting a vehicle data log file.
+ Fixed problem where the busy window was shown off-center if the device was rotated.
Version 2.9.0 (Oct 25, 2011)
+ Support for iOS 5 and iPhone 4S.
+ Now compatible with the Pioneer AppRadio.
+ Added a "DashCommand://" URLScheme.
+ Fixed a typo in the DashXL skin sets.
Version 2.8.1 (Sep 30, 2011)
+ Fixed a bug in the memory warning handler.
Version 2.8 (Sep 22, 2011)
+ Added support for iTunes file sharing.
+ Fix bug in CALC.TRIP.ACCEL.BRAKING.MAX.B.
+ Reworked iPhone accessory routines to be more efficient.
+ DashCommand now asks the user on first launch what kind of hardware interface they are using.
+ Added some help messages to assist in troubleshooting connection problems.
+ Reworked the Data Logging screen to make the UI faster and more responsive.
+ Fix saving the Date format setting
+ Optimized the supported PID detection process slightly.
Version 2.7.1 (Apr 29, 2011)
+ Fixed crash that would happen if you tried to read the readiness monitors when not connected to a vehicle.
+ Cleaned up Vehicle Manager slightly and added descriptive labels.
+ Properly refresh Diagnostics screen when reading the emissions monitors.
+ Improved handling of WIFI timeouts for ELM interfaces.
+ Tweaked gesture handling to make swiping easier.
Version 2.7.0 (Mar 22, 2011)
+ added DashXL.net dashboard searching
+ added support for vehicle photos
+ fixed bug where the Race Track wasn't properly showing satellite imagery on high resolution devices
+ improved Race Track marker and display more course/direction data
+ fixed bug where older DashXL.net dashboards weren't being shown
+ added the ability to delete previously downloaded DashXL.net dashboards
+ improved Diagnostics screen display and added Emissions Monitor information
+ increased timeout values for OT-2 interfaces
+ added new Full Screen setting
+ fixed a bug in the fuel cost calculations
+ added new OBD-II configuration settings for each vehicle
Version 2.6.0 (Sep 17, 2010)
+ added iPad/Universal support
+ fixed slow rendering issue on iPhone 4
+ increased connection timeout for ELM WIFI interfaces
+ updated icons and splash screens
+ fixed download hang when downloading from DashXL.net
Version 2.5.0 (Jul 06, 2010)
+ over 40 new built-in calculated PIDs for performance, engine parameters, and fuel consumption.
+ full featured default dashboards
+ support for new OBD-II interface hardware such as the Innovate Motorsports OT-2 and the goPoint Technology goLINK
+ more sophisticated vehicle manager with 20 settings
+ support for multiple units of measure, US customary, English, and Metric
+ send data logs via email
+ download new dashboard sets (skins) from DashXL.net