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OBDLink EX EOBD OBD-II USB Diagnostic Interface

OBDLink EX OBD-II / EOBD Car Diagnostic Interface (USB) designed for ForScan

OBDLink EX EOBD OBD-II USB Diagnostic Interface

Product Code: OBDLINKEX

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Is your Check Engine light on?

Direct USB connection!
USB Connection
Based on the ELM 327 interface chip, these kits are one of the lowest-
cost means of talking to modern cars

Interface can also be used with other software supporting the ELM327 chipset.

Technical info:
STN2230 chip
(faster than ELM327 chip)
Supported protocols:

Specifically designed for use with ForScan Software (for Ford cars)!

Easy-to-use multi-protocol package to connect your PC to any OBDII or EOBD compliant car (2001+ petrol car, 2004+ diesel car). In addition, this interface has been specifically designed for ForScan diagnostic software and will automatically switch pins for different CAN-bus networks on Ford models.

ForScan software can be downloaded directly from the ForScan website. Click here for more details

Supplied with the free evaluation version of our EngineCheck software - EngineCheck LE (Lite Edition) AND the OBDWiz software from

EngineCheck Lite screenshot OBDWiz screenshots

EngineCheck Lite is a cut-down version of our award-winning EngineCheck software.

It will allow you to connect to the engine management system on the same range of vehicles and view basic fault code information, but does not offer any of the more advanced features found in the full package, such as live data streams, and the ability to record and playback information.
For more details on the EngineCheck software, please visit the EngineCheck website

We also currently include the OBDWiz software from, which offers live sensor data in graph and dial formats.

Why take your car to the dealer for a code-read? You can now read and clear your engine fault codes on your own driveway!

Why doesn't it work on all cars from 1996?
"The same/similar product from other suppliers works on all 1996 and newer cars... why doesn't yours?"
Please click here for more information

What is included in the kit?

  • OBDLink EX USB diagnostic interface (faster than ELM327)
  • OBDWiz software license key
  • EngineCheck Lite Edition download and activation details
    Please note: EngineCheck software not shipped on CD - download information sent by email.

About the OBDLink EX interface

  • Electronic switch allows FORScan to access all CAN buses simultaneously on Ford models and enables advanced functions not possible with toggle switch adapters
  • Features the new STN2230 chip
  • The STN2230 chip supports the full ELM327 command set and an extended command set adding many enhanced features, plus support for Ford's MS-CAN protocols, without the need for additional adaptor cables
  • The STN2230 is up to 10 times faster than the ELM327 chip
  • 4 times as much flash memory as ELM327 chip
  • Over 5 times the RAM of the ELM327 chip
  • The STN2230 is Firmware updateable while the ELM327 requires the chip to be replaced with each new version

Which cars can I connect to?

This interface will allow you to connect to your EOBD or OBDII compliant car. These are petrol cars sold within the European Union from 2001 and diesel cars sold from 2004.
(Passenger cars with fewer than 10 seats and a Gross Vehicle Weight rating of less than 2500kg)

The ForScan software offers different coverage years on Ford models to those mentioned above. Please check the ForScan website for detailed coverage when using this software.

Please email us if you would like to confirm compatibility with your car.

Diagnostic connector
For information on the pins required in the diagnostic port for the support of each of the above protocols, please click here.
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