New Scania VCI3 scanner is designed to be much better than the VCI3 scanners released in year 2017 in PCB quality.
But same as old VCI3 in function, software compatibility and supported car models, etc.
|Product||2017 Scania VCI3||2017 Scania VCI3||2020 Scania VCI3|
|Factory||from another factory||come from the same factory|
|Function (same)||VCI3 is powerful diagnostic tool for Scania.||The adapter works in conjunction with software SDP-3.|
|Version||SDP3 2.43.01||SDP3 2.43.01||SDP3 2.43.01|
|Operating system||Windows 7 32 & 64 bit, Windows 8/8.1 32 bit, Windows 10 32 bit||Windows 7 32 & 64 bit, Windows 8/8.1 32 bit, Windows 10 32 bit||Windows 7 32 & 64 bit, Windows 8/8.1 32 bit, Windows 10 32 bit|
|Vehicle coverage (same)||Support full Scania service trucks, buses and other heavy vehicles.|
|Vehicle coverage (same)||Does not work with trucks and engines manufactured before 2004.|
|Communication method (same)||1.Wifi (WLAN version 802.11b/g)|
|Communication method (same)||2.USB 2.0 (compatible with USB 1.1)|
|Feature (same)||1.Encryption protocols: WPA2/WPA/WEP128/WEP64|
|Feature (same)||2.Lightweight aluminum housing with IP67 protection|
|Feature (same)||3.Polyurethane cables for extreme conditions.|
|Feature (same)||4.Operating voltage CAN BUS (7 – 40V DC)|
2020 Scania VCI3 scanner (Item No. SH58-C) and 2017 VCI3 (Item No. SH58-B) come from the same factory, the outlooks are same, the difference is the PCB.
Item No. SH58-C has the best quality, supports full chip. So the price is the most expensive. Other two VCI3 scanners have simplified PCB.
More features supported:
It can support Scania heavy duty trucks and buses till year 2020.
C, K series buses
This issue contains additional support for the next generation of buses.
This issue contains additional support for electric vehicles.
New wizard on deleting recall campaigns
The Delete recall campaign message in the instrument cluster wizard has been added.
This can be found in the function view under functions for connected vehicles.
System-specific new features
VIS – Extended troubleshooting support for the AVAS control unit, E531
Extended troubleshooting support is available for the AVAS control unit, E531,
which manages the acoustic vehicle alert user function. Its purpose is to inform vulnerable
road users of quiet vehicle operation by means of an audible signal.
2020 Scania VCI3 only works with SDP3 2.43 or newer versions released in future.
The SDP3 2.43.01 software can be used on all the VCI3 scanners above.
If you want to use the newest software, you can download by this free link:
How to install Scania VCI3 SDP3 V2043.01 software?
Please refer to this video installed on Win7: