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Caterpillar / Perkins Communication Adapter (CA3) – is dealer tool, used to connect PC based service tool to CAT equipment. This is the only recommended communication device for CAT, and the only what has CAT Data Link (CDL) protocol required to properly communicate with a CAT engines. It will let you to communicate with the ECMs through a communication data link, allowing existing and potential problems to be diagnosed, products to be configured, and data to be obtained for analysis.

Package contains:

1 x 478-0235 Communication Adapter III
1 x 9-pin/14-pin cables (for machinery)
1 x USB cable
1 x CAT (ET) v1.0 2023 (Optional!) [+200.00€]
1 x Perkins (ET) v1.0 2023 (Optional!) [+200.00€]
1 x CAT SIS (Optional!) [+200.00€]
1 x CAT factory password generator (Optional!) [+600.00€]
1 x CAT checksum (Optional!) [+500.00€]
1 x Lenovo/Dell/HP i5/4GB/ssd (Optional!) [+300.00€]
1 x Panasonic Touch-book CF19 i5/4GB/ssd (Optional!) [+500.00€]
1 x Panasonic Touch-book CF53 i5/8GB/ssd (Optional!) [+700.00€]
1 x Panasonic Touch-book CF54 i5/8GB/ssd (Optional!) [+800.00€]

Warehouse: In stock
LT/LV/EE Delivery time: 1-3 working days
Europe Delivery time: 4-7 working days
International Delivery time: 7-10 working days
Express Delivery time: 1-3 working days

Choose optional set:

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Multi-Language: English
Compatible Software: CAT ET V1.0 2023, CAT SIS (Parts and shop manuals), Factory password generator (Black USB), CAT Checksum
Operating systems: Windows 10 Pro, Windows 11 Pro
System updates: Available (Contact us to check if there’s an available update)
Internet connections: Available
Warranty: 12 months

Service tool users can:

  • View active and logged diagnostics.
  • View events where irregularities occurred and were logged by the ECM.
  • View the status of a group of parameters (temperatures, pressures, etc.) simultaneously.
  • Record and log performance data.
  • Graph a group of status parameters.
  • View the current configuration of an ECM.
  • Change ECM configurations.
  • Perform diagnostic tests.
  • Perform calibrations.
  • Print reports and diagnostic results.


For some machine and engine products, additional functionality has been included with the service tool program.

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