What is best for BMW CAS 1/2/3/4 + FEM/BDC key program?

Look here: what is the best BMW key programming tool in Year 2019

 

1.Mini ACDP bmw vs. cgdi bmw

Features/Tools Mini ACDP BMW CGDI BMW
Highlight No need to remove chip!

No need soldering!

No need to cut the line!

No need to lift the pin!

OBD key program!

Run faster!

Test a lot = Safety!

Workable interface Mobile with Android/iOS & PC PC or Laptop
Connection Wifi connection to a mobile USB connection to a PC
Update Free and online update by scanning the QR code Free and online update
Tokens No need tokens No need tokens

Note: It’s necessary to buy
Tokens if it’s CGDI-MB.

Method OBD OBD
Key programming CAS1: Yes

CAS2: Yes

CAS3: Yes

CAS3+: Yes

CAS4: Yes

CAS4+: Yes

FEM/BDC: Yes

CAS1: Yes

CAS2: Yes

CAS3: Yes

CAS3+: Yes

CAS4: Yes

CAS4+: Yes

FEM/BDC: Yes

Odometer correction Yes Yes
E/F series coding NO Yes
EGS ISN reading NO Yes
Activation/Adapter ACDP needs adapters to work with.

You should buy different adapters for various modules:

CAS1-4+ immo;

FEM/BDC immo & dashboard;

FRM footwell module (0L15Y 3M25J);

35080, 35160DO WT Eeprom.

And you should have another adapter to read ISN;

adapter to read DME ISN (when all keys are lost);

adapter to renew key.

Btw, you can get a Mini ACDP FULL kit.

CGDI alone doesn’t need adapter.

You can use another programmers to read modules, need a cable to read DME ISN from MSV and MSD

Note: You don’t need purchase extra license any more. Device comes with all free license in default.

If you are not equipped with soldering knowledge & rich experience and don’t have another tool to read modules, Yanhua ACDP can be a good helper.

For personal use, you’re advised to have a Mini ACDP main unit and the adapter for your BMW.

For auto repair, have a Mini ACDP BMW full kit = have all for BMW key making and module programming.

If you are looking for a reliable tool for safety and speed, CGDI BMW is the best solution. Tools from obdii365.com is tested before delivery, and more and more cars are tested by professionals there.

 

2.Mini ACDP bmw vs. vvdi2 bmw

Product Yanhua Mini ACDP BMW Xhorse VVDI2 BMW
Features Has no issues in BMW CAS and FEM/BDC Works perfect in VAG and BMW Immo
Diagnostic No VVDI2 work for VAG diagnostic only, not BMW
Key Programming CAS: YES!

CAS1

CAS2

CAS3/CAS3+

CAS4/CAS4+

CAS: YES!

CAS1

CAS2

CAS3/CAS3+

CAS4/CAS4+

EWS: NO!

Yanhua ACDP cannot work with EWS modules

 

EWS: YES!

EWS1

EWS2

EWS3

EWS4

FEM/BDC FEM/BDC
Odometer Correction Yes Yes
Module Programming Yes Yes
Data Backup Yes Yes

 

Note that “Module Programming” here doesn’t refer to read ECU data and write data to the new ECU. You can read “Module Programming” as FEM/BDC odometer correction & module repair, DME read/write ISN codes, M35XX programming, CAS2 OBD mode, CAS3/CAS3+ module OBD mode, CAS4/CAS4+ (Mask 1L15Y, 5M45H/1N35H)