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CAN Bus Monitoring & Analysis

The emtas CANinterpreter is a versatile CAN Analyzer PC software tool for monitoring and recording of data traffic in CAN networks and its analysis according to proprietary or standardized higher-layer protocols. It is used in conjunction with a supported PC CAN bus adapter or Interface.

Product Features

  • Online monitoring of bus traffic
  • Interpretation of CAN data according to user’s specifications
  • Recording of CAN messages
  • Flexible CAN-ID specific filtering
  • Single or cyclic sending of CAN messages/sequences
  • Extension of functions by PlugIns

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CANopen Device Monitor

Plugins to Extend Functionality

CANinterpreter functionality is optionally extended with the use of available PlugIns, which can also be developed and provided to address customer specific requirements. Examples of use include utilization as service tool or as diagnostic tool for devices or plants.


QtScript/JavaScript based scripting, extended with CAN and CANopen specific commands. By means of the plugIn it is possible to create user interfaces for example for test- or control applications. They are designed with a free UI designer.

CANopen Interpretation

Interprets all CAN messages according to the CANopen specification. For example, instead of “40 17 10 00” the content is interpreted as a SDO read access to the Heartbeat producer object(0x1017). The traffic can be filtered by CANopen service and node-ID and also the contains of PDOs can be displayed according to their mapping.

Need more extensive CANopen Master capabilities? CANinterpreter functionality is included in the CANopen DeviceExplorer


Monitors the data traffic of EnergyBus networks and displays the state and process data of all EnergyBus components.

System requirements

  • Microsoft Windows XP/SP3, VistaSP2, Windows7, 8
  • Diverse Linux-variants (tested with Ubuntu 11.10, OpenSuse)
  • Supported CAN-Interface

Supported PC CAN Bus Adapters & Interfaces

  • CPC-PCIe PCI Express CAN Bus interface (Windows & Linux Supported)
  • CPC-USB USB CAN Bus interface (Windows & Linux Supported)
  • CPC-USB/embedded USB Can Bus interface (Windows & Linux Supported)
  • EtherCAN CI-ARM9 Ethernet to CAN Bus gateway (Windows Supported)

Scope of delivery/Licensing

  • CANopen DeviceExplorer software for download
  • Single-user-license