1. Device Overview

The IOSiX GPS/CAN Datalogger supports high-speed data acquisition from vehicle data buses.  The device is fully configurable as to what data is recorded and at what rates.  There is also a streaming mode for live vehicle communication (contact IOSiX for details).  A development API is also available, enabling customers to deploy custom code to the device firmware (contact IOSiX for details).  IOSiX can also supply custom firmware development for customers at reasonable rates. 

2. Hardware Specifications 

Vehicle protocols

  • 2 dual-wire CAN bus


  • WiFi 802.11bgn radio
    • SoftAP and infrastructure capability
    • Internal antenna
  • GPS receiver
    • Internal antenna


  • 3-axis MEMS accelerometer
  • Temperature sensor
  • Real-time clock with backup battery
    • GPS units have rechargeable battery
    • Otherwise silver oxide primary battery is used
  • 3 single-ended analog inputs, 0-36V


  • Mini-B USB port on device
  • CDC class


  • microSD slot supporting up to 32GB


  • 4V to 30V operating range
  • -30V to 100V input protection
  • 30kV ESD protection on all external pins
  • <100uA sleep current consumption