EDC16 MG1 MD1 ECU programmers Fetrotech Tool and ECU Bench Tool which one is better?
Check the table comparison below:
|Item||Fetrotech Tool||ECU Bench Tool|
|Software version||Fetrotech 1.2.7||AMT Bench Service Tool V126.96.36.199|
|Activation||Yes, require activation||Don’t need activation|
|Update||Update by link||Update by link. Never update software online|
|Offline/Online||offline||Better use offline software|
|Free VR files||Yes, via VZ-performance center||Yes, via ECUHelp 3.0|
|Bosch MD1 MG1||Yes||Yes|
|VAG Volvo MED9||Yes||Yes|
|Operating system||Win7, 8, 10, 11||Win7, 8, 10, 11, cpu inter i5, 8G RAM, better WIN10 Pro|
Fetrotech tool software is encrypted, it requires activation. Installation requires a modern laptop.
ECU bench tool does not need activation and software is easier to install. But it is less stable than fetrotech. Fetrotech is a good buy once they solve the installation problem.
Fetrotech has better technical support as it is from pcmtuner team. You can check wiring diagrams in pcmtuner app.
Don’t update both tools online. Update by link once new version comes out.