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Important Note: This update has been superseded with Firmware 3.23. If your Adapter has a 3.22 Firmware you need to update it to 3.23 or send it in for the update.

3.22 Updates:
    •  Added a firmware update date.
    •  BLE Adapters will reboot if the connection fails.
    •  Increased the initial heartbeat timeout to allow for better first connections.
    •  The Adapter will wait for all data requests to be sent from the App before responding with data.
    •  Changed the Adapter Heartbeat to 30 seconds and Heartbeat Interval to 5 seconds for 2.1 and 3.1 Adapters.
    •  Rebooting after App disconnection will show red LEDs through the entire reboot cycle.
    •  Fixed Testing the Adapter LEDs blinking green/red after a test and the ignition is turned off.
    •  Fixed bug where ECM data is not transmitted to the Adapter when the key is turned on for the first time. Patched in App version 9.6.0.
    •  Fixed bug where 'Key On' is sent incorrectly after disconnecting with key on and reconnecting with key off. Patched in App version 9.5.7.
    •  Removed the 6-Pin specific version but still fully compatible with 6-pin Adapters.
    •  Added persistent storage for the Adapter serial number, and hardware and firmware versions.
    •  Supports the new 4.1 Adapter compatible with App version 9.6.4+.

3.22.1 Updates:
    •  Internal improvements to App connection.
    •  Compatible with App version 9.6.6+.
    •  Available with Firmware Update version 6.2.1.

3.22.2 Updates:
    •  The Adapter's Serial Number and Build Date are verified before sending to the App.
    •  Available with Firmware Update version 6.2.2.

3.22.3 Updates:
    •  Fixed 4.1 Adapters not connecting to the App.
    •  Fixed J1708 initial data not being retrieved.
    •  Reboots immediately if user data has not changed.
    •  Internal improvements.
    •  Available with Firmware Update 6.2.3.

3.22.4 Updates:
    •  Fixed the Adapter not going to sleep.
    •  Improved connection reliability.
    •  The Adapter will silently reboot under the following conditions:
        •  After it goes to sleep.
        •  When it is disconnected from the App.
        •  Every 2 hours if not connected to the App.
    •  After the 2 hour reboot, the user reset timer will be restarted to allow a user reset.
    •  Available with Firmware Update 7.0.0.
        •  Firmware Update 7.0.0 now only needs to be downloaded and installed once.
        •  Updated firmware files are automatically downloaded from the Internet.

3.22.6 Updates:
    •  Faster App connection.
    •  More reliable App connection for 3.1 Adapters.
    •  Fixed Adapter Build Year of 2038.
    •  Possible improvement to J1708 data retrieval.
    •  Exceptions will wait 15 seconds to allow for a Firmware re-flash.

3.22.7 Updates:
    •  Internal updates and improvements.

3.22.8 Updates
    •  J1708 data will be ignored if suspended (App setting 'Optimize Data Retrieval').
    •  Suspending J1708 will free up memory.
    •  Internal updates.

3.22.9 Updates:
    •  More reliable connection and data retrieval.
    •  Internal updates and improvements.

1 year ago

Important!

This version does not support Truck ELD. The 3.19.2 ELD version is available for download in our Store.

3.21 Updates:

    •  Possible connection and performance improvements.
    •  Adapter data will not be saved until the App disconnects. This reduces the number of times the Adapter LEDs go solid red.
    •  Fixed retrieving J1708 Fuel Used, Idle Fuel Used, Total Hours, Idle Hours (from 3.20.0). Note, this is patched in App version 9.2.0.

1 year ago

Important!

This version does not support Truck ELD. The 3.19.2 ELD version is available for download in our Store.

3.20 Updates:

    •  Removed ELD, GPS and Time functionality.
    •  J1708 data is polled along with input from the Com port interrupt.

1 year ago

3.19 Updates:

    •  Added support for J1708 Extended Pids (Boost Pressure > 32).
    •  Turning off the App heartbeat will not cause an Adapter heartbeat timeout.
    •  Requires App versions 4.3.0+ (Motorhomes) or 6.3.0+ (Trucks).

3.19.1 Updates:

    •  Internal improvements.
    •  Android and Windows use the large 264 byte BLE client packet.
    •  Compatible with App versions 1.0.0+ (Motorhomes) or 4.12.0+ (Trucks).

3.19.2 Updates:

    •  Fixed adapter going dark (no LEDs) when it should not.
    •  Added the ability to change the J1708 Data Bus Timeout value.
    •  Fixed adapter not recognizing ignition key off for certain J1708 conditions.
    •  Longer adapter notification messages can now be sent to the App.

1 year ago

3.18 Updates:

    •  A Factory Reset command from the App now performs a factory reset.
    •  A faulty Bluetooth 2.1 Classic chip will blink the red led continuously.

3.18.1 Updates:

    •  Internal changes to support production manufacturing.

1 year ago

3.17 Updates:

    •  Improved J1708 (6-pin) data retrieval.

1 year ago

Adapter Firmware Version 3.16 and lower are no longer supported.

1 year ago

Here is our Getting Started document (PDF).

Getting Started

Here's also are the dash icon images for you to change if you want different ones.

Dash Icons

1 year ago

The old forum had been deprecated due to increased browser security.

You can still access it from the link below but you cannot post there anymore.

Old Forum Link

1 year ago

9.6 New Features:

    •  4.1 Adapter
        1.  Compatible with the new 4.1 Adapter.
        2.  Faster connection, re-connection and data retrieval times.
        3.  Adapter Hardware version 3.1 (BLE) can be upgraded to 4.1. Classic 2.1 Adapters cannot be upgraded.
        
    •  Truck ELD (Federal Electronic Data Logging)
        1.  The Truck ELD App functionality to test BlueFire ELD Adapters has been removed.
        
    •  App and Adapter Heartbeat
        1.  Removed the App heartbeat to the Adapter. A disconnected Adapter is now detected using Bluetooth rather than the heartbeat.
        2.  Removed the Adapter Heartbeat for 4.1 Adapters. A disconnected App is now detected using Bluetooth rather than the heartbeat.
        3.  Changed the Adapter Heartbeat to 30 seconds and Heartbeat Interval to 5 seconds for 2.1 and 3.1 Adapters.

9.6.0 Updates:

    •  Home Page
        1.  Removed Truck ELD functionality.
        2.  Fewer first Adapter connection failures.
        3.  Faster iOS Bluetooth connection and data retrieval.
        4.  Fixed Adapter 'Not Authorized' alert showing correctly.
        5.  Fixed not detecting Key On/Off when connecting while in Demo mode.

    •  Dash, Drive, Repair and Trip Pages
        1.  Fixed ECM data not being received when the key is turned on for the first time.

    •  Trip Page
        1.  Trip name will show up in the Trip email body.

    •  Logging Page
        1.  Data Logging will record 'NA' in the spreadsheet instead of -999.
        2.  Fixed not recording data if connected and in Demo mode.

    •  IFTA Page (Trucks only)
        1.  Fixed not recording data if connected and in Demo mode.

    •  Settings Page
        1.  Fixed Security settings not working on Android devices.

    •  Other
        1.  Compatible with 4.1 Adapters and 4.1 Adapters are only compatible with App version 9.6+.
        2.  Fewer heartbeat transmissions between the App and the Adapter.
            1.   Removed the App heartbeat to the Adapter. A disconnected Adapter is now detected using Bluetooth rather than the heartbeat.
            2.   Removed the Adapter Heartbeat for 4.1 Adapters. A disconnected App is now detected using Bluetooth rather than the heartbeat.
            3.   Changed the Adapter Heartbeat to 30 seconds and Heartbeat Interval to 5 seconds for 2.1 and 3.1 Adapters.

9.6.1 Updates:

    •  Home Page
        1.  More reliable connection/re-connection when other BLE devices are nearby.

    •  Other
        1.  Internal improvements for the 4.1 Adapter.

9.6.2 Updates:

    •  Home Page
        1.  Fixed issues with connecting to the Adapter for Apple and Android devices.
        2.  Faster second and subsequent connections if not using the 'Connect to Last Adapter' setting.
        3.  Windows computers no longer need to recycle Bluetooth (turn off and back on) for subsequent connections.

    •  Settings Page
        1.  Added a 'Connect to Strongest Adapter' option for connecting when other BlueFire devices are nearby.
        2.  The 'Bluetooth Discovery Timeout' value must be greater than or equal to 5 seconds.
        3.  The 'Adapter Connection Timeout value value must be greater than or equal to 10 seconds.
        4.  The 'Recycle Bluetooth' option no longer needs to be set for Windows computers.

    •  Other
        1.  Internal bug fixes and improvements.

9.6.3 Updates:

    •  Home Page
        1.  Fixed issues with connecting to the Adapter for Apple and Android devices.
        2.  The 'Connect to Last Adapter' setting should now be used for faster second and subsequent connections.

    •  Audio Alerts Page
        1.  Fixed playing changed settings.
        2.  Renamed the 'Clear Alerts' button to 'Restore Alerts'.
        3.  Fixed Dash and Gauge Range Alert changes not being saved.

    •  Other
        1.  Internal bug fixes and improvements.

9.6.4 Updates:

  •  Home Page
     1.  Fixed failing to connect to the Adapter if Demo Mode is on.
     2.  Demo Mode will always be turned off when connecting to the Adapter.

  •  View Dash Page
     1.  Fixed duplicate gauges not updating in sync.
     2.  Fixed single and double tapping a dash to navigate to the previous page or to the Customize Dash page.
     3.  Fixed Counter gauges not being restored when re-showing the dash.
     4.  Fixed other possible issues dealing with waiting for driving to start (speed > 0).

  •  Logging Page
     1.  Fixed system error when returning from showing log files.

  •  Settings Page
     1.  Renamed the 'Bluetooth Calibration' option to 'Bluetooth Signal Strength'.

  •  Signal Strength Page
     1.  Fixed iOS system error when showing the Signal Strength page and the App is not connected to the Adapter.
     2.  An iOS prompt to connect to the Adapter will be shown if the App is not connected to the Adapter.
     3.  A Windows prompt to disconnect from the Adapter will be shown if the App is connected to the Adapter.

  •  About Page
     1.  The Adapter Serial Number is no longer displayed.
     2.  The Firmware Updated and Hardware Updated dates are now displayed (only with latest Adapter Firmware 3.22).

  •  Other
     1.  Required for 4.1 Adapters.
     2.  Requires all 3.22.0 Firmware Adapters to update using Firmware Update 6.1.2.
     3.  Internal bug fixes and improvements.

  •  Documentation
     1.  Updated the Getting Started document to version 6.9.1.

9.6.5 Updates:

  •  View Dash Page
     1. Unlocked gauges will always be shown.
     2. Fixed not showing gauge icons on initial show of dash.
     3. Added a confirmation alert when resetting Counter gauges.
     4. Fixed Counter gauges not showing previous value on initial show of dash.
     5. Fixed Counter gauges not showing data when navigating back to the dash and the key is off.
     6. Fixed multiple Counter gauges not updating correctly.
     7. Fixed gauges with the 'Show Gauge only on Alert' option not showing the gauge.
     8. Fixed not updating Text gauges that have a corresponding Linear Graphic gauge.

  •  Customize Dash Page
     1. Fixed removing a gauge that has it's name changed not being removed.

  •  Download Dash Page
     1. Retrieves dashes 10 at a time and added 'Next' and 'Prev' buttons for navigating dashes.

  • Customize Gauges Page
     1. Added a 'Count Down' option for Counter gauges.
     2. Fixed not auto saving Range Alerts.
     3. The 'Show Gauge only on Alert' option no longer requires a Range Alert.
     4. Fixed Alert gauges showing 99999 for the Good Range value.
     5. Fixed the following Alert gauges not allowing a Good Range value:
         •  Fuel Remaining
         •  DEF Remaining
         •  Hours Remaining
         •  Distance To Empty
         •  DEF Distance Remaining
         •  Trip Distance Remaining
         •  Trip DEF Distance Remaining

  • Data Logging Page
     1. Fixed not being able to update the 'File Name'.

  •  Other
     1. New Forum in our Store website replaces the old Forum.
     2. Fixed App becoming non-responsive.
     3. Fixed not stopping previous Adapter data retrieval when navigating back to a previous page.
     4. Fixed Android BLE devices retrieving Adapter sent commands erroneously.
     5. Fixed Android 12 devices not showing an Android notification when App alerts occur.
     6. Fixed Apple devices not connecting to the Adapter if the Setting 'Connect to Last Adapter' is checked.
     7. Internal bug fixes and improvements.

  •  Documentation
     1.  Updated the Getting Started document to version 6.9.2.

9.6.6 Updates:

  •  Home Page
     1. Fixed issues with Android Adapter connection.
     2. Fixed Auto Connect not disabling buttons when connecting.
     3. Fixed Auto Connect disabling buttons when not connected.

  •  View Dash Page
     1. Fixed system error when disconnecting from the Adapter.
     2. Fixed App crashing in Android when showing certain gauges.

  •  Import Dash Page
     1. An iOS alert will be displayed if not signed into iCloud.

  •  Signal Strength Page
     1. Fixed Windows not showing the Signal Strength correctly.

  •  About Page
     1. Fixed not showing the correct Adapter Hardware and Updated date.

  •  Other
     1. Supports Adapter Firmware 3.22.1.
     2. Internal bug fixes and improvements.

  •  Documentation
     1.  Updated the Getting Started document to version 6.9.3.

9.6.7 Updates:

  •  Home Page
     1. The Adapter serial number is restored.
     2. Fixed erroneous incompatible Adapter alerts.
     3. Fixed erroneous invalid and missing serial number alerts.
     4. Firmware 3.22.0 users will be notified of the 3.22.1 update.

  •  About Page
     1.The Firmware and Build Update dates will show correctly.

  •  Other
     1. Internal updates.

9.6.8 Updates:

  • Other
     1. Fixed App locking up when J1708 errors in the Adapter.
     2. Fixed App not detecting a loss of Bluetooth for Bluetooth Classic 2.1 Adapters.
     3. The App no longer waits 12 seconds for 3.22 adapters to reboot.
     4. Support for Adapter Firmware 3.22.3.
          1. Fixed not connecting to a 4.1 Adapter.
          2. Faster disconnection and re-connection.

9.6.9 Updates:

  • Other
     1. Support for Adapter Firmware 3.22.6.
          1. Faster App connection.
          2. More reliable App connection for 3.1 Adapters.
          3. Possible improvement to J1708 data retrieval.
     2. The System Setting 'Adapter Send Data Interval' is set to 0.
     3. Added the capability to override a corrupted or invalid Adapter serial number.
     4. Internal updates and improvements.

1 year ago