OBD Development Kit

The OBD Development Kit is a modular development system designed to speed up the development of devices that interface with the OBD bus. It consists of the Interconnect Board, three removable modules (Power, OBD drivers, and STN11xx), and an OBD cable.

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Item# 443000

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As-shipped, the kit is a fully functioning OBD-II to USB interface that supports all OBD-II protocols and works with any ELM327-compatible software.

The Interconnect Board features UART and USB interfaces, an OBD breakout with access to all all 16 OBD port lines, three module slots with breakout headers, and a number of configuration jumpers and test points.

The unique modular design offers considerable flexibility, allowing engineers to quickly evaluate, prototype, and verify the major circuit blocks.


  • Modular design
    • Interconnect Board
    • STN Breakout Module
    • OBD Driver Module
    • Power Module
  • ELM327-compatible command set
  • Breakout headers for all module pins
  • 16-pin OBD breakout header
  • UART and USB interfaces (FT232RL/Virtual COM Port)
  • Test points for measuring voltage
  • Tap points for measuring current
  • Configurable sleep/wakeup functionality
  • Can be powered from OBD Port, or the optional 12VDC power supply

Connection Diagram

OBD Development Board Connection Diagram

Shown with optional ECUsim 2000 and laptop (not included). For more information see the Lab Manual

User Interface Diagram

OBD Development Board Diagram

Additional Info

DEVICE WEIGHT5 oz (140 g)
DIMENSIONS7.4 x 4.0 x 1.0 in (187.9 x 102.6 x 26.2 mm)
  • OBD Interconnect Development Board with 3 modules
  • Cable, J1962M to DB15 (HI-DM)
  • USB Cable, 6ft
  • Support for all legislated OBD-II protocols:
    • SAE J1850 PWM (Ford)
    • SAE J1850 VPW (GM)
    • ISO 9141-2 (Asian, European, Chrysler)
    • ISO 14230-4 (Keyword Protocol 2000)
    • ISO 15765-4 (CAN 250/500 kbps, 11/29 bit)
  • Support for non-legislated OBD protocols:
    • ISO 11898 (raw CAN)
    • SAE J1939 (cable not supplied - does not support 24 Volts)
    • SAE J2411 Single-Wire CAN (SW-CAN) - GM proprietary network
    • Medium-Speed CAN (MS-CAN) - Ford proprietary network
  • DocumentationApps & FirmwareRelated Items


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