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Etching a PCB for the IEBus Module

I completed the etching process of my first printed circuit board tonight. It took a lot of work just to learn how to use the Eagle software to produce the board layout but once I had it done I printed it onto some generic glossy laser paper. Next I took it downstairs to the ironing […]

IEBus Studio – Progress Update

It’s been a little while since I updated everyone on the progress so I put together a quick screenshot. IEBus Studio is definately one kick ass program, if I do say so myself. I wanted to take the time to do screenshots of all the features but its just too late on Sunday night and […]

IEBus Studio – In Car DLL Tests

Well I finally made it into the car today to do some tests with the first DLL that was produced by IEBus Studio. The test went great and it seems like we are definitely on the right track. I put together a video of my test today if you want to check it out below: […]

IEBus Emulator

Tonight I put together a screen cap of me using the new IEBus Emulator in conjunction with com0com and IEBus Studio. Com0com is used to produce a virtual null modem connection as well as the virtual com ports from com2->com4. With the emulator we can test IEBus Studio locally with data captured to log files […]

The new IEBus firmware is working!

I just got to a stopping point on the firmware tonight and decided to grab some data off the bus for review. You can check it out here if you want. You will notice a lot less errors. Its because my firmware is lighter and seems to run considerably faster. I think the reason for […]

Sniffing the IEBus smells so sweet!

I finally got it all together and working tonight. Here is a run down of where I am at now on the IEBus project: Dom’s video converter unit is installed and mounted cleanly in the trunk next to the navigation unit I have a carpc built and working (it’s still very rough around the edges, […]

The com port is back in style, baby!

I have been working on the IEBus project a lot these past few weeks and I realized that I have been updating the forum thread, but never updating the site with my progress, so we are. Just to recap where I am on the project… I found research that others have done regarding the AVC-LAN […]

Buy an AH-20 Pin Harness here for $65 Shipped!

Click here to see the details or… If you already know your interested in buying a harness for the TVandNav2Go Video Nav Converter then send me an email at I am always getting into off the wall projects. Check my projects page to see what kind of stuff I have gotten into lately.