I want to buy a Vident battery tester? I’m thinking about vident ibt100 and ibt200? What’s the difference between them? Which one is better?
Both Vident iBT200 and IBT100 are cost-effective auto battery testers.
IBT200 comes with a colorful screen while ibt100 is black and white.
Ibt200 supports 12V passenger cars and 24V heavy duty trucks, but ibt100 only can be used for 12V passenger cars.
There are some differences in voltage measuring, battery rating, battery types, standard support and languages, etc.
Check the comparison chart as below:
|Item||Vident iBT200||Vident iBT100|
|Reference price||US$65.00 free shipping||US$34.99 free shipping|
|12V Passenger Cars +light duty trucks||Yes||Yes|
|24V Heavy Duty Trucks||Yes||No|
|Voltage measuring||9V-36V||6V to 18V|
|Battery rating||from 100 to 2000CCA||from 100 to 1100CCA|
|Battery types||VRLA, GEL, AGM, SLA||regular flooded, AGM flat plate, AGM spiral and GEL|
|Standard support||CCA, JIS, DIN, IEC, EN, GB||CCA, CA, MCA, JIS, DIN, IEC, EN, SAE|
|Test options||battery test, cranking test and charging test||battery charging status, check battery health and detect faults|
|3 color lights to indicate battery conditions||Yes||No, black and white screen|
|Language||English, German, Italian, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Hungarian, Polish, Slovak, Czech, Russian, Dutch, Swedish, Japanese||English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Dutch, Turkish.|
|Operation temperature||0 ~ 60°C (-4°F~140 °F)||0 ~ 60°C (-4 ~ 140°F)|
|Storage temperature||0 ~ 70°C (-4 °F~158 °F)||0 ~ 70°C (-4 ~ 158°F)|
1. Both two Vident battery testers are very quick and accurate to achieve the test results in 3 seconds.
2. Doesn’t emit light, heat or spark, or discharge battery, keep the operation safe for all levels of users.
3. Automatic temperature compensation
4. Extremely easy to use with the large backlight LCD display and menu-driven operation
How to use Vident Ibt100 battery analyzer?
How to use Vident Ibt200 battery tester?
1). Clean the battery posts or side terminals.
2). Connect the black clamp to the negative (-) terminal firstly, and then connect the red clamp to the positive (+) terminal
Note: If you connect the red clamp firstly, it may cause damage to ECUs.
3). Rock the clamps back and forth to make sure the clamps are firmly connected
4). When the tester is correctly connected, and it will boot up automatically and show the battery volts.
2. Using guide:
Vident ibt100 car battery tester:
1). Press the ENTER button to start the test and BAT.LOCATION menu will display
Scroll with the UP or DOWN button to select the corresponding option and press the ENTER button to continue in the following operations.
2). Highlight OUT OF VEHICLE or IN VEHICLE to select the battery location.
3). BATTERY TYPE:
Select REGULAR FLOODED, AGM or GEL type
4). BATTERY STANDARD:
Select CCA, CA, MCA, JIS, DIN, IEC, EN or SAE
Note: Not all rating systems are available for each application.
5). BATTERY RATING:
Change measure range till you enter the correct range of your battery
Note: If the battery belongs to the CCA standard, just select the corresponding CCA standard value and press ENTER to start the testing.
6). BAT. TEMPERATURE:
This menu will display to make sure the battery result is more accurate.
Select the right battery temperature to confirm.
View test results on the screen
Scroll with the UP button when the tester starts to go to the LANGUAGE menu.
Then select the language you need
Vident IBT200 car battery tester:
Enter Main Menu
There are 5 options including:
1). BATTERY CAPACITY:
Select Battery type-> VRLA/GEL/AGM/SLA->CCA TYPE
Adjust the value by pressing <UP> or <DOWN> button
Then press <ENTER> button to test
The test result will appear on the screen
2). CRANKING TEST:
Make sure engine and all loads in off status, then press <ENTER>
The test result will be shown
3). CHARGE SYSTEM:
Follow the instructions on the screen to turn on or off all loads speed
Press <ENTER> button, and the test result will be shown as below
Press <DOWN> or <UP> button to select the language you desire
In a word, ibt100 and ibt200 both are cheaper but professional battery tester, choose the one depends on your actual need.
Vident iBT100 12V Battery Analyzer (ship from UK No Tax):
VIDENT iBT200 9V-36V Battery Tester: