How to select best GM Tech 2 diagnostic scanner with my Saab

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How to select best GM Tech 2 diagnostic scanner with my Saab

Attach 2 questions and answers to guide you on how to pick out a best GM Tech2 diagnostic programming tool.

Question 1: I am considering to buy a Tech 2 diagnostic scanner for use with my Saab. Which one of the ones have the best quality and is equipped with the latest software/hardware? Do you also sell USB port converter for the Tech 2?.
Answer 1: 2 versions of Professional Diagnostic Tool TECH2 are available, including:A108-1 Best Quality GM Tech 2 GM Diagnostic Scanner For GM/SAAB/OPEL/SUZUKI/ISUZU/Holden and A108-2 GM Tech2 Tech 2 GM Scanner with CANdi TIS Works for GM/SAAB/OPEL/SUZUKI/ISUZU/Holden
The same: they all have the same functions.

The differences:

A108-1

GM Tech2 Package List:
Tech-2 Flash Tester
32 MB PCMCIA Card with GM OE Applications
CAN diagnostic interface module(CANdi) and instruction sheet download (199.2 kb)
RS232 cable and user manual
RS232-DB9 adapter
DLC Cable, DLC Loopback Adapter
12V Cigarette Lighter Power Cable
SAE 16/19 Adapter
NAO 12/19 Adapter
Battery Power Cable
Storage Case
TIS 2000 CD

Features
1) Authentic GM software in the Tech 2 Flash means the most comprehensive diagnostic software available for late model GM vehicles.
2) Support for on-board diagnostics on all GM systems 1992 thru 2011.
3) Removable hardware modules provide insurance against scan tool obsolescence.
4) Large, easy-to-read backlit screen.
5) RS232 & RS485 ports provide the avenue to connect future devices to your Tech 2 Flash.
6) Ability to capture stored DTCs, Freeze Frame, and Failure Record for later review.
7) Ability to view the status of vehicle diagnostic tests as they run.
8) Bi-directional The authentic GM 1992-current year software will provide full bi-directional control when performing power train, chassis, and body diagnostics.

A108-2

Features
1) Authentic GM software in the Tech 2 Flash means the most comprehensive diagnostic software available for late model GM vehicles.
2) Support for on-board diagnostics on all GM systems 1992 thru 2011.
3) Removable hardware modules provide insurance against scan tool obsolescence.
4) Large, easy-to-read backlit screen.
5) RS232 & RS485 ports provide the avenue to connect future devices to your Tech 2 Flash.
6) Ability to capture stored DTCs, Freeze Frame, and Failure Record for later review.
7) Ability to view the status of vehicle diagnostic tests as they run.
8) Bi-directional The authentic GM 1992-current year software will provide full bi-directional control when performing power train, chassis, and body diagnostics.

A108-1 Package List:
Tech-2 Flash Tester
32 MB PCMCIA Card with GM OE Applications
CAN diagnostic interface module(Candi) and instruction sheet download (199.2 kb)
RS232 cable and user manual
RS232-DB9 adapter
DLC Cable, DLC Loopback Adapter
12V Cigarette Lighter Power Cable
SAE 16/19 Adapter
NAO 12/19 Adapter
Battery Power Cable
TIS 2000 CD

A108-2 Package List:
Tech-2 Flash Tester
32 MB PCMCIA Card with GM OE Applications
CAN diagnostic interface module(Candi) and instruction sheet download (199.2 kb)
RS232 cable and user manual
RS232-DB9 adapter
DLC Cable, DLC Loopback Adapter
12V Cigarette Lighter Power Cable
SAE 16/19 Adapter
NAO 12/19 Adapter
Battery Power Cable
TIS 2000 CD


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Using Your Tech2 with Bob Pattengal

This course offers the latest information to stay current with the use of GM Tech 2 Scan Tool. Presented by Bob Pattengale, the course (LBT-218 Using Your Tech2 with Bob Pattengale), featuring hands-on case study demonstrations, delves into using the tool and the new MDI with GDS software, advanced navigation, RPO codes and much more. Some other specifics include updating software, reprogramming information for TIS2Web, using Tech2 View via a computer, setting up diagnostics for vehicle control systems, clearing DTC codes, using “Quick Snapshot” to record data, and setting up common connectors and components.

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Additionally, a gamut of information ranging from the history of GM MDI Scan Tool to information resources such as NAFTA is included.