Comparing Thinkdiag and Launch CRP919E Automotive Diagnostic Scanners

LAUNCH X431 CRP919X OBD2 Scanner Automotive Diagnostic Tools

Both Thinkdiag and Launch CRP919E scanners offer a plethora of diagnostic and ECU coding functionalities, but what sets them apart? Let’s delve into their respective features to discern the differences.

Note: CRP919E and CRP919X are functionally identical.

Item Thinkdiag Launch CRP919E/CRP919X
Image thinkdiag launch crp919
System Android 5.1/iOS 9.0 Android 10.0
Software App Thinkdiag
Screen 7 inch
Storage 3G/32G
Battery Built-in 6100 mAh Lithium Battery
Camera Function Yes
Connection Bluetooth USB
Car brand Software 115 car brands 150 car brands
Service reset function 16 31
OBD2 function 10 OBD2 full function 10 OBD2 full function
Full system diagnostic Yes Yes
ECU Coding Yes Yes
Update 1 year free update, $70 year later 2 Years Free Update, One-Click WiFi Update, $199 per year later
Language 10 Language optional 11 Languages Optional
Live data graph 4 Data display in 1 Graph 8-in-1 Live Data Stream Graphing
Print report Yes Yes
FCA Autoauth Yes
DoIP Yes
CAN FD Yes
Battery test Yes with BST-360

Thinkdiag Service Function List:

  1. Oil Reset Service
  2. Steering Angle Calibration
  3. Electronic Parking Brake Reset
  4. Battery Register & Battery Maintenance
  5. ABS Bleeding
  6. Electronic Throttle Position Reset & Learn
  7. Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) Regeneration
  8. Tire Pressure Monitor System Reset
  9. Anti-theft Matching
  10. Injector Matching
  11. Air Suspension Reset
  12. Gearbox Reset
  13. Sunroof Reset
  14. AFS Reset
  15. EGR Reset
  16. Gear Learning

Launch CRP919E/CRP919X Service Function List:

  • Steering Angle Reset
  • Injector Coding
  • IMMO
  • DPF Regeneration
  • A/C Relearn
  • ABS Bleeding
  • AdBlue Reset
  • Throttle Matching
  • TPMS Reset
  • Tire Reset
  • AFS Headlamp Reset
  • Sunroof Initialization
  • Battery Reset
  • Seat Calibration
  • A/F Reset
  • Oil Reset
  • GEARBOX LEARN
  • Transport Mode
  • Windows Calibration
  • Language Change
  • Suspension Reset
  • NOx Sensor Reset
  • Stop/Start Reset
  • Coolant Bleeding
  • Brake Reset
  • Gear Learning
  • RESET EGR/EGR adaption
  • RESET HVOLBAT (High Voltage Battery Detection)
  • RESET ENGPBM
  • CCS (Cruise Control System) Calibration
  • GPF (Gas Particular Filter) Regeneration
  • Cylinder Power Balance Test

Distinguishing Features:

  • Hardware Support: CRP919E boasts new hardware that supports CAN FD and DoIP protocols for newer vehicles, expanding its compatibility and functionality beyond Thinkdiag.
  • Special Functions: CRP919E offers a broader range of special functions compared to Thinkdiag, making it a more comprehensive diagnostic tool.
  • Module Identification: When utilizing CRP919x to capture a code, it includes the name of the module where the code originated. Conversely, Thinkdiag lacks this feature.
  • Screen and Compatibility: Thinkdiag lacks a built-in screen, necessitating the use of an Android device for operation. While there is an iOS app available, coding functionalities are limited compared to the Android version.

In essence, while both Thinkdiag and CRP919E excel in diagnostics and ECU coding, CRP919E stands out with its advanced hardware, extensive special functions, module identification feature, and broader compatibility with Android devices. Thinkdiag, on the other hand, offers a compact solution albeit with some limitations in coding capabilities and module identification.

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