Sending CAN Messages From Komodo CAN Duo Interface Channel and Monitoring It With The Other Channel Using Komodo GUI and Data Center

Did you know that with the Komodo CAN Duo Interface you can record activity on the bus and export the trace in a format that allows you to edit and make modifications? Once you've done that, you can replay the modified data to simulate changes to your system. I wanted to make sure you were aware of this unique feature of our CAN tool. This feature is specific to the Komodo CAN Duo Interface, as it is a two-channel device.

 
Figure 1: Komodo CAN Duo Interface Channel

To use this feature, connect your Komodo CAN Duo Interface to your CAN system and to your analysis PC.  Launch both the Data Center Software and the Komodo GUI Software.  Connect to the device in both pieces of software.  Due to the dual channels on the Komodo interface, it is able to connect to both the Komodo GUI and Data Center Software simultaneously.

In the Data Center Software, start the capture. Next, in the Komodo GUI, configure the data that you want to send in Active CAN Mode. If you are using our CAN/I2C Activity Board, connect to the Activity Board mode and hit Play.

 Komodo CAN Interface GUI Software Panel
Figure 2: Komodo GUI Interactive Panel

As data is sent across the CAN bus via the Komodo GUI, the Data Center Software is passively monitoring and capturing all of the CAN data.

Once you have collected the information that you want to replay, hit Stop in both pieces of software. In the Data Center Software, export the data to a Komodo GUI Batch File (.kba). This creates an editable file that you change modify and load into the Komodo GUI Software via Batch Mode to replay data on the system. This allows you to simulate changes on your system.

For more details and complete instructions, please refer to our knowledge base article Sending CAN Messages From Komodo Duo Interface Channel and Monitoring It With The Other Channel Using Komodo GUI and Data Center.

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