CAN Data Loggers in Heavy Haul Vehicles

Ranging from a very tiny bicycle to a substantial, heavy-duty truck, a datalogger successfully collects data from all. In such huge vehicles, they are called Invehicle black box data loggers, which uses j1939 and UDS diagnostics standards. They enable the user to access in-depth asset health and status information. Allowing clients to gather vital information for equipment on the move anywhere in the world.

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At Influx, for validation and fleet testing of heavy trucks or road trains, we offer our rebel loggers to save J1939 or UDS or OBD data from the ECU and other modules to our customers. OEMs log xcp/ccp data from ECU, TCU, After treatment unit and many more. This data is used to generate reports regarding the health of fleets of vehicles.

Streamlog is used here to get the data. Customers can plug in their existing reporting systems to streamlog databases to create dashboards provided. Instrumentation devices can measure the load and temperature data by connecting additional sensors and perform prognostic health monitoring.

In a real-time setup, Rebel-100 is used in overhaul trucks to collect data online. The logger acts as an integral part of the vehicle, just like an ECU, to gather data across the vehicular network.

Top benefits of using an in-vehicle data logger

Engineers in the testing and validation team within the automotive industry use data loggers for the following benefits:

Warranty claims- One of the vital challenges for OEM's is warranty claims. The Rebel-100 helps engineers post-process the data and analyse the faults.

Diagnostics-Sometimes solving an issue can be as hard as finding a needle in a haystack; a black box data logger would solve this issue. With our advanced functionality, such as trigger functions, engineers can now analyse the fault's pre and post.

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Drive Pattern analysis- There could be faults in the vehicle due to driving behaviour as well, and to pinpoint these driving behaviours, an in-vehicle data logger is a must. Rebel-100 allows the engineer to analyse whether the fault is due to system error or driver's behaviour.

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Fuel economy tests- Fuel economy tests are one of the most critical aspects of vehicle validation. It is directly relevant to the efficiency of the vehicle's engine and performance, and a data logger can assist the engineer in deriving it.

Working with Rebel 100:

1. Configuring Rebel 100:

With Influx's Dialog plus software, one can easily import files such as DBC, A2l, ODX, LDF, ROB and FIBEX and drag and drop them into the configuration with just a click of a button. All data loggers from Influx have minimal power requirements and can be configured via USB.

2. Installing a Rebel 100 on your vehicle:

A Rebel 100 data logger is so compact that it can be stashed under the dashboard, or if required, it can be mounted along with your vehicle ECU so that it's a part of the vehicle itself.

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3. Analysing your data:

With Influx's Dialog plus software, one can easily import files such as DBC, A2l, ODX, LDF, ROB and FIBEX and drag and drop them into the configuration with just a click of a button. All data loggers from Infux have minimal power requirements and can be configured via USB.

The Rebel data logger is also capable of uploading the data directly to the OEM server via streamlog. The data is encoded with Influx's bespoken code, making it secure and reliable. To get more assurance on this, please read through one of the case studies from Influx on Remote Data Logging for Heavy Haul vehicles.