PCMTuner Red vs Green USB Dongle

Is there any difference between green vs red usb dongle of pcmtuner?


The red dongle is linked to pcmtuner hardware.

The green dongle is purchased alone.

Both can be used with most pass thru hardware like tactrix or scanmatik.

The green dongle can not access pcmtuner application to check wiring diagram and instructions.

The green dongle is compatible with ktm bench, ktm flash, ktmobd etc.

The red cannot work with other ktmbench.



Some questions related to pcmtuner dongle:

Q: What is the difference between PCMtuner and PCMtuner Dongle?

A: Pcmtuner is a complete hardware device with future expandability linked to the pcmtuner software suite (MG1 MD1 EDC16 etc). The dongle allows you to run the pcm flash modules etc


Q: With only dongle I can have access too to online tuner account?

A: Yes, you can.
Q: can i use usb dongle with original tatrix openport?
A: Yes, works with both original and clone openport 2.0.


Q: This dongle is very hot, is this normal?

A: It is normal because it is LED.  PCMTuner team has removed the encrypted chip since June 2022, no more hot issue.

Pcmtuner New Vs Old Dongle 2

new red pcmtuner dongle

Pcmtuner New Vs Old Dongle 1

new green dongle