This is for those maybe interested getting DTS 8 or Vediamo v5 working on 2003 Mercedes later.
SD connect C4
No Xentry nor DAS (it seems better to not install this as it can created more probles in test phase)
Just InstallSDconnectToolkit 2.1.30 also have 2.1.14 but not installed (maybe should I use 2.1.14 ? )
and DTS Monaco 8.08.021
IP4 set to 172.29.127.100 255.255.255.0 dns 220.127.116.11
My actual settings:
Set up 2 computers for testing:
computer 1) vediamo 4.02.02 on XP Xentry 09.2014
computer 2) DTS 8.08.21 on Windows 7 x32 clean NO Xentry, No Vediamo, with a custom 18.104.22.168 Toolkit and ToolkitApiDll_4.0.dll in sytem32
Vehicle: W215 2003 V12 Biturbo
I found several source with W215 folder and 1 works, but partially
On the picture you can see, once I apply filter, these are the only few that connect
other 20-30 not
The solution in understanding that in 2003 year where there’s no any Vediamo and DTS8
Free solution is using DAS. It solves 99.99% tasks in this kind of vehicles.
Not free solution use other hardware and software.
From Vediamo manual:
CaesarGo: This firmware usually runs directly in the non-volatile memory of your CAESAR hardware, e.g., in Part A or Part Y. Supports older communication protocols as well, e.g., KWFB. The new UDS protocol is not supported.
TLSlave: This firmware runs on the computer used. The faster the computer, the quicker the different communication tasks can be completed (e.g., flash processes). Also allows the simultaneous opening of up to 50 CAN channels. This firmware supports “newer” protocols as well, e.g., UDS.
Good to know: CBF files is not about K-Line. CBF file use also W212 for example. Try to use Vediamo 4 for K-Line ecus.
For newbies: if you are not good at DTS or Vediamo settings, you could get a disk that installed all Mercedes software (Xentry/DAS, DTS, Vediamo, EPC, WIS, etc) before delivery. Tested successfully and plug-and-play!
SSD version: http://www.obdii365.com/wholesale/2019-03-mb-star-software-ssd.html (runs faster and more stable)
Chart: explains the reason why many are looking for DTS
|DTS-monaco vs. Vediamo|
|All cars have one key code access||Yes||No|
|Vehicle control unit software,
One key storage
|Car fault codes reading||Yes||No|
|Single control unit keys off-set code||Yes||No|
|Increase reduced SA codes||Yes||Yes|
|Personalize the control unit parameters||Yes||Yes|
Definitely, DTS-monaco wins!