KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Roadranger Marketing has introduced the latest addition to its rapidly growing line of Eaton MD Mobile Diagnostics products.
The new, robust MD-300 series diagnostics software for the PC diagnoses heavy-duty commercial vehicle electronic systems via an SAE J1587 diagnostic link and a unique Windows-based intuitive graphical interface.
The MD-300 software has a suite of functions that include data monitoring, fault codes, and reporting. It also can simultaneously monitor several truck components. A graphic vehicle interface (GVI) displays vehicle components and their status – graphing up to four components individually or up to 15 collectively.
The new software also includes a patent-pending category parameter recognition, which sorts and organizes Parameter Identification (PID) and Message Identification (MID) functions. It eliminates the need for technicians to know and manually enter the MID/PID codes by allowing them to select from a hierarchy-based menu system.
Additional features include:
* Retrieving and clearing fault codes * Creating custom diagnostics and saving set-ups * E-mailing or printing reports directly from the software * Easy export of data for further analysis * Easily accessible SAE database information * Allows for web based solutions and software upgrades * Quickly creates, saves and retrieves Vehicle Service Reports with various query abilities * Operates on Windows 95, 98, 2000 and XP
A PC should meet the following minimum configuration: IBM(r) PC-compatible computer- Pentium III or equivalent; 64 Meg of RAM; 800 x 600 screen resolution; CD-ROM drive; 100 megabyte of free space on hard drive; Microsoft Windows 95 or newer.
The following RP-1210A compliant communications adapters for vehicle diagnostics are recommended:
* Eaton MD-100 series Vehicle Link Adapter * Eaton MD-200 series Vehicle Diagnostic Scanner in communication adapter mode. The Eaton MD-300 heavy-duty diagnostic software can use any RP1210A compatible communication adapter.
For more information, visit www.eatonmdtools.com or www.roadranger.com or call 1-800-826-HELP (4357).
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