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Bolt2 FAQ

What OBDII engine/fault codes does the Bolt read?
None! The Bolt is an OBD device in that it simply easily plugs directly into the OBDII port - this is a zero-install option and is convenient. It only draws power from the OBDII port.
There are 14 pins on an OBDII adapter, but only 2 (Vin and GND) are connected to the actual PCB circuitry on the Bolt2.
How does it detect trips?
The Bolt2 detects trips based on movement (emulated ignition)
See Wired Devices - Overview of Operation
Can I get an alert when the unit is unplugged or tampered with?
The Bolt2 has an internal battery fitted. In TG - configure an "External Power Removed" alert using the wizard. See External Power Removed Alerts - Bolt2
How can I hide it/stop drivers knocking it out with their knees
The Bolt2 can easily be installed with an OBD adapter cable or a Y-splitter cable - readily available from many providers. See here - Bolt 2- Assembly and Installation Guide - when installed in this manner - you won't even know it's there. With the Y- splitter, mechanics will still have access to the OBDII port for diagnostics, and won't pull it out and forget to plug it back in when servicing. With the adapter cable, mechanics will have pull out the cable to perform diagnostics but with the internal battery connected, the device will not cease connection. 
Can I get harsh cornering, rollover and speeding alerts?
Yes, see Harsh Event Setup - Bolt2 and Accident Detection and Reconstruction + Accident Data Exports - Bolt2
For speeding alerts, the device will report it's speed, and then the end platform can alert on this.
How accurate is the speed reporting?
We use high quality components and make use of GPS Aiding Data to ensure the best performance. Typically, speed is accurate to within +/- 2km/h. But GPS isn't perfect or 100% error free, it can in rare instances be wrong, see here: GPS Settings and GPS Accuracy.
Can I get a 2G variant of the Bolt2?
No, the Bolt2 is only available in cellular NB-IoT / LTE-M.
Did the device flatten my battery/damage my car??
Some manufacturers will claim this, it is simply not likely. Can the device flatten a vehicle battery? - Bolt2

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