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Improved API in Python canlib v1.5

In version 1.5 of the Python wrapper, a lot of improvements were made. Two new libraries were wrapped; LINlib, which holds the LIN bus API, and kvaDbLib which contains the Database API (and there will be some blog on how to use those in the future). The biggest change was however under the hood were ... Read More

March 27, 2018 Magnus Carlsson
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Reading signals from log files

We have seen in earlier blog articles how to create a DBC database and how to use signals from the database while sending and receiving CAN traffic.1 This time we’ll take a look at how we can use the DBC database to show signals from logged data. Configure the logger In order to capture our ... Read More

February 22, 2018 Magnus Carlsson
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Send and receive database signals

This is the second post in a 2-part series about how to manage DBC databases using the Kvaser database library (kvadblib) and Python: Handling CAN databases in Python Send and receive database signals   In the first post we created a DBC database and took a peek inside to verify that we got what we ... Read More

February 15, 2018 Magnus Carlsson
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Handling CAN databases in Python

This is the first post in a 2-part series about how to manage DBC databases using the Kvaser database library (kvadblib) and Python: Handling CAN databases in Python Send and receive database signals With the release of CANlib SDK v5.22, the database library (kvaDbLib) has been overhauled and the Python canlib wrapper package (v1.5) have ... Read More

February 8, 2018 Magnus Carlsson
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Running Python wrapper on Linux

Today we take a look at how to setup and send a CAN message using Kvaser's new Python package canlib. For this example we use the Kvaser USBcan Pro 2xHS v2, but any Kvaser interface can be used. First step is to download and install Kvaser Linux Driver and SDK (the current version of CANlib is v5.18): $ ... Read More

October 3, 2016 Magnus Carlsson
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A more object oriented approach on accessing your Kvaser device from Python (3 of 3)

During testing, the focus is often on a specific device instead of the channel centered CANlib. This is now taken care of via the new Python module kvDevice.

April 14, 2015 Magnus Carlsson
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Using Python to connect to your remote device (2 of 3)

Last time I mentioned that kvrlib also has a Python wrapper included in the Kvaser CANlib SDK and I thought we could take a quick look at this as well. We will try some discovery and configuration…

April 8, 2015 Magnus Carlsson
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Accessing Kvaser CANlib from Python (1 of 3)

There have been Python wrappers for CANlib included in the Kvaser CANlib SDK for a while now, but recently they have gotten an overhaul and more libraries and functions are wrapped as we speak.

April 1, 2015 Magnus Carlsson
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