Star Diagnosis C3, C4, SDconnect C4, SD C5 Connect Comparison

Recently, lots of customers came to consult our Star diagnosis for their Mercedes Benz vehicles, and we customer found that it’s time to share some ideas with you all. Here, we objectively analyze Star diagnostic tools from a macro-perspective.

MB Star C3 Advantages:
MB Star C3 is called the best-quality Star diagnostic multiplexer.
—the most reputable/ well-received in the market;
—has a better performance and usually it will not happen to be poor connected or work stably during operation. Because of that, an increasing number of customers select MB Star C3 be their professional diagnostic equipment for Mercedes Benz cars.
—its technology and quality is developed after lots of experiments and improvement. The new version MB Star C4 need time to perfect its reliability and operation.

MB Star C4 Advantages:
The great performance of MB Star C3 is accepted by the market, while MB Star Compact-4, as a new-born and updated tool of C3, it also own its comparative advantages.
—is much different in the shape from Compact3;
—smaller in size, lighter in weight than Compact3;
—C4 2008 can do all the works what Compact3 does and it is the replacement of Compact3-Star.

MB SDconnect Compact 4 Advantages:
MB SD C4 overcomes the shortage of C3, C4.
—covers a wide range of vehicles including trucks and some cars that C3 and C4 do not support;
—supports wireless diagnose;
—not only support K line diagnose and CAN BUS, but also UDS diagnose protocol. Because old MB STAR C4 main board do not have UDS chip, so old MB STAR C4 can not support it;
—now use Lan cable to connect, can fit all computers not only IBM T30;
—adopts Military quick swap technology, and supports 10,000 times pull plug, more stable;
—new star diagnosis MB SD Connect C4 (SP100-B) comes with D-LINK WIFI card.

Original BENZ SD C5 Connect Advantages:
—covers all new Mercedes Benz models,W222, W221, W212, W203, 211,W 204,W207, W212, GL166, B 246, CLS 218, SLK172 and Smart405, 451, 452, 454
—efficient diagnostic program and complete vehicle database;
—advanced upgraded VCI+ communication interface;
—support Wired/ wireless connection.

Besides the software c3 and c4 own,it added three more software: SD Media, Xentry and Smart TAN Code.
SD Media: Video and PDF lessons;
Xentry:New software released by Benz Company after 04/2009 by diagnosis new cars. Xentry software for diagnosing W 204,W207 and W212 which C3 and C4 does not support;
Smart TAN Code: Opened special function in DAS program with Smart cars 405/ 451/452/ 454.Besides, it also opened more special functions, such as engineer mode, remove limitations,etc, which Star C3 and Star C4 do not have.

Nowadays, to buy a Star diagnostic mux with a laptop is more accepted by users. Plug and play!! Pre-install software in the laptop and use directly when users get it. MB SD Connect C4 with Dell D630, and BENZ SD C5 Connect with Panasonic tablet are two typical ones.