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Old 10-31-2016, 06:57 AM
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iOS app is out. Search for "dinantronics".
New app is named "D-SPORT" in the app store. Released 10/30.

I just ordered my tuner so I haven't tested the app yet but I'm happy to see it.
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Old 10-31-2016, 12:06 PM
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iOS app is out. Search for "dinantronics".
New app is named "D-SPORT" in the app store. Released 10/30.

I just ordered my tuner so I haven't tested the app yet but I'm happy to see it.
YAAAAAAAS!
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Old 11-05-2016, 01:26 PM
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Great news
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Old 11-10-2016, 03:18 PM
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+1 Yes " iOS app is out " , I was out of the office when this was released.
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Old 11-10-2016, 03:29 PM
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+1 Yes " iOS app is out " , I was out of the office when this was released.
My Dinatronics box arrives tomorrow! (I need an "excited" emoticon!)

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Old 11-10-2016, 03:33 PM
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Awesome.

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Old 11-12-2016, 01:43 PM
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It arrived. I connected it, and it was as easy as claimed.

Seat of the pants, modest torque increase at low RPM … but after 3500rpm RPM, where the factory tune's torque flattens out and power increases slowly, the Dinan-modified torque kicks up again and pulls harder all the way through 5000. Very nice.

Great drivability around town at part throttle, although (of course) there is some increased torque steer when I open it up. Nothing crazy like the Mazdaspeed 3, but it's there. Feels not unlike the R53's mild torque steer.

The Dinan module is to the B46 engine what the 15% pulley is to the R53's supercharged engine. Cheap power, no drama. Recommended without hesitation.


Dinantronics Sport, B46 engine in 2015 F55
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Old 11-12-2016, 02:58 PM
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Nice review, thanks. On my list of things to buy.
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Old 11-12-2016, 04:35 PM
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Hi bratling.
have you tried the race setting.
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Old 11-12-2016, 05:01 PM
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Hi bratling.
have you tried the race setting.
Nope. The Bluetooth app shows boost but doesn't let me change settings. I need to contact Dinan about that to see if it's a known bug or something new. The settings are all disabled. :( The app is completely devoid of help or documentation. I didn't expect a lot but it isn't great.


Dinantronics Sport app on an iPhone 7. Modes disabled, don't yet know why.
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Old 11-12-2016, 05:18 PM
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thats strange my mates one works might be worth re loading it from the apple store.
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Old 11-13-2016, 12:10 PM
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At first I thought the map switching didn't work...

The way it works it that you press the desired map at the bottom of the screen then hit the reload/refresh button just above... it will show the psi increase as the map indicator... +3.0 is the Sport+, +4.0 is race map.
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Old 11-13-2016, 06:25 PM
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At first I thought the map switching didn't work...

The way it works it that you press the desired map at the bottom of the screen then hit the reload/refresh button just above... it will show the psi increase as the map indicator... +3.0 is the Sport+, +4.0 is race map.
For real? The buttons look disabled. What a strange user interface design choice. I'm not impressed. That's not even bad. It's worse than bad; it breaks platform UI conventions and provides unclear feedback.

EDIT: removed some ranting and cursing. Not constructive. My apologies to those who read it.

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Old 11-14-2016, 01:52 PM
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App has been criticized for this before. I was early user on my BMW 4 series. In the end though you set it and forget it and this is an incredible bang for the buck with no real downside I can find.
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Old 11-14-2016, 03:52 PM
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Hi bratling.
it might be worth giving your feedback to Dinan contact them by facebook and they will get back to you.
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Old 11-17-2016, 08:07 AM
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I got a reply from them, apparently there is a bug in the IOS app between ios 9 and 10. Their development guys are working thru it now, should be fixed in the next week or so I was told.
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Old 11-19-2016, 09:05 PM
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So if the race setting recommended for 93+ octane?, Sport+ 91 and lower?
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Old 11-21-2016, 02:00 PM
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Hi guys, today i dowloanded the app and i was Kind of afraid, the peak boost was 24 psi.
I was running in sport mode (+2) psi i'm not an expert But seems to be too much. What about your peak boost guys?? My car is f56 S
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Old 12-12-2016, 10:21 PM
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Just installed mine. Product works, app is odd as mentioned above with greyed out buttons. Install instructions assume you know how to disconnect the plug without being able to actually put a normal human sized hand on it. Customer telephone support, no answer by live humans, no call backs.

For the next guy, I used needle nosed pliers to squeeze tab while pushing connector apart with screwdriver. Did I miss something much easier? Did I needlessly inflict serious bloodshed on this?
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Old 12-13-2016, 08:16 AM
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Just installed mine. Product works, app is odd as mentioned above with greyed out buttons. Install instructions assume you know how to disconnect the plug without being able to actually put a normal human sized hand on it. Customer telephone support, no answer by live humans, no call backs.

For the next guy, I used needle nosed pliers to squeeze tab while pushing connector apart with screwdriver. Did I miss something much easier? Did I needlessly inflict serious bloodshed on this?
If you have grayed out buttons you have an old version of the iOS app. Update it to the newest one and that will resolve SOME of the clunkiness and confusion.
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Old 12-13-2016, 08:23 AM
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If you have grayed out buttons you have an old version of the iOS app. Update it to the newest one and that will resolve SOME of the clunkiness and confusion.
I installed the Android app yesterday. I see greyed out buttons too at the bottom. And 2 on/off "toggle button" with no explanation of what they do...
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Old 12-13-2016, 08:28 AM
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If you have grayed out buttons you have an old version of the iOS app. Update it to the newest one and that will resolve SOME of the clunkiness and confusion.
It's Android v2, just downloaded this week.
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Old 12-13-2016, 08:31 AM
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It's Android v2, just downloaded this week.
yes, I have installed Android version 2.0 of the Dinantronics Sport Tuner app
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Old 12-13-2016, 08:37 AM
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yes, I have installed Android version 2.0 of the Dinantronics Sport Tuner app
I just assume when someone mentions grayed out buttons they are referring to the iOS app at this point, my bad. Don't have an Android device so aren't as up to date on those updates. Went down the way to one of the guys and just looked at his Android app and its still has the grayed out buttons so apparently the Android one wasn't updated at the same time (At least not that part of it).

The upper slider toggle turns off/on the boost monitor, and the lower slider toggle turnss off/on the boost settings menu to answer your earlier question though.
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Old 12-13-2016, 08:46 AM
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I struggled with that connector too. Wish there was a crystal clear online video. I am still not sure how to do it right. A combination of force, a small screwdriver and luck did it.
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