BMW ICOM A2 has been updated to ICOM A3 pro+ with ISTA-D 3.54.12 ISTA-P 18.104.22.1680 nowadays, which is modified for vehicles (MW Cars, BMW Motorcycle, Rolls-Royce, Mini Cooper) with OBD access receives a significantly more powerful processor and more storage capacity. Robust aluminium case will help to avoid damage when using in harsh environments.
Hardware Version: V1.40
Software version: v2016.03
About ICOM A3 pro+ hardware:
This is the latest BMW diagnostic tool in 2016
This is the biggest difference from ICOM A2 emulator, including appearance and wifi (icom a3 pro+ internal board needs wifi adapter for wireless diagnosis).
With wireless adapter, you can connect your laptop and ICOM A3 PRO+ mux by wifi as long as your ICOM A3 pro hardware supports wireless network.
The wireless adapter set one pair contain two PCs, one for ICOM A3 PRO+ main unit and one for your laptop.
About ICOM A3 pro software:
ICOM A3 PRO and ICOM A2 share the same software – latest: ISTA-D 3.54.12 ISTA-P 22.214.171.1240.
Two ICOM A3 pro+ software at uobdii.com:
V2016.3 ICOM A3 256G SSD Win8 System
–> So, SSD or HDD, which version better?
Software on SSD will run faster and more stable. Please refer to the post: SSD vs. HDD: What’s the Difference? for more specification.