Caterpillar Electronic Technician (CAT ET) is a service tool designed to run on a personal computer (PC) under Microsoft Windows.
All service tool documentation assumes the user has some Microsoft Windows experience. if this does not describe you, please take some time to acquaint yourself with Windows 2000, or Xp before installing your service tool.
The data and menus displayed in the illustrations of this manual may be different from those displayed in your service tool. This is because there are many different Electronic Control Modules (ECMs) serviced with Caterpillar Electronic Technician.
What You Need To Run Caterpillar Electronic Technician
To run your service tool, you will need to meet the following PC Requirements, communication hardware, and cables.
Note: The CAT Electronic Technician should not be used as a standard when buying new personal computers to run the service tool. if you have existing equipment that meets these minimum requirements, it will run your service tool.