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Looking to get an OBD reader compatible with my 24kw leaf and iOS.

Any recommendations?

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Looking to get an OBD reader compatible with my 24kw leaf and iOS.

Any recommendations?

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I use this one, with iOS and a first gen (2012 Japan built). I think there may be cheaper ones out there, but this was what i found/ordered and have used for the past couple of years.

Vgate iCar 2 WiFi EOBD OBDII OBD 2 car interface diagnostics, android, IOS, windows


I've only used it via wifi - not sure about bluetooth alternatives...
 

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I use this one, with iOS and a first gen (2012 Japan built). I think there may be cheaper ones out there, but this was what i found/ordered and have used for the past couple of years.

Vgate iCar 2 WiFi EOBD OBDII OBD 2 car interface diagnostics, android, IOS, windows


I've only used it via wifi - not sure about bluetooth alternatives...
I got this one as well from Amazon. Work great via WiFi can't get it working on bluetooth
 

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Icar Vgate PRO supports Bluetooth 4.0 so it is compatible with iPhones.
LeafSpy Pro is probably the best iOS app for Leaf.

Car Scanner Elm Obd2 for iOS and Android displays somewhat less parameters in Leaf, but can be used with many different EVs, and basic version is free.

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I got this one as well from Amazon. Work great via WiFi can't get it working on bluetooth
Leafspy for iOS will only work with a Bluetooth adaptor if it is BLE 4.0. (Bluetooth Low energy)

This is a restriction of iOS not the adaptor or Leafspy app. I don't see anything in that listing that says the device is BLE 4.0 hence it won't work in bluetooth mode.
 

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From a supplier of 'genuine' ELM devices:
"While OBD adapters come in many shapes and sizes, most of them (apart from OBDLink) are based on the ELM327 chip from Elm Electronics. Nobody owns the ELM327 trademark, so the devices carrying this label may be manufactured by any one of the dozens of small Chinese factories. As a result, there is a wide variance in design and build quality. "

Mine from Amazon works with all of the cars in my garage (X-Type Jaguar, 2014 Leaf Tekna, and BMW Z3. The first one I bought was one of the clone versions mentioned and is limited in its abilities - can't recall exactly now though. Mine was expensive but does the job well.
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Just noticed it's not compatible with iOS devices.

 

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My OBD connector has arrived.

Is it only the leaf spy PRO version available for iOS? £19.99?

Cant see any others
 
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