Category Archives: Intoxilyzer 8000 Source Code

Florida’s Missing COBRA Data for the Intoxilyzer 8000

Did CMI recently start uploading a new software version on Intoxilyzer 8000 instruments in Florida? The new software version is still being called 8100.27 (often called “Version 27”), but this new software has started causing a big glitch. The glitch makes the COBRA data disappear in monthly inspections and for certain test subject electronic data. […]

Intoxilyzer 8000 and Problems with Slope Detection

One of the biggest problems with the Intoxilyzer 8000 involves the slowness of the IR system combined with relative insensitivity of the pyro electric detector. Basically, the Intoxilyzer 8000 only takes two pulses. Because the system is slow slow, it is nearly impossible for the instrument to obtain a proper slope detection. A study done […]

Florida’s Intoxilyzer 8000: Why FDLE Departmental Inspector, Maggie Geddings, Used Cell Phones to Manipulate the Inspection Reports

Just when you think it could not get worse for Laura Barfield, Florida’s Alcohol Testing Program and FDLE’s Departmental Inspectors, you come across a transcript from a courageous prosecutor with the State Attorney’s Office in Okaloosa County, Florida. At least one employee of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) has used a cell phone […]

CMI Lost the Source Code on the Intoxilyzer 8000 – Now What?

Some how the media has yet to catch on to this new development that may impact how DUI cases through the United States are prosecuted for years to come. CMI lost the source code for the “Intoxilyzer 8000” on the conforming products list. Only one version of the “Intoxilyzer 8000” is listed on the conforming […]

Problems with the Pressure Sensor on Florida’s Intoxilyzer 8000

During a recent hearing, we learned that a Departmental Inspector with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE), Roger Skipper, claims that he “developed” Florida’s version of software used on the Intoxilyzer 8000. Roger Skipper has conducted thousands of departmental inspections on an annual basis and also after the machine is “returned from” repair. Amazingly, […]

Florida Intoxilyzer 8000 Source Code Update: CMI’s Dog Ate Their Homework

For those of you following the saga to obtain the Source Code for Florida’s Intoxilyzer 8000, CMI announced on June 3, 2011 through an affidavit filed in Florida that it does NOT have the Source Code for the only instrument on the DOT conforming products list or the only instrument evaluated and approved for use […]