MPPS V21 original vs MPPS V21 china clone

MPPS V21 clone ecu flasher any good? Any difference from MPPS V21 genuine? MPPS V21 original and clone cables mainly differ in the mpps hardware, price and PCB design!



1- Differs in MPPS V21 price: mpps clone is much much much cheaper!!


Original MPPS Tricore Boot Module for £1,200.00 Exc. Tax


Clone MPPS V21 cable for $99 only



3- Differs in MPPS V21 hardware: the original with more indicators

Original Mpps v21 ecu chip tuning interface


Cloned Mpps v21 cable


3- Differs in MPPS V21 printed circuited board: adopt different components and design


MPPS V21 original:


MPPS V21 clone from China:



The new MPPS V21 PCB comes with better protection components (imported, not made by Chinese), and had been improved a lot according to the issues of mpps cables from customer feedback



But, is it reliable to use a cheap MPPS V21 china clone for ECU tuning?

YES! Definitely yes!


Mpps cable v21 is tested no issues! It can work as well as the genuine.


Tested on Windows 7 32 bit and 64 bit: OK!


Tested on Renault Megane 15 (106hp) DCi Siemens SID304 CAN: read ECU ID…OK



* download MPPS V21 CAR LIST:


Tested lots of functions:


Recover ECU’s which others tools

Works on some controllers even without program

Select full / partial reading and writing ECUs

Select ECU reading / writing speed

Write “changes only” for faster programming on some ECUs

Auto detect K-Line/CAN, and option to bypass and force preferred means of communication

Allow flashing on the bench on ME7 systems for temporary bypass of immobiliser

Work via Boot mode on ECU’s with C167 and ST10 processors.

read/write  EEprom functions for some ECU’s

Check VAG MEDC17 TPROT level without opening the ECU


Read / Write of Micro, Flash and EEprom without using a BDM programmer

Auto detects ECU and processor type
Read/Write of all memories Eeprom, Irom, Xrom (where possible)
Patch function for OBD Flashing of TPROT ECU’s (supports only VAG at the moment)
TPROT / DS check feature, for testing if TPROT is active without opening ECU
Support Bosch upto TP12
Support Siemens (now only for ECU’s without password protection),
Unlock VAG Simos PCR and Simos 8
Bosch MEDC17 Checksum Correction


(more MPPS V21 functions, pls. go to )



MPPS V21 has good customer feedback:


*Volvo ME7 CAN R/W/Cks, Bench only at the moment.

*Volvo EDC15C11 CAN R/W/Cks, Bench only at the moment.

*Bentley ME7.1.1 CAN R/W/Cks

*Master/Slave ECUs.

*VAG ALL TDI Bosch EDC17 X UDS drive now supports *EDC17C46 and EDC17C64 ECUs.

Must be unlocked first using an MPPS container file.

*Generic Tricore VAG Only Multi ECU – MPPS Container file flasher.

*Can be used to flash firmware updates and OBD UNLOCK files created using new VAS FRF file utility in tricore boot plugin.

-Tricore Boot

*Added new file checksum utility for tricore, it now supports:

(M)EDC Flash checksum, (M)EDC Eeprom checksum, Simos PCR, Simos 8, Simos SID305

*Added new VAS FRF file special function utility in tricore boot:

Create MPPS container file from FRF file.

Can be used to perform software updates using new protocol in MPPS.

Create OBD UNLOCK MPPS container file from FRF file.

Can be used to perform OBD unlock using new protocol in MPPS, currently supports Bosch EDC17C46 and EDC17C64.

Create READ UNLOCK MPPS container file from FRF file.

Can be used to perform full read unlock using new protocol in MPPS, currently supports Simos PCR. More options will be added for this ECU in future releases!

Create BIN file from FRF file.

Can be used when ECU can not be read from OBD.