Cummins Inline 7 vs. Inline 6 Data Link Truck Diagnostic Adapter

What’s the difference between Cummins Inline 6 and Inline 7 data link heavy-duty diagnostic adapter? Actually, Inine7 improved a lot in both software and hardware. Please check table compatible below:

Cummins Inline 6 vs. Inline 7 in software and hardware

Software 1.Comes with Insite 7.6 software (2013)

2. Pay to use Insite 8.2/8.3

3. Only works with Win7

4. When install insite, you need to change the computer time which is not easy to do.

1. Comes with Insite 8.3 software (2013)

2. The software is authorized for free, what the user to do is enter the serial number.

3. Works with WIN7-WIN10.

4. No need change the computer time, easy to install.


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1. Inline 6 warranty: 1 year

2. The iron shell is heavier and not easy to take.

1. Inline 7 warranty: 3 years.

2. Comes with double-layer plastic which is anti-stress and stable, it can protect the circuit board well. The outer layer is soft and comfortable to the touch..


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For a long-time use, the two rows of hollow pins are easily poor to contact, broke or bent. The three rows of solid pins are durable, its warranty is 3 years.
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Circuit Board.

The circuit board design is more tidy, the PCB line impedance is adjusted and optimized, the product life is improved, and the stability of the equipment is ensured. The maximum warranty is three years.


How to use Cummins INLINE 7 Insite 8.3 software?


1. Inline7 runs the same driver as Inline6

2. Software activation is done via server. Need to confirm by server and it may take some time, after success, the software is combined with your computer.

3. Do not directly open the Inline 8.3 after installed, you need to go through the server software and use Inline 8.3.

4. After Inline 8.3 is authorized successfully, users can use 3 years for free for 70 times, generally the user is supposed to get authorization every month (that is within 3 years, after the times is used up, users can get authorization by themselves). After 3 years, you need to pay extra license.

5.After activation, users are not allowed to change laptop motherboard, RAM and CPU. If you change them, you have to submit the Inline 7 serial number to the seller for activation.

6. The Calibrations in the Inline 7 U disk can be used for 6 months only, after 6 months later you can search “Inline Calibrations” online and download to use.

7.If you install Chinese version insite 8.3, then you have to run “Cummins License Configuration tool” in Chinese; if you choose the other language to install insite 8.3, then run the “Cummins License Configuration tool” in English, because the dealer code is not the same.

Chinese dealer code: 010C

English dealer code: 086N

8.After input Dealer code and serial number, please click on ” Payment success”, then provide the dealer with the serial number for processing in the server. When it is done, click on ” Payment success” again and you will receive a message indicating success.