Intelligent Dual-K plus CAN <-> USB Interface
(Out of production -- no longer available)
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- USB connector plugs
into most modern laptops! (USB 1.1 or 2.0)
A Serial Port version was also available;
click here for full specs.
- Compatible with all the
latest cars which
require a direct CAN connection
- 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
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 B6/8E chassis Audi A4 and 2002+ Audi A6 -- no
required -- no manual switches!
- Bi-Color (red/green)
- 12 month guarantee against
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
It does NOT fully
support the following vehicles:
2016+ Audi Q7 (Rest-of-World) Chassis 4M (2017+ North American Region
2016+ Audi A4 B9 (Rest-of-World) chassis 8W (2017+ North American Region
2017+ models (including all MQB-A0 cars such as the SEAT Ibiza KJ)
We recommend at least a 1 GHz
Pentium-3 (or AMD equivalent) with 128 MB of RAM and Windows
XP or newer. Windows Vista, 7, 8. 8.1, or 10 on a
machine robust enough to support the respective operating
system are also fine.
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
Extending this Interface:
The cable on this interface
is about 6 feet long -- just right for most laptops.
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
If you plan to use a desktop
PC, we recommend you buy a serial
HEX-COM+CAN Interface instead.
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
If you buy a
second-hand HEX-USB+CAN from someone and want support,
you'll still need to pay $99 to
The HEX-USB+CAN should be
used with the latest version
of VAG-COM software.
This interface performs best with Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8,
8.1, or 10. It can be used with Windows
2000, but performance may be somewhat degraded if using
Windows 2000 and compatibility with "difficult" control
modules may be reduced.
interface 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:
Out of Production. No longer available.