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avra

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Re: CAN-BUS SocketCAN
« Reply #150 on: November 24, 2021, 08:49:50 am »
I'm in the middle of making a T-cable to tap into a live system, which needs a couple of moderately-expensive connectors
There are contactless crocodile clips which can be used if you only need to spy data without sending anything (like just spying J1939):
https://copperhilltech.com/cancrocodile-contactless-can-bus-j1708-reader/

or tap into cable system without connectors using intrusive T splitters:
https://www.aliexpress.com/item/4001147302536.html

You might also use thin needles hack to tap into the system without a need for an expensive connector.

Of course, nothing like a real thing. But these days receiving products from online ordering can take forever.
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Re: CAN-BUS SocketCAN
« Reply #151 on: November 24, 2021, 09:11:11 am »
I've got the connectors, just need steel myself for the crimping... it's a one-time assembly with environmental seals etc.

£20 for a pair isn't too bad, considering. But in principle it should be possible to have a stock of "close enough" pins and receptacles and 3D-print the housings on demand.

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