DEC Automotive    Superscan 3

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Introduced in 1999, the Superscan is regarded as one of the World's most outstanding automotive diagnostic scan tools.


Now in its 3rd phase of development, discover the incredible capabilities of the "Intelligent" scan tool.


With a complete redesign of the Superscan software, the all new Superscan 3 software, Auto ScanManager (ASM-X) stays ahead of the competition with ground breaking new features.

Superscan 3 Tech Specs


Windows based automotive multi-brand scanner


J2534 compliant (when available)


OBD2/EOBD compliant


DEC Superscan 3

Superscan 3 Kit Contents


Superscan 3 Interface


Superscan Carry Case


USB Cable


OBDII Main Diagnostic Cable


3 Pin Adaptor Cable (flat)


Superscan Installation CD


Bluetooth USB Adaptor


Cigarette Lighter Adaptor


2 Pin Adaptor (universal)


Combined Power/Diagnostic Cable


Superscan Instructions


Superscan 3 Kit

PC laptop requirements


Superscan 3 - ASM-X software runs on Windows 32 BIT OS Platform: Win XPsp3, Win VISTA, Windows 7 on any desktop or laptop. PC connection is via USB or Bluetooth (supplied).



Completely Redesigned

Re-sizeable Content

Easy System Navigation


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DIAGNOSIS-Vehicle Selection/Creation


Fast Access - last 6 vehicles diagnosed shown for correct connection to the vehicle, including a direct short-cut to the last ECU used on each of the cars


Vehicle Search - gives you access to search the local vehicle data base or global data car base allowing instant knowledge of vehicles ECU history and diagnosis history






Exact Vehicle Representation


Mass DTC Reading & Erasing


Special Functions Search


Category Filtering


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Read & Erase DTC's easily - every DTC that pops up is recorded to the data base, allowing you to see them even when they are no longer present in the ECU


Historic DTC's - view historically recorded DTC's from previous diagnosis sessions, even months after the vehicle has returned to your w/shop

"ASM-X - new software that learns from your requirements"



New Features


MechNet: ask technical questions with ASM-X direct to other SS users


- contribute your own knowledge to the software


Mech Forum: browse all the contributions from users outside ASM-X (just like a normal tech forum) - only for SS users


Tags: add any knowledge item you like to virtually any part of the ASM-X software e.g. answers from MechNet or just things you know or want to remember automatically


- tag them to car models, ECU's or even to specific DTC's, live data streams or Coding configurations etc.


- save them just for your own use or publish them for every SS3 user to benefit from


Customisable: fine-tune ASM-X to your own needs for greater flexibility


- resize the screen to however you want


- change measurements to those that you prefer


Auto Configuration: automatic configuration of SS modules and security codes when you are connected to the Net


- USB driver and Bluetooth port configuration is completely automatic


Vehicle Identification: ASM-X will remember every vehicle you have diagnosed from the VIN, the Number Plate or other unique data you enter - indefinitely


Diagnostic Sessions: all the data from any diagnostic session you perform, can be stored by user choice - every DTC is stored automatically


- all the stored data is retrievable at any time in the future when you work on the same vehicle


New ASM-X software works with all currently subscribed Superscan II users
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