[Ovmsdev] OvmsDev Digest, Vol 49, Issue 20

Tom Parker tom at carrott.org
Tue Feb 16 18:16:02 HKT 2016

Remote climate control is my goal, i'm expecting to have to hook a GPIO to the wake up request wire on the VCM.On 15/02/2016 10:11 PM, Thor <thor918 at gmail.com> wrote:
> do consider making a solution that turns leaf heater on remotly:
> http://www.mynissanleaf.com/viewtopic.php?p=438109#p438109
> On 15 February 2016 at 05:00, <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
>> To: OVMS Developers <ovmsdev at lists.teslaclub.hk>
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>> Hi,
>> 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
>> microcontroller.
>> 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
>> http://ww1.microchip.com/downloads/en/DeviceDoc/MPLABX-v3.20-linux-installer.tar
>> and
>> //bitbucket.org/simbuckone/simbuckbaseproject/downloads/mplabc18-v3.40-linux-full-installer.run
>> (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
>> apparently).
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