GM MDI vs. VXDIAG VCX NANO GM vs. GM Tech2


What is GM GDS2:

The GM Global Diagnostic System 2 (GDS2), a PC-based software application, is designed to diagnose and repair on-board automotive electronic systems. The software application is used with a personal computer and a GM MDI  multiple diagnostic interface (or J2534-2 equivalent)

 

What is GM MDI:

The Multiple Diagnostic Interface (MDI), provides full dealer level diagnostics and programming for all Vauxhall /Opel 16 pin vehicles from 1996 to 2017.

 

What is GM Global:

GM Global incl. GM diagnostic software download, Service Programming System (SPS), Security Access (Security), Snapshot (Snap), Tech2 View (T2 View), Techline Print (TL Print), Global Diagnostic System (GDS2), PRO Code Display (RPO)…ONLY WORK WITH GM MDI with Item NO. SP163-C!!!

 

All tested to work good with GM diagnostic here:

Products WiFi GM MDI VXDIAG VCX NANO for GM GM Tech 2 clone
Picture  gm-mdi-wifi  vxdiag-gm  gm-tech2
software Tech2 Win

 

 

GDS2 2011: for GM MDI (sp163-c)

GDS2 2017: for GM MDI (sp163-d)

GDS 2 (2017)

 

 

TIS2000

 

SPS

Note: GDS2 V2017 needs login to have diagnostic online
Need computer Yes, it’s PC-based. Yes, it’s PC-based. Basic diagnostics: on-board

 

TIS2000: PC-based

System

 

requirement

Win XP only

 

New software: Win 7

Win7 64bit / 32 bit

 

Win8 64bit

Win XP for TIS2000
Language Multi-Language Multi-Language Multi-Language

 

(depends on vehicles)

WIFI WIFI YES, VXDIAG GM has WIFI version and wired version (USB connection) No, only wired connection.
Update Firmware updatable Firmware updatable

 

Software updatable

Update via 32MB Card
Activation Yes, MDI need activation. No need to activate No need to activate
Diagnosis wireless basic diagnostic brand-specific diagnosis basic diagnosis
Programming -wireless online programming

 

offline programming ,such as European Chevrolet, Opel, but not for all cars

GM TIS2WEB online Service Programming System (SPS) Offline coding/programming with TIS2000 on SAAB/OPEL (-2008)
Supported protocols UART, Class 2, KWP2000 and GMLAN (CAN) CAN, UART, KW2000, Class2, GM LAN, etc. CANdi interface(NOTE 1)
Supported vehicles vehicles from 1990-2017

 

GM,

Opel,

Chevrolet,

Saab,

Australia Holden (2010-2012)

Vehicles to 2017

 

GM,

OPEL

vehicles from 1992-2013

 

GM,

SAAB,

OPEL,

UZUKI,

ISUZU,

Holden

Advantage -can support software from original factory

 

-support offline & online programming

-cheap but with the same function as GM MDI

 

– WIFI and USB connection

-good for new cars

 

-cannot plug original software card, but can support original program

 

-easy to carry on