USB Driver Installation
Dual-K plus CAN <-> USB Interface
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- USB connector plugs into most modern
laptops! (USB 1.1 or 2.0)
A Serial Port version is also available; click here for full specs.
- Compatible with all the latest cars which
require a direct CAN connection for diagnostics.
- Fully backwards compatible with older cars
using a single K-line or
K plus L.
- Protocol timing indistinguishable
from a real VAG/VAS tool. Works reliably even with
"difficult" control modules such as the
1991-1994 1Z Audi TDIs and the 1993-1994 Audi 2.6L with
- Built-In VAG-Saver
functionality -- instantly alerts the user if either
the K/K1 line or the L/K2 line is shorted to Ground or Vbatt.
- Full support for dual-K
lines found in "new" (B6/8E chassis Audi A4 and
2002+ Audi A6 -- no VAS-6017
required -- no manual switches!
- Bi-Color (red/green) status/activity
- 12 month guarantee against defects.
This interface comes with an OBD-II type
connector which plugs right in to most 1994 and newer VW's and
1996 and newer Audis. Most 1990-1995 Audis and
1990-1993 VW's have the "2x2"
data link connector, click here for more info.
This interface works with all diagnostic-capable VW, Audi, Seat, and Skoda models
from 1990 through 2015.
We recommend at least a 1 GHz
Pentium-3 (or AMD equivalent) with 128 MB of RAM and Windows
XP or newer. Windows Vista or 7 on a machine robust
enough to support the respective operating system are also
As of version
10.6, we no longer support Windows 95, 98, ME or NT4.
If you're using a PC that has a CPU speed less than 1 GHz
and which has a Serial port, then you should consider the Serial HEX-COM+CAN
Extending this Interface:
The cable on this interface is about 6 feet long -- just
right for most laptops. The
do not allow for passive extension cords!
We have tested many Active USB extensions and have found one
that works. You can order the
16-ft Active USB Extension from our
Store. We do not sell
or support any other brands or models of USB extensions, if
you have problems when using one, the first thing
we're going to tell you is to eliminate the extension.
If you plan to use a desktop PC, we
recommend you buy a serial HEX-COM+CAN Interface instead.
This interface acts as a "dongle" for VAG-COM, so
the software should be fully functional on any PC you use with
the HEX-USB+CAN. However, product support is provided only
to the original purchaser.
buy a second-hand HEX-USB+CAN from someone and want support, you'll still need to pay
$99 to register.
HEX-USB+CAN Interfaces are available as an upgrade to existing
registered VAG-COM/VCDS users. More details are available in the
Interface Upgrade Section of our
The HEX-USB+CAN should be used with the latest
version of VAG-COM software.
interface performs best with Windows XP, Vista or 7. It
can be used with Windows 2000, but performance
may be somewhat degraded if using Windows 2000 and compatibility with "difficult" control modules may
requires a special driver to be installed on your
PC. It does not emulate a COM port. That
means this interface will not work with any other
software besides VCDS.
We do not sell any interface
adapters as a
"Stand-Alone" products. We only sell them with
our VCDS software.
How to order:
USB Driver Installation