ACT Standard

The Advanced Configuration Tool (ACT) is a powerful and easy to use PC software package for Windows. The tool is used to create configurations for the CANnector and FRC-EP devices. After having created such a configuration, it is downloaded to the device and being executed there standalone.

The tool is available in three different expansion stages, the “standard” variant is ideal for users who want to use the following functionality on the CANnector or FRC-EP series devices:

Logger, Gateway, UserCode, Visualization, Matlab & EtherCAT, RBS & Signalmanipulation

ACT Standard


  • Easy to use via Drag&Drop
  • Intuitive configuration concept
  • One tool for all use-cases and all FRC-EP and CANnector hardware devices
  • Extendable by own code
  • No coding required
  • USB license dongle usable on multiple PCs
  • Without dongle executed as ACT Freeware

Included functions/modules

Vehicle Editor
– Development tool
Gateway, including:
– FlexRay / CAN / CAN FD / LIN protocol support
– Analog / digital IO functionality
Signal / data logger
– Trigger
– Virtual buses
– Generic Ethernet – handling up to 16 “virtual CAN on Ethernet” buses / CAN@net
– EtherCAT extension for FRC-EP 190 and CANnector 
– FDX support
Signal visualization functionality / websockets
– DBC generator
– Status bus
– Functional model support (MATLAB/Simulink)*
*requires MATLAB/SIMULINK Coder
Residual bus simulation (RBS), including:
– Automatically generated RBS
– Networkmanagement
– RBS code generator
– XCPonEthernet support
– HIL signal manipulation support

Contents of delivery

  • Software as download from the webpage
  • Installation manual
  • USB dongle

Order numbers

1.12.0248.00001ACT Standard