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DEADBEEF Flash Ltd is brought to you by the team that brought you Dyno Spectrum Ltd.
You can expect the same high quality and attention to detail from DEADBEEF Flash software.

What is DBF1?

ECU & TCU flashing and diagnostic software for Windows 10/11 PC laptop/tablet.

Uses OBD ethernet cables from a few £/$.

Ethernet is the reliable, modern way to flash many times faster without special equipment.

Free diagnostic tool

Shows module names, fault codes, coding, flash counters, versions, odometer readings, battery status, readiness.

The fastest available. Reads 30 modules in 3s.

If your vehicle is supported, it offers you the chance to buy & immediately use the flasher.

Flasher & logger

Flash files sold by a tuner of your choice (or DIY). We expect this will connect thousands of users & tuners across the world. Tuners can optionally encrypt/VIN lock their files.

ECU initial flash from 1min, subsequent from 10s (flash counters reset). TCU flashes from 10s. No internet connection required to flash.

Log to csv file. Live graphing in 3rd party MegaLogViewerHD/Dyno Spectrum viewer.

What cars?

Audi, Bentley, Lamborghini, Seat, Skoda, VW and Porsche vehicles with Ethernet.

Cars like Audi B9 S4, C8 RS6, RSQ8, Porsche Cayenne, Panamera, Lamborghini Urus. We don’t flash Continental ECUs (Mk 8 Golf) or DSG/PDK presently, but the free diagnostic tool should work on any VAG vehicle with Ethernet.

Can I flash & log?

If DBF1 connects to your Ethernet VAG/Porsche, we’ll tell you if we can sell you a flasher/logger. We flash all Bosch MGD1 ECUs (petrol/gas & diesel) and ZF 8 speed ALx52 TCUs we can. From MLBEvo platform introduced 2016 in Audi S4, Q7 & Porsche Panamera.

We don’t supply tuning files, map packs/xdf as these are available elsewhere. An original file is supplied. You can flash stock.

What do I need?

Windows 10/11 PC (x86 based processor).

OBD Ethernet cable (eg “BMW ENET” from £2).

PCs with no Ethernet port need a USB Ethernet adapter (~£10 for gigabit Lenovo item).

WiFi BMW ENET adapters work (not advised for initial ECU flash due to risk of interference interrupting flash).