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What You Need To Run Caterpillar Electronic Technician?

November 8, 2019 by dave  

To run your Caterpillar ET service software, you will need to meet the following PC Requirements, communication hardware, and cables.
Note: The minimum PC Configurations should not be used as a standard when buying new personal computers to run the service tool. If you have existing equipment that meets these minimum requirements, it will run your service tool.


2019 CAT SIS Parts Catalog
PC Requirements
Recommended Configurations
· IBM® PC compatible with Pentium IV 2.4 GHz processor
· 1GB RAM
· 1GB available hard disk drive or higher
· File transfer device
· 15 inch XGA Screen (1280x1024)
· Microsoft Windows™ 2000 SP4, or XP SP2 operating system
· RS232 port with 16550AF UART or compatible
· Built in pointing device or mouse
· Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 or later version



Minimum Configurations
· IBM® PC compatible with Pentium IV 1.8 GHZ processor
· 512MB RAM
· 1GB available hard disk drive or higher
· File transfer device
· 14.1 inch XGA screen (800x600)
· Microsoft Windows™ 2000 SP3, or XP operating system
· RS232 port with 16550AF UART or compatible
· Built in pointing device or mouse
· Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 or later version

Note: If your screen size is 640x480, press the maximize button to fill the screen.

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Communication Hardware
171-4400 Tool Group - Caterpillar Communication Adapter II
Note: For additional requirements, see "Setting up Caterpillar Communication Adapter II" 7X1700 Tool Group - Caterpillar Communication Adapter
Note: For additional requirements, see "Setting up Caterpillar Communication Adapter

MPSI Pro-Link® 9000 (only for On Highway Truck engines and certain commercial applications)
Note: For additional requirements, see "Setting up MPSI Pro-Link 9000"

Exceptions
The requirements for Challenger Technician (CT), M300 Technician (M300), and Hydraulic Excavators B-Series (HEX) are the following:
CT: 1U9100 Cable Assembly - Challenger to PC Adapter cable
M300: 126-7877 Cable Assembly - M300 to PC Adapter cable
HEX: 127-9797 Cable Assembly - HEX to PC Adapter cable
Note: For HEX, in the Communications tab of the Preferences dialog box, select the Communication Adapter option from the Communication Interface Device drop-down list. Then press the "Advanced" pushbutton. Select the 19200 baud rate radio button.
Press "OK."
Note: Engines that do not have a service connector may also require the 140-9442 ATACDL T-Adapter.

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