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Hexadecimal and Binary Numbering Systems

Understanding hexadecimal (hex) and binary is all about understanding numbering systems, or number bases. Here’s an overview, with a few links to explore.

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BY Bryan
Hennessy

Comparing CAN interface transfer delays

Testing four different types of Kvaser CAN interfaces in order to compare the difference in transfer delay between interface types.

CAN Signal Analysis with Spreadsheets and Kvaser’s CanKing SAE J1939 Example

A few of the customers I’ve worked with over the last few years have indicated a need to analyze a limited number of CAN signals within an SAE J1939 data stream. Although Kvaser has many partner companies that offer plenty of powerful choices for CAN analysis software, it is sometimes desirable to graph a signal ... Read More

Applying a J1939 DBC file and building a simple test script in CanKing

In the previous post I introduced some of the free software downloads from Kvaser, and gave an example of how to use some of these tools for learning about CAN, and for CAN development and test projects while at home. There is no specific hardware required for this, just a computer. The primary software tools ... Read More

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BY Bryan
Hennessy

Beginner’s Guide to Using Kvaser’s Virtual Drivers

If you are interested in developing a Controller Area Network (CAN) project from home using tools available to you today, Kvaser and our partners can help. Kvaser’s CAN interfaces and dataloggers work with one universal driver that includes a Virtual CAN Driver. This Virtual CAN driver is used by tools to monitor and transmit CAN ... Read More

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BY Bryan
Hennessy