FOBO Tire

FOBO Tire

FOBO Tire is an advanced Wireless Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) using latest Bluetooth 4.0 that works directly with your Android and iOS device. With an intelligent In-Car monitoring unit that works on its own or simultaneously with your smartphone, FOBO Tire monitors up to 350 kPa(50 psi) and give you an alert in the absence of a smartphone. Comes with 4 wireless tire sensors and 1 wireless In-Car unit.


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FOBO Tire is an advanced Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) using latest Bluetooth 4.0 that works directly with your Android and iOS device. It also comes with an intelligent In-Car monitoring unit that works on its own or simultaneously with your smart phone. So that you will still get an alert in the absence of a smart phone.

24x7 monitoring of your car tires


even when your car ignition is switched off, for a complete peace of mind. FOBO Tire TPMS works round-the-clock to ensure your tires stay properly inflated. FOBO Tire does not need an external power source and it is wireless. It comes with batteries included which last up to two years and are easily replaceable (2xAA - In-Car unit & CR2032 - sensors).

Monitor up to 19 cars


from your smartphone simultaneously with just one single app.

FOBO Share


to allow family & friends (up to 100 smart phone users) to receive information from the same FOBO Tire in your car. Sharing has never been easier with our app's intuitive quick sharing feature.

On-demand Pull/Push data


Easy pull or push the status of tires on-demand and concurrently receive alerts when using shared car at a distance apart.

Do-It-Yourself (DIY)


and install FOBO Tire in less than 5 minutes without the need for professional help. Just follow the FOBO Tire app's simple on-screen instructions. You do not need to change or modify your tire's existing pressure valve. Just screw on the FOBO Tire sensors and you are good to go.

Theft deterrent


so stolen FOBO Tire sensors and In-Car unit cannot be reused. Each FOBO Tire is locked to a specific owner's FOBO cloud account. Furthermore, the package come with anti-theft nut and a small wrench to mechanically lock the sensors from being stolen. Replacement sensors will be available for purchase separately. You will also be notified by the FOBO Tire app in the event any tire sensor is missing.

Overlay Service Feature


Overlay service feature helps the users to get the latest pressure, temperature and battery readings just by a single click on the FOBO overlay icon which is displayed on the mobile home screen without the need of going into the FOBO App

T-valve optional accessory


available in our web store for purchase. Suitable for rim valve hole of diameter 8.3mm to 11.3mm. This requires installation at a tire shop. Refer to Specification section for fitting details.

FOBO Tire Sales Box


Specification

  • Operational pressure range: 0 to 350 kPa (50psi)

  • Operational temperature range: -40 to 85°C 

  • Tire sensor & In-Car unit battery life: up to 2 years (at 25°C rated temperature)

  • Water & Dust resistant: IP57

  • Tire sensor weight: 10g each (subject to slight deviation due to future design changes)

  • Certification: FCC, CE, BQB and RoHS

  • Sensor structural threshold: 350N ball pressure intensity test

  • Mechanical & Environmental Reliability Testing Standards: IEC 60068-2-2, IEC 60068-2-1, ISO 21750, IEC 60068-2-29, IEC 60068-2-5, IEC 60068-2-32, ISO 15184, ISO 2409, SAE J2657

  • Compatible with Android 4.3 and above as well as iOS 7.1 and above

Requirement to use optional T-Valve

Required rim hole size to fit T-valve


D1 is the required hole diameter to install the T-valve. Suitable for rim valve hole of diameter 11.3mm or 8.3mm. This requires installation at a tire shop. Refer to Specification section for fitting details.




Sensor Dimension

FOBO Tire Sensor Dimension


FOBO Tire User Manual and Quick Start Guide Download

Let your smart phone do more for you

Download User Manual Download Quick Start Guide

T-Valve Installation Guide

Download Installation Guide

FOBO Tire Installation on Smart Phone with Android 4.30 and above


FOBO Tire Installation on iPhone (4S or newer) with iOS 7.1 and above


FOBO Tire - How to change settings and release on iOS


FOBO Tire - How to use FOBOShare


FOBO Tire - Install Lock Nut


FOBO Tire - Remove Lock Nut


FOBO Tire - Sensor's Battery Replacement Method


FOBO Tire - How to rotate your tire position on the App


FOBO Tire - Disable and Install a new sensor


FOBO Share - Pull Data From Shared Vehicle


FOBO Share - Alert To Master


FOBO Share - Push Data To Owner


How to Get FOBO Tire Reading on Apple Watch


Why do I have difficulty in pairing FOBO products with my smart phone during installation?

Some users who use a smart phone with LTE (regardless of OS platform) may experience difficulty during installation to pair FOBO products. It is a worldwide known issue of interference of Bluetooth 4.0 and LTE signals. This can easily be overcome.  During Installation, please momentarily turn off LTE but retain 3G connection. After installation, the user can resume LTE connection.


What do I get from this set of FOBO Tire?

a) 4 tire sensors (with CR2032 batteries included)

b) 1 In-Car unit (with 2 AA size batteries included)

c) Anti-theft nuts and wrench

d) Free "FOBO Tire" app to be downloaded from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store



What phone does FOBO Tire work with?

FOBO Tire only work with Android and iOS smartphones with Bluetooth 4.0. Please ensure you update to latest OS, at least Android 4.3 and iOS7.1. 


How long can I use FOBO Tire?

FOBO Tire uses 2xAA batteries for In-Car unit and CR2032 battery for sensor units. These batteries are easily available from local stores and would last up to 2 years on normal operating temperature. Operating in extreme cold climate may reduce the battery operating life.


How to ensure my FOBO Tire sensors not stolen?

FOBO Tire comes with theft deterrent feature. FOBO Tire units are not re-usable if stolen, thus discouraging potential thieves. The package also comes with anti-theft nuts and a small wrench to mechanically lock the sensors. 


Can FOBO Tire work without a smartphone?

You will need a smartphone in order to install FOBO Tire and change settings. Once installed, FOBO Tire will work even without a smartphone, in case your smartphone is not with you. The In-Car unit will alert with different alert tones in case of tire problems. 


Can FOBO Tire work in all weather conditions?

FOBO Tire is designed to operate under extreme cold and hot climate. And it's tested for water proof (IP57) and ability to sustain high impact (350N spot pressure intensity) to ensure long durability and reliability.


What if I rotated the position of my tires?

FOBO Tire app is so easy to use. To identify position of FOBO Tire sensors installed in your car, just move around your car and place the smartphone close to each FOBO Tire sensor according to the instructions in FOBO Tire app. It is just that easy.


What if there is more than one person driving my car? Can they use the FOBO Tire in my car?

You can share FOBO Tire in your car with family and friends (up to 100 smartphone users). Key in their e-mail address that will be used to login to their FOBO account and it will be synchronized with FOBO cloud via our CrossPair technology.


How far away can I detect FOBO Tire readings?

FOBO Tire uses Bluetooth low energy (Bluetooth 4.0) to send out signals. Typical range of Bluetooth 4.0 is 30 meters line of sight without anything blocking the signal. 


Will FOBO Tire work for trucks or big vans?

FOBO Tire works on four wheel vehicles with tire pressures below 50psi (350kPa).


How can FOBO Tire work when my car engine is turned off?

Your smartphone will pickup signals from FOBO Tire sensors via Bluetooth 4.0. You can check your car tire pressures any time knowing that they are working 24x7 round the clock continuously monitoring the tires for you.


Does FOBO Tire affect tire balancing?

FOBO Tire sensor weight is 10 grams each but extensive testing has shown a maximum deviation of 5 grams on the wheel balancer. Typical wheel balancing equipment in the market has a resolution  of 5 grams as well. The deviation of 5 grams are to be considered acceptable and there is no need to rebalance the wheels after installing FOBO Tire. This is in line with our tire experts.

 

How do you turn on and off FOBO Tire sensors?

FOBO Tire sensors will “wake” up whenever pressure is applied and will go into sleep mode when it doesn’t sense any pressure. There is no need of any manual intervention to turn on and off the sensors.

 

How to set FOBO Tire sensors into pairing mode?

FOBO Tire sensors will go  into pairing mode for 1 min when it senses a change in pressure from “0” to the car tire pressure (i.e. sensor are screw on to the tire valve)

 

What should I do if FOBO Tire sensors cannot be paired?

As the sensors are activated through pressure, please check if your tire valve is jammed or faulty. Another variable is the stability of phone Bluetooth, kindly turn off and on your Bluetooth to reset before you start FOBO Tire pairing process. If the above two conditions are acceptable, please contact us as you may have a rare case of faulty sensor. FOBO Tire sensors are 100% extensively tested in the factory to ensure top quality.

 

Can I calibrate FOBO Tire sensors?

GE sensors used in FOBO Tire does not need calibration.

 

Does FOBO Tire read absolute pressure or gauge pressure?

FOBO Tire sensor report absolute pressure and has an internal formulation coupled with Absolute Pressure reading to display readings as if users are at sea-level, even though FOBO readings are taken at ANY altitudes. Fobo Tire readings should matche the placard pressure and user should inflate their tires according to FOBO Tire reading instead of handheld pressure gauge in the event there are differences between this two readings due to altitude factor and gauge accuracy.

 

Download App

For iPhone (4S or newer) with iOS 7.1 and above OR BluetoothSmart 4.0 phone with Android 4.30 and above

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Download FOBO Tire App APK file

App APK file for BluetoothSmart 4.0 phone with Android 4.30 and above

Download App APK file

Guideline to install APK file :

  1. Some users may see “This file may harm your device”, please ignore this warning.
  2. The download should start immediately after users ignore the warning.
  3. After download is complete, users can simply tap on the notification to start the installation process. If users have removed the notification, users need to browse the download folder using the file manager and click on the downloaded file.
  4. Just follow the installation process until it completes.
  5. Enjoy using FOBO!