Original SD connect C4 alternative?

SD connect C4 SP100-D was a decent Mercedes diagnostic and programming tool.

But now, it’s gonna stop production.

Today, we’ll talk about possible alternatives in the market:

Here’s well discuss all the Mercedes diagnosis tools

  1. Benz VCI C6: with dongle, same look as the genuine C6
  2. Benz C6 OEM
  3. SD connect C5 clone: same as SDconnect C4 clone
  4. Benz ECOM: good at diagnosis an programming
  5. Alllscanner VXDIAG Benz: features DoIP compatibility
  6. SD connect C4 PLUS: works with original Xentry XDOS, DoIP enabled

CAN & CANNOT:

CAN do:

All MB tools here can work for Mercedes diagnosis, coding and programming.

All are confirmed to work with Xentry/DAS, EPC, WIS, SD media, Star Finder, PL73

All can work on new Mercedes

CANNOT do:

Benz VCI C6, Benz C6 OEM, C5 clone, Benz ECOM cannot work with Vediamo and DTS

Benz VCI C6, Benz C6 OEM, C5 clone, Benz ECOM cannot work old Mercedes

in detail…

Name

Benz VCI C6

Benz C6 OEM

SD connect C5 clone

Benz ECOM

Alllscanner VXDIAG Benz

SD connect C4 PLUS

Image

 

SP322-B

SP332

SP311

SP335

VX11-B

SP100-E

Price

569 usd

with sw in 500G HDD

549 usd

without sw

1049 usd

1179 usd

with sw in 256G SSD

369 usd

without sw

429 usd

without sw

Feature

with dongle, same look as the genuine C6

 

DoIP enabled

good at diagnosis an programming

 

DoIP enabled

works with original Xentry XDOS, DoIP enabled

Diagnosis

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

SCN coding

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Programming

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Xentry

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

DAS

NO

Yes

Yes

NO

Yes

Yes

HHT

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

Yes

EPC

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

WIS

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

SDmedia

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Star Finder

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

PL73

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

DTS Monaco

NO

NO

NO

NO

Yes

Yes

Vediamo

Yes

NO

Unknown

(Test it yourself)

Yes

Yes

Yes

New Mercedes

Yes

DoIP enabled!

Yes

DoIP enabled!

Yes

DoIP enabled!

Yes

DoIP enabled!

Yes

DoIP enabled!

Yes

DoIP enabled!

Old Mercedes

NO

Yes, work with some old Mercedes by DAS

NO

NO

Yes, work with some old Mercedes by DAS

Yes

The best alternative is…

SDconnect C4 PLUS, released in the year 2019.

The firmware works with all Mercedes software above.

It has the best vehicle coverage – new and old Mercedes.

The old SDconnect C4 and new C4 PLUS share the same look.

But the C4 PLUS with PCB updated, can communicate with vehicles with DOIP like the newest hybrid W222, W205.

Look here:

This is the new components added on C4 PLUS on PCB.

2019 SD connect C4+ PCB:

source:

http://www.chinacardiags.com/wholesale/mb-sd-c4-compact-4-mb-star-support-doip.html

2018 SD connect C4 PCB:

source:

http://www.chinacardiags.com/wholesale/mb-sd-c4-connect-compact-4-star-diagnosis-with-software.html

2019 sd connect C4 PLUS features:

It’s 1:1 clone of the original

Able to work for DoIP
Compatible with original Benz dealer software
It’s the only C4 that supports ethernet communication (DoIP)
Have tested no issues on new mercedes with doip

You don’t have to install batteries for firmware update
No need worry about firmware damage in the update process

The wireless connection is stable
C4 is connected automatically to WLAN for diagnostic tests
Also, remote help is available

The C4 machine has good quality
It’s waterproof, shockproof and tamper proof

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