The SparkFun CAN-BUS Shield provides your Arduino or Redboard with CAN-BUS capabilities. The shield allows you to poll the ECU for information including coolant temperature, throttle position, vehicle speed, error codes, engine rpms, and a whole lot more!
CANbus (Controller Area Network bus) is a communication protocol and data transfer standard used in the automotive industry for in-vehicle networks. It was originally developed to provide a robust, reliable and cost-effective way to allow electronic devices, such as engine control units, ABS brakes, airbags and other systems within a vehicle to communicate with each other.
The SparkFun CAN-BUS shield is designed to give your Arduino project access to this network. The shield allows you to poll the ECU for information including coolant temperature, throttle position, vehicle speed, error codes, engine rpms, and a whole lot more!
The board uses the Microchip MCP2515 CAN controller with the MCP2551 CAN transceiver along with several other accessories including a microSD card holder, joystick, serial LCD connector and connector for an EM506 GPS module.
CAN connectivity is provided by way of the standard DB-9 connector. This can be used in conjunction with our OBD-II Cable to connect to connect directly to the diagnostics port on most vehicles.
Note: A cable is not included with this shield.
- CAN v2.0B up to 1 Mb/s
- Standard and extended data and remote frames
- Socket for EM506 GPS module
- Connector for serial LCD
- Joystick control menu navigation control
- Micro SD card holder
- Reset button
- High speed SPI Interface (10 MHz)
- CAN connection via standard 9-way sub-D connector
- Power can supply to Arduino by sub-D via resettable fuse and reverse polarity protection.
- Two LED indicator
- 1 x CAN-BUS Shield
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TutorialProduct Tutorial: https://learn.sparkfun.com/tutorials/can-bus-shield-hookup-guide
This product has a 30 Day Warranty from the date of delivery. The item must not be modified, abused, incorrectly hooked up, or used for purposes outside the original scope of design.
This product is returnable Within 14 Days of delivery for a store credit. Item must be unopened, unused, and in re-saleable condition.
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