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Monitor your Teenager's Driving Habits, Test for Emissions, Track Mileage, and More
Davis Instruments 8226 Car Chip Pro Data Logger
Davis Instruments 8226 Car Chip Pro Data Logger
Item# 19111
Price: Normally $99.00 
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  • Plugs into your car's OBD II port
  • Save gas by analyzing your driving habits
  • Up to 300 hours of trip details (newest data records over oldest)
  • Log up to 4 of 23 engine parameters
  • Provides individual graphs and summary reports
  • Records/shows extreme acceleration/braking
  • Allows user-set thresholds for audible alarms, speed, acceleration, and braking (post-drive reports/graphs show when, for how long, and number of times thresholds were exceeded)
  • Automatic accident log with last 20 seconds speed data before impact
  • Assign trips as business/commute/personal
  • Calculate gas mileage

Essential Info

The Davis Instruments Car Chip Pro Driving & Engine Performance Monitor requires no tools or automotive expertise! Just plug CarChip into the OBDII (onboard diagnostics) port, which is easily found under the dashboard or steering wheel of nearly every car made in 1996 or later, and it reads and stores data from your car's onboard computers, continuously logging driving and engine performance. The CarChip Pro allows you to monitor teenagers driving habits, test for emissions, sort business and personal miles and much more! This handy device even produces information you can provide to your insurance company or in court on contested tickets. This unit will log the time and date every time it is disconnected.


What's Included

  • CarChip data logger
  • Software on CD
  • USB cable for downloading data
  • More Info

    The Car Chip stores up to 300 hours of trip details including time, date, distance traveled, speed at 1- or 5-second intervals. Log up to 4 of 23 engine parameters. The information can later be viewed on individual graphs and summary reports. Records and shows extreme acceleration and braking. You can set audible alarms to sound if certain speed, acceleration, or braking thresholds are crossed. Accident log records 20 seconds of speed data before impact. Easily calculates gas mileage to help you save money. The included software allows you to review and clear diagnostic codes, view summaries and detail reports, and copy data to spreadsheets for further analysis. Comes with a 1 year manufacturer warranty.


    Dimensions: 1.80" x 1.00" x 1.32" (46 mm x 26 mm x 34 mm)
    Software System Requirements: Windows 98SE, ME, NT4.0, NT2000, XP, Vista; 5 MB free disk space
    Operating Temperature: -40° to +185°F (-40° to +85°C)
    Primary Power, Connected to Vehicle: -9 to 16 VDC, 80 mA with vehicle running, 17 mA with the vehicle’s power off
    Primary Power, Connected to Computer: USB powered
    Backup Power: Internal battery, minimum of 5 years total, with data logger not powered by vehicle or computer; 10-15 year life in normal use
    Memory: 512KB
    Data Logging Capacity: 300 hours maximum, depending on logging intervals and number of optional parameters selected


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    VICTOR PADILLA -- jiutepec, XX   7/26/2013
    Does exactly what is stated on the advetisement. love its customizable features. Saludos from Mexico.
    FRANK -- little egg harbor, NJ   11/17/2011
    Mina -- Egypt   10/1/2011
    What cars that we can install this device on? is it work on OBD I and II? if i have an Online GPS device,can i connect your device to it through any bus?
    Mike -- huntington beach, CA   7/27/2011
    I love this clever device. It saved me more than I paid for it the first time I used it, because it told me exactly why my check engine light was on, and which part I needed to replace. Simple repair, then I reset the check engine light myself.

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