Since the 15th June 2019 it has been mandatory for all new vehicles to be fitted with a Gen 2 Smart Tachograh. Downloading from these new tachographs requires a compatible download tool. The good news is that all Digidown units purchased since June 2019 are Gen 2 Ready. In addition, all Digidown Units purchased between June 2016 and May 2019 are updatable. This update is free of charge.
Step 1 > Check your Digidown
To see if your unit can be updated or if it's already compatible with the new Gen 2 Smart Tachographs check the serial number on the back of your unit against the following list:
- Digidown. Serial numbers:
- Up to 48710 => Not compatible with Gen 2 *
- From 48711 to 54909 => Compatible with Gen 2. Requires update below.
- From 54910 onwards => Already compatible with Gen 2
- Digidown Plus. Serial numbers:
- Up to 19532 => Not compatible with Gen 2 *
- From 19533 to 25445 => Compatible with Gen 2. Requires update below.
- From 25446 onwards => Already compatible with Gen 2
- Digidown Blue. Serial numbers:
- Up to 1713 => Not compatible with Gen 2 *
- From 1714 to 2181 => Compatible with Gen 2. Requires update below.
- From 2182 onwards => Already compatible with Gen 2
* Where to buy
If your unit is not compatible with the new tachographs, you may need to buy a new download tool. You can do it directly through your current distributor or you can find one following this link:
Where to buy
Step 2 > Update your Digidown
If your unit requires an update to work with Gen 2 Smart Tachographs, the update process is quick and simple. You'll only need the unit, a computer running Windows and the USB cable that came with the unit. Follow these steps:
- Download the Digidown Gen 2 Update Tool from the link below.
- Unzip the downloaded file.
- Double click to run the unzipped file.
- Follow the instructions on screen.
- If you encounter any problems, try:
- Before running the unzipped file, disable your antivirus (typically achieved by right-clicking the antivirus icon on the tray and selecting the Disable option.
- Running the unzipped file as an adminisrator (by right-clicking the file and selecting 'Run as administrator').
- If you still have problems get in touch.
- [ENGLISH] Download the Digidown Gen 2 Update Tool for PC: DigidownUpgradeTool.zip