System Requirements

Computer Diagnostic System G3

CDS G3 is a standalone PC based program that complements the original Mercury Computer Diagnostic System (CDS) by providing diagnostic support for select engines and Mercury Joystick Piloting systems. Additionally, all configuration functions necessary for preparing these systems for delivery are also supported. CDS G3 allows for CAN based multiple processor communication through a clean, easy to navigate interface.

System Requirements

    • Intel i5 Processor, 2.4 ghz or higher
    • 8 GB RAM or better
    • Screen Resolution 1024 X 768 or better

    • 128 GB solid state hard drive or better
    • 802.11 b/g/n Wireless OR 10/100 Ethernet
    • Qty. 3 USB ports 2.0 or 3.0
    • Optional 9‑pin serial port***
    • Windows 10 Pro

    ** A single USB port plus a USB port hub may be used.
    *** The serial port is no longer required, but is still preferred. The use for a serial port is for CDS only.



  • View, record and play engine/module data
  • View faults and run history
  • Run diagnostics tests
  • Configure engine and controls
  • Reflash modules