The OBD-II to DB9 Cable by Sparkfun is the perfect tool for car enthusiasts who love to experiment and explore. This unique cable is designed to connect to the pins on your car's OBDII connector, providing a DB9 female serial connector on the other end. The cable is 1.52 meters long, making it versatile and easy to use in various setups.
This cable is not designed to be plugged directly into a computer's serial port. Instead, it is intended for use with a specific type of hardware interface. This makes it a specialized tool for those who understand the intricacies of car electronics and want to take their tinkering to the next level.
The OBD-II to DB9 Cable also includes a basic pinout, mapping the connections from OBDII to DB9 Female. This pinout includes everything from the J1850 BUS+ and Chassis Ground, to the ISO 9141-2 L Line and Battery Power. This comprehensive mapping ensures that you can accurately and effectively use this cable for your specific needs.
The benefits of using this cable are numerous. Not only does it allow you to access the pins on your car's OBDII connector, but it also provides a simple and effective way to connect to a DB9 female serial connector. This makes it an invaluable tool for any car enthusiast who wants to understand and experiment with their vehicle's electronics.
The OBD-II to DB9 Cable is a testament to Sparkfun's commitment to providing high-quality, specialized products for their customers. Whether you're a professional mechanic or a hobbyist, this cable offers a unique and effective way to explore and experiment with your car's electronics.