Kvaser BlackBird v2
Price: USD 1,221.00
Kvaser BlackBird v2 is a high performance wireless (WLAN) communication link for the High Speed CAN bus. More powerful and versatile a WLAN solution than Kvaser's original BlackBird, Kvaser BlackBird v2 incorporates a new radio chip with up to 75% better range.
The BlackBird v2's ability to leverage existing wireless infrastructure makes it ideal for replacing cumbersome cable, accessing hard-to-reach CAN networks, or for monitoring a CANbus while in motion.
WLAN version 802.11b/g/n.
IP65-rated for protection against water and dust.
Responds to increased market demand for iOS and Android API with a “device agnostic” HTTP-based REST API (more info on REST >>)
Up to 75% increased range.
Works in AdHoc and Infrastructure mode.
Lightweight but highly rugged aluminum housing.
Polyurethane cabling suitable for extreme environments.
Galvanic isolation of the CAN bus driver stage to protect the hardware.
Interfaces the CAN bus with a standard D-SUB connector.
Configured via USB connection.
Can be used as a wired interface.
Operating voltage CAN bus (7 - 40 V DC).
Messages are time-stamped and synchronized with a precision of 25 microsecond.
Supports High Speed CAN (ISO 11898-2).
Supports 11-bit and 29-bit identifiers.
2-Year Warranty. See our General Conditions and Policies for details.
Free Technical Support on all products available by contacting [email protected]
Documentation, software and drivers can be downloaded for free at www.kvaser.com/downloads.
Kvaser CANLIB SDK is a free resource that includes everything you need to develop software for the Kvaser CAN interfaces. Includes full documentation and many program samples, written in C, C++, C#, Delphi, and Visual Basic.
All Kvaser CAN interface boards share a common software API. Programs written for one interface type will run without modifications on the other interface types!
J2534 Application Programming Interface available.
RP1210A Application Programming Interface available.
On-line documentation in Windows HTML-Help and Adobe Acrobat format.
Auto RX Buffers, Auto TX Buffers, On Board Buffer
Interfaces, PC INTERFACES
Typical values are: 370mA if powered from the USB (-5 V). 4.2W for single channel powered from the CAN bus.
Error Counters Reading
Error Frame Generation
Messages Per Second Receive
Messages Per Second Sending
Win XP, Win 7, Win Vista, Win 10, Win 8
-40 - 70 °C
Timestamp R (µ)
Kvaser Drivers for Windows
Windows drivers for all our CAN hardware. Please check the release notes for information on which Windows versions are supported. The package also contains a driver for a virtual CAN bus, for testing and evaluation when you don't have access to a physical CAN bus.
Kvaser DIADEM driver
This free driver for National Instrument's DIAdem supports all CAN hardware from Kvaser.
Development Kits and Tools
Kvaser CANlib SDK
Software development kit - everything you need to develop software for the Kvaser CAN and LIN interfaces. Libraries, header files, sample programs for e.g. C, C++, C#, Visual Basic and Delphi, documentation, and more. Note: you need to download and install the appropriate device drivers separately.
Kvaser LabView VI Library for CAN
Library for National Instrument's LabView. Version for all Kvaser CAN hardware.
The Canlib module is a Python wrapper for Kvaser CANlib SDK.
Kvaser Blackbird Configuration Tutorial (Part 1)
This tutorial demonstrates how to setup the Kvaser Blackbird wireless CAN interface. Includes configuration, security, and network connection.
Kvaser Blackbird Connect Tutorial (Part 2)
This tutorial describes how to connect a configured Kvaser Blackbird device to a computer.
Kvaser Blackbird v2
Kvaser BlackBird v2 is a powerful Wifi to CAN interface.
Christoph Hahn and Jose Avendano Arbelaez created a remote-control race car demo.
See what the Kvaser Blackbird v2 can do for you by clicking the following link to Kvaser’s YouTube channel. Kvaser’s first class support team has also created complementary videos showing how to setup the Kvaser Blackbird wireless CAN interface - visit BlackBird Configuration Tutorial (Part 1) - and how to connect a configured Kvaser Blackbird ... Read More
Kvaser announces the BlackBird v2 HS CAN 2.0 to WLAN interface. An upgrade to Kvaser’s original BlackBird CAN to WLAN interface, the BlackBird v2 incorporates a new radio chip that gives it up to 75% better range.
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