PCAN-Explorer 6 : J1939 Add-in 6

Optional Function Upgrade for the PCAN-Explorer

PCAN-Explorer 6 : J1939 Add-in 6

PCAN-Explorer 6: J1939 Add-in 6



The SAE J1939 network protocol describes communication on a CAN bus in utility vehicles for the transmission of diagnostics data and control information. It contains a complete network definition using 29-bit CAN IDs (CAN 2.0B Extended Frame).

The J1939 Add-in for PCAN-Explorer supports all definitions established by the standard’s parameter groups and provides a simple means of accessing the parameters. A database with all the definitions and parameters contained is also supplied.


Note: The database may only be used with the PCAN-Explorer and J1939 Add-in.

System Requirements:

  • PCAN-Explorer 6
  • Windows 11, 10, 8.1 (32/64-bit)
  • At least 2 GB RAM and 1.5 GHz CPU
  • Free USB port for installation stick and copy protection dongle


  • Support for all functions of the SAE J1939 network protocol
  • SAE J1939 database with all the definitions and parameters (revision July 2020)
  • CAN messages can be sent in broadcast form or targeted to individual control units (ECUs)
  • Addressing of up to 254 ECUs
  • Supports multi-packet messages

Scope of Supply

  • Installations files for J1939 Add-in
  • Single computer license or portable license with USB copy protection dongle
  • Documentation in HTML help format

Note: Software delivery on USB stick. Alternative installation media or download on request.