This project is a high speed ISO9141 interface based on not opto-isolators but a dedicated ISO driver IC, the Motorola MC33290D.
Using a dedicated IC gives many advantages:
- High speed operation, upto 115.2kpbs as required by VAG-COM 404
- Electronics protection against bus short circuit.
- Wide operating voltage
Pin 6 and 5 can inteface directly to a microprocessor but to connect to a PC’s serial port a voltage level converter as such a MAX232 must be used.
Full schematic. The schematic is release under GPL license. Anyone can use it for non commercial purpose. As this is a free project I do not provide support on this. Please read the FAQ below.
Q: Where is the L-Line?
A: Older ECU uses the L-line to “wake-up” but now days modern ECU uses the K-line for this.
Q: Does it work with VAG-COM Release 409.1?
Q: Does it work with VAG-COM Release 512.1?
A: No, this version requires an interface with build in dongle. The Key series will work with 512.1
Q: Does it have dual K-Line?
A: On 2002+ Audi A4, A6 some modules are on the second K-line (formerly L-Line). If you want to connect to the L-Line add a single pole change over switch.