Toyota Techstream Diagnostic Cable


Our Toyota Techstream cable is a high quality cable communication interface that works with the TIS Techstream software for Toyota and Lexus vehicles. This is the tool that is needed if you have a Toyota or Lexus from 2000+ you want to have full access scan tool for and this where you use Techstream. Even on the older models that are not OBD2 but still the Toyota OEM protocol (MOBD) this is the cable you need. The software will allow you to view vehicle metrics, reprogramming, access service documents and much more. Giving you the full dealer diagnostic setup for your Toyotas and Lexus.

  • Suitable For Toyota TIS OEM Diagnostics Software
  • Suitable For Australian Toyota and Lexus
  • Suitable for  Toyota & Lexus 1996 – 2018 vehicles
  • Quality SMD chip and certified by CE and FCC
  • Support all the diagnostic communication protocols needed
  • High Performance ARM CPU for reliability
  • Firmware v1.4.0
  • Compatible with LATEST Software Version: 14.20.019

Please note this is just the cable. Techstream will need to be downloaded.

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Update for Installation: It’s now easier to install. We suggest using Virtual Machine on your computer as this cable is designed for 32 bit computers and most have 64 bit operating systems. This makes it much easier to install and setup.

This is the cable need when you want to have the full diagnostic Toyota dealer tool Techstream installed on your computer and use it to interface with your Toyota or Lexus car. If you do not already have Toyota Techstream installed see here for a external guide on how it is installed. Click Here: Install Guide

Compatible Operating Systems:

• Windows 10 (32bit and 64bit)
• Windows 8.1 (32bit and 64bit)
• Windows 8 (32bit and 64bit)
• Windows 7 (32bit and 64bit)
• Windows Vista (32bit and 64bit)
• Windows XP (32bit and 64bit)


  • Firmware Version: 1.4.1 (Not Upgradable)
  • Chipset: Genuine FTDI
  • Diagnostic Interface: 16 pin OBDII
  • USB Interface: 2.0

Supported Communication Protocols:

  • SAE J1850 PWM
  • SAE J1850 VPW
  • CAN 2.0B ISO 11898
  • CAN ISO 15765-4
  • Partial K Line Support

What’s Included

  • MINI-VCI USB Interface Firmware v1.4.1
  • USB Driver and VM links
  • User Installation Guide (in order email)


How difficult is the driver and software installation?

The installation is not plug and play and will require basic knowledge and experience with Windows, installing drivers and software. There is a step by step installation guide. Note that OBD2 Australia will not be held liable for any damage this cable and software may cause to your computer or your vehicle. As you are dealing with third-party, free, outdated and unsupported software, support will only be provided for the hardware (the cable). Installation and usage of this free software is at your own risk. We do not provide activation keys for it as well. If you need newer versions of Techstream you can try to find it via external sources online. 

Does this software work with Australian models?

Yes. It is compatible with models worldwide in all regions.

Can I program smart keys?

Yes you can, however, you must have the original smart ECU in your vehicle.

Does this work with Windows 10?

Yes. We have tested and confirm that it works on Windows 10. Please make sure you have the latest version of Java installed. However for ease of installation it can be better to run a virtual machine on laptop.