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    Quote Originally Posted by MasterTommy View Post
    Is there an upgrade possible from HEX-NET to HEX-V2? Any fundamental differences other than it being faster?
    No, that would be a down-grade.

    The HEX-V2 faster than our "legacy" interfaces, but it is not faster than a HEX-NET. The HEX-NET is still our "top-of-line" interface. The HEX-V2 is basically a HEX-NET without the WiFi module and without the storage that VCDS-Mobile requires. Their performance is identical when compared under the same conditions (HEX-NET running via USB).

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    Quote Originally Posted by Uwe View Post
    No, that would be a down-grade.

    The HEX-V2 faster than our "legacy" interfaces, but it is not faster than a HEX-NET. The HEX-NET is still our "top-of-line" interface. The HEX-V2 is basically a HEX-NET without the WiFi module and without the storage that VCDS-Mobile requires. Their performance is identical when compared under the same conditions (HEX-NET running via USB).

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    Oh wow, didn't know that (although i never use wireless functions). Thanks for the info. Going for an unlimited upgrade then (at 9/10 VIN's).

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    Quote Originally Posted by MasterTommy View Post
    Is there an upgrade possible from HEX-NET to HEX-V2? Any fundamental differences other than it being faster?
    HEX-NET to HEX-V2 would be a downgrade, not an upgrade. Those two interfaces are the same generation, and work essentially the same way and at the same speed when using VCDS Desktop. From a user perspective, the only difference is HEX-NET offers wireless and VCDS Mobile capability whereas HEX-V2 is wired USB only.

    Perhaps did you mean a HEX-USB+CAN? Those are older, discontinued interfaces that are indeed slower than HEX-NET and HEX-V2. There is an upgrade program for those.

    Edit: derp, didn't see Uwe already replied on the next page.
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