CANopen DeviceExplorer

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The CANopen DeviceExplorer is a versatile tool for development, testing, diagnostics and service tasks. It provides CANopen master functionalities and allows the analysis and configuration of CANopen devices. Information about each CANopen device are read from the electronic data sheet of the device or they can be scanned directly from the device. By using standardized device configuration files (DCF) device configurations can be saved or imported. Additionally, data of entire CANopen networks can be stored in project files for fast access. The built-in scripting capability using JavaScript allows users to create their own test and control applications with only little effort.


  • CANopen master functionalities like NMT commands, Heartbeat, NodeGuarding, SDO client, PDO producer and consumer, SYNC producer, emergency consumer
  • Optional Layer Settings Service (LSS) master functionality
  • Saving and importing of device and network configuration
  • Firmware download according to CiA 302
  • Scripting PlugIn to create user specific test or service applications available
  • CAN FD support

PDO – configuration and visualizing

The CANopen DeviceExplorer supports the simple configuration of the the PDO mapping by drag&drop. PDOs can be sent, received and visualized with a single click. The SYNC message for sending of cycle PDOs can be sent once or cyclically for the purpose of tests or diagnosis.

PlugIn – extension modules

To meet different demands the CANopen DeviceExplorer can be extended by various PlugIns that support additional functionalities:

Following PlugIns are available:

  • Script PlugIn
  • Layer Setting Services (LSS) PlugIn
  • CANopen Interpreter PlugIn
  • EnergyBus PlugIn
  • J1939 Interpreter Plugin
  • Drive Control PlugIn

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