Diagnostic Innovations, developer and manufacturer of automotive diagnostic solutions for heavy-duty vehicles, unveils the Vehicle Diagnostic Assistant 54P (VDA54P).
According to the company, the Vehicle Diagnostic Assistant 54 (VDA54P) helps technicians diagnose and troubleshoot engines, transmissions and braking systems of today’s fleet vehicles. VDA54P is a complete diagnostic system featuring the rugged Panasonic Toughbook 54 laptop computer.
“It is a smart product and can be specifically customized for each customer,” the company said. “Together with our engineering it integrates OEM software into an easy-to-use intelligent graphical interface. Multiple fleet options are available with branded OEM software. A RP1210A compliant interface box comes standard with both 6 and 9 pin connectors alongside an optional OBDII connector.”
Necessary cables and interface boxes are included in one carrying case. The Panasonic Toughbook 54 runs Windows Professional 7 or 8 operating systems and offers enhanced security, a full magnesium alloy case with carry handle, and is resistant to spills and drops, according to the company. The Panasonic Toughbook 54 has both WiFi and Bluetooth options, and comes with a 14” display with touch screen options. The company added that it has a battery life of up to 11 hours with a second battery option for up to 18 hours. It uses an Intel Core Processor with a durable solid state drive option.
“The Toughbook™ 54 is purpose-built for professionals who spend a significant amount of time working from the road or in the outdoors,” according to the company. “The combination of Diagnostic Innovation’s Vehicle Diagnostic Assistant with the Panasonic’s Toughbook 54 creates an innovative automotive tool that changes the way technicians work. The dynamic duo increases efficiency and offers unparalleled power, mobility and ruggedness.”
Drew Gibson, fleet manager at Diagnostic Innovations, said: “Our customers now have a powerful computer that they can use to easily move from vehicle to vehicle without the constant worry of the computer being damaged by an accidental drop or spill.”
“At its core, our VDA54P provides the technician with an easy to use light, powerful and ruggedized marvel that saves both time and money,” he added.