How to write a Tech2 .BIN to the PCMCIA card

In order to use the Tech2 along with your vehicle you need to have a linear flash memory card containing the correct software for your vehicle. You can either purchase a pre-written card or rewrite the card with the appropriate .bin file.


The Tech2 requires the PCMCIA card to contain linear flash memory. Any other kind of memory card, ATA-flash for instance, will not work.

The are different ways to write the PCMCIA card. The most easiest and fastest method is using a laptop containing a compatible PCMCIA adapter.

Writing PCMCIA cards

Various methods are known to transfer a Tech2 .BIN image file to a linear flash PCMCIA card.

Writing PCMCIA cards using TIS2000

Writing PCMCIA cards using GlobalTIS

Writing PCMCIA cards using Memory Card Explorer by Elan Digital Systems Limited

Writing PCMCIA cards using Tech2 Card Writer by AlexRE