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In regards to your question there technically is no difference between the 4423 and the 4424 Scope as a unit. They are both more than capable of being used with Electronics of any description with the correct accessories.
The key differences are however that the 4424 series scope will not run in Automotive PicoScope, Motorcycle and Pico Diagnostics. In order to run this software you would require one of the following scopes: -
• 4423 – 4 Channel Automotive Scope 4000 Series
• 4223 – 2 Channel Automotive Scope 4000 Series
The Automotive Scope will also run in Standard PicoScope 6 so you could use it as a normal lab scope should you wish too.
Alongside this an important change to this type of Scope is that the warranty on all automotive scopes is 2 years as opposed to 5 years. This is due to the scope being used obviously in more dangerous, less protected and harsher environments.
You would defiantly benefit from using the Automotive Software as it makes the 4423 an ‘Extremely Powerful Diagnostic Device’ as the software is configured with a comprehensive list of ‘Automotive Tests’ and ‘Help Files’ to make even the most difficult test to configure ‘easy and simple’.
It’s just as important to note should you wish to use other software like the ACE Misfire Diagnostic Software then again only the, 4xx3 scopes will operate and not the 4xx4 Series Scopes.
The 4424/4224 would be useless to you as an Automotive Diagnostic Tool.
I have included the following links to allow you to look into our Automotive Section and equipment.Automotive Scopes, Leads and Testing
Automotive Accessories https://www.picoauto.com/automotive-accessories.html
For Can Testing, CAN Test Box (PP619) https://www.picoauto.com/can-test-box.html
For Specific Automotive Kits https://www.picoauto.com/automotive-kit.html
Automotive Software (Available FREE & in DEMO mode) https://www.picoauto.com/software.html
I hope this helps to answer your question and if you have any further questions then don’t hesitate to get in touch with us.
Lee – Automotive Technical Specialist