The #1 WiFi CAN Bus, OBD2 & J1939 Analyzer: CAN Logger 3000

For a great intro, check out our video above!

Retrieving CAN bus data can be a hassle.

Difficult to reach places. Remote locations. A fleet of two hundred trucks.

Wouldn’t it be fantastic to easily retrieve your logged CAN data wirelessly via WiFi?

Now you can! The new CANLogger3000 lets you easily pull or push CAN data via WiFi - without ever disconnecting your logger.

This is not just an upgrade: It’s an entirely new product

With WiFi, you'll access a buffet of convenience, cool new features & new use cases!

  • Want to fetch CAN bus data remotely across the globe? No problem
  • Auto sync J1939 data from 50 trucks to an FTP server? Easy
  • Or just enjoy a vastly more convenient CAN logger? This is for you

The CANLogger3000 is plug-and-play, supports high-speed ISO-11898-2 CAN (e.g. J1939, OBD2, CANopen) and it's efficiently powered via the CAN bus. Further, it connects via router, PC, smartphone across multiple modes.

And the best part?

It costs only 399 EUR. With free software, support, 2-year warranty & international shipping!


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Excited? 

If so, check out this brief article where we break down:

  • How the wireless CANLogger3000 works
  • 5 reasons why you’ll want this CAN logger
  • How to buy

For a summary of key features and technical specs, check out the separate tabs!

Note: The following overview contains examples of applications based on user experiences. Some of these may require expertise related to the specific application, network etc. which is outside the scope of our free support.

Note: You can also check out our video above with a smooth voice over by Samuel Fleming!

HOW DOES THE WIRELESS CANLOGGER3000 WORK?

If you’re not already familiar with our CANLoggerX000 series and free software CANvas, we recommend you check them out!

So what makes the CANLogger3000 special?

It’s wireless.

No hocus pocus: Our newest logger "simply" works like a WiFi-enabled CANLogger2000.

Revolutionary innovation? No. 

But it’s a game changer in convenience and core features that our early users now find hard to live without! 

To explain how the CANLogger3000 works, let’s start with the two WiFi modes: Access Point (AP) and Station (STA).


Cloud Wireless CAN Bus OBD2 J1939 Logger Access Point Mode

1# ACCESS POINT MODE: The logger ships in AP mode, meaning that it will simply show up as a “hotspot” on your PC, phone or tablet. 

Just log on and access your data by entering a pre-specified link in your browser (e.g. “ID0001/”).

Example: You’re in the field with your iPad and wish to collect data from a hard-to-reach logger. You get in range, log on to the hotspot and download the log files you need - while the logger continues logging!

WiFi Vehicle Fleet J1939 Logger Station Mode

2# STATION MODE: The logger can easily be configured to auto-connect to an existing WiFi hotspot. Once connected, your data is accessible via any device on the network via your link & password. Note that a hotspot could be e.g. your local network router, a PC/phone/tablet built-in hotspot or mobile hotspots in trucks.

Pro Tip: If you want to access the logger outside your local network, this can be done if you are on the same VPN as the hotspot. Alternatively, you can easily set up port forwarding to turn your access link into an online website for easy global access - check out our quick guide here.

Example: You need to monitor CAN based equipment at a client site. By connecting your CANLogger3000 to their router with port forwarding, you can access log files anytime, anywhere - without bothering your client.



To illustrate how the STA mode and port forwarding works, check out our live CANLogger3000 web interface below!
Feel free to download a file and play around with it in CANvas to test the functionality.
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The above are useful to "pull" ad hoc specific files on a need basis.

But what if you want to get all data from e.g. 50 trucks daily?

This is where our “push” functionality comes in:


Push / Auto-Sync CAN Bus, J1939, OBD2 Data to FTP / Cloud Server

FTP PUSH: In both AP and STA mode, the logger can be set up to automatically push new log files to a FTP server. Once a log file has been uploaded, it is deleted from the SD card to free up space and avoid duplicate transfers.

Example: You need to collect J1939 data across 50 trucks on a daily basis. With the PUSH mode, the log files in a truck can be uploaded on-the-go via e.g. a mobile WiFi 4G celluar hotspot in the truck. Or, the data can be uploaded when the trucks return to the garage and loggers come within range of the local router. In both cases, the data can be automatically pushed to a single folder for easy processing at scale. For true automation, you can combine this FTP push feature with our new scheduled auto conversion in CANvas.

Note: FTP push feature is expected to release in November 2017.



5 REASONS WHY YOU MUST HAVE A CANLOGGER3000

Still unsure whether to get a CANLogger3000? Then check out our top 5 reasons why this is the best CAN analyzer out there!

1# SO CONVENIENT

Do you want more time for the fun stuff? With the CANLogger3000 you avoid the hassle of disconnecting your CAN logger to retrieve data. Completely. Is your logger in a difficult-to-reach location? Don’t fret! Just connect wirelessly and download the files via your PC, phone or tablet. Want to access the data from another location? Different country? Just leverage VPN access or easily set up port forwarding to access your data online.

2# RAPID DATA TRANSFER

With the CANLogger3000 you get wireless transfer speeds of up to 9 MB/s - up to 20x faster than the USB transfer of our 1000/2000 models. This lets you transfer 1 GB of data in ~5 minutes - or less time than it takes you to grab a cup of coffee!

3# GREAT FOR SCALE

Want to get data from across 50 trucks in a garage? Taking out CAN loggers 1-by-1 to transfer the data is simply not feasible. However, with WiFi you can auto-sync data to folders on a server when in range of a specific WiFi hotspot. Further, you can use our free CANvas software to load, DBC-convert and merge all the files for analysis. All in a few clicks!

4# STRONG WIFI & POWER SPECS

The CANLogger3000 comes in the usual small, robust enclosure without external antennas. Despite this, it boasts impressive WiFi specs: 16 GB SD card storage, wireless transfer speeds up to 70 Mbps (~9 MB/s), support for 802.11 b/g/n and security via WEP, WPA, WPA2 with password protection. Power consumption is only 1 watt when logging so you can leave it in your vehicle for months without draining the battery.

5# TRULY LOW COST

The price of a CANLogger3000 is only 399 EUR - including free software, support, 2-year warranty and international shipping! It’s more than the CANLogger1000/2000, yet still one of the cheapest CAN loggers on the market (incl. non-wireless loggers!). Further, most of our users find that the time saved using the 3000 pays back the added cost almost instantly.





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HOW TO BUY

We hope you’re as excited as we are for the CANLogger3000!

To purchase the logger simply go to our products page - with express shipping, you can get it within 1-3 days.
Our product page also contains CE, FCC and IC certifications.

If you wish to purchase larger batches, please contact us.

If you’re looking for practical guides on configuring and using the CANLogger3000, check out our GUIDES section.
Finally, if you want to be notified of new features, make sure you subscribe to our newsletter!

LEADING WIFI LOGGER

  • A 2-in-1 CAN analyzer: Wireless CAN logger and wired real-time CAN interface
  • Wireless transfer of log data via "Access Point" or "Station" modes (LAN standard 802.11 b/g/n)
  • Access data wirelessly via PC, laptop, tablet or phone - locally or online
  • WiFi security via WEP, WPA, WPA2 and customizable password
  • 16 GB SD card included for stand-alone CAN bus recording
  • Rapid wireless CAN data transfer up to 70 Mbps (~9 MB/s)
  • Real-time clock with battery backup for date & time stamping CAN data

SIMPLE TO USE

  • "Plug-and-log" right out of the box - incl. bit-rate auto-detection support 
  • Supports High Speed CAN (ISO-11898-2) to log e.g. J1939, CANopen, OBD2 
  • Supports 11-bit (CAN 2.0A) and 29-bit (CAN 2.0B) identifiers 
  • Compact and robust enclosure the size of a matchbox
  • Powered via USB or CAN bus (standard DB9 connector, with optional J1939 or OBD2 adaptor)
  • Low power usage (~1 watt in default logging mode) - no risk of battery drainage
  • Logger status easily visible via 3 external LEDs

FREE POWERFUL SOFTWARE

  • Free CANvas software for easy configuration, streaming & raw data conversion (*.DBC support)
  • User-friendly real-time CAN bus streaming via Wireshark - incl. live *.DBC or OBD2 conversion
  • Option to merge log files and down-sample converted CAN bus data for convenient post analysis
  • Built-in option to convert raw log files to PEAK or Vector CANalyzer formats
  • Advanced configurations incl. filters, transmitting, heartbeat, control signals, cyclic logging

OTHER

  • Designed in Denmark; Made in USA
  • CE, FCC, IC, RoHS certified
  • 2-year warranty
  • Free, high quality and fast technical support from our Danish team
  • Free firmware/software upgrades

GENERAL
Functionality Data logger and real-time CAN interface
LEDs Logger status via three externally visible LEDs
Firmware Supports free firmware updates for adding features
Software Free CANvas software for configuration, streaming & conversion
Safety CE, FCC, IC, RoHS certified
CAN BUS
Standard Compliant with physical layer standard ISO 11898-2
Identifiers Compliant with CAN specifications 2.0A (11-Bit ID) and 2.0B (29-Bit ID)
Bit Rate Bit rates up to 1 Mbps (manually configured or automatically detected)
Bit-rate auto-detection Yes
Protocol Support Protocol independent (i.e. able to log J1939, CANopen, OBD2, ...)
Filters Advanced message filtering on four configurable channels
Silent Mode Yes (does not affect CAN-bus transmission)
Fail-Safes The device does not terminate the CAN-bus internally
DATA LOGGING
SD Card 16 GB SD card (not replaceable in CANLogger3000)
Real-Time Clock Yes (CAN messages are time-stamped with 1ms resolution)
Control Signal Logging state (enabled/disabled) can be changed run-time using a CAN-bus control message
Heartbeat Signal Supports heartbeat signal to periodically indicate logger status
Cyclic Logging Supports cyclic logging mode (oldest log file is deleted when file system is full)
Down Sampling Channel specific message down-sampling to reduce frequency of logged messages
Transmit Transmit up to 20 customized CAN bus messages (e.g. for OBD2 queries)
File System Standard FAT file system
WIFI
Modes Access Point (AP) and Station (STA)
Transfer Modes Pull, Push
Wireless Transfer Speed Up to ~70 Mbps (~9 MB/s)
LAN Standard 802.11 b/g/n
Security WEP, WPA, WPA2 and customizable password
Antenna Internal
SUPPLY
Power via CAN-bus Power can be supplied from CAN-bus or from the USB
Via CAN bus Power supplied by the CAN bus (+7.0V to +36V DC)
Protection Reverse voltage protection on CAN-bus supply
Transient voltage pulse protection on CAN-bus supply
Power via USB Power supplied by USB (+5.0V DC)
Consumption The logger's CAN-bus power consumption is approximately 1 W
MECHANICAL
Enclosure Robust, small enclosure
Dimensions 66.7 x 42.7 x 23.5 mm (L x W x H)
Weight 45 grams
Connector Standard D-sub 9 (DB9) connector (OBD2, J1939 adaptor optional)
Temperature Operating temperature: -20degC to +80degC
Real-Time Clock Built-in real-time-clock with calendar and battery backup
Date and time information are added to log files
Battery backup with more than two years of battery capacity
IP Rating IP Rating 30

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