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Hi all, I had too clear some errors on my CZero (separate story knackered 12v battery) and although I used Diagbox at home, I would like to be able to use HobDrive to do the same.

Does anyone have any advice on establishing Bluetooth Comms, what adaptors do/ do not work, how to read error codes, how to clear error codes.

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Android or iOS? I'm surprised you don't already use Canion and have an adaptor for that? :)

On Android most ELM327 adaptors should work with Hobdrive but some will not. (There's a lot of rubbish clones on ebay and it's hard to tell which are the good or bad ones) As they're so cheap it may be worth taking a punt on one and giving it a go.

I used an OBDLink LX for Canion on Android and can confirm that it works fine with Hobdrive as well. It's not a cheap adaptor but it's good quality and one of the recommended adaptors for Canion. (It's much cheaper to buy it from the manufacturer in the USA - US $49 plus modest shipping to the UK vs £80 bought in the UK!)

All adaptors which work with Canion will work with Hobdrive but the reverse is not true as Canion only works with adaptors which use the STN11xx chipset. (Which also has an ELM327 emulation mode)

On iOS the situation is different. Only Bluetooth LE (4.0) adaptors will work with Hobdrive or indeed other apps like Leafspy. None of the OBDLink devices support Bluetooth LE.
 

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Android or iOS? I'm surprised you don't already use Canion and have an adaptor for that? :)

On Android most ELM327 adaptors should work with Hobdrive but some will not. (There's a lot of rubbish clones on ebay and it's hard to tell which are the good or bad ones) As they're so cheap it may be worth taking a punt on one and giving it a go.

I used an OBDLink LX for Canion on Android and can confirm that it works fine with Hobdrive as well. It's not a cheap adaptor but it's good quality and one of the recommended adaptors for Canion. (It's much cheaper to buy it from the manufacturer in the USA - US $49 plus modest shipping to the UK vs £80 bought in the UK!)

All adaptors which work with Canion will work with Hobdrive but the reverse is not true as Canion only works with adaptors which use the STN11xx chipset. (Which also has an ELM327 emulation mode)

On iOS the situation is different. Only Bluetooth LE (4.0) adaptors will work with Hobdrive or indeed other apps like Leafspy. None of the OBDLink devices support Bluetooth LE.
Thanks, that's been very helpful. Connected via OBDLinkLX adaptor and found the diagnostics screens. This shows the permanent U11xx code which I think is a permanent feature of the PSA clones.

I've had a warning code explanation signal on the dash. Having just replaced the 12v battery which fixed the issue for about 4 days, I'm thinking I might have a battery drain problem, possibly a faulty interior LED light bulb.
 
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