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MODIS Edge Training Module 1

Applies To: MODIS Edge™

Introduction and Navigation: Start-up, Controls, Touch Screen



Welcome to Snap-on Training Solutions. This module is designed to help you get the most out of your MODIS Edge diagnostic tool, and covers the basic setup and navigation.

MODIS Edge front view

Getting Started

Before operating or maintaining MODIS Edge, read the safety instructions and user manual carefully, paying extra attention to the safety warnings and precautions.

MODIS Edge back view

MODIS Edge back view and photo of battery

To install the battery pack, loosen the two screws that retain the battery compartment cover. Lift the bottom edge of the cover to remove.

Put the notched end of the battery in first and push down until the battery is in place.

Replace the battery cover and snug up the screws to hold the cover in place. Do not over tighten.

MODIS Edge features

  • Rechargeable lithium-ion battery pack
  • Approximately 3-hour run time
  • Approximately 5-hour charge time with AC power supply
  • Battery also charges from vehicle when connected to OBD-II vehicle connector

MODIS Edge Top View

A/C Adapter


Indicators and connectors are on the top panel.

The power indicator illuminates when power is being supplied to the tool.

The power supply port is used to connect the AC/DC power supply. Use only the correct AC adapter provided with the MODIS Edge.

Connector ports for test meter leads include the ground lead port, Channel 1 test lead port and Channel 2 test lead port.

The USB Client Port is used to connect MODIS Edge to a personal computer for transferring saved files.

The micro SD card port holds the micro SD card that contains the MODIS Edge software.

And the data cable port is for the scanner vehicle connector.

MODIS Edge Front View with blank screen

Button Controls

To power up the MODIS Edge, press the power button. MODIS Edge automatically powers up and opens to the home screen whenever it is connected to a vehicle or the AC power adapter.

MODIS Edge Front View with Home screen

MODIS Edge will boot up to the home screen in about five seconds. All operations can be performed using the touch screen or the keys.

The 4-way keypad controls up-down and left-right navigation.

Pressing the Yes button selects a menu or program, or confirms a selection.

Pressing the No button exits a menu or returns to the previous screen.

The shortcut “S” button can be programmed to perform a variety of common tasks.

To assign a function to the shortcut key, select the Tools icon from the Home screen.

Configure Shortcut Key menu screen

Select Configure Shortcut Key, and choose a shortcut function to assign. 

Configure Shortcut Key menu screen

Choices for the shortcut key function include Screen Brightness, Save Screen, Save Movie, Toggle Record and Pause and Show Shortcut Menu.

Tools and Setup screen

Select the No button to return to the tools menu.

Last Updated: July 8, 2020

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