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SOLUS Edge Training Module 1

Last Updated: July 22, 2020

Overview

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

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VIDEO TRANSCRIPTION

Snap-on Training Solutions helps you get the most out of your SOLUS Edge diagnostic tool. This training module covers the basic setup and controls.

SOLUS Edge front view

Getting Started

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

SOLUS Edge back view

SE back view with battery compartment open 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.

Features:

  • Rechargeable lithium-ion battery pack
  • Approximately 3.5 hour run time
  • Approximately 5 hour charge time with AC power supply
  • Battery also charges from vehicle when connected to OBD-III vehicle connector

SOLUS Edge Top View

AC Adapter

Connections

Indicators and connectors are on the top panel.

The power indicator illuminates when power is being supplied to the tool. A red light indicates the battery is charging. A green light means the battery is fully charged. An amber light means there is an issue with the battery.

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

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

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

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

SOLUS Edge Front View with blank screen

Button Controls

To power up the SOLUS Edge, press the power button.

SOLUS Edge front view with home screen

SOLUS Edge automatically powers up and opens to the home screen whenever it is connected to a vehicle or the AC power adapter.

SOLUS Edge will boot up to the home screen in about 5 seconds. All operation of SOLUS Edge 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.

Tools and Setup screen

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. 

Tools and Setup screen

Select the No button to return to the tools menu.

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.

Applies To

SOLUS Edge™

Manuals

 

Diagnostics Product Family

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  • SOLUS Edge™

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  • ETHOS® Edge
  • ETHOS® Plus
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  • SOLUS Edge™
  • SOLUS Ultra®

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  • MODIS Ultra™
  • P1000™
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  • VERUS® PRO
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  • ETHOS® PRO

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  • VERUS® PRO

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  • VERUS® PRO

Mercedes-Benz Vehicle Communication Software Manual

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  • MODIS Ultra™
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  • MICROSCAN® III

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  • MODIS Ultra™

P1000 Quick Start Guide

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  • P1000™

Product Warranty - 12 Month

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  • SOLUS Edge™
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  • VERUS® Edge
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  • Diagnostic Thermal Imager Elite
  • MODIS Edge™
  • MODIS Ultra™
  • SOLUS Edge™
  • VERUS® Edge
  • ZEUS®

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  • MODIS Edge™
  • MODIS Ultra™
  • SOLUS Edge™
  • TRITON-D8®

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  • Diagnostic Thermal Imager Elite

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Description

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  • APOLLO-D8™
  • ETHOS® Edge
  • ETHOS® Plus
  • ETHOS® PRO
  • ETHOS® Tech
  • MODIS Edge™
  • MODIS Ultra™
  • P1000™
  • SOLUS Edge™
  • SOLUS Ultra®
  • TRITON-D8®
  • VANTAGE® Ultra
  • VERUS® Edge
  • VERUS® PRO
  • ZEUS®

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  • SOLUS Edge™

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  • SOLUS Edge™

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  • SOLUS Legend™

SOLUS Legend User Manual

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  • SOLUS Legend™

SOLUS PRO User Manual

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SOLUS Ultra Quick Start Guide

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Diagnostics Product Family
  • SOLUS Ultra®

SOLUS Ultra User Manual

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  • SOLUS Ultra®

TRITON-D8 Quick Start Guide

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  • TRITON-D8®

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  • TRITON-D8®

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  • MODIS Ultra™
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  • SOLUS Ultra®
  • VERUS® PRO

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  • VANTAGE® Legend

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  • VANTAGE® Ultra

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  • MODIS Edge™

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  • VERUS® Edge
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  • VERUS® PRO

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  • ETHOS® Plus
  • MODIS Ultra™
  • SOLUS Edge™
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  • MODIS Ultra™
  • SOLUS Edge™
  • SOLUS Ultra®
  • VERUS® PRO

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  • VANTAGE® Ultra
  • VERUS® PRO

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  • MODIS Edge™
  • MODIS Ultra™
  • SOLUS Edge™

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  • APOLLO-D8™
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  • VERUS® PRO

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  • VERUS® Edge
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  • ZEUS®

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