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AEM’s New DashDesign Software Update Improves OBDII CAN Bus Transfer Speeds

AEM’s latest DashDesign Software update improves the transfer speeds of data from OBDII CAN bus devices to CD-5 Carbon and CD-7 Carbon Digital Dash Displays by up to 40%! These improved speeds provide the ultimate user experience for 2008-up track day vehicles and street cars using OEM ECUs that are connected to a CD Carbon Digital Dash Display with AEM’s OBDII CAN Plug & Play Adapter Harness (PN 30-2217). CD Carbon Digital Displays combine direct-sunlight readability, multi-page programmability, unlimited alarms and warnings and include optional GPS and data logging to deliver track mapping, lap times and data that can improve vehicle setup and driver skill while allowing you to See Everything.

AEM engineers performed other minor improvements and bug fixes to ensure DashDesign is easier than ever to use. Please click here for a copy of DashDesign 1.04.08 release notes>, and click here to download the latest version of DashDesign Software!

CD-5 Carbon and CD-7 Carbon color digital displays feature super-bright, high-contrast, sunlight readable five-inch and seven-inch screens surrounded by tough, lightweight carbon fiber composite enclosures that make them the lightest graphical dash displays in their respective categories. Both displays have an integrated glare diffuser and shade hood for readability in the brightest daylight conditions. They are designed to accept channels from CAN bus connections and do not include analog inputs. Seven ultra-bright programmable LEDs span the top of the display housings for RPM and shift light indication. Two large buttons are included on the face of the display, providing easy page changing and memory resetting, even with driving gloves on. Two additional programmable LEDs are located above the toggle buttons on the sides of the housings.

The Ultimate Track Day Display/Logger – Works with 2008-Up Stock ECUs
AEM’s OBDII Plug & Play Adapter harness (PN 30-2217) makes CD Carbon Dash Displays the perfect track day displays for racers with 2008-up vehicles that have a stock/reflashed ECU. Using the OBDII Plug & Play Adapter Cable, the dashes can display available channels from a vehicle’s OBD port. Combine a logging version of the dash with the factory channels and our optional integrated GPS feature, and racers have everything they need to create track maps, view lap times and log all incoming channels!


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This story was originally published on August 17, 2018. Drag Illustrated

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