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8371-TIPK-2770
Written By
Cindy Myers
Date Created
Fri, 19th Jun 2015
Updated By
Cindy Myers
Date Modified
Wed, 10th Aug 2016
 
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   Device Settings

Question 

How do I setup user configuration options for FlashScan V2 and AutoCal hardware?

Answer 

Device Settings manage a range of user configuration options for FlashScan V2 and AutoCal hardware.  Device settings can be accessed via V8 Scan and Tune software, or via FlashScan and AutoCal menus.

EFILive Scan and Tune - Device Setting Configuration

There are 2 different methods to access Device Settings.  To access these;

  1. Connect your FlashScan V2 or AutoCal to your PC.
  2. Open the EFILive Scan and Tune application, and then select either:
    1. Select the [F6: Devices] option in the left-hand pane; or
    2. Select the [F5: BBX] -> [F6: Quick Setup] menu and select either the Edit AutoCal Settings or Edit FlashScan Settings option.

Both menu options perform the same function, however the option via the [F5: BBX] -> [F6: Quick Setup] allows these settings to be programmed in a single process along with all other BBX settings, including scan and tune configurations, along with tune files.  The option via [F6: Devices] only programs device settings.  Other BBX settings need to be programmed independently.

SD Card, Date Format, Timing and LED Mode Configuration

Navigate to the Device Settings option using either of the above methods;

  1. Select [F2: General] to manage the following options:
    1. Target Device - select the device to programmed if multiple devices are connected to your PC.
    2. File System - configures FlashScan to use either internal memory or SD card.
    3. Date format - US Style or Australian Style.
    4. Timing - Low Power notification, length of time Splash screen displays.
    5. LED Mode - status display, visual alarm or none.
  2. Select appropriate options.

  1. Program FlashScan V2 or AutoCal using the Program option, or
  2. Select Close to return to the Quick Setup, select Include current device settings, and Program Quick Setup.

Display Configuration

Navigate to the Device Settings option using either of the above methods;

  1. Select [F3: Display] to manage the following options:
    1. Units - Metric or Custom display units.
    2. Visibility - sets screen color combinations.
    3. Data Logging - number of PID's per page display.
    4. Appearance - adjusts the contrast for FlashScan V2 with a blue case.
  2. Select appropriate options.(NOTE: AutoCal selections vary slightly based on hardware functionality.)

  1. Program FlashScan V2 or AutoCal using the Program option, or
  2. Select Close to return to the Quick Setup, select Include current device settings, and Program Quick Setup.

Keypad Configuration

Navigate to the Device Settings option using either of the above methods;

  1. Select [F4: Keypad] to manage the following options:
    1. Keypad Auto Repeat.
    2. Display Timeouts.
  2. Select appropriate options.

  1. Program FlashScan V2 or AutoCal using the Program option, or
  2. Select Close to return to the Quick Setup, select Include current device settings, and Program Quick Setup.

AutoCal Menu Selection, AutoCal Splash Screens, FlashScan SD Card Options, and Common Settings

Navigate to the Device Settings option using either of the above methods;

  1. Select [F5: Options] to manage the following options:
    1. AutoCal - Simple Menu, Advanced Menu, Splash Screen text.
    2. FlashScan - Check SD card space, enable data protection for SD card.
    3. Common Settings - Use EFILive's FAST CAN Mode.
  2. Select appropriate options.

  1. Program FlashScan V2 or AutoCal using the Program option, or
  2. Select Close to return to the Quick Setup, select Include current device settings, and Program Quick Setup.

Logging Configuration

Navigate to the Device Settings option using either of the above methods;

  1. Select [F6: Logging] to manage the following options:
    1. PID selection at start up.
    2. Analog/Digital Input configurations.
    3. Logging speed.
    4. Notes.
  2. Select appropriate options.

  1. Program FlashScan V2 or AutoCal using the Program option, or
  2. Select Close to return to the Quick Setup, select Include current device settings, and Program Quick Setup.

BBX Configuration

Navigate to the Device Settings option using either of the above methods;

  1. Select [F7: BBX] to manage the following options:
    1. BBL - PID validation configuration.
    2. BBR and BBF verification and display options.
      1. Perform extended verification of uploaded file.
      2. Display OBDII retry statistics after Read/Flash is complete.
      3. Display folders when selecting tune files for flashing.
      4. Automatically save trace files if read or flash fails.
    3. Other BBX Options - Display Switchable tune selections on AutoCal simple menu.
  2. Select appropriate options.

  1. Program FlashScan V2 or AutoCal using the Program option, or
  2. Select Close to return to the Quick Setup, select Include current device settings, and Program Quick Setup.

Serial Comm Port and Wideband Configuration

Navigate to the Device Settings option using either of the above methods;

  1. Select [F8: Serial I/O] to manage the following options:
    1. Serial Comm Port Setup.
    2. Wideband Display Layout.
    3. Wideband Type.
  2. Select appropriate options.

  1. Program FlashScan V2 or AutoCal using the Program option, or
  2. Select Close to return to the Quick Setup, select Include current device settings, and Program Quick Setup.

AutoCal Device Configuration

Device Settings manage a range of user configuration options for AutoCal hardware.  Device settings can be accessed via V8 Scan and Tune software using the information provided above, or via the AutoCal menu.

To edit the Device Settings directly on the AutoCal;

  1. Hold Next key to activate advanced menu while connecting AutoCal to your vehicle.
  2. Using the [Prev] and [Next] buttons, navigate to the [AutoCal Options] -> [Edit Settings] menu to manage the following options:
    1. Set Pro Menu - select Yes for Advanced Menu, No for Simple Menu.
    2. Set File #
    3. Set Locale - Locale USA or Locale Non-USA.
    4. Set Units - Metric or Custom (Imperial).
    5. Set MRU PIDs - Yes or No.
    6. Set Scan Rate - Fast, Medium or Slow.
    7. Set Note 30 - Yes or No.
    8. Set Fast CAN - Yes or No.
    9. Set Skip Verify - Yes or No.
    10. Set Verify BBR - Yes or No.
    11. Set BBX Status - Yes or No.
    12. Set BBX Directory - Yes or No.
    13. Set Switches - enables switchable tuning on simple menu - Yes or No.
    14. Set Trace - Yes or No.
    15. Set COM Port - Wideband O2, External, or Unknown.
    16. Set WO2 Type - select Wideband type from list.
    17. Set WO2 Format - Bank 1, Bank 2, Both.
    18. Set WO2 Data - AFR, Lamda, EQ Ratio, AFR & EQ, AFR & L, EQ & L.
    19. Set WO2-1 ID - set number.
    20. Set WO2-2 ID - set number.
    21. Set Stoich - set value.
    22. Set Low Power - set warning to display in 10 minute increments or disable.
    23. Set Splash Screen - set splash screen display times in 1,000ms
    24. Set Alert - time in 1,000ms.
    25. Set Error - time in 1,000ms.
    26. Set AR Delay - time in 300ms.
    27. Set AR Speed - time in 40 ms. 
  3. Use the [Prev] button to return to the top of the list and select [Exit] to return to [AutoCal Options Menu].
  4. The following menu options are also available from the [AutoCal Options] menu:
    1. Restore Settings - returns settings to factory defaults.
    2. Set Date and Time - edits date and time settings.
    3. Browse Files - view files saved on the AutoCal.
    4. Delete Files - deletes files on the AutoCal.
    5. Free Space - displays used and available space.
    6. Format File Sys - Formats the file system.  

 

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