CAT ET SIS Caterpillar Heavy duty truck diagnostics repair

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When you are shopping for Caterpillar CAT ET SIS diagnostic system you will need 3 things:
1) A laptop, we prefer the PANASONIC TOUGHBOOK CF-29 because its the TOUGHEST LAPTOP on this planet ! Go on YOUTUBE and search TOUGHBOOK CF-29 and you will see why ! Can drive your car over them, they have touchscreen, waterproof and greaseproof keyboard which makes it perfect perfect for a shop.
2) CAT ET SIS software installed
3) CAT 3 iii bluetooth wireless diagnostics adapter # 317-7485 replaces the CAT II # 317-7484 AT II adapter

CATERPILLAR CAT ET SIS FEATURES :
Allows communication between service tools and engine controls using various data links such as J1939/11, DeviceNet (future release), Caterpillar  DataLink, and J1708 (ATA) vehicle networks;
Flash program allows adapter firmware upgrades as additional features become available;
Uses J1939/11, high-speed data link (part of ADEM III controls), substantially reducing flash times;
Automatically selects J1939/11 when flashing the engine (reduces the flash time approximately 80%, from 14 minutes to 3 minutes).

The PC-based service tools from ca ter  provide the capability to access Electronic Control Modules (ECMs) from a personal computer. Many job-critical tasks can be performed with an electronic service tool. The user can display the status of a group of parameters (temperatures, pressures, etc.) simultaneously, view active and clear logged diagnostics, display the current configuration of an ECM and much more. The OBD2 Scanner works with a communication adapter to allow connection to an ECM. A graphical interface makes this software quick to learn and easy to use. A separate pull-down menu for each function enhances the a??ease of use.a?? The version and identification of the ECM is automatically retrieved and is displayed on a summary screen when the program is started. Diagnostic tests and calibrations can also be performed.

PC-based tools enable service technicians to reprogram ECMs, reconfigure control system parameters, fine tune performance or diagnose the root cause of a failure the first time. These powerful Heavy Duty Scanner allow service personnel to display and analyze vital performance and health information from any system quickly and accurately. The service tool communicates with any system using ATA (J1708), J1939 or the Caterpillar proprietary data link networks. The service tools provide information and features needed to help a technician diagnose problems and perform repairs and to customize and personalize the operation of a product. By allowing customers to design flexibility and configurability into a product, ca ter  service tools stretch beyond the capabilities of preprogrammed ECMs or onboard display systems.

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Features:

Display graph and log status parameters.
Retrieve prognostic data including histograms, engine totals for fuel used and miles traveled.
View active diagnostics and clear logged diagnostics. View events where irregularities have occurred and have been logged by the ECM.
Perform calibrations to enhance performance of the ECM.
Customize the ECM with application-specific settings.
Over 100 custom Diagnostic, Information and Service features including:
2D and 3D Histogram plotting capability (engine software support required).
Custom Status screen groups
Snapshots (Download and display snapshot data recorded by the ECM)
Configuration Aid that allows upload/download of same configuration to multiple control modules
Customised Service Tool Options
Customized service tool name
Customized graphics for the splash screen and icons
Customized installation
Aftermarket differentiation, the tool for one customer does not work on the product of another customer.
Licensing options for customer management
Flash programming of the ECM(s)
Training demonstration allows familiarity with the toola s primary functions without connecting to ECM(s)
Major operating systems support (Microsoft Windows 95, 98, NT 4.0, 2000, ME, & XP)
Perform customized diagnostic tests to identify harness problems, cylinder or component failures (Automatic Cylinder Cutout with cylinder to cylinder fueling comparison)

Caterpillar SIS = Service Information System
Caterpillar SIS DVD1- TRUCK ENGINES, 330 EXCAVATORS
Caterpillar SIS DVD2- MACHINE ENGINES, INDUSTRIAL ENGINES, MARINE ENGINES
Caterpillar SIS DVD3- ELECTRICAL POWER GENERATION, TRACK TYPE LOADERS
Caterpillar SIS DVD4- WHEEL TYPE LOADERS, WHEEL TRACTOR SCRAPERS, WHEEL SKIDDERS, TRACK MATERIAL HANDLERS Caterpillar SIS DVD5- EXCAVATORS
Caterpillar SIS DVD6- ARTICULATED DUMP TRUCKS, ASPHALT PAVERS, BACKHOE LOADERS, COLD PLANERS, FORESTRY PRODUCTS, LOAD HAUL DUMP, MOTOR GRADERS, ROAD RECLAIMER/SOIL STABILIZER, SKID STEER LOADERS, UNDERGROUND ARTICULATED TRUCKS, WORK TOOLS Caterpillar SIS DVD7- CHALLENGERS, COMBINES, INTEGRATED TOOLCARRIERS, PIPELAYERS, TILLAGE, OEM PRODUCTS, OFF HIGHWAY TRUCKS, TRACK SKIDDERS, MINI EXCAVATORS Caterpillar SIS DVD8- COMPACTORS, TRACK TYPE TRACTORS, WHEEL TYPE TRACTORS TRACK TYPE TRACTOR, WHEEL TYPE TRACTOR
GENERATOR SET, C18, CYL – MOTOR GRADER, 140K, JPA – GRAPPLE-ORANGE PEEL, GSH9B, M1E – GENERATOR SET, C15, NKL – ENGINE – MACHINE, 3306, R6J – GENERATOR SET, 3512B, YAM – EXCAVATOR, 320D FM, CYZ – SHEAR-DEMOLITION/SCRAP, S320B, HSB – SHEAR-DEMOLITION/SCRAP, S340B, HSD – TRANSMISSION-ONHIGHWAY, CX28, TBB
GENERATOR SET, 3512B, YAN – GENERATOR SET, C18, NKK – TRACK-TYPE TRACTOR, D6G2 XL, P6G – TRACK-TYPE TRACTOR, D6G2 LGP, P6X – GENERATOR SET, 3512, YAK
TRACTOR, 777F, JXP – GENERATOR SET, 3516, YAS – TREE HARVESTER, HA770, HAB
GAS ENGINE, G3516B, JEF – GRAPPLE-ORANGE PEEL, GSH15B, M1J – GENERATOR SET, 3406C, NKM – GENERATOR SET, 3516B, YAT – GRAPPLE-ORANGE PEEL, GSH15B, M1F – GENERATOR SET, 3516B, YAW – TRANSMISSION-ONHIGHWAY, CX31, EBW – TREE HARVESTER, HA771, HAF
SHEAR-DEMOLITION/SCRAP, S325B, HSC – MOTOR GRADER, 160K, JBP

CF C800 Description and Hardware

1.Product description

CF C800 is a completely Independent R&D product for Heavy Duty and Commercial vehicles, which be launched in Sep. 2016, it is a professional diagnostic scan tool for Automotive Aftermarket.

CF C800 is fully optimized based on the OEM scanner, which enhances the comprehensive diagnostic capability of the diesel vehicle. Some of the functions are based on the advanced technology accumulated by the R & D team for many years, and are superior to other similar diagnostic products in the industry.

The main diagnostic functions include reading the version information, reading/clearing the fault code, actual values, actuators, advanced function (special function, matching settings, functional test, diesel calibration) and so on. You do not have to rely on the original diagnostic apparatus, you can provide customers with more comprehensive and professional and efficient diagnostic services on Obd2tool.com.

2.Product Hardware

①    Touch Screen:Display the operation buttons, test results and help information.
②    Rubber sleeve: easy to hand, protect the product, to prevent loosening and wear.
③    Power Indicator
④    SD card port
⑤    USB port:Used to connect the printer for printing. diagnostic connectors to connect the car.
⑥    Network connection port: Reserved.
⑦    Diagnostic port: provides power, uses diagnostic lines and
⑧    Power socket: power supply, connection with the car or the vehicle diagnostic port without power supply.

Notice: When the power is supplied through the diagnostic port, it is not necessary to connect the power supply through the main power port. When the vehicle diagnosis block itself is not powered, it can be connected to the power source through the power supply port.

The SD card stores the operating system, application software, and data files of the Heavy Duty Truck Scanner. (Unless the software upgrade, do not to remove the SD card).

Nexiq USB Link 2 Genuine vs Clone

The real Nexiq USB Link 2 vs Nexiq USB Link 2 clone:

THE PACKAGING
Lets start with the most simple way to tell the difference, and that is the packaging. This not only includes what the product looks like, but the included accessories as well. Throughout this post, we will be posting side-by-side images, with the genuine Nexiq USB Link 2 on the left, and the china clone USB Link 2 on the right. As you see from the pictures below, the genuine USB Link 2 comes in a nice, hard plastic case. The image on the right is from the China clone, which comes with no case at all. The cables and adapter have been stuffed in the box.

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We also then take the contents out to compare. The original device, again shown on the left, comes with the adapter (with all the stickers attached), 6/9-pin long cable, a special USB cable (Which we will discuss more on this later), along with some paperwork. The USB Link 2 clone adapter comes with a HUGE assortment of cables, covering pretty much everything. It also has loose stickers to place on the tool, along with a 3-disc DVD set.

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In summary, the genuine USB Link 2 will come in a hard plastic case and will only come with the USB Cable and 6/9 pin cable. The fake and clone adapters from China and beyond will come with a large assortment of cables, along with multiple DVD discs.

THE CABLE CONNECTOR
So far, not a huge deal. You can save $400, and not just get a cheap plastic box, right? Well, there are many more differences, so lets start with the cables and the connector on the Nexiq USB Link 2. Again, the image on the left is what the bottom connector looks like on the genuine adapter. The image on the right is the china clone.

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In summary, the genuine USB Link 2 will come with a 26-pin male connector for the cables, while the clone USB Link 2 will come with a 15-pin male connector. Remember, Nexiq put an authentication chip in each cable, so how possibly can these clones be doing this? The answer is that the china clone adapters are simply Nexiq USB Link original circuit boards placed in USB Link 2 cases. We will continue to prove this point as we move on.

THE CABLES
One thing that people may like about the China USB Link is that it comes with a wide assortment of cables — 8 different ones. The original only comes with the standard 6 & 9 pin cable, which is used on commercial trucks. The first thing we notice, is that the part numbers are on labels from the China device. Upon inspection of these cables, we find these are all cables for the Nexiq USB Link original, NOT the new USB Link 2. This further proves the point that the China adapter is just an original USB Link in disguise.

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The other issue is that the included 6/9 pin cable from the China clone is NOT the new green 9-pin that has been used in all model 2016 model year trucks. This means that this cable will not physically connect to any trucks built in 2016 or newer. Even if you had the correct cable, we have serious doubts that this China clone is cable of handling the new 500k bus speeds that use this green connector.

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In summary, the USB Link 2 clone from obd2tool with more cables, yet they are cables for the original USB Link. The included 9-pin from China also will not fit or work on 2016 model year and newer trucks.
USB CABLE
The USB connection port is also different on China knock-off versus the genuine USB Link 2. With the USB Link 2, there is a fancy clip on the USB cable to prevent it from being detached from the adapter. On the clone tool, we find that it is a “regular” USB cable connector, like you would find on a printer or larger USB device. On the USB Link 2 clone we received, this cable was actually very difficult to push in, and the plastic cracked a little when we did. Yet again, another reason to stay away from this tool and prove that it is a fake/clone.
The other important item to note is that on the clone/fake adapter, you will see that there is a hole in the bottom. On the genuine adapter, this is an actual button that you would push.

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CIRCUIT BOARD
Now that we’ve explored all of the components, lets take a look at the actual circuit board inside the adapters. Again, we have the genuine adapter on the left and the China clone on the right. Without being a computer engineer, you can see the differences in the boards right away. The clone adapter is actually 2 circuit boards, with wiring in between, while the original is a solid, once piece circuit board. The clone version also contains no Bluetooth chip, so it is USB only.

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the genuine PCB

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the clone PCB
NEXIQ USB Link 2 CLONE STICKER COMPARISON
We also thought it a good idea to show you the adapters side-by-side. In the first view of the front, you can see some noticeable differences. The sticker on the front, while the same size, has the order of the LED lights and also the size of the icons different. Both adapters will show the Bluetooth Logo, however the China version does not have Bluetooth built into it. The genuine adapter also shows an icon for an iPad and iPhone.
On the back side of the adapter, the sticker is a completely different size and much smaller on the USB Link 2 clone. There is also far less information, including the fact that is says “Made in China”, while the original does not.

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SUMMARY
In summary, we highly suggest staying away from the Heavy Duty Scanner USB Link 2 clone adapters. Using a USB Link 2 clone will cause you nothing but problems, and just isn’t worth the hassle of saving a couple dollars. There are plenty of other RP1210 adapters that are priced less then a Nexiq USB Link 2, and are also made by legit manufacturers in the USA. The following is a list of things you can look for if you are thinking about purchasing one:

It doesn’t come in a black plastic case
It comes with more then just the 6/9 pin “long” cable
The connector on the bottom is a 15-pin female
The 9-pin connector isn’t green
The USB cable doesn’t “clamp” into the Nexiq USB Link 2
There is a hole at the bottom of the tool where the cable plugs in
The sticker on the front looks different then it should

Of course If you are a DIYer, the clone is OK for you. But you should have a HQ Nexiq clone. For cheap craps, forget it. You’ll get what you pay for. 100% certain.

Porsche Piwis Tester II Porsche Auto diagnostic scan tool V18.100 Software Installed in CF30 Laptop

Porsche Piwis 2  Porsche Auto diagnostic scan tool V18.100 Software Installed in CF30 Laptop

Notice:
The CF30 laptop is the renewed laptop not the completed new one, if you want to buy Piwis Tester II with a new laptop, we can offer Lenovo E49AL, please contact before-sale service to confirm.

 Porsche Piwis Tester II Main Functions:
1. Read/clear error code, catch data stream, computer programming match, component test, maintenance information consult, components site drawing, wiring diagram.
2. Piwis Tester II for Porsche works with the old and latest for Porsche cars. It is equipped with the Panasonic laptop and original software for the test.Piwis Tester II for Porsche can help you diagnose and program the most new and old kind of Porsche cars. For example: 911(997)(991), Boxster/Cayman, (987), Cayenne up to MY 2010, Cayenne from MY 2011 and Panamera.
3. New Panamera can only be diagnosed by using Porsche Piwis Tester II. Based on current project planning, all earlier vehicle models will gradually be changed over to the new for Porsche Piwis Tester II by the end of 2010.  Piwis Tester for Porsche I must be used for older models in the Porsche workshop until end of 2010.
4. Support for Porsche. Piwis Tester I will no longer be available once the earlier diagnostic programs have been transferred to  Piwis Tester II for Porsche.
5. When  Piwis Tester II for Porscheis distributed, it will contain one basic piece of software. This is necessary in order to start and configure the tester.

Piwis Tester II Support Systems:
ENGINE automatio transmission, air-conditioner, SRS, ABS, ASR, MPL, GM, Original antitheft System,KEYLESS GO system, OBDII system.

Porsche Piwis Tester II Support models:
1. 911(997) (991)
2. Boxster/Cayman (987)
3. Cayenne up to MY 2010
4. Cayenne from MY 2011
5. Panamera
6. Support 2013 year for Porsche car models

Special function for Piswis Tester II:

1. Requires Online Modules: F BCM R BCM DME ELV SRS KEY
2. Bluetooth,GPS and Navigation Function are available. (The customer can buy this function from Porsche factory)
3.Support Key Programming function,cost 210USD per time ( you need consult our customer sevice first with the type and year of your car)

What do you know about USB Link 2

Nexiq has also changed the contents of the package. The USB Link 2 no longer comes with any installation media, but this actually makes sense. Since Nexiq appears to update drivers every 60 days or so, the CDs that used to come with the original unit were often outdated by the time the customer received the unit. To force the customer to download the latest versions from their website isn’t a horrible thing, and it also makes sure that customers will always install the most recent version.
NEXIQ USB Link 2
Beyond the USB port redesign, the shape is obviously different as well. The new USB Link 2 has the black plastic grabbers on the side, and is a more “boxy”  shape that all the vehicle interfaces seem to be going towards. The adapter also has indicator lights for power, traffic, Bluetooth, and faults.

Perhaps the largest design change is where the cables attach to the Heavy Duty Diagnostic Tool USB Link 2. The original USB Link used a standard 15-pin connector, and life was good. There were a ton of aftermarket cables available, all of which sold for under $40. This included replacement 6/9 pin cables, OBDII cables, Volvo 8-pin & 14-pin, Cummins 3-pin, and many more. With the new adapter, Nexiq has changed to a 26-pin connector as shown below. While we can’t find a reason for this on the Nexiq website, we can only assume that this is to handle the new CAN2 protocol standard. Since there are no aftermarket cables available for this, it means the “extra” cables got very expensive — Over $200 for most of them! Until there is a good aftermarket solution, there won’t be much that can be done.

Since there is no media included with the NEXIQ-2 USB Link, you will need to download it from Nexiq’s website. As of this posting, the most current version is v1.0.16. This download will also install the most recent version of Device Tester, so that you are able to troubleshoot connection problems. Remember: The adapter does not come with any diagnostic software. All of that must be purchased separately.