What is CAN bus?
In this intro we explain the basics of CAN, incl. advantages, history, messages and the relation to protocols like J1939, OBD2 and CANopen!
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For a quick intro to our CAN bus analyzers, check out the below!
In short, the Controller Area Network (CAN) is a standard used to allow Electronic Control Units (ECUs) to communicate in an efficient manner without a central computer.
Messages are broadcast in a system that requires very little physical wiring making CAN bus low cost, robust and efficient.
Applications of the CAN protocol include in particular automotive (cars, trucks, buses, commercial vehicles etc.), but also e.g. boats, drones and industrial automation.
This video stays light - so some technical aspects are not covered. However, for more articles like this, check out our INTEL page:
In particular, you may want to check out our other simple intros:
OBD2 Explained: http://www.csselectronics.com/screen/page/simple-intro-obd2-explained
SAE J1939 Explained: http://www.csselectronics.com/screen/page/simple-intro-j1939-explained
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At CSS Electronics, we offer powerful, simple and affordable CAN analyzers. Our CLX000 series doubles as both a powerful CAN logger with 8GB SD card and a CAN interface integrating with Wireshark. Features include advanced configuration options, DBC file data conversion support (incl. for J1939), real-time graphical plots, OBD2 Wireshark dissector - and much more.
Pricing starts at 169 EUR with free international shipping and 100% free software.
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