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      01-22-2013, 05:21 PM   #10
alexwhittemore
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Originally Posted by techwhiz View Post
Compared to the $35 I paid?
The tool isn't rocket science and there is nothing in there to justify that price.
Industry standard Bluetooth and CAN chips.
To be fair, the damn ELM327 is expensive AS HELL in singles. Like $23. I think most of the cheap ($35 to $50) units actually use counterfeit chips - it's just a pre-programmed PIC part, and one revision of the part ELM forgot to blow the firmware dump fuses.
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