Autel Maxidas DS808 automotive diagnostic scanner is newly released to replace Maxidas DS708 and wins DS708 with higher configuration and add functions incl. AutoVIN Technology, MaxiFix Cloud-Based Information System and Shop Manager, etc.
Part 1: Autel Maxidas DS808 wins Maxidas DS708 in configuration, details as bellow.
- Operation system comparison:
Autel Maxidas DS808 OS: Android™ 4.4.4, boot up time less than 40 seconds
Maxidas DS708: Windows CE, boot up time 40 seconds
- Resolution comparison:
Autel Maxidas DS808 resolution: 7″ LCD 1024×600 resolution touch scrren
Maxidas DS708 resolution: 7.0″800×480 TFT Resistive Touch Screen
- Connectivity comparison:
Autel Maxidas DS808 connectivity: • Mini USB 2.0 • USB 2.0 • Wi-Fi • Micro SD card (supports up to 32GB)
Maxidas DS708 connectivity: USB 2.0, Ethernet, Wi-fi
- Internal Batterycomparison:
Autel Maxidas DS808 Internal Battery: 3.7 V/3200 mAh lithium-polymer battery
Maxidas DS708 Internal Battery: No
- Weight comparison:
Autel Maxidas DS808 Weight: 1.1kg (2.95lb)
Maxidas DS708 Weight: 788 g (2.42 lb.)
Part 2: Autel Maxidas DS808 wins Maxidas DS708 in AutoVIN Technology, MaxiFix Cloud-Based Information System and Shop Manager, etc.
- AutoVIN Technology
The MaxiDAS diagnostic system features the latest VIN-based Auto VIN Scan function to identify vehicles in just one touch, which allows the technician to quickly detect vehicles, scan all the diagnosable ECUs on every vehicle and run diagnostics on the selected system.
More details in Maxidas DS808 User manual page 14 to page 15
- MaxiFix Cloud-Based Information System
The MaxiFix application launches the on-line troubleshooter database, which not only provides you virtually all common diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) database for most vehicles, but also serves as a forum allowing you to network with other MaxiDAS users, and gives you access to a vast database of repair and diagnostic tips along with proven filed fixes.
While the MaxiFix provides the abundant troubleshooter information available, the database keeps growing with daily troubleshooting resources by recording the reported solution cases and the advisory reports of the MaxiDAS users from all over the world.
Information in the MaxiFix database is organized into a series of diagnostic tips that are designed to quickly lead you to the root cause of a particular problem on the test vehicle, which will help you quickly find solutions for various diagnostic problems.
More details in Maxidas DS808 User manual page 45 to page 54.
- Shop Manager
The Shop Manager application helps you to manage the workshop information, customer information records, and keep test vehicle history records, which can be a great assist in dealing with daily workshop business and improves customer service. There are three main functions available:
The operations of these functions of the Shop Manager application are mainly manipulated by the toolbar buttons, which are listed and described in the table below:
More info in DS808 user manual Page 55 to Page 62.