From: £499.00

When purchasing a DPA5 it comes with a handy piece of FREE software called DG Diagnostics. This can be used to view data from ECUs on a network as well as find out characteristics of ECUs on a network, such as identifying the ECU type i.e. Engine. Along with performing diagnostic sessions like reading and clearing DTCs.

DPA5-OBDII-CABLE (Connects DPA 5 to the J1962 OBDII connector.)-Not Sold Separately

5 in stock

5 in stock

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The Dearborn Protocol Adapter 5 is DG Technologies’  tool of choice for diagnosing and reprogramming heavy duty trucks, buses, construction, agriculture, military, and industrial stationary equipment.  The DPA 5 also has selective support for automotive vehicles.

  • Eliminates the need for multiple vehicle data link adapters
  • USB and Bluetooth connectivity
  • Two Dual Wire CAN Channels that support auto baud detection (125K, 250K, 500K and 1,000K)
  • RP1210 compliant drivers that will work with heavy duty OEM applications
  • DG Diagnostics and Adapter Validation Tool included for immediate troubleshooting of vehicles
  • Limited J2534 support can be used with OEM applications
    See table below for protocols supported by the DPA hardware
  • Custom built diagnostic kits for fleet owners
  • US-based experienced technical support team
  • Standard two-year warranty included

Fault Codes

Here we can see DM1 Fault codes from a J1939 ECU, the software also shows OBDII complaint fault codes from non-J1939 ECU’s. the view also shows the Source address of the ECU producing the Fault code.

Fault Code Types

The software gives a list of the different fault code types for ease.

ECU description

Here we are connected to a dual-purpose ECU for the Engine and Retarder, when connected to a network this view shows all ECU information that complies with the protocol.

J1939 SPN Data (Dynamic Data)

View key dynamic data. Here we see J1939 data, OBDII compliant data will also be shown.


DG Diagnostics shows vehicle data and trip data as well as allowing for Engine Configuration to be shown.

PGN and Data View

The software features a J1939 Raw data Trace view showing the PGN Data Length and Data.

Signal Values

J1939 Signal data physical or real values are displayed within another layout. Here we can see the PGN Cab Message 1 signal values.


DG Diagnostics also gives the ability to view CAN Bus Statistics.