OTTOTEST Software FAQ:
How much do updates cost?
Presently, it costs less than $1000 per year to maintain complete ongoing coverage for Ottotest diagnostic software.
What are the PC requirements?
Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 3 or later, minimum of 3GB free space in disk, minimum 1GB of RAM (2GB for Vista or 7), 1 available USB port, DVD drive, high-speed internet connection, WiFi 802.11 b/g network card (for optional wireless). Windows 8 32 and 64 bit.
What vehicles does it cover?
GM/Saturn, Ford, Chrysler, Toyota/Lexus, Honda/Acura, Nissan/Infinity, Mazda, Kia, Subaru, Mitsubishi and Hyundai are covered.
What functions does it perform?
OE-level functions for Powertrain, Body and Chassis modules including bi-directional controls. A list of vehicles and functions is available here.
OTTOTEST Hardware FAQ:
Is Ottotest ready to go out of the box?
Yes, you can use Ottotest immediately. After 30 days you will be required to obtain an activation code.
How does the PC connect to the VCI?
By default, the VCI communicates through a USB 2.0 standard connector to a PC. The optional WiFi-enabled VCI allows the option of communicating directly to the PC (called ad-hoc) or connecting through the network infrastructure in your shop, all wirelessly.
Is it durable?
The VCI is a compact, ruggedized device with no moving parts that comes with a 1 year warranty, while the optional tablet PC is easy to handle and operates without the need for a fragile keyboard which may also get gunked-up over time.
How does the tablet PC work without a keyboard?
The tablet PC features a touch screen that allows quick and intuitive interaction with the graphical interface of Windows and Ottotest. All the same functionality is available as with a keyboard.