Kvaser BlackBird v2

EAN: 73-30130-00671-3
Price: USD 1,056.00

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. 

Major Features

  • 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.

    For configuration instructions, see User Guide, or reference the Developer Blog article, "How to connect multiple Kvaser BlackBirds".

Warranty

  • 2-Year Warranty. See our General Conditions and Policies for details.

Support

  • Free Technical Support on all products available by contacting support@kvaser.com.

Software

  • 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.

Bitrate

40-1000 kbps

Categories

Interfaces, PC INTERFACES

Certificates

CE, RoHS

Channels

1

Connectors

DSUB 9

Current Consumption

Typical values are: 370mA if powered from the USB (-5 V). 4.2W for single channel powered from the CAN bus.

Error Counters Reading

Yes

Error Frame Generation

Yes

Galvanic Isolation

Yes

Height

20 mm

Interfaces

WiFi

Length

170 mm

Material

Aluminium

Messages Per Second Receive

15000 mps

Messages Per Second Sending

15000 mps

OS

Win XP, Win 7, Win Vista, Win 10, Win 8

Silent mode

Yes

Sound

No

Temp range

-40 - 70 °C

Timestamp R (µ)

25 µs

Weight

200 g

Firmware

Kvaser Firmware Update Tool

Firmware Update tool for most Kvaser devices.

Version V4.19.998 Download
Driver

Kvaser Linux Drivers and SDK

Linux drivers and SDK for most Kvaser devices.

Version V5.30.995 Download

Kvaser DIADEM driver

This free driver for National Instrument's DIAdem supports all CAN hardware from Kvaser.

Version V4.1.0 Download

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.

Version V5.30.995 Download
Development Kits and Tools

Python module

The Canlib module is a Python wrapper for Kvaser CANlib SDK.

Version V1.12.251 Download

Kvaser LabView VI Library for CAN

Library for National Instrument's LabView. Version for all Kvaser CAN hardware.

Version V19.3.0 Download

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.

Version V5.30.995 Download
Documentation

Kvaser REST API Specification

Specification of the Kvaser REST API.

Version V2.1.191008 Download

Kvaser BlackBird v2 User's Guide

User's Guide for Blackbird v2

Version V7.1.191008 Download

Kvaser Remote Device Configuration XML Format

Description of the XML configuration format for Kvaser Remote devices.

Version V4.9.191008 Download

Kvaser BlackBird Getting Started Guide

Kvaser BlackBird Getting Started Guide

Version V11.1.191008 Download
Other

Kvaser CANKing

A free of charge, general-purpose CAN bus monitor. It works with all CAN interfaces from Kvaser and also with the virtual CAN bus.

Version V6.13.862 Download
Images

Videos

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.

REST API

REST API

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