Here, eobdtool released DAF VCI Lite (V1), the replacement of old DAF VCI560,is a cheap but excellent truck diagnostic tool working on all DAF trucks (old and the newest EU6) with all ECE-standard cables and connectors, not customized. Here is the comparison of DAF VCI Lite (V1) and DAF VCI-560 Kit, which answers why can VCI Lite replace VCI 560 kiy.

Part 1 – Differences between DAF VCI Lite investigation equipment & DAF VCI-560

DAF VCI Lite investigation equipment:

DAVIE XDc II DAF Vehicle investigation equipment

DAF VCI-560:

* price

new DAF VCI lite (V1)for €730, original VCI 560 for €3,229

* connection

DAF VCI lite used via USB connection, VCI 560 used via WIFI & USB connection

* LED display

VCI lite without LED display, VCI-560 kit with LED indicators

* PCB (hardware)

VCI lite hardware lacks one part on PCB, compared to VCI-560

(that missed part is not needed for any diagnosis, reprogramming, configuration)

* via OBD

VCI litecannot see ignition via OBD, VCI-560 can do that via OBD

* function

VCI-560 supports SCR/AdBlue removal, power increase, language programming with DAVIE Configurator (DEVIK)

VCI-560 also supports special programming and Service Level see DAVIE Developer Tool (DEVIE DT)

However, functions above are not listed in the DAF VCI lite package; that is, you need to buy in the DAF company.

Part 2 – Similarities between DAF VCI Lite & DAF VCI-560

* the same software (different version)

DAF VCI Lite software available:

DAF Davie XDc II Runtime 5.6.1 (Windows 7 supported)

DAF Davie Application 80.01

DAF Davie Parts Rapido Subset 15.31.F0

DAF VCI 560 software available:

DAF Davie XDc II Runtime 5.6.1 (Windows 7 supported)
DAF Davie Application 75.03
DAF Davie Parts Rapido Subset 15.12FO

  1. Software will be provided in the format of acronis images, no DVD or CD software will be provided.

* update:

Both can be updated by official updates

* same languages:

English, German, Dutch, Danish, Czech, French, Italian, Finnish, Hungarian, German, Spanish, Norwegian, Russian, Greek, Polish, Turkish.


* same systems supported:

DAF VCI Lite and VCI 560 can diagnose, troubleshoot and program:

After treatment system

Auxialiary system

Break system

CAB climate system

Communication system

Door control system

Engine system


Instrumentation system

Power supply and ground

Retarder system

Safety system

Security system

Steering control system

Suspension system


Transmission system

Vehicle control system

 * nearly same functions and modes

Direct Testing mode allows immediate selection of individual control units and direct test of their components and functions.

Guided Diagnosis. Using the combination of self-diagnosis symptoms (content of fault memory) and observed symptoms (complaints from customer), the system generates a test plan and guides the user along the shortest route to the suspect component.

HD-OBD mode allows immediate selection of DAF independent control units and direct testing of their components and functions.

EOL (End Of Line) mode used in stations of the production area and allows programming, calibration, health check and diagnosing of newly produced vehicles.

You can switch between HD-OBD mode and EOL mode.

* DAVIE display

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