GM Scanner: GM MDI vs. VXDIAG GM vs. Tech 2

Products GM MDI VXDIAG VCX NANO GM Tech 2
Picture  MDI  VXDIAG VCX NANO for GM OPEL  GM Tech2
software GDS 2 (2011)Tech2 Win GDS 2 (2014) TIS2000
Need computer Yes, it’s PC-based. Yes, it’s PC-based. No, it’s on-board basic diagnostics.
System requirement Win XP only Win7 64bit /Win8 64bit system No need to connect PC.
Language Multi-Language Multi-Language Multi-Language(depends on vehicles)
WIFI WIFI YES, VXDIAG GM has wifi version and wireless version Wireless
Diagnosis wireless basic diagnostic brand-specific diagnosis basic diagnosis
Programming -wireless online programming-offline program,such as European Chevrolet, Opel, but not for all cars GM TIS2WEB online Service Programming System (SPS) Online programming on SAAB/OPEL (-2008)
Update can not update Firmware updatableSoftware updatable Update via 32MB Card
Activate Yes, MDI need activation. No need to activate No need to activate
Supported protocols UART, Class 2, KWP2000 and GMLAN (CAN)  CAN, UART, KW2000, Class2, GM LAN, etc. CAN interface(NOTE 1)
Supported vehicles vehicles from 1990-2014GM,Opel,

Chevrolet,

Saab,

Australia Holden (2010-2012)

Vehicles to 2015GM,OPEL vehicles from 1992-2013GM,SAAB,

OPEL,

UZUKI,

ISUZU,

Holden

Advantage -can support software from original factory-support offline programming -Cheap but with the same function as GM MDI-Newest GM scanner for new car -cannot plug original software card, but can support original program-easy to carry on
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NOTE 1:
CAN interface:
05 Buick Allure (3.6L)
05 Buick LaCrosse (3.6L)
05 Buick Rainier (5.3L)
04-05 Buick Rendezvous (3.6L)
04-05 Cadillac CTS (3.6L)
04-05 Cadillac SRX (3.6L / 4.6L)
04-05 Cadillac XLR (4.6L)
05 Cadillac STS (3.6L / 4.6L)
05 Chevrolet Cobalt (2.2L)
05 Chevrolet Corvette (6.0L)
05 Chevrolet Equinox (3.4L)
05 Chevrolet TrailBlazer (5.3L)
05 Chevrolet SSR (6.0L)
04 Chevrolet Malibu (Body/Chassis only)
05 Chevrolet Malibu (3.5L)
05 GMC Envoy (5.3L)
05 Pontiac G6 (3.5L)
05 Pontiac GTO (6.0L)
05 Pontiac Pursuit (2.2L)

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