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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 B9/9.5 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.

We don’t supply tuning files, but we have started including xdf for select 4.0T cars. 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).

modBMW WiFi ENET adapters work, but we do not advise wireless for initial ECU flash due to risk of interference interrupting flash.

3.8 (flat six)Porsche 992 Turbo/ Turbo S (3.7L TT Petrol Engine)£499
4.0L (NA)Porsche 992 GT3 (Requires bench unlock) (Not GT3 RS) (NA 4.0L)£499
4.0L TFSILambo Urus, Audi RS6, Audi SQ8, Audi SQ7, Audi RSQ8, Audi RS7, Audi S8, Porsche Cayenne Turbo, Bentley Flying Spur etc. (VAG 4.0L TT Petrol Engine)£399
3.0L TFSIAudi S4, Audi S5, Audi Q5, Porsche Cayenne Base etc. (VAG 3.0L TT Petrol Engine)£199
3.0T(flat six)Porsche 992 Carrera/ Targa inc. 4/S/GTS (3.0L TT Petrol Engine)£399
2.9L TFSIAudi RS4, Audi RS5, Porsche Cayenne S etc. (VAG 2.9L TT Petrol Engine)£299
3.0L TDIAudi A4, Audi A5, Audi S4, Audi S5, Audi A6, Audi A7, Audi Q8, VW Toureg etc. (VAG 3.0L Turbo Diesel Engine)£199
4.0L TDIAudi Q7 Diesel, Audi SQ7 Diesel etc. (VAG 4.0L Turbo Diesel Engine)£299
TCUAll TCU's that we support and can be flashed of the ALx52 series ZF8HP£99