Reprogrammable cartridges provide on-site support.


Summary of the press release:

The vehicle communication interface, MT2500VCI3 and the Fast-Track® troubleshooting interface, MT2500TSI5 have flash or reprogrammable memory capacity, allowing technicians to monitor changes in vehicle information and communication protocols . The MT2500VCI3 offers 6 vehicle communication software titles, while the MT2500TSI5 provides access to over 50,000 real-world repair tips for engines, transmission and anti-lock braking systems imported to China and Asia.

Original press release:

New Snap-On® Reprogrammable Cartridges Provide Fast and Convenient On-Site Support to Thousands of Existing Snap-on Scanner (TM) Customers

Users of the MT2500 and MTG2500 products can stay up to date with the delivery of ScanBay software to the Snap-on reseller Van Lincolnshire, III., July 20, 2004 – Breaking away from industry practice, Snap-on is proud to present an upgrade path for its popular diagnostic system, the MT2500 Snap-on Scanner (TM) series which has been the industry leader for 15 years and the MTG2500 Color Graphing Scanner (TM), while launching their first new dedicated scanning tool since 1989, the SOLUS (TM) Scanner (MT) (EESC310A). The Plug-in Vehicle Communication Interface (MT2500VCI3) and Fast-Track® Troubleshooting Interface (MT2500TSI5) are the first cartridges in the MT2500 series product line to feature flash or reprogrammable memory capability that allows customers and technicians to keep abreast of the evolution of the vehicle. information and communication protocols. Built on cutting edge technology, the Vehicle Communication Interface offers much greater capacity, allowing Snap-on to deliver its six Vehicle Communication Software titles in the single cartridge format. The MT2500VCI3 model comes standard with new 2003 Domestic Vehicle Communication software – adding two new model years of improved coverage. Coverage also includes the latest Asian Vehicle Communication Software, retroactive to 1983, and Global OBD Vehicle Communication Software, which provides access to all nine OBD II modes, including vehicles using the Controller Area Network (CAN) protocol. ). The Fast-Track® MT2500TSI5 troubleshooting interface combines the five Fast-Track troubleshooting titles from Snap-on. The interface provides technicians with access to over 50,000 unique and real-world repair tips for domestic and Asian import engine, transmission and anti-lock braking systems. Fast-Track Troubleshooter is the industry’s only information system that incorporates live instrumentation to diagnose codes, codeset conditions, and Fast-Track® data analysis tips with expected data values . Other easily accessible information includes vehicle symptoms, system tests and procedures, and vehicle-specific technical assistance, such as technical service bulletins. With the addition of ScanBay, owners of MT2500 products can benefit from existing investments as Snap-on supports evolving vehicle technology and information requirements. The two new Snap-on cartridges replace all software previously required for the Snap-on Scanner (TM). Software upgrades will be available for delivery directly to the customer’s job site via a pioneering new system, ScanBay, currently added to the Snap-on dealer van fleet. Downloading to scalable cartridges, including revisions and a la carte software choices, will be completed in minutes. Technicians and customers can learn more about the Snap-on Vehicle Communication Interface (MT2500VCI3) and Fast-Track® Troubleshooting Interface (MT2500TSI5) by contacting their local Snap-on representative or by visiting www.snapon .com. Snap-on Diagnostics is part of Snap-on Incorporated, one of the world’s leading developers, manufacturers and distributors of tool and equipment solutions for professional tool users. Product lines include hand and power tools, diagnostic and workshop equipment, tool storage products, diagnostic software and other solutions for transportation services, industrial, government, educational applications. , agricultural and other commercial applications, including construction and electricity. Products are sold through its franchised dealers, distribution channels, and direct company sales, including Founded in 1920, Snap-on is a more than $ 2 billion S&P 500 company based in Kenosha, Wisconsin, and employs approximately 12,700 people worldwide.

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