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October 30th, 2014: DashLogic™ for Cadillac CTS-V coming soon!
DashLogic™ is the ultimate solution for gauges. DashLogic™ allows you to customize your existing Driver Information Center and/or Head-Up Display to show anything you could desire to see.
October 29th, 2014:
Palmer Performance Engineering, Inc. will be at the SEMA Show on November 5th-November 8th, presenting an exciting line of diagnostic and performance products! We'll be in the Central Hall, Racing & Performance section, booth #20178. Come stop by and see us!

June 13th, 2014: DashLogic™ for Chevrolet GMT900 Trucks is now available.
DashLogic™ is the ultimate solution for gauges. DashLogic™ allows you to customize your existing Driver Information Center and/or Head-Up Display to show anything you could desire to see.
June 12th, 2014: DashLogic™ for Chevrolet Cobalt and Pontiac Solstice / Saturn Sky is now available.
DashLogic™ is the ultimate solution for gauges. DashLogic™ allows you to customize your existing Driver Information Center and/or Head-Up Display to show anything you could desire to see.
March 21st, 2014: DashLogic™ for 5th Gen Camaro is now available.
DashLogic™ is the ultimate solution for gauges. DashLogic™ allows you to customize your existing Driver Information Center and/or Head-Up Display to show anything you could desire to see.
March 11th, 2014: DashLogic™ for Chevrolet Cruze is now available.
DashLogic™ is the ultimate solution for gauges. DashLogic™ allows you to customize your existing Driver Information Center and/or Head-Up Display to show anything you could desire to see.
October 11th, 2013:
Palmer Performance Engineering, Inc. will be at the SEMA Show on November 5th-November 8th, presenting an exciting line of diagnostic and performance products! We'll be in the Central Hall, Racing & Performance section, booth #21228. Come stop by and see us!

October 9th, 2013: DashLogic™ for C6 Corvette is now available.
DashLogic™ is the ultimate solution for gauges. DashLogic™ allows you to customize your existing Driver Information Center and/or Head-Up Display to show anything you could desire to see.
October 8th, 2013:

DashCommand v4.0 for Android is now available!
Download it from Google Play.
DashCommand v4.0 adds many new features, including a new upgraded main menu, performance screen supporting 0-60 and 1/4 mile times, and a new gauges screen that allows easy in-app customizable gauges and graphs.

October 30th, 2012: Palmer Performance announces their revolutionary new DashLogic™ product.
DashLogic™ is the ultimate solution for gauges. DashLogic™ allows you to customize your existing Driver Information Center and/or Head-Up Display to show anything you could desire to see. The DashLogic™ device includes two 0-5 volt analog inputs to support aftermarket sensors such as wideband O2 or EGT, etc. DashLogic™ also supports user customizable alarms as well as user-defined calculations.
October 15th, 2012:
Palmer Performance Engineering, Inc. will be at the SEMA Show on October 30th-November 2nd, presenting an exciting line of diagnostic and performance products! We'll be in the Central Hall, Racing & Performance section, booth #20523. Come stop by and see us!

September 16th, 2012: BPRacing is Australia's newest Palmer Performance dealer which has an excellent reputaion for PCM tuning and diagnostics for both Ford and GM Vehicles.
They offer support to both new and existing Palmer Performance customers, as well as supporting the development and testing of Palmer Performance products on Australian vehicles.
June 16th, 2012: Palmer Performance will be at the CEA Lineshow in NYC on June 27th-28th. Come stop by and see us at booth #56.
May 26th, 2012: Software Build 2770 is now available for download. Please see the release notes for more details.
May 25th, 2012:

DashCommand v3.0.1 is now available from the Apple iTunes App Store.

May 5th, 2012:

DashCommand v3.0 is now available from the Apple iTunes App Store.

April 25th, 2012:

DashCommand v3.0 for Android now supports the Pioneer AppRadio2!
Download it from the Android Market.

April 1st, 2012:

DashCommand takes top honors as the single most-scanned new product from the entire 2011 SEMA Show!

January 20th, 2012: Software Build 2532 is now available for download. Please see the release notes for more details.
November 29th, 2011:

DashCommand v2.9.1 is now available from the Apple iTunes App Store, Android Market, and the Amazon Appstore.

November 11th, 2011:

The Las Vegas Review-Journal has named DashCommand as one of His Top 5 favorite gadgets!

November 8th, 2011:
Palmer Performance Engineering, Inc. wins 7 Global Media Awards at the 2011 SEMA Show for its DashCommand™ product!
October 25th, 2011:

DashCommand v2.9.0 for iOS (iPhone, iPod touch, iPad) is now available from the Apple iTunes App Store. This release adds support for the Pioneer AppRadio. A video is now available here.

October 24th, 2011:

MotoIQ takes DashCommand for a test drive! Read all about it here (alternate link).

October 13th, 2011:
Palmer Performance Engineering, Inc. will be at the SEMA Show on November 1st-4th, presenting an exciting line of diagnostic and performance products! We'll be in the Central Hall, Racing & Performance section, booth #20633. Come stop by and see us!

September 21st, 2011:

DashCommand v2.8 is now available from the Apple iTunes App Store, Android Market, and the Amazon Appstore.

March 22nd, 2011:

DashCommand v2.7.0 for iOS (iPhone, iPod touch, iPad) is now available from the Apple iTunes App Store.

March 11th, 2011:

DashCommand v2.7.0 for Android is now available from the Android Market.

October 26th, 2010: Software Build 1865 is now available for download. Please see the release notes for more details.
October 20th, 2010:
Palmer Performance Engineering, Inc. will be at the SEMA Show on November 2nd-5th, presenting an exciting line of diagnostic and performance products! We'll be in the Central Hall, Racing & Performance section, booth #20657. Come stop by and see us!

September 16th, 2010:

DashCommand v2.6.0 for iOS (iPhone, iPod touch, iPad) is now available from the Apple iTunes App Store. This update brings a full iPad/Universal support to DashCommand and also fixes a few small issues found since the last release.

July 7th, 2010:

DashCommand v2.5.0 for iOS (iPhone, iPod touch, iPad) is now available from the Apple iTunes App Store. This major upgrade brings a new full featured dashboard set especially designed for mobile devices, over 300 new calculated PIDs, and support for new hardware interfaces such as the Innovate OT-2 and GoPoint's GL1. Read the release notes for all the details.

June 1st, 2010: Software Build 1692 is now available for download. This is a major software release that adds over 300 new calculated PIDs and a new DashXL skin set! With this release, ScanXL Professional now includes support for our new OBDNet™ technology that allows you to remotely share data from the OBD-II port in real-time to multiple clients on the same computer or over the internet. We will be releasing an OBDNet™ SDK soon.
Please see the release notes for more details.
January 27th, 2010: Software Build 1452 is now available for download. Please see the release notes for more details.
Our software now supports the new Innovate Motorsports OT-2 OBD-II interface!
November 21st, 2009: Software Build 1409 is now available for download. Please see the release notes for more details.
November 12th, 2009:
We are proud to announce that the upcoming release of DashCommand™ for the iPhone/iPod Touch received an overwhelmingly positive response at the 2009 SEMA Show. DashCommand was selected as 1st runner up for the best new mobile electronics product award and received a total of 7 global media awards! DashCommand can also share the spotlight with the Kiwi WiFi, which won the best new mobile electronics product award, as it was the software showcased on the Kiwi's display board.
October 22nd, 2009: Software Build 1379 is now available for download. Please see the release notes for more details.
October 21st, 2009:
Palmer Performance Engineering, Inc. will be at the SEMA Show on November 3rd-6th, presenting an exciting line of diagnostic and performance products! We'll be in the Central Hall, Racing & Performance section, booth #20826.

September 21st, 2009: DashCommand™ for Windows v2.0 is now available and now supports scripts and interactive dashboards!
September 21st, 2009: ScanXL™ v3.0 is now available and now supports Mazda enhanced diagnostics!
September 21st, 2009: Software Build 1336 is now available for download. Please see the release notes for more details.
July 14th, 2009: DashCommand for the iPhone and iPod touch is now available from the iTunes Apps Store!
June 8th, 2009: Software Build 1194 has been released.
This release adds support for GM enhanced diagnostics!
Please see the software release notes for more details.
May 15th, 2009: Smeets Solutions becomes our new distributor in the Netherlands!
February 13th, 2009: Software Build 1091 has been released.
November 29th, 2008: Software Build 977 has been released.
November 5th, 2008:
Palmer Performance Engineering, Inc. wins a 2008 SEMA Global Media Award for it's DashCommand™ product!

November 4th, 2008: Palmer Performance announces DashCommand™ for the Apple™ iPhone™ and iPod Touch™!
DashCommand™ brings diagnostics, datalogging and our powerful DashXL™ dashboard technology to the iPhone™ platform. It utilizes the built-in sensors to provide not only high quality dashboards, but a skidpad, dyno, drag strip, and race track analysis functionality without the need for a separate proprietary display device. All you need is a compatible OBD-II interface cable and your iPhone™ or iPod Touch™!
November 1st, 2008:
Palmer Performance Engineering, Inc. will be at the SEMA Show on November 4th-7th, presenting an exciting line of diagnostic and performance products! We'll be in the North Hall, Mobile Electronics section, booth #10572.

October 3rd, 2008: Software Build 880 has been released.
September 1st, 2008: Software Build 855 has been released.
July 29th, 2008: Software Build 840 has been released.
July 9th, 2008: Software Build 831 has been released.
June 28th, 2008: Software Build 824 has been released.
This release adds a new click-and-drag interface for the DashXL editor, numerous usability and bug fixes, and the ability to connect only to the aux. input devices in the scan tool software.
April 23rd, 2008: Software Build 768 has been released.
This release adds zooming for DashXL dashboards, a PID search tool, and many other improvements and bug fixes.
March 13th, 2008: Software Build 739 has been released.
This release adds a couple new language translations and support for data logging all serial data from the PLX Devices iMFD Sensor Module.
February 19th, 2008: Palmer Performance Engineering, Inc. has formed a strategic partnership with ScanTool.net, LLC to create the sophisticated, yet affordable, ElmScan 5 ScanXL scan tool. The product combines the rich feature set of the advanced ScanXL™ software with the quality and ease of use of the popular ElmScan 5 OBD-II interface, placing the power of enhanced diagnostics within reach of the home mechanic.
February 14th, 2008: Announcing ScanXL™!
ScanXL™ is our professional line of diagnostic scan tools. It gives you access not only to the powertrain systems, but also ABS, airbag, and other proprietary systems that would otherwise require expensive dealer tools to work with. If you are an existing PCMSCAN™ customer, we'll give you a free upgrade to ScanXL™ with the purchase of any manufacturer enhanced diagnostics add-on. Please contact sales@palmerperformance.com to upgrade. We'll be accepting orders soon!
February 13th, 2008: PCMSCAN™ v2.4.2 has been released.
DashCommand™ v1.0.3 has been released.
January 17th, 2008: PCMSCAN™ v2.4.1 has been released.
Fixed a small connection problem with ELM Bluetooth interfaces.
January 14th, 2008: PCMSCAN™ v2.4.0 has been released.
DashCommand™ v1.0.2 has been released.
This release includes many performance and compatibility fixes and optimizations.
October 3rd, 2007: Team PSA SPORT Taiwan Co. Ltd becomes our new distributor in Taiwan!
July 2nd, 2007: Palmer Performance Engineering announces DashCommand™!
DashCommand™ is a touch screen friendly software application that delivers high quality dashboards on any screen size.
June 29th, 2007: PCMSCAN™ v2.3.0 has been released.
This new release adds support for log file bookmarks and custom audible and bookmarked alerts.
May 24th, 2007: PCMSCAN™ v2.2.1 has been released.
April 22nd, 2007: PCMSCAN™ v2.2.0 has been released.
Download it today and try it out!
April 20th, 2007: Mari becomes our new distributor in Poland!
April 4th, 2007: PCMSCAN™ v2.1.2 has been released.
PCMSCAN now supports oxygen sensor test results.
There is also a new plugin system so 3rd party developers can extend the scan tool functionality.
OficinaPT has helped us add Portuguese language support to PCMSCAN.
March 15th, 2007: Our software products have been tested and validated to work on Windows Vista!
January 31st, 2007: PCMSCAN™ v2.1.1 has been released.
This release fixes a few minor bugs found in language translations and DashXL™ rendering on Win9x.
January 21st, 2007: PCMSCAN™ v2.1 has been released.
This release includes new features such as full-screen mode, Dutch language support and
printing and image exporting for the Dyno, Drag Strip, and DashXL dashboards.
December 5th, 2006: Palmer Performance Engineering, Inc. is sponsoring a DashXL™ design contest!
Contestants could win up to $200!
Please see here for more information.
December 2nd, 2006: PCMSCAN™ v2.0 has been released!
New features include a digital dyno, drag strip, and DashXL™ technology.
For the power users, you can also write custom scripts to analyze your data.
Please contact sales for upgrade information.
Existing customers will be able to upgrade for $20 or less!
November 14th, 2006: PCMSCAN™ v1.5.2 has been released. This is a maintenance release.
September 23rd, 2006: PCMSCAN™ v1.5.1 has been released. This is a bug fix release.
August 27th, 2006: PCMSCAN™ v1.5.0 has been released.
Download it today and try it out!
July 7th, 2006: UKOBD Ltd. becomes our new distributor in the United Kingdom!
June 19th, 2006: Sport Compact Motorsports becomes our new distributor in Australia!
March 31st, 2006: PCMSCAN™ v1.4.3 has been released. This is a bug fix release.
March 28th, 2006: iMechatronics becomes our new distributor in Singapore!
March 8th, 2006: Tuner Tools, LLC becomes our new distributor in the USA!
March 5th, 2006: PCMSCAN™ v1.4.2 has been released.
Download it today and try it out!
March 5th, 2006: We now sell an ElmScan 5 Scan Tool through our online store.
February 13th, 2006: PCMSCAN v1.4.1 has been released.
The evaluation version is now a fully functional demo version!
Download it today and try it out!
January 13th, 2006: PCMSCAN v1.4.0 has been released.
PCMSCAN now supports CAN/ISO-15765-4 (both 11-bit and 29-bit modes).
We also have support for SAE-J2534-1 compliant OBD-II interfaces.
Support for the new ELM327 and the ElmScan 5 from ScanTool.net has also been implemented.
December 9th, 2005: Palmer Performance Engineering, Inc. is having a Christmas sale!
All of the products available through our online store are marked down by 16% to 25%!
Hurry, this offer expires January 1st, 2006. Buy your copy of PCMSCAN today!
October 19th, 2005:
PCMSCAN will be featured at the Automotive Testing Expo 2005 on October 26, 27, & 28! We're working with Drew Technologies to offer full support for SAE J2534-1 compliant OBD-II interfaces!
October 8th, 2005: PCMSCAN v1.3.0 has been released.
PCMSCAN now supports the Innovate Motorsports LM-1 Wide Band O2 meter!
July 28th, 2005: PCMSCAN v1.2.22 has been released.
This is a bugfix release that fixes all known problems with German language support.
July 18th, 2005: PCMSCAN v1.2 is now available! Includes German language support!
July 12th, 2005: Our website gets a fresh new look!
May 21st, 2005: obd-2.de is an official distributor of our products in Germany.
April 26th, 2005: PCMSCAN v1.1.20 is now available!
March 14th, 2005: PCMSCAN v1.0 is now available!


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