BMW ICOM A2 with good quality
It is the latest tool for BMW, and will replace BMW ICOM A. The advantages compared with BMW ICOM A are that:
1. It is with aluminum shell, better in heat radiation, and shatterproof
2. It is with OBD interface(a little like Benz compact 4 cable)
3. BMW ICOM A make heat radiation by a little fan, while BMW ICOM A2 are with heat sink, to keep the whole tool in normal temperature.Because of bad heat radiation, BMW ICOM A always crash when programming. Now BMW ICOM A2 can cope with it.
4. Its transmission rate is more quicker with better craft.
ICOM A2+B+C is the second generation of BMW diagnostic interface for ISTA system.
Interface A2-OBD diagnostic supporting MOST, D-CAN protocols
Interface B- diagnostic via MOST bus, and have connection to A-interface via USB connection.
Interface C-20 PIN cable for old models.
The modified ICOM A2 for vehicles with OBD access receives a significantly more powerful processor and more storage capacity. Robust aluminum case will help to avoid damage when using in harsh environments.
To protect the MOST connector, the ICOM B for vehicles with optional MOST access will be equipped with a soft cover made of rubber instead of the former plastic cap.
The ICOM C for old series with a diagnostic s socket will be additionally equipped with an approx 20 cm long cable, which facilitates the connection of the ICOM A2 and makes storage in the engine compartment easier.