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How to Update the Communication Adapter II Firmware to SIP

NOTE: Use the Auto Diagnostic tool Comm Adapter II Toolkit version 1.1, 1.93 or greater drivers to update the Comm Adapter II.

NOTE: Only use the serial port to upgrade the Comm Adapter II, do not use the Parallel port.

Instructions

To update the CAT ET Firmware, perform the following steps:

Step 1 Make sure the Comm Adapter II is connected to the PC and powered light is on.

Step 2 Go to the Start menu on your computer. Choose Programs -> Caterpillar Comm Adapter II -> Comm Adapter II Toolkit.

Step 3 The Toolkit application will start up and display the Summary screen.

Step 4 Choose the Application Firmware Flash icon (middle icon). The Select Firmware Flash File dialog box displays.

Step 5 You should see these files listed on the left:
ca2v1i0.apf – v1.0 application firmware
ca2v1i1.apf – v1.1 application firmware
ca2v1i1b1.apf – v1.1-B1 application firmware
ca2v2i2.apf – v2.2 application firmware
ca2v2i2_26.apf – SIP application firmware
Note: Caterpillar Communication Adapter (7X1701) does not support J1939 data link.

Step 6 Highlight the ca2v2i2_26.apf file and press the OK button.

Step 7 Press the Begin Flash button to start the download

Step 8 A dialog box showing the download progress will appear. The download should take less than 1 minute.

Step 9 The protocol lights on the front of the Comm Heavy Duty Diagnostic tool Adapter II will all flash while flashing the firmware.

Step 10 When the download is complete, a dialog box will appear allowing you to return to the Summary screen, the Flash screen, or Exit.

Step 11 Press the Exit button. For further details on the Toolkit application and the Application
Firmware Flash process, please refer to the Communication Adapter II User’s Manual.

Excel Export of Order Details Tab Data of CAT ET

All Order Details data can be exported in one step to an Excel spreadsheet file

The data of CAT ET from each Order Details tab will be populated on a separate worksheet in one Excel spreadsheet file

Click on the Export Excel button on the Order Details page to export the Order Details data

Excel Export of Order Details Tab Data

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Order Details –Revoked Licenses Tab Detail

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Order Details – Editable Fields

-> Order Name
-> Purchase Order
-> Organization
-> Attention – Only editable if license is Assigned

Order Details Editable by Dealer Admin
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Order Details Editable by Auto Scanner

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Order Details Attention
* – Editable by Dealer Admin
* License must be Assigned

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Licensing Expiration Schedule

Cat ET
–Dealer Cat ET license will run January – December each year
–Customer CAT ET license expires 365 days from the date the license ORDER is placed in the Dealer Software Licensing (DSL) system

SIS DVD and SIS Network
–Dealer  SIS DVD license will run January – December each year
–Customer SIS DVD license expires 365 days from the date the license ORDER is Placed in the Dealer Software Licensing (DSL) system

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Managing Licenses
– Yearly Orders of Licenses
– Caterpillar created License Orders for each Dealer by Subscription Type for Dealer
– Caterpillar Renews DEALER SITE LICENSE Orders (JERD2129, RERA0004 & NEXG5043) in October and will renew yearly
– Each Dealer will need to Renew their CUSTOMER Orders by Subscription Type for Customer Usage (JERD2125, NEXG5007, NEXG5009, RERA0003, etc.) prior to the Order Expiration Dates

Managing Licenses
– Assigning a License
– Each order contains a specific number of licenses
– A license is UNASSIGNED until an authorized DSL user ASSIGNS the license by NAME to an individual user

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New Software License Order

Yearly Order of the Number of Licenses Required
Customer Subscriptions automotive scan tool Cat ET and SIS DVD
Dealer Subscriptions Olympian EST Olympian Compass USB

New Software License Order ET Caterpillar

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New Software License Order – Cat ET Customer

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New Software License Order – Cat ET Customer

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New Software License Order Receipt

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Assign a License

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Transferring a License of CAT ET

Transferring a License of  CAT ET
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Important
If you are transferring your service tool license from another computer, you must have the Serial Number from the original license.

Instructions

To transfer your license, complete these two steps:

Step 1
Obtain the Serial Number from the original service tool program. If you do not know this number, select About Electronic Technician from the Help menu. The Serial Number will display in the message box. Write down the Serial Number.

Step 2
Install the Best Car Diagnostic Tool onto the new computer (the computer you are transferring your license to). With the Licensing dialog box displayed in front of you, call Caterpillar Media and Product Information Logistics. Refer to “Licensing Caterpillar Electronic Technician,”

How to Configure Electronic Technician

How to Configure Electronic Technician to use the Communication Adapter II

In order for Electronic Technician to work with the Caterpillar Diagnostic Tool Communication Adapter II, you must change the Settings to select the Communication Adapter II as your Communication Interface Device:

Step 1 Start Caterpillar Electronic Technician

Step 2 Press the “Stop Connect” button when it appears

Step 3 Select the “Settings” menu (or the “Utilities” menu with Auto Scanner Tool ET 2001A or later)

Step 4 Choose “Preferences…”

Step 5 Select the “Communications” tab

Step 6 Change the Communication Interface Device to SIP

Step 7 “COM1” should be selected. This application firmware

only supports Serial communications.

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