Major ECUsim Firmware Updates Released

We're excited to announce the release of major firmware updates for both the ECUsim 5100 & ECUsim 2000. These upgrades provide a huge improvement in ECUsim software control, including customizable ECUs, PIDs, DTCs, and freeze frames.

The ECUsim 2000 is now offered in 3 editions: Standard, Professional, and Ultimate. The ECUsim 5100 includes the same functionality as the ECUSim 2000 Ultimate Edition. The following chart compares the available ECUsim 2000 editions:

Standard
Professional
Ultimate
Supports all OBD-II protocols1
Functional and physical addressing
Default ECUs: ECM, TCM, ABS
Supports SAE J1979 modes 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 9, A
USB connection
Software selectable protocol
Firmware updates
Custom ECUs
up to 3
unlimited*
Custom PIDs
00 – 4F
unlimited*
Custom DTCs
limited**
unlimited*
Custom freeze frames
1
unlimited*
User settable VIN & CAL ID
Send OBD messages under software control
Knobs assignable to PIDs2
Signal generator (sine, triangle, square, random)2
Custom request/response pairs2
No limitations on future functionality
1ECUsim 2000 can be purchased with any combination of the following protocols: J1850 PWM, J1850 VPW, ISO 9141, ISO 14230 (KWP), and ISO 15765 (CAN)
2Planned functionality; not currently available
*The number of dynamic objects is limited by available RAM
**The maximum number of DTCs in the Professional edition is limited to 6 stored, 4 pending, and 1 permanent DTC per ECU

These updates add over 40 new software commands, providing complete control over how the simulator operates. For more information about the features listed, please consult the ECUsim Programming Manual.