This is an Openport 2.0 driver and J2534 DLL-only install for users who only intend to use non-EcuFlash software with their Openport 2.0. This install also contains a few J2534 coding examples for developers in C. Connect MINI VCI J2534 cable with computer Windows will automatically install device driver. Open MVCI Firmware Update Tool-Device Info to check firmware information, firmware version 1.4.1. Step 6: Run Techstream Open Techstream software on desktop Initializing USB Communication. If Techstream gives you TIS Access Error, select Offline Mode.
Free mini vci j2534 driver download download software at UpdateStar. Solved: Windows 10 driver for Mini VCI cable (J2534) For those that are using EBay/Amazon Mini VCI cables, the driver fails on Windows 10. These are the only instructions that I found that worked.
Toyota diagnostic software Techstream: Mini VCI vs. VXDIAG VCX NANO Toyota vs. Mangoose Toyota
1. Xhorse Mini VCI Cable
Original Xhorse MINI VCI has newer firmware 2.0.4. But you can’t buy a real one any more. The real Xhorse one is out of production. You can still find 2.0.4 clone on the aftermarket.
Version 2.0.4 will connect and read codes. It is very slow.
How To Use Mini Vci J2534
2. Mini VCI Clone
Many of us have gone with using the Mini VCI cable with Toyota Techstream software, and it’s mentioned as an improved variation on this theme. Need a PC or laptop.
The cheap Mini VCI uses firmware 1.4.1.
– Cheap Xhorse-made knock-off
– Latest Techstream v13 (till April 2019)
– High reliability using SMD chip, and certified by CE and FCC
Mini Vci J2534 Firmware Update Software
– ALL communication protocols supported for Toyota (1996 – latest):
K-Line ISO 9141/KWP 2000 ISO 14230-4/SAE J1850 PWM/SAE J1850 VPW/CAN 2.0B ISO 11898 /CAN ISO 15765-4
The knock off cables use 1.4.1 or 1.4.6 (latest). The “real” cables use 2.0.1 or 2.0.4 (latest). They are all fake of course but the good fakes use the same firmware as the real Xhorse cable. The 1.4.1 firmware does not support active tests. The cable will work on 10 year old Toyotas like some in the GS forum have said but they will not work on the 2011 Prius as some on PriusChat said.
3. VXDIAG VCX NANO for Toyota
The VXDIAG VCX Nano uses it’s own firmware. It connects and reads codes much quicker than a Mini VCI cable.
its worth an additional 50 dollars for the VXDiag version.
Mini Vci J2534 Firmware Update Free
– better hardware design than mini vci and Denso IT2
– multi-system: WINDOWS XP and Windows 7/8/10
– multilanguage: Chinese, English, French, Italian, Spanish, German, ect.
– WIFI wireless connection
– 12V and 24V communication
– model: diagnostic test for heavy truck and diesel models till 2016
– VCX is a standard Passthru programming tool, which can do online ECU programming
4. Mongoose for Toyota
If your budget extends to $495, you can buy a Drew Technologies Mongoose Pro, which is a unit actually tested by Toyota and officially supported for use with Techstream. If you are looking to spend less, go for mangoose MFC clone cable for Toyota. It uses different driver as mini vci but function the same.
Different cables use different drivers
Mini vci/mangoose clone cable is more suitable for the green hand to do basic diagnosis
VXDIAG NANO for Toyota at a reasonable price, is the best choice for individual users and professional repairing men with better hardware design and powerful function (ECU diagnosis & programming, key programming).
Vehicle Communication Interfaces (VCI)
The i-HDS software supports the use of a generic pass-thru VCI that is compliant with SAE J2534-1 and J2534-2. However, American Honda Motor Co. recommends the Denso DST-i for use on Honda and Acura vehicles, Honda Canada Inc. recommends the Denso DST-nano for use on Honda and Acura vehicles, as Honda has worked closely with this manufacturers to ensure their hardware and our software interact safely and within the J2534-1 and J2534-2 specifications, for both diagnostics and reprogramming. If you choose to use a generic VCI, please carefully consider the customer and technical support options you will receive from your chosen device supplier. Honda does not provide technical or customer support for generic VCI devices.
The VCI Application Table below lists devices that either are approved and supported by Honda or are known to have completed and passed an independent, exhaustive validation program with our i-HDS software suite.
|Manufacturer||VCI Name||Version Information||Notes|
|DENSO||DST-i||2.02.0002*||04.04||This is the current generation VCI used by American Honda Motor Co. Honda and Acura dealers. Honda routinely validates the functionality and provides customer support for this device.|
|DENSO||DST-nano||2.02.0002*||04.04||This is the current generation VCI used by Honda Canada Inc. Honda and Acura dealers. Honda routinely validates the functionality and provides customer support for this device.|
|Bosch||MVCI||3.01.60*||04.04||This is the previous generation VCI used by American Honda Motor Co. and Honda Canada Inc. Honda and Acura dealers.|
|Drew Technologies||MongoosePro Honda||1.9.5**||04.04||This company has completed an independent i-HDS validation and claims it to function with the i-HDS software. Honda does not provide ongoing validation, nor customer support for this device.|
|Dearborn Group||d-briDGe Pro||3.303**||04.04||This company has completed an independent i-HDS validation and claims it to function with the i-HDS software. Honda does not provide ongoing validation, nor customer support for this device|
* These versions may have been superseded. Honda provides the latest supported versions to current i-HDS subscribers.
** Version used in validation program. See Terms and Conditions and Important Notice Regarding Reprogramming below for more details.