X-431 PAD V is Launch's latest top-end car comprehensive diagnostic scan tool based on the Android 7.1 system. It inherits Launch’s many advantages in car fault diagnostic technologies, including large car model coverage, powerful functions, a large number of special functions, and accurate test data. With it’s new advanced Smrtbox 3.0, X-431 PAD V could diagnose the passenger and heavy duty vehicles (software and adaptors are optional) with one single dongle. And to make it better, it also have the built-in J2534 adaptor to make the X-431 PAD V one of the most powerful scan tool in the market. X-431 PAD V also supports LAUNCH’s extension module applications for oscilloscopes, sensors, endoscopes, multimeters, and battery detection etc.
X-431 PAD V hardware configurations are supereminent among similar products: 8 core 2GHz CPU; 4G RAM, 64G memory; 10.1 inch full-fitting, sunlight readable screen (Gorilla Glass) and IP65 protection.
X431 PAD V Features:
1. Android 7.1 customized system, Qualcomm 8-core processor, 10.1 inch capacitive touch screen, support QC3.0 fast charging.
2. 2.4GHz&5GHz Dual-Frequency Wi-Fi, the transmission rate is faster than the previous generation.
3. Support commercial vehicle and passenger car diagnose, Support J2534, CAN FD, DoIP.
4. Wide mode coverage, powerful and a large number，of diagnostic functions, and accurate test data.
5. Brand new industrial design, with soft rubber sheath on the four corners of the product, to effectively prevent collision; damping shaft, free adjustment of nearly 180 degrees; support three modes of hanging, support and normal.
English, Chinese and other language depending the car makes. Fees apply for other languages other than English or Chinese.
Free Update online for 3 years. It takes $599 annual upgrade after that.
X431 PAD 5 Functions:
1. Comprehensive diagnosis: Support full-make, full-system, full-function rapid diagnosis, read DTC, clear DTC, read data stream, actuation test, etc.
2. Intelligent diagnose: Support intelligent VIN identification and cloud-based diagnostic record query, making the diagnostics more intelligent and efficient.
3. Local diagnose: When the intelligent diagnosis is not available in an environment without network, choose traditional diagnosis. Select the vehicle make and model manually to perform the vehicle detection.
4. Remote diagnose: Support online real-time communication and remote diagnostic service through text, picture, and file between device and device, and between device and remote desktop, with low network bandwidth and system resources occupancy.
5. Special function: Support total 16 special functions, including service lamp reset, throttle adaptation, steering angle reset, brake pad reset, tire pressure reset, anti-theft matching, ABS bleeding, battery matching, gear learning, injector coding, DPF regeneration, sunroof initialization, headlamp matching, suspension matching and AT matching, EGR Adaption.
6. Software upgrade: Support one-click upgrade of operation system, client side, car model software and firmware.
7. Diagnostic feedback: For model software and function errors met during the use, please submit the feedback immediately. LAUNCH will response as soon as possible.
8. My report: View comprehensive diagnostic report, remote diagnostic report, and data stream playback.
9. Settings: Contains my connector, diagnostic connector connection management, connector activation, firmware repair, etc.
10. Extended module: Support oscillograph, sensor, battery test, endoscope, Wi-Fi printer, etc.
X-431 PAD V Parameters:
|Processor||8 core Cortex-A53 2.0GHz|
|Hard Disk||64GB, 128G extended|
|Screen||10.1 inch full-fitting, sunlight readable screen (Gorilla Glass)|
|Wi-Fi||Support 2.4GHz&5GHz dual frequency|
|Camera||Rear13 Megapixels, front 8 Megapixels|
|Work Temperature||-10 ~ 50℃|
|Main parameters||Main structure||Dual processor: Cortex – A7 + Cortex – M7|
|Power supply||DC 9 ～36V|
|External interface||USB||Type B USB 2.0|
|Bluetooth||BLE 4.0 + EDR|
|WIFI||Support 2.4G/5GHZ dual-band|
|Indicator lamp||5 multifunction indicator lamps|
|Vehicle connection||J1962 16PIN|
Extension optional modules:
. Sensor box
. Battery tester
. Scope box
1. Australian: AUST Holden, AUST Ford
2. Asian: Toyota/Lexus, Honda/Acura, Mazda, Subaru, Nissan/Infiniti, Mitsubishi, Hyundai, Isuzu, Daihatsu, KIA, Daewoo, Suzuki, Proton, Tata, Mahindra, Ssangyong, Perodua, Maruti
3. European: Audi, Mercedes/Maybach, BMW/MINI/Rolls Royce, VW/Bentley/Bugatti, Opel/Vauxhall, Peugeot, Citroen, Volvo, Sprinter, Renault/Dacia, Fiat/Romeo/Abarth/Lancia, Rover, Landrover, Saab, Seat, Skoda, Smart, Maserati, Ferrari, Arston Martin, Porsche, Jaguar
4. USA: USA Ford/Lincoln, GM/Buick/Cadillac/Chevrolet, Chrysler/Dodge/Jeep
5. Chinese: Changcheng(Great Wall), Geely, Qirui_TY(Cherry), Futian, Changan, Changhe, Haifei ….etc.
6. Special: Immobilizer/Key, Injector, Reset Brake Bleed, Reset TPMS, Electronic Throttle Relearn, Reset DPF, Reset SAS, Reset Oil, Reset Brake, Reset BMS
7. Others: EOBD, Demo
Heavy Duty Vehicles:Software Coverage:
IVECO Diagnostic List for LANCH X431 PADV Scanner
Powerful special functions:
Component Replacement, Cylinder Compression Test, Injector Cut Out Test, DPF Regeneration
Communicates with ABS & Transmissions from Bendix, Wabco and Allison
Tech to Tech remote communication function
How to Update Launch X431 PAD 5?
Run "SmartBox Tool 3.0" on the Windows desktop after installing "SmartBox_3.0_Setup".
3.1 Firmware Upgrade Function
SmartBox 3.0 can be upgraded through SmartBox Tool 3.0. Please select "M7 Upgrade" for the upgrading of lower programs and "A7 Upgrade" for the upgrading of the system. Click "Browse" to select the path for storing upgrading files and click "Upgrade".
Note: Restart the software and SmartBox 3.0 upon completion of the upgrade. You can check the version to confirm whether the upgrade is successful.
3.2 Log View Function
When necessary, you can enable "Write Log File" or "Window Print Information" function to record the test status of SmartBox 3.0 and the process. To avoid software errors due to overlarge log files, do not enable the function if it is not necessary. The log files are saved under the root directory of disk C by default.
Steps: The corresponding J2534Log information can be generated by ticking the "Write Log File" option after clicking "View Log" in the upper left corner of the software interface, as shown below:
Note: Please restart the diagnostic software!
Note: If the log printing function is enabled, the log files may be very large as the information are written accumulatedly. Please enable this function when necessary, such as development and debugging. In other cases, please do not activate this function option at will.
The default storage path of the log file "J2534Log" generated is: C:\Program Files\SmartBox 3.0\SmartBox 3.0\Log\ J2534_LOG.txt, as shown below:
Also note: In some computer systems, users have no write permission to this file folder, resulting in unsuccessful log file generation. It is necessary to modify the permissions of this folder (requiring administrator privileges), as shown below:
Right-click the "Log" folder, select the "Attribute" option and find the "Security" attribute, select current user, click "Edit", select the corresponding user name again, and tick all the "Allow" options in the permission column (requiring administrator rights), and click "OK" to go back.
Launch X431 PAD V 5 Package List
1 x X-431 PAD V main unit
1 x X-431 PAD V charging dock
1 x Smartbox 3.0 diagnostic connector
1 x Micro USB cable
1 x Cigarette lighter cable
1 x 5V DC out power adaptor
1 x Battery clamps cable
1 x OBD II extension cable
1 x Non-16pin connector converting cabel
1 x Password envelope
1 x Non-16pin connectors set