BMW ICOM B Manual..Here you go. It will help newbies in BMW auto diagnostics and programming.
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What is ICOM B?
The ICOM B is the external MOST (Media Oriented Systems Transport) interface of the
ICOM A. It is connected to the ICOM A using the supplied USB cable or a commercially
available USB cable of the type A-B. The power is supplied across the ICOM A by way
of a USB cable connection.
During electrical operation, the ICOM B is only operational when the ICOM A is being
supplied with a minimum voltage of 8 V. If a cable other than that which is supplied is
used for the data connection for the ICOM A. The cable must complies with the USB
2.0 High Speed specification and is free of mechanical damage of any kind.
Note: Initially ICOM B will not be used for diagnostics. It is therefore, not supported by Integrated Service Processes Application 2.x.
MOST interface ICOM B
Why do you need ICOM B adapter?
It’s used for BMW coding/programming on some E series models.
How to connect BMW ICOM B with ICOM A?
1 USB Connection (Type B)
2 ICOM B “SYSTEM” status LED
3 “MOST” status LED
4 MOST interface connection
1 ICOM A
2 ICOM B
3 USB Cable (A B)
4 Ethernet Cable from Workshop Network
How to connect ICOM B with the ICOM A2 and BMW vehicle?
What does ICOM B LED indication refer to?
The ICOM B includes a (2) two LED display. These LED’s displays the following information
- One 2-color LED label “SYSTEM” for the general status:
Off ——————————– no power or problems with power supply
Yellow —————————– initializing ICOM B
Red flashing ———————- problems with booting/initializing
Green —————————– ready
Green flashing ——————– communication
- One 2-color LED label “MOST” for the status of MOST communication Ethernet:
Off ——————————— no light at MOST
Red ——————————– no lockable light
Green ——————————stable LOCK
Yellow *—————————- no stable LOCK
* Yellow = the relevant LED lights up simultaneously red and green
Light-emitting diodes on the ICOM B housing