LeisureCAN

The open source CAN-Bus network for leisure vehicles

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christian [Overview]
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christian [What is a CAN Bus?]
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 LeisureCAN is a CAN-Bus system designed for the leisure vehicle industry - campervans, boats, caravans, ... LeisureCAN is a CAN-Bus system designed for the leisure vehicle industry - campervans, boats, caravans, ...
  
-It allows manufacturers to control all electrical and electronical components of the leisure side of the vehicle through a single CAN Bus. Any component can be switched from anywhere on the bus system, and any measurement taken can be displayed or used anywhere on the bus.+It allows manufacturers and owners to control all electrical and electronic components of the leisure side of the vehicle through a single CAN Bus. Any component can be switched from anywhere on the bus system, and any measurement taken can be displayed or used anywhere on the bus.
  
 ===== What is a CAN Bus? ===== ===== What is a CAN Bus? =====
-CAN (Control Area Network) technology was designed for the automotive industry in the 1990s. Nowadays, pretty much every new car has a CAN bus system that controls the engine, temperature, lights, indicators, etc. through a single bus system. They are very reliable (if electronics fail, it's usually not the bus itself, but individual components), and have been manufactured in the millions. That means the individual components are cheap, ubiquitous and reliable.+CAN (Controller Area Network) technology was designed for the automotive industry in the 1990s. Nowadays, pretty much every new car has a CAN bus system that controls the engine, temperature, lights, indicators, etc. through a single bus system. They are very reliable (if electronics fail, it's usually not the bus itself, but individual components), and have been manufactured in the millions. That means the individual components are cheap, ubiquitous and reliable.
  
 ===== LeisureCAN functionality ===== ===== LeisureCAN functionality =====
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