I'm happy to announce, I'm taking orders now for the next batch of tattlers. I expect to ship the first 10-20 this month and the remainder in November. USA and Canada only for now.
The Tattler is not an iPhone or Android app. It's hardware, a small Linux box with a cellular modem. It is connected to the roadster diagnostic connector. It uses simple SMS text messages for status and control and should work with any SMS (text message) capable phone. The tattler can be user installed behind the passenger seat or professionally installed underneath the driver door jam.
Price: $499 + s/h
I would prefer to pre-activate the tattler on AT&T or T-Mobile so I can confirm that everything is working properly.
The following plans are available from the carriers:
$20 unlimited SMS
$15 unlimited SMS T-mobile
$10 1000 SMS/mo T-mobile
Here are some of the supported features:
An installation video can be found here: http://youtu.be/0kZcToGwvZA
The command structure is designed to be simple and SMS/T9 friendly. E.g. "charge stop" and "stop charge" are the same.
Attached below are pictures from the various commands. Commands are in green, car responses are in gray. (this is not an iPhone app, it works on any phone that can send text messages).
Yes. It should work with any SMS text capable phone.Will it work with my blackberry?
Yes. It should work with any SMS text capable phone.But my phone can't do apps. Will my phone still work with the tattler?
You can use your Verizon/Sprint phone to control the tatter. But, No the tattler modem must be activated on GSM network (AT&T or T-Mobile). I am working on porting the Gobi API (linux) to the tattler, but Verizon/Sprint support will have to come at a later date... Sorry.Originally Posted by Zack
Disclaimer: This device sends and receives CAN messages on the CAN0 bus using the diagnostic connector of the Tesla Roadster. Because it uses the same diagnostic connector as the Tesla service technicians, you should shutdown and disconnect your tattler before bringing it in for service. Tattler Solutions, LLC is not affiliated with Tesla Motors, Inc. I don't work for Tesla, nor have any friends that do. I'm just passionate about Tesla's products and understanding how they work. The Tattler is the result of my own analysis of my 2008 & 2011 roadsters and discussions with (and CAN data from) other owners.