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OBDLinkMX+ scanner communicates with phone app via bluetooth

hooked the scanner up to the DLC via a Honda DLC to OBD2 adapter cable

phone is mounted in a Juiced Squeeze wireless charger...btw the phone is easily removed from mount to receive/make calls...texts etc

scanner can read error codes and display various live engine parameters on phone (I set up a couple of pages)
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Interesting! Do you have any links on where to purchase the DLC adapter cable, or did you make it yourself?
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the 1100 is a 6 pin but evidently there was a change from 4 pin to 6 pin on the 300/500 models at some point
for proper pin count for the adapter cable check your bike's DLC plug

then Google Honda 4 or 6 pin plug to OBD2 cable which will produce multiple hits for links to cables on Amazon and eBay
 

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is that K-line or CANBUS?
the 1100 DLC has both K-Line and CANBUS high and low...I do not know which line the scanner is getting the live data from...but I would imagine error codes would be monitored on CANBUS

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Google "Honda 6 pin plug to OBD2 cable" will produce multiple hits for links to cable on Amazon and eBay for the 1100

likewise Google a 4 pin plug for the 300/500
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Google "Honda 6 pin plug to OBD2 cable" will produce multiple hits for links to cable on Amazon and eBay for the 1100

likewise Google a 4 pin plug for the 300/500
I will do that and get one set up for my bike, I already have an elm 327 and the torque pro app I use to diagnose my vehicles, do you think my set up would work or do I need another app/reader for the bike? I only want to monitor rpms/temperature on my phone through the app.
 

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I will do that and get one set up for my bike, I already have an elm 327 and the torque pro app I use to diagnose my vehicles, do you think my set up would work or do I need another app/reader for the bike? I only want to monitor rpms/temperature on my phone through the app.
give it a try...

I ran the following scanner with Torque Pro with good results before buying the OBDLinkMX+ scanner

Amazon.com: NEXAS Nexlink Car Motorcycles Bluetooth 5.0 OBD2 Scanner, Work with All Third-Party Apps Read/Erase Check Engine Light Codes Diagnostic Scan Tool OBDII Adapter Code Reader for iOS & Android : Automotive
 
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I will do that and get one set up for my bike, I already have an elm 327 and the torque pro app I use to diagnose my vehicles, do you think my set up would work or do I need another app/reader for the bike? I only want to monitor rpms/temperature on my phone through the app.
another thing to remember is if you are leaving the scanner attached permanently make sure it has a "sleep" feature or it will drain your battery...the OBDLinkMX+ scanner has this feature...the NEXAS one listed above doesn't and has to be unplugged when not in use

Update: the latest NEXAS model does have sleep mode...at $46 a good buy.
 

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Just ordered an obd2 adapter, I will try it out with my existing hardware. If it does not work for some reason what you recommend will be ordered! Thanks for posting this post, I was close to buying a tach and wiring it in to monitor rpms but this route seems better 😅
 

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I will do that and get one set up for my bike, I already have an elm 327 and the torque pro app I use to diagnose my vehicles, do you think my set up would work or do I need another app/reader for the bike? I only want to monitor rpms/temperature on my phone through the app.
with only 2 gauges displayed you will have larger dials to read...here's RPM and coolant temp displayed on Torque Pro in one of several gauge styles to choose from

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I ordered this one now, hope it's the right one 😬
the 1100 has a 6 pin DLC....evidently there was a change from 4 pin to 6 pin on the other Rebel models at some point

my 2019 500 had a 4 pin

I edited my previous post above to note this
 
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