[Ovmsdev] OVMS user in NZ
xrious at gmail.com
Mon Feb 15 12:05:52 HKT 2016
I'm also in NZ with a gen 1 japanese import leaf, if you want another
tester feel free to give me a shout. I'm happy to help out the cause but
little skill in this area, I'm a IT Sys Admin so techie but just not in
On 15 February 2016 at 17:00, <ovmsdev-request at lists.teslaclub.hk> wrote:
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> 1. Nissan Leaf + Dev Environment (Tom Parker)
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> Date: Sun, 14 Feb 2016 21:42:40 +1300
> From: Tom Parker <tom at carrott.org>
> Subject: [Ovmsdev] Nissan Leaf + Dev Environment
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> I just got an OVMS for my 2012 Japanese Domestic Manufacture Nissan
> Leaf. I also ordered the Leaf OBDII cable:
> https://www.fasttech.com/p/1779000 in my left hand drive car, this cable
> points towards the driver rather than towards the front of the car, I
> wonder if it's possible to rotate the socket in the car to make the
> cable point the other way?
> I didn't have any trouble setting up and communicating via the app or
> SMS on New Zealand's 2degrees cell network.
> I programmed the 2.6.5 firmware as recommended by the "Firmware
> Easy-Install" link on https://www.openvehicles.com/ which turned out to
> be a mistake. This I think this firmware expects the Car CAN bus but the
> Leaf OBDII cable connects the EV CAN bus. For a while I thought I had
> faulty hardware but the soldering looked good and when I took my
> oscilloscope out to the car and found CAN data entering the PIC
> It turns out the 2.6.5 firmware is old and you need a later one to work
> with the EV CAN bus on the Leaf cable. I'm not entirely sure how I
> missed that, I just checked out the tag without looking at the other tags.
> I installed
> (and verified the md5sum matches
> http://www.microchip.com/forums/m662617.aspx for whatever that is worth)
> and have a working development environment and have built and programmed
> master into my unit and everything seems to be working.
> Thank you all for your work on this project, I'll post again about
> improving the leaf support (I do embedded development in my spare time).
> The cars intended for the Japanese market have CARWINGS, but the
> telematics module doesn't work in New Zealand (incompatible cell network
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