How to Configure VXDIAG VCX HD Heavy Duty Scanner?

Allscanner VXDIAG VCX-HD is PC-to-vehicle interface compatible with multiple heavy duty OEM software applications, minimizing your investment in multiple brand-specific diagnostic interfaces.


Supported Protocols and Standards

RP1210 Protocols J2534 Protocols Standards Other Protocols
  • J1939
  • J1708 / J1587
  • CAN
  • J1850 (VPW – GM)
  • ISO15765
  • ISO9141 / KWP2000
  • ALDL
  • CAN (Raw CAN)
  • J1850 VPW (GM Class II)
  • ISO 15765-4
  • ISO 14230 (KWP2000)
  • ISO 9141-2
  • J1708/J1587
  • J1939
  • TMC RP1210B
  • TMC RP1210A
  • SAE J2534
  • SAE J1979
  • VEPS J2214 / J2461
  • CE Compliant
  • FCC/IC Certified
  • J2284 (CAN @500k)
  • J2411 (GM SWCAN)
  • ISO9141 / KWP2000
  • ALDL

RP1210 OEM Diagnostic Software Compatibility

RP1210A compliant and should work with any RP1210A compliant application. It has been thoroughly validated against the following OEM and component applications:

  • Allison DOC
  • Bendix ACOM
  • Caterpillar Electronic Technician
  • Cummins Insite
  • Cummins PowerSpec
  • Detroit Diesel Diagnostic Link
  • Detroit Diesel Reprogramming Station
  • Eaton ServiceRanger
  • Freightliner ServiceLink
  • International Diamond Logic Builder
  • International InTune
  • International Master Diagnostics
  • International ServiceMaxx
  • Mack VCADS/PTT
  • Meritor-WABCO Toolbox
  • Volvo VCADS/PTT
  • ZF-Meritor TransSoft


Configuring Applications to Use the Allscanner VXDIAG VCX HD. The following examples show how to select your VCX HD device using the USB cabling method.

Allison DOC 8.0.0

  1. Start program.
  2. Click Connect to Vehicle.
  3. Select the Correct Transmission Type.
  4. Uncheck Smart Connect.
  5. Click Connect.
  6. Click Advanced Setup.
  7. Select vendor of VCXRP32 Single Application.
  8. Select protocol of J1939 or J1708.
  9. Select correct device of VXDIAG, USB
  10. Click OK.


Bendix ABS Diagnostics 6.3 v1.2.19.1

  1. Start program.
  2. Click on Communication device options, A. Select RP1210, A Device Using J1708 Line: VXDIAG (VXDIAG, USB)
  3. Click OK.

Caterpillar Electronic Technician 2014A

  1. Start Program.
  2. Click Utilities  Preferences  Modify
  3. Click on Communication Interface Device dropdown box.
  4. Select Caterpillar Comm Adapter 3 (RP1210) or Caterpillar Comm Adapter II (RP1210)
  5. Click OK

Cummins Insite

  1. Start Program.
  2. Click on File  Connections  Add New Connection.
  3. Click Next.
  4. Select RP1210 Adapter, click Next
  5. Select Vendor of VXDIAG and Adapter of VXDIAG, USB, and protocol you want to use, J1708/J1939.
  6. Click Next and a Connection Name screen appears.
  7. Click Next and a screen prompts you to indicate whether you want to make this connection active or set up another connection.
  8. Click on make this connection active.
  9. Click Finish

Detroit Diesel Reprogramming System  07.09.2013

From Windows Start Menu

  1. Start  Programs  Detroit Diesel  Reprogramming System  SID configure
  2. Select VXDIAG, USB
  3. Click OK.

From Inside DDDL

  1. Tools  Options  Connections Tab  SID Configure. 2. Select VXDIAG, USB.
  2. Click OK.

Eaton ServiceRanger 3.x

  1. Start Program
  2. Click Eaton  ServiceRanger 3  Tools . Settings Connection
  3. Under Communication Driver Information
  4. Select VXDIAG, USB for both the J1587 and J1939 device.
  5. Click OK.

Electronic Service Analyst   ESA (Kenworth/Peletbilt)

  1. Start Program
  2. Click ESA  Tools . Admin
  3. General Manufacturer DLA
  4. Select NEXIQ USB-Link
  5. Click OK.


Freightliner ServiceLink   4.93.408.0

  1. Start ServiceLink Offline
  2. From the top menu bar, choose Admin.
  3. From the left menu bar, choose Vehicle.
  4. Click on Show All Devices.
  5. In the Vendor box, choose VXDIAG Single Application.
  6. Select VXDIAG, USB in the J1939 and J1708 drop down items.
  7. In the CAN Device item, select the Configure button and choose VXDIAG, USB from the SID Configuration window.
  8. Click Save Settings.

Hino Diagnostic eXplorer   3.1.2

  1. Start Hino Diagnostic eXplorer
  2. Diagnosis-login to input Password which you setup during software installation, click OK
  3. Click Option(S), select communication (A), select VXDIAG, to click Config.exe
  4. Click OK

Hino Reprog Manager    3.1.2

  1. Start Hino Reprog Manager
  2. Reprogram-login to input Password which you setup during software installation, click OK
  3. Click Option(S), select communication, select VXDIAG, to click Config.exe
  4. Click OK

International Truck and Engine

Diamond Logic Builder (DLB)

  1. Start MD32 DLC.
  2. Choose File  MD Settings COM Device
  4. Click OK

Master Diagnostics (MD Fleet)

  1. Start MD32 3BX
  2. Choose File  MD Settings COM Device
  4. Click OK

Diamond Logic Controller II

  1. Start MD32 DLCII.
  2. Choose File  MD Settings COM Device
  4. Click OK

Meritor-WABCO ABS Toolbox    8.0.0

  2. Click System Setup; then select COM Port.
  3. Select VXDIAG Single Application; the protocol to use is J1939 or J1708.
  4. Select VXDIAG, USB and click OK.

PERKINS OF EST       2010B v1.0

  1. Start Electronic Service Tool
  2. Click Utilities to select Preferences
  3. Click Communications to select RP1210 Compliant Device, then to click Advanced to select VXDIAG, USB (1)-VXDIAG
  4. Click OK.


Volvo/Mack Premium Tech Tool (PTT) 1.12

  1. Start Program, input User ID of m333422 or m311331, select Work offline, and click OK
  2. Select Settings from the PTT menu.
  3. Go to the Communication Units configuration tab, select RP1210B adapter
  4. Click OK