How to build a cable to access the MBB
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This information based off of the following thread: How to build a cable to access the MBB:
- Cut the connectors off the end of the green, white and black wires to expose bare wires.
- Solder the wires to the pins on the OBDII connector as follows:
- Black wire (ground) to pin 5
- White wire (RX) to pin 8
- Green wire (TX) to pin 9
- Red wire is not connected (+5V)
- Plug cable in to laptop computer; device should be recognized and driver installed successfully.
- Note the COM port or device used.
- Connect cable to the OBD port on the bike.
- Key the bike on.
- Connect via laptop.
- Configure the Baud rate:
- Open Putty terminal program (freeware) and use Serial connection to connect to COM port (eg COM4) and set baud rate.
- Open CoolTerm (freeware, unsigned) and connect to the bluetooth serial modem and set baud rate.
- Open minicom/etc. and connect to the bluetooth serial modem and set baud rate.
- Open connection and the MBB prompt should be displayed (hit enter key if not)
- Type help and hit enter to get a list of commands that you can run.