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What is the Best Software to Use with the Komodo CAN Solo Interface to Read Complete Data?
Rena Ayeras

Question from the Customer:

I am using the Komodo CAN Solo Interface with Komodo GUI Software to run a CAN module from a Linux host system. I am sending data through the General CAN Mode. My concern is when reviewing the data log 3 out of 8 bytes of data at the receiving end are masked.

For example, if I intend to send deadbeef55667788, the CAN analyzer detects EF 55 66 77 88 00 00 00 as shown below.

Example of Data Captured by Komod CAN Solo Interface

Is there something else I need to do with the software setup? I have chosen Auto-baudrate, which settled down at 500 kHz.

Response from Technical Support:

Thanks for your question!  The Komodo GUI Software is an easy to use application to access the active CAN functions of the Komodo CAN Solo Interface. However, for the results you desire for CAN analysis, we suggest using the Data Center Software instead.


How To Use the Data Center Software

After you’ve connected the analyzer to the software, we recommend setting the bitrate of your target system in the Analyzer Device Settings window as shown below. NOTE – the illustration displays using a Komodo DUO CAN Interface.


Data Center Software - Device Settings


Once you have set your bitrate, you’re ready to get started. Click Start Capture to begin a live stream of data from your CAN bus.

Insights about Using the Data Center Software with a Komodo Interface

For more information about using Data Center Software with the Komodo interface, please refer to our Komodo CAN Solo Interface Quick Start Guide.

We also have a video that shows capturing CAN data with the Komodo Interface and Data Center Software:


Additional resources that you may find helpful include the following:

We hope this answers your question. You can contact us and request a demo that applies to your application, as well as ask questions about the Komodo CAN interfaces and other Total Phase products.

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