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    Nanocom Issues

    Anyone else having ongoing issue with their Nanocom one?
    Mine keep cutting out and shutting down after about 60 seconds on Instrument mode.
    When connected wont initialize and a couple of other messages basically not responding.
    Now is this likely a Nanocom problem or ECU problem?
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    What firmware version do you have in it? if it's 2.11 you should go to 2.09 or vice-versa to rule this out, 5'th from bottom Downloads & Support - NANOCOM Diagnostics but you need a programmer for that
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    HiJack

    Rather than starting a new one on related topic...

    I've just been reunited with my L320 after a lengthy separation and now my Nanocom won't talk to it. It fires up OK when plugged in, initialises and goes to the pick the vehicle type screen no worries - and then when you select Canbus the screen blanks out (still has the blue graduation shading) and stays like that. It doesn't detect the vehicle as it should at this point. I've checked that the code file is in there and loaded against the correct slot. No changes there. Any thoughts?

    It did go back to BBS in May/June for a pull-through as I was having a few issues. They updated it to the latest firmware and sent it back with a clean bill of health. I used it shortly thereafter briefly while the car was at the Indy and it worked fine. But a couple of months later I now try and it does per the above.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CraigE View Post
    Anyone else having ongoing issue with their Nanocom one?
    Mine keep cutting out and shutting down after about 60 seconds on Instrument mode.
    When connected wont initialize and a couple of other messages basically not responding.
    Now is this likely a Nanocom problem or ECU problem?

    Craig, if you haven't already do this upgrade. Fixed my issues with the Nanocom 1

    http://cdbl.free.fr/Nanocom/V1-V2/Ma...ION_MANUAL.pdf

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    Harro,
    Thanks but apparently this is no longer available, I need to find some one with the programmer module, the chip I believe is still available.
    To be honest the Nanocom has been fairly hit and miss since day one with connection problems. At present wont even hook up to my sons D2 V8 anymore and is intermittent with my TD5. Certainly cant justify buying a new one at present.
    Cheers
    Craig

    Quote Originally Posted by harro View Post
    Craig, if you haven't already do this upgrade. Fixed my issues with the Nanocom 1

    http://cdbl.free.fr/Nanocom/V1-V2/Ma...ION_MANUAL.pdf
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    Quote Originally Posted by CraigE View Post
    Harro,
    Thanks but apparently this is no longer available, I need to find some one with the programmer module, the chip I believe is still available.
    To be honest the Nanocom has been fairly hit and miss since day one with connection problems. At present wont even hook up to my sons D2 V8 anymore and is intermittent with my TD5. Certainly cant justify buying a new one at present.
    Cheers
    Craig
    Craig, I still have the programmer.
    PM if you want it, I can post it over to you you.

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    Hiyas Craig

    I am so sorry to hear that you are having issues with your Nanocom one.

    Although Blackbox Solutions had no part in the development and supply of the nanocom one, we did produce a firmware version for these that fixed most all common issues.
    We also attended to the inherant updating problems that prevented direct updating via serial or USB and replaced the home built / expensive direct progragrammer you see in the linked document by producing a custom firmware for the Inexpensive Pickit 2 programmer. We offer this programmer for below 25 AUD on our web shop complete with a 10 MHZ crystal.

    I do hope that one way or another you get this sorted, but if you need any further help, feel free to ask.

    Regards

    Colin
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    Quote Originally Posted by DiscoClax View Post
    Rather than starting a new one on related topic...

    I've just been reunited with my L320 after a lengthy separation and now my Nanocom won't talk to it. It fires up OK when plugged in, initialises and goes to the pick the vehicle type screen no worries - and then when you select Canbus the screen blanks out (still has the blue graduation shading) and stays like that. It doesn't detect the vehicle as it should at this point. I've checked that the code file is in there and loaded against the correct slot. No changes there. Any thoughts?

    It did go back to BBS in May/June for a pull-through as I was having a few issues. They updated it to the latest firmware and sent it back with a clean bill of health. I used it shortly thereafter briefly while the car was at the Indy and it worked fine. But a couple of months later I now try and it does per the above.
    Update. Turns out it was the SD card info. Pulled the SD card out and it worked perfectly. Have just had a look at the files on there and they are rubbish, so have formatted and re-prepared the card per the BBS app and latest download. Confident it's all OK now I did refresh the firmware per Colin's suggestion but that didn't help, although a solid starting point knowing that's the latest and OK.
    DiscoClax
    '94 D1 3dr Aegean Blue - 300ci stroker RV8, 4HP24 & Compushift, usual bar-work, various APT gear, 32" KL71s, 3deg front arms, D2 front shaft, Detroit lockers, $$$$, etc.
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