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ruff
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tunerstudio not connecting

Post by ruff » Sat Apr 08, 2017 9:16 am

Hello!
I just registered to tunerstudio because my laptop only has usb.
registered fine, but then still no connection to the ECU.
tried 2 usb cables... still no connection...
when i try to upload new firmware he tries the FDXX, but no connection possible

the usb ports on my laptop work... just used it with a HD...

ideas?

thanks!!

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Re: tunerstudio not connecting

Post by Piledriver » Sat Apr 08, 2017 2:19 pm

The FTDI needs the driver installed first to be usable, theres a link on the website.
The std RS232 serial works very well these days.(was recently rewritten)

Do make sure to first assign the USB serial device to a specific serial port#, the port detection in TS leaves much to be desired. (done in control panel>system>device manager in Windows)
That can be doe in Linux as well via a udev rule.
TS works much better with a known serial port.
(This includes the built-in adapter in MS3s)
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Re: tunerstudio not connecting

Post by Chip Birks » Sat Apr 08, 2017 4:23 pm

I just went through the same exact thing. New laptop, just had to download the drivers from DIYautotune. Not a big deal after that. I have tested on my MS3-Pro, as well as an MS2 with the adaptor. Works fine.

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Re: tunerstudio not connecting

Post by Jadewombat » Thu Apr 13, 2017 10:33 pm

What are you using to crossover to a 9 pin? You have a USB to 9 pin adapter and software for the adapter? The lights are flickering on the adapter? You're hooked directly to the ECU (not a bluetooth), correct?

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Re: tunerstudio not connecting

Post by Dale M. » Wed Apr 19, 2017 9:36 am

Check in Windows "device manager" to see what RS-232 port the USB adapter/cable is using... Might need to assign port number in tuner studio,,, Also check to see the there is NOT a "!" next to USB "device"...

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Re: tunerstudio not connecting

Post by ruff » Wed Apr 26, 2017 6:37 am

yep,
it was a driver problem....
Solved now!!

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Re: tunerstudio not connecting

Post by profab » Sun Sep 10, 2017 11:21 am

Hey i hope im allowed to post links here. Its a useful guide for you that explains step by step.
https://www.diyautotune.com/support/tec ... nerstudio/

Should be very useful, i tried this myself as i had the same problems. Anyway for future reference in case another needs help you can always go there.

Hope it helps!
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