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Diagnostic System, Premium
Model: VAS6160A
Superseded To:


Replacement component for VAS6160A/TSP.

The premium diagnosis system VAS 6160A is the consistent further development of the diagnosis tester specifically developed for pure workshop use.
Latest PC technology in a workshop-compatible package.
Whether as a standalone unit or in conjunction with equipment trolley VAS 6556A, with test instrument box VAS 6356 or high voltage testing modules VAS 6558/6558A, VAS 6160A is the best solution for your workshop.
The diagnosis system is prepared for operation of the "Offboard Diagnostic Information System Service" and can also be used with other systems of the Volkswagen Group.

The "VAS PC" diagnosis software cannot be installed/licensed on the diagnosis tester.

Design and features:
Version with remote diagnosis head VAS 5054A.
Conversion to a wired version with diagnosis interface VAS 5055 is possible at any time (provided relevant country registration is in place).

Technical data:
CPU: Core i5 SV 2520M
Operating system WinXP Professional Multilanguage, inc. upgrade licence to Win7
RAM: 4 GB DDR3 (max. 8 GB possible)
Hard-drive: SSD 256 GB
Display: 13.3" HD (1366x768) 16:10 (Touch Screen)
Brightness: 400 nit
Rechargeable battery: 6200 mAh, 10.8V
Safe drop height: 90 cm
Protection rating: IP54
Temperatures: Storage -20°C to +60°C; 0 to +40°C in operation
Humidity: 5 to 85%
Dimensions: 350 x 244 x 46 mm
Weight: 2.35 kg
Card slot for: Smart Card, Express 54 SDXC
Loudspeaker: installed
Connections for: Headphones, 3 x USB2.0, 1 x rugged USB (suitable for tough workshop conditions), RS232
LAN: 100/1000 MBit/s
WLAN: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n
Bluetooth + DER: V2.1+DER (class2)
Prepared for KENSINGTON lock
VAS 5054A: Bluetooth V1.2 class 2 (range 10m)
Base station with DVD-RW drive (9.4 GB)
Adjustable tilt angle
Interfaces: LAN, 6 x USB2.0, HDMI, VGA, RS232, microphone, headphones, DC-in

Items supplied:
Base unit VAS 6160A/1 (36 months warranty)
Base station VAS 6160/2 (24 months warranty)
Battery pack VAS 6160/3 (36 months warranty)
Remote diagnosis head VAS 5054/A (36 months warranty) with special 5m USB connection cable (24 month warranty)
Touch pens (qty. 3) VAS 5052/11
Multi-range mains unit VAS 6160/13 with separate mains connection lead 
Prepared for operation of the "Offboard Diagnostic Information System Service"

Replacement parts:
1 set protective corners
VAS 6160/4 ASE 405 404 00 000

Cover for interface strip (SSL), right (4-fold)
VAS 6160/5 ASE 405 405 00 000

Cover for interface strip, left (single) VAS 6160/6
VAS 6160/6 ASE 405 406 00 000

Cover for interface strip, left (4-fold)
VAS 6160/7 ASE 405 407 00 000

Interface strip
VAS 6160/8 ASE 405 408 00 000

Cover for interface strip, back of tester
VAS 6160/9 ASE 405 409 00 000

Touch pen holder
VAS 6160/10 ASE 405 410 00 000

Handle/carrying handle
VAS 6160/11 ASE 405 411 00 000

Hard-drive (software preinstalled)
VAS 6160/12 

Separate multi-range mains unit with USA mains cable
VAS 6160/13; ASE 405 413 00 023

Recommended accessories:
VAS 6151

Diagnosis adapter for older vehicles
VAS 5051/2, ASE 405 056 00 000

Touch pens (qty. 5)
VAS 5052/11, ASE 405 175 00 000

Mains connection cable (10m)
VAS 5052/13, ASE 405 179 00 000

Adapter cable for OBD communication on non-brand vehicles VAS 5052/16
VAS 5052/16, ASE 405 182 00 000

Adapter cable for OBD communication on brand vehicles
VAS 5052/16-1 ASE 405 182 00 001

Voltage converter
VAS 5052A/22A ASE 405 188 01 000

Diagnosis cable LT2 VAS 5052A/23
VAS 5052A/23 ASE 405 189 00 000

USB connection cable 3m (Fischer connector to mini USB connector)
VAS 5054A/1 ASE 405 251 00 001

USB connection cable 3m (Standard USB connector to mini USB connector)
VAS 5054/1 ASE 405 251 00 000

Country-specific version: 
-USA- ASE40540001023 VAS 6160A Diagnosis system, Premium -USA- 

SPX, Hainburg

Tool Requirements

Tool Number VAS6160A
Availability SUPERSEDED
Superseded To VAS6160C
VW US Requirement Equivalent
VW US Auto Ship Number
AUDI US Requirement Equivalent
AUDI US Auto Ship Number
VW Canada Requirement Equivalent
AUDI Canada Requirement Equivalent

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