ECU Tuning Tools are used for reading and writing the content of the ecu and currently,the mainly ECU Flash methods was via OBD2 communication port or via a special BDM port that is on the ECU’s motherboard.With OBD tuning tools you can flash an ECU over the diagnostic port from the car. With the Bootmode tool you can program the ECU through one of the communication ports (BDM/JTAG) on the circuit board.
And currently,there are two hottest ECU Flash Tools available in the marketplace
For OBDII Flash Tool : Red PCB KESS V2 5.017 EU
For Bootmode Tool : Red PCB KTAG 7.020
OBDII Chip Tuning Tool : KESS V 5.017 With Red PCB EU Introduction
Red KESS FW5.017 is the bestselling and strongly recommended OBDII ECU Programmer.It used import Japanese Murata filter NFE61PT472C1H9L,great quality with stable to use. Red KESS 5.017 EU can support online 140+ protocols (cars,trucks) without years limited,no tokens limited,online operation supported and so on. Red KESS 5.017 EU Master is easy to use and supports multi-languages optional and this tool has a good reputation for its quality, performance as well as price.
Bootmode Tool : Red PCB KTAG V7.020 EU Introduction
Just as we knew,there are lots of ECUs need to be disassembled ECU from the car,in this case, KTAG 7.020 With Red PCB became a ideal choice. The Red PCB KTAG 7.020 Europe Version is full activated version for online all protocols without tokens limited,it is perfect .K-TAG 7.020 can work For Toyota Hilux kun26 and new added 100+ ECU types & supports new car models e.g. Toyota 76FXXX, PSA 17.4.4, Ford E83, VW 17.5.5 (1766), Mercedes-Benz 276 ECU, Toyota 76F, etc. and autocardiag.com Red KTAG 7.020 with GPT cable to support GPT functions .EU Red KTAG 7.020 supports online operation, supports multi-languages and the price is cheap affordable too.
So,if you wanna a tool for OBDII tuning,then buy Red KESS 5.017 is your choice,but if you wanna a tool for BDM flash,then buy Red PCB KTAG 7.020. And now more and more tuners tend to buy kess ktag together to support more ecus.