I am a starter with CANopen bus system. I am looking to sniff into the CANOpen Bus, read the data onto the laptop and process the data to display it graphically.
I am confused with the various products. Initially I thought that PCAN-USB would be a good choice. It comes with PCAN_View and PCAN-Basic API. But after looking into PCAN_Router which could be programmed to filter the data, I am confused.
Can someone please help me out?
My task is to read the CANOpen Bus which runs from a microcontroller to a motor controller and display the rpm, current etc over time as a graphical representation on the laptop.
Kindly suggest me which one would be ideal for my task.
Thanks in advance.
for your application, PCAN-USB and PCANBasic API will be the right choice. The PCAN-Router don´t offer a PC interface, so the PCAN-Router is a helpfull tool when you have to do a filtering or CAN baudrate switch or data manipulation without having a PC running all the time.