DashDyno SPD

Part No.: MPAUT-DashDyno-SPD
Measure instant and average fuel economy, data log engine sensors and GPS position, measure horsepower and torque, trigger alarms lights, read/clear your dashboard Check Engine light and more.


DashDyno SPD

DashDyno SPD™ combines a scan tool, performance meter and data logger into one, easy-to-use instrument for the automotive enthusiast.

Measure instant and average fuel economy, data log engine sensors and GPS position, measure horsepower and torque, trigger alarms lights, read/clear your dashboard Check Engine light and more. Access to thousands of generic and enhanced diagnostic trouble code definitions displayed directly on screen. Recorded data may be viewed directly on DashDyno or using a PC with the included Dyno-Scan for Windows software. English and Metric units of measure supported. The software supports a PC with Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10.

Connect a Windows PC to your vehicle. Use the DashDyno pass-through mode and the included Dyno-Scan for Windows software to perform advanced vehicle diagnostics. DashDyno is a handheld, in-vehicle display and PC-based scan tool all-in-one!

Package Conents

The A-500 DashDyno SPD kit includes:

  • DashDyno SPD
  • DashDyno SPD Software CD ROM (S-102)
  • Dyno-Scan for Windows software
  • OBD II Cable (O-102)
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Electronic User Manual

Key Features

  • All 1996 and later vehicles supported, including American, Asian, and European
  • Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 and 10 Supported (32-bit and 64-bit, all versions)
  • Easy installation - no hard wiring required
  • 280 selectable parameters and simultaneously record up to 16
  • English and Metric units of measure.
  • Enhanced OBD II parameters
  • Includes Dyno-Scan for Windows software for PC-based diagnostics
  • Can be dash mounted or handheld
  • Quick release windshield mount option
  • Powerful 32-bit microprocessor
  • SD / MMC card slot for recording data
  • Auto-Record feature for no-touch, long-term recording over days, weeks or months
  • Backlit high-contrast LCD display with temperature contrast compensation
  • Auto power-on when vehicle is started
  • Record GPS data using an external GPS receiver
  • View GPS data within Google Earth
  • TrackVision data file export for making in-car videos (TrackVision sold separately)
  • Powered from an OBD II cable or A/C adapter
  • Measures Horsepower and Torque corrected per SAE 1349
  • 0-60mph, 1/8 and 1/4 mile, and top speed
  • Trip computer with instant and average fuel economy
  • Playback recorded data and use fast forward/reverse for quick navigation
  • Three user programmable alarm lights
  • Record / play and keyboard shift key indicator lights
  • 8 button backlit keypad with secondary functions
  • USB port for connection to a PC
  • Two expansion ports for optional accessories and sensor logging
  • Four external analog inputs, a digital input, a digital output, and a serial port
  • Analog input range select (0-6V, 0-12V and 0-24V)
  • 2-channel digital oscilloscope mode
  • Customizable sensor conversion formulas
  • Software wizards offer step by step guidance
  • Corrects measurements for inaccurate speedometer due to non-stock tire size
  • Read and clear diagnostic trouble codes
  • Enhanced and generic code definitions displayed on screen
  • Turn off Check Engine or Service Engine Soon light
  • Line graphs, bar graphs, meters and gauges
  • All graph screens zoom in/out and scroll right/left/up/down
  • Axis labels auto-hide after 3 seconds providing unobstructed graph views
  • Min/max axis labels update with zoom and scroll
  • 256-point per channel buffer on graph screens
  • J1850 (VPW, PWM), ISO 9141, ISO 14320 (KWP), and ISO 15765 (CAN bus) protocols
  • CAN bus 6x mode reads six sensors at once from the vehicle
  • Easy installation - plugs into the vehicle OBD II diagnostic port
  • Low-profile OBD II cable connector
  • Free software upgrades installed through the mini USB port
  • 1-year warranty


Size 5.2" W x 2.4" H x 1.4" D
Processor 32-bit, software upgradeable
Screen High contrast monochrome, white LED backlight
Keys Backlit silicon rubber
Expansion Slot Support for MultiMediaCard, SD and SDIO cards
File Formats FAT12, FAT16, FAT32
Card Size 2GB max
Power OBD II cable or AC adapter
Sleep Mode Auto power-off
Keypad Backlit, secondary function keys
Aux Port 1 Mini-DIN, four analog inputs, 5V output
Aux Port 2 Mini-DIN, one digital input, one digital output, serial port, 5V output
Aux 5V Output Current limited 25mA max (combined both ports)
Analog Inputs Selectable ranges of 0-6V, 0-12V or 0-24V, 10-bit ADC
Analog Input Impedance 95k ohm 6V range, 62k ohm 12V range, 54k ohm 24V range
Oscilloscope Mode 200Hz bandwidth, 1mS sample rate
Digital Input 24V max, 4V high min, 1.6V low min
Digital Output Open Collector, 15V max, 75ma sink max
External GPS Baud 4800, 9600, 19200, 38400
External GPS Protocol NMEA 0183
USB Port Mini USB type B
OBD II Port Modular
OBD II Cable 6ft, low-profile OBD II connector
Alarm Lights Three high intensity LEDs
Mounting Two brass 8-32 rear mounting screw holes
Windshield Mount Suction cup with quick release
OBD II Protocols J1850 (VPW, PWM), ISO 9141, ISO 14320 (KWP), and ISO 15765 (CAN bus) protocols
Ambient Temperature Operation 14°F to 131°F (-10°C to 55°C)
Ambient Temperature Storage - Short Term -4°F to 140°F (-20°C to 60°C)
Ambient Temperature Storage - Long Term 32°F to 86°F (0°C to 30°C)