VXDIAG VCX NANO GM vs. GM MDI vs. GM Tech 2

What’s the difference among these three GM diagnostic& programming scan tools, GM MDI, VXDIAG GM and GM Tech2?

 

Please check the table comparison below by obdii365.com.

Item VXDIAG VCX NANO for GM/Opel GM MDI WIFI GM Tech II scanner
Image    vxdiag-vcx-nano-gm  gm-mdi  gm-tech2
Software GDS2 (2014) /Tech2Win GDS 2 (2011)Tech2 Win TIS2000/SPS
Need computer Yes, it’s PC-based. Yes, it’s PC-based. TIS2000 on WinXP
System

requirement

Win7 32/64bit /Win8 64bit system Package software: Win XP only

v2016.11 software: Win 7
Win XP for TIS2000
Multi-Language Multi-Language Multi-Language Multi-Language(depends on vehicles)
WIFI YES, VXDIAG GM has wifi version and USB version WIFI and USB connection NO
Diagnosis wireless basic diagnostic wireless basic diagnostic basic diagnosis
Programming GM TIS2WEB online Service Programming System (SPS) wireless online programming

offline programming ,such as European Chevrolet, Opel, but not for all cars
Online programming with TIS2000 on Saab/Opel (-2008)
Update Firmware updatable

Software updatable

Firmware update Update via 32MB Card
Activation No need to activate Yes, MDI need activation. No need to activate
Supported protocols CAN, UART, KW2000, Class2, GM LAN, etc. UART, Class 2, KWP2000 and GMLAN (CAN) CANdi interface
Supported vehicles Vehicles to 2015 GM,

OPEL

 

vehicles from 1990-2014 GM,

Opel,

Chevrolet,

Saab,

Australia Holden (2010-2012)

 

vehicles from 1992-2013 GM,

SAAB,

OPEL,

UZUKI,

ISUZU,

Holden

Advantage -cheap but with the same function as GM MDI

– WIFI and USB connection
-good for new cars
-can support software from original factory

-support offline & online programming
-cannot plug original software card, but can support original program

-easy to carry on

see also GM MDI vs. VXDIAG GM vs. Tech2

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