Skip to content

ThinkCar 1S Bluetooth OBD-II Scanner



THINKCAR 1S Bluetooth OBD-II Diagnostic Scanner

Say goodbye to unknown check engine lights

The ThinkCar 1S is a car diagnostic tool that plugs into your vehicle's OBD-II port and pairs with your smartphone. By reading and interpreting the error codes of your vehicle's computer, it offers you full awareness of your vehicle's ins and outs, making car maintenance easy, stress-free and inexpensive.

ThinkCar 1S packs a load of features into their price and provide you with much more information and insights into your vehicle than any traditional OBD-II scanner. Real-Time Remote Diagnostics means you can send your data via Bluetooth to any mechanic anywhere and receive live support for your vehicle. The unique Black Box in ThinkCar 1S gives you access to historical data and you can drive around while it continues to record, giving you a more comprehensive diagnosis of any problem you are experiencing.



Simple Plug-and-Play with Free Mobile App

4K UHD Resolution - NEW
High-quality image processor captures crystal clear video in 4K UHD @ 30 FPS and 2K for the rear

Wide Viewing Angle - NEW
The U1000 comes with a 150 degree viewing angle to provide the best coverage of the road

Wide Dynamic Range
The video is always in the right exposure and contrast in any environment

Easy-to-Use, Plug and Play
Simply plug the ThinkCar 1S into your vehicle’s OBDII port. No tools required, no batteries to charge 

Intuitive ThinkCar App
With the free Thinkcar App, anyone can diagnose and identify the root of their vehicle's problems, regardless of technical knowledge or experience.

Secured Bluetooth Connection
Synchronize data wirelessly and securely to your iOS or Android devices using the built-in Bluetooth functionality to ensure data protection

Full OBD Functions and Vehicle Modules Scan

Supports Full OBD II Functions
Including I/M Readiness, Data Stream, Freeze Frame, Model 6, Smog Check, MIL Status and Vehicle Info (VIN)

Full Modules Scan
Scans all major automotive systems to give you a comprehensive and detailed vehicle health data

Advanced Emission Test
Allows continuous data monitoring of fuel consumption, cylinder pressure, air-fuel ratio and spark intensity

Live View - NEW
Watch what is happening in real-time. Monitor your vehicle with your smartphone, no matter where you are.

Create up to 20 geographic zones and receive notifications when vehicle(s) are arriving and/or departing the preselected zones

Driving Impact
Receive a notification every time the dash cam detects an impact while driving

Time Lapse
Records footage at a lower frame rate to cover a longer period of surveillance and reduce video file size

Impact Detection
Monitor any impact to the vehicle while it is parked to catch any hit and run driver in the act

Motion Alert
Monitor and capture any motion around the vehicle for potential vandalism attempts

Lane Departure Warning
Detects if the vehicle is veering off the driving lane

Forward Collision Warning
Warns the driver of impending road hazards

Safety Camera Alert
Alerts on upcoming speed and red light cameras

Super Night Vision 2.0
In low light conditions, videos are recored with minimal noise and correct exposure

Integrated Thermal Protection
The integrated super capacitors and thermal sensor provide added safety and reliability in extreme temperatures

Anti-File Corruption
Thinkware's proprietary anti-file corruption technology improves the dash cam's reliability by protecting your memory card from data corruption

Software & Firmware Update
Automatic software and firmware update within app

Enhanced Full Vehicle Report
Retrieves and assists in interpreting fault codes, and provide follow-up maintenance suggestions

Compatible With Most Vehicles
Supports most 2005 and newer OBD-II compliant vehicles, including domestic and imported models

Real-Time Remote Support

Real-Time Remote Support
Contact your mechanic for assistance by sending a 6-digit code to link to your vehicle in real-time

Graphic Live Data Display
You can select up to 4 data to show changes in data during the time you recorded.

Social Community Support
Connect with other users for assistance or just to share insights

Lifetime Free Black Box

Automatically Record and Save
Automatically record and save the data stream graphically, up to 60 hours

Retrieve Historical Data
You can retrieve all historical data to ThinkCar App for review, which will help you quickly diagnose the vehicle issues

Wide Dynamic Range
The video is always in the right exposure and contrast in any environment



Samples, Reviews & Comparisons

Subscribe to our YouTube channel for the latest news, reviews, and guides.

What's Included

  • ThinkCar 1S
  • Quick Start Guide







-4°F - 185°F (-20°C to 85°C)


-40°F - 140°F (-40°C to 60°C)


ISO14230-4 (KWP2000), ISO15765-4 (CAN), ISO9141-2 (iso), ISO14229 (uds)


English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Traditional Chinese




Android 5.0 and above

iOS 9.0 and above (compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch)


1.93 x 1.85 x 0.94 in


0.77 oz




1-Year Manufacturer Warranty


Got Questions? Need Help?

See helpful ThinkCar 1S questions and answers on our FAQ Knowledge Base

Customer Reviews

Based on 1 review
Hi Christopher, awesome :) Glad you love the 1S!

Customer Reviews

Based on 1 review
Hi Christopher, awesome :) Glad you love the 1S!

Based on 4753 reviews
Five stars not for tape
Good product at good price.
Glad I purchased Q800
Hi Golferguy, awesome - glad to hear your installation worked out perfectly! Thanks for shopping with us :)
Thanks for shopping with us, Alan. Ask us if you have any questions :)
Great picture
Hi Kevin, thanks for shopping with us. That's valuable feedback that we'll take back to VIOFO. Thanks for sharing!
What you need they have and the people to help
Hi Jonjo, thanks for shopping with us! Come back anytime if you need anything else.
Thanks for leaving a review, Mohammed!
High Quality, as expected
Hi Parviz, thanks for shopping with us. Great choice on the Thinkware U1000 :) Come back anytime!
Thinkware U1000
Hi Christopher, thanks for shopping with us. Come back anytime!
Perfect people to deal with
Hi Michael, thanks for shopping with us. Sorry to hear about the mounting tape but we're glad that it worked out at the end.
First quality service
Thanks for shopping with us, Omer!
Great Service
Hi Carl, thanks for shopping with us. We're glad to hear you found everything you needed from us :) Come back anytime if you have any questions!
Works as described
Hi Justin, awesome - thanks for leaving a review!
iVolt BAB-50 External Battery
Hi Dung, thanks for leaving a detailed review. We're glad to hear the battery worked out for you and is giving you that peace of mind that you needed with your VIOFO. Ask us if you have any questions in the future.
Great Alternative to Hardwiring
Hi Yasser, thanks for shopping with us. Glad you love the OBD cable!
Thanks for leaving a review, Kern!
Wonderful way to hardwire your dashcam!
Hi Robert, that's awesome. Thanks for leaving a review - we're glad to hear that the installation was an easy success for you! Please don't hesitate to come back anytime if you have any questions.
VIOFO 129 Duo
Hi George, thank you for sharing your feedback with us. We will take this into consideration in the future, and we're constantly building new resources for our customers so this is something we will prioritize. Thank you for letting us know!
Thinkware Q800PRO 2K QHD Dash Cam
Hi Sharon, thanks for shopping with us. We're glad to hear the Thinkware Q800PRO worked out for you.
BlackVue 590W Dash Cam
Hi Philip, thanks for shopping with us. Come back anytime!
Thinkware U1000 Installation
Hi M Lui, thanks for getting your installation completed with us. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed our private waiting area. If you have any questions in the future, don't hesitate to reach out and ask!
Thinkware U1000
Hi Alex, thanks for shopping with us. Glad to hear that it worked out for you!
Thanks for leaving a review, Kallu!