You can now download data via tachograph front panel interface using our new accessory for FMX6 trackers – Front Panel Cable.
Till this point, remote tachograph file download was only available from the rear connector of tachographs. However not all kinds of tachographs support rear connection tachograph file download. Siemens DTCO tachographs (version 1.3a and higher) have an ability to remotely download tachograph files via Front Panel interface. With FMX6 series devices and our Front Panel Cable, you can now use this functionality.
This means that tachograph files can be remotely downloaded from 12 Volt tachographs that are commonly used in such vehicles as:
- Fiat Ducato/Boxer/Jumper
- Ford Transit
- Iveco/Irisbus Daily
- Mercedes Benz Sprinter/Vito/Viano
- Volkswagen Crafter
- And many other makes and models
The cable is designed to fit 1.3a, 1.4, 2.0, 2.1, 2.2 and 3.0, 4.0 tachographs. The buttons and the screen are not covered by the cable – it will not interfere with every day driver operations and is easy and quick to install. Additionally, via Front Panel you can read live tachograph data, therefore both CAN lines can be used for other purposes.
Note, that 24 Volt tachographs also support this feature, but both 24 and 12 Volt tachographs must have their Front Panel Interface activated.
You can learn more about activation here.
For more information about Front Panel cable, press here.