PHEV Watchdog for the Outlander PHEV

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GreyBigFoot
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PHEV Watchdog for the Outlander PHEV

Post by GreyBigFoot » Fri, 08 Sep 2017, 17:39

Hello.

I've been developing in the past months a monitoring app for the Outlander PHEV that I believe will help to know better the PHEV as long as following very close the battery condition.

This app will read the info provided by the car itself and display it instantly while you are driving (live data) as long as calculating some interesting statistics as energy and fuel consumption, consumed/charged/regenerated battery capacity, distance on pure electric, ev driving, glide/regeneration time, and much more.
Integrates GPS data from the device where you are running it, which retrieving ascent/descent/elevation and coordinates.
Will manage historical data, every trip stats are kept as long as the battery condition changes.
Oh, and it's able to log all the info into a file (CSV).

It's completely free with no hidden or limited features, all for the benefit of the community.
I'm not charging anything and will keep it that way in the future.

It's called "PHEV Watchdog" and you'll need Android 4.0.3 (minimum) to run it.

Here's the download link of the latest release v0.8:
https://drive.google.com/open?id=0Bwtie ... W1vUmJTVHc

And of course a compatible OBD adapter (bluetooth only) is required.

The following have been reported to work properly:

OBDLink LX (available at Amazon)
Konnwei kW902 (chinese clone, available at Amazon, gearbest, etc).
Vgate icar2 Bluetooth 3.0 (available at Amazon)

One cheap chinese generic OBD dongle has been reported to work also.
So others may work or not... You'll have to try, or purchase one of the above.

There is also a dedicated facebook discussion group where I do the updates and answer some questions:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/152278275319772/

Cheers!

GreyBigFoot
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Re: PHEV Watchdog for the Outlander PHEV

Post by GreyBigFoot » Tue, 26 Jun 2018, 04:38

Finally everyone can get the most recent release of the Dog from the play store... Still free, still awesome, no more nag screens (google won't allow it) but instead you'll get a little banner of ads at the bottom of the screen.
Everything is there except the online data sync feature as this is for contributors only.

Contributors SHOULD NOT get the App from google's play store, that's the ad based version. Instead they should download (as usual) the latest build from the website download page after login in.

App:
https://play.google.com/store/apps/deta ... v.watchdog

Website:
http://phevwatchdog.net

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