We have received a number of queries from customers wanting to know what they need to purchase in order to interface with CAN.
Here is a basic overview of what you may need – please feel free to send us any comments or updates.
All the systems will need an OBD-II to DB9 cable. In addition to this cable check the sections below to determine the additional hardware.
Connecting with Arduino with a Shield
If you use an Arduino then you should get the CAN-BUS Shield.
Connect with Arduino with FTDI
This requires a few additional product starting with the OBD-II UART.