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2gcable [2011/12/09 09:56]
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 The answer is no, we can'​t. ​ Getting a chip in doesn'​t tell us anything about the missing adapter. ​ Even if the chip is legit (which is actually hard to tell anyway), it doesn'​t matter. ​ Consider this sequence of events: The answer is no, we can'​t. ​ Getting a chip in doesn'​t tell us anything about the missing adapter. ​ Even if the chip is legit (which is actually hard to tell anyway), it doesn'​t matter. ​ Consider this sequence of events:
  
-  ​Someone decides to copy their chip.  They sell the original chip but keep the OBD2 adapter. +  ​Someone decides to copy their chip.  They sell the original chip but keep the OBD2 adapter. 
-  ​That buyer shows us their "​legitimate"​ chip asking for a replacement adapter. ​ We sell them a replacement adapter. +  ​That buyer shows us their "​legitimate"​ chip asking for a replacement adapter. ​ We sell them a replacement adapter. 
-  ​That buyer then repeats what the previous seller was doing starting all over at (1) with a new buyer.  ​+  ​That buyer then repeats what the previous seller was doing starting all over at (1) with a new buyer.  ​
  
 So the same "​legitimate"​ chip can be passed around several times. ​ The chip is meaningless whether it's a copy or it's one of our original chips. ​ The only physical piece of a DSMLink package that you can't easily duplicate is the OBD2 adapter. ​ So *that'​s* the piece we have to get back in here in order to honor upgrades or support. So the same "​legitimate"​ chip can be passed around several times. ​ The chip is meaningless whether it's a copy or it's one of our original chips. ​ The only physical piece of a DSMLink package that you can't easily duplicate is the OBD2 adapter. ​ So *that'​s* the piece we have to get back in here in order to honor upgrades or support.
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