New BMW ICOM A2 – ICOM NEXT A+B+C 2016

The new generation of ICOM A2 is released, named “2016 BMW ICOM NEXT A+B+C”, a single diagnostic interface for BMW, MINI, Rolls-Royce models.

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ICOM A2 vs. ICOM NEXT A

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Both ICOM A2 and ICOM Next A can work with the same software ISTA-D ISTA-P for the same BMW vehicles. But they are kind of different from some aspects, especially firmware adaption. Here is some highlights of ICOM NETX after hardware update with high-quality PCB:

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-> more stable during programming

-> be necessary for the future Gbit cars

-> faster start-up times and high throughput

-> through high-performance,low-power ARM SoC
-> improved handling
-> more flexible OBD cable
-> lighted button for logs

Demerits: ICOM NEXT not support WIFI, but ICOM A2 support wifi

ICOM NEXT ABC Specifications:


Zeroization of data on tamper detection
Secure supply chain assurance
Key storage using physically un-clonable function
CRI Pass-Through DPA Patent Portfolio
Advanced cryptographic Services

ICOM NEXT A+B+C Diagnostic Head Overview:
Functionally compatible to ICOM A2
Mechanical design similar ICOM A2
Backwards compatible to car adapters (ICOM B, C) and motorcycle adapters (ICOM D, E)

ICOM NEXT A+B+C package:

1pc x  BMW ICOM NEXT A+B+C

1pc x  BMW ICOM B Most

1pc x  BMW 20pin Cable

1pc x  USB Cable

1pc x  LAN Cable

1pc x  OBD Cable

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ICOM NEXT A

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ICOM NEXT B

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