How to Chose Best Mercedes Star Diagnostic Tool 2024

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If you own a Mercedes-Benz and want to carry out your repairs, you may have heard of the Mercedes Star Diagnostic (SD) scanners C3 and C4.

The Mercedes star diagnostic tool is becoming increasingly popular and many modern car workshops would be unimaginable without it. Each type of device has its unique characteristics, so many customers will find it difficult to choose the device that is best suited for their work.

With the Mercedes-Benz Scanner MB-Star Diagnostic you can read and erase fault codes from any control unit in your Mercedes-Benz. With the Star Diagnostic Scanner you can read the actual configurations in each system, stream real-time sensor data, activate sensors and perform SCN online and SCN offline coding and programming.

Mercedes Star Diagnostic Tool Characteristics
Below are the characteristics of each diagnostic tool, as well as some reviews from customers who have used Autonumen products, as well as the experience of our technical team during previous repairs of the vehicle.

1. MB Star C3

Mercedes Benz Star C3 is a professional diagnostic tool specially for mercedes benz cars. Mercedes Benz Star C3 can do benz trucks and new types of mercedes cars.Super quality, Big aluminum box for package, easy to take at hand. It supports old cars from 1989 to 2015.

MB Star C3 Features:
1.This version of MB STAR C3 can fit all computers, it is not only limited on IBM T30, provide great convenience to customers.It has one hard disk contain DAS and WIS system.
2.With a 7 meter RS232-RS485 cable, provide more convenience to garage when diagnose.
3.Every hard disk has it’s special number, have self-test function.Just give us the self-test report and the number, we will find out what’s the matter with this tool, avoid the shipping charge when this tool need fix.Great improvement!
4.What is most important, this C3 has past truck test.It can used to do benz trucks.

MB Star C3 Function:
1.1989~up to now Car, Bus, Truck, Sprint, Smart;
2.All electric system Diagnostic;(Do not include flash code)
3.reading trouble code
4.erasing trouble code
5.live-data
6.adaptation
7.component testing
8.maintenance
9.information consultation
10.component location diagram
11.wiring diagram

2. MB Star C4, C4 DOIP and MB Star C5


If you need a Mercedes star diagnostic too for both old and new models (1989-2022), you can choose MB Star C4, C4 Doip, or MB Star C5.

MB SD Connect C4 DoIP MB Star Diagnostic Tool Support DOIP function for Benz car commander online programming. MB SD Connect C4 DoIP works with Xenrry DAS diagnostic system for diagnostic, with Monaco, Vediamo engineering software for Benz car programming.

Top Reasons to Get MB SD C4 DoIP:
1. The new SDconnect C4 is able to work for DoIP.
2. It’s the only C4 that supports ethernet communication (DoIP).
3. Have tested no issues on the new Mercedes with DoIP.
4. No need to worry about firmware damage during the update process
5. The wireless connection is stable. (With built-in Wifi Chip)
6. remote help is available.
7. Good Quality, It’s waterproof, shockproof, and tamper-proof.
8. With Free DTS Monaco & Vediamo
9. Support both 12V Cars and 24V Trucks.
10. not only supports K line diagnosis and CAN BUS, but also UDS diagnose protocol.
11. Connector adopt Military quick swap technology, it can support 10,000 times pull the plug, more stable;
All core accessories adopt the original new packing chip, and a 24hours test, guarantee the quality of the products.

3. MB Star C6

Mercedes Benz C6 OEM Xentry diagnosis VCI DOIP Pass thur interfac is the latest interface for For Mercedes & SMART vehicles can replace Star C4/C5. XENTRY Diagnosis VCI acts as a Pass-through Interface, also called MB Star C6, For Benz C6 multiplexer to provide complete communication between a vehicle and the XENTRY software loaded on a PC.

Xentry Diagnosis VCI Mercedes Benz C6 is the latest and most advanced specialized diagnostic tool for Mercedes models. MB Star C6 is an upgraded version of previously released MB Star C4 and C5. This is a perfect diagnostic version and the optimal solution for workshops and service shops specialized in repairing Mercedes Benz models on the market. MB Star Diagnosis Mercedes Benz C6 supports standard DoIP connection, which includes more features in SCN encryption than MB SD C4 and C5. Features include diagnostics, programming, simulation research, repair information, automatic maintenance, technical service bulletins, etc. However, the downside of the C6 is that it is quite expensive compared to other devices.

Mercedes Benz VCI DoIP C6 Support Functions List:
1.Diagnosing
2.Programming
3.Smulation studying
4.Repair information
5.Automotive maintenance
6.Technical service bulletin
7. DPF Regeneration(work same as original)

4. SUPER MB STAR C6 DOIP

Top Reasons to Get Super MB SD C6 DoIP:
1.The new SDconnect C6 is able to work for DoIP.
2.It’s the only C6 that supports ethernet communication (DoIP).
3.Have tested no issues on the new Mercedes with DoIP.
4.No need to worry about firmware damage during the update process
5.The wireless connection is stable. (With built-in Wifi Chip)
6.remote help is available.
7.Good Quality, It’s waterproof, shockproof, and tamper-proof.
8.With Free DTS Monaco & Vediamo
9.Support both 12V Cars and 24V Trucks.
10.not only supports K line diagnosis and CAN BUS, but also UDS diagnose protocol.
11.Connector adopt Military quick swap technology, it can support 10,000 times pull the plug, more stable;
12.All core accessories adopt the original new packing chip, and a 24hours test, guarantee the quality of the products.

Testable systems:
ENGINE
AUTO-SPEED
AIRCONDITIONAL SYSTEM
SRS
ABS
ASR
MPL
GM
Bz ORIGINAL ANTI-THEFT
DASX SYSTEM
KEYZESS GO SYSTEM
OBD-II SYSTEM

5. Super MB Pro M6 Benz Diagnostic tool

MB Pro M6 Highlights:
Perfectly replaces normal MB SD C4/C5
Supports Original Benz Dealer Diagnostic Software
Supports firmware update without installing the battery
Support Mercedes-Benz models, covering 12v car, 24v diesel truck & bus, MPV etc.
1.SUPER MB PRO M6, with the strong penetration of wireless test and WIFI signal, relieves the dependency on communication transmission cable during test, and greatly reduces restriction on testing distance. The device adopts the framework concept of original C6 diagnostic tool, is able to replace original MB Star C4. Durable and easy to carry.
2. ABS+PVT plastic structure adoption has the advantages as follows:
1) Impact-proof & easy to carry
2) Lower consumption on product shell against wireless signal
3) Great advancement of wireless communication distance & stability
3. SUPER MB PRO M6 adopts double-radiation mode (radiation fan & radiation fin). Radiation fan will automatically turn on high-power radiation mode when SUPER MB PRO M6 internal temperature over 35℃, greatly improving the stability and safety when programming.
4. Built -in network interface prevents deformation and damage from impact.
5. SUPER MB PRO M6 is the only diagnostic tool on the market that is highly consistent with the original MB Star C6:
1) Fully compatible with the original software.
2) You can directly upgrade the newest firmware without installing additional driver.
6. Can perform as the same functions as that of the original:
Compatible with the Mercedes Benz models with protocol DOIP, K-line, CAN Low, Can High, LIN, RS485, etc, works with the old cars and new cars.
7. Support diverse Mercedes-Benz models, covering 12v car, 24v diesel truck & bus, MPV etc.
8. Support firmware update without installing the battery, but directly plug the device to the OBD port of the car to supply power, you do not need to worry about that the firmware will be damaged in the process of update.

6. DOIP MB STAR SD C4/C5 Software


MB SD Connect C4/C5 Software list:
1. DAS 2023.09: the automatically Diagnosis Assistance System. Support 213/257 new vehicle models with login-free diagnostic
2. Xentry 2023.09: New software released by Bennz Company after 04/2009 by diagnosis new cars.
3. WIS net 2021.07:Workshop Information System
Supply the whole view of the wiring diagram in a car, component location diagram and maintenance method. What you do is to enter the chassis number, and then you will get the manufacture data, engine configuration and the car model -all in detail.
4. EPC.net 2018.11:Electronic Parts Catalog
5. ST Finder:Part Location Finder options:2016 and 2022
6. STARUTILITIES:the movement management system and self-test
7. SD MEDIA 2014
8. PL76 2022.01
9. HHT Software for old cars
10. Engineer version Vediamo updated to V5.01.01,Engineer version DTS updated to V9.02,Upgrade to the latest version of 2021 data

7. If you need a computer with the software installed, you can visit the link below

Software compatibility:

Name device MB MB Star C3 MB Star C4 MB Star C4 DOIP MB Star C5 MB Star C6 VCI
Software Compatibility Factory HDD/SDD only Factory HDD/SDD,

Original software factory

Factory HDD/SDD,

Original software factory

Factory HDD/SDD,

Original software factory factory

Factory HDD/SDD only update by update by
Update By HDD/SDD By HDD/SDD By HDD/SDD By HDD/SDD By HDD/SDD
Xentry Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
DAS Yes Yes Yes Yes No
EPC Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
WIS Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
DTS Monaco Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Vediamo No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Star Finder No Yes Yes Yes Yes
DOIP No No Yes No Yes
New Mercedes No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Old Mercedes Yes Yes Yes Yes No

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