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CANopen for newcomers

In this seminar, you learn the basic principles of CANopen, as specified in CiA 301. Additionally you get an insight to the new CANopen FD protocol according to CiA 1301. The seminar enables you to select the right CANopen device for your applications, to integrate devices in a proper control application, or to design the intended CANopen device behavior. In addition, you are enabled to assess the possibilities and effort to introduce CANopen FD in your projects.


  • CANopen device architecture
  • CANopen service and protocols
  • CANopen device profiles
  • Additional CANopen functions (LSS, Safety, Gateways)
  • CANopen device- and applications profiles
  • Discussion (Questions & Answers)

Target groups

  • System integrators
  • Development engineers
  • Technical decision-makers

Required qualifications

Basic CAN knowledge


Without German VAT With German VAT
Non-members 300,00 EUR 357,00 EUR
Early-bird 275,00 EUR 327,25 EUR
CiA-members 225,00 EUR 267,65 EUR

We shall reserve the right to price changes and errors.

Quick overview

1-day seminar | 09:00-17:00

Dates & locations


  • CANopen device architecture
  • CANopen services and protocols
  • CANopen device profiles
  • Layer Setting Services (LSS)
  • Gateways

CANopen vendor-ID

The CANopen vendor-ID is part of the object 1018h and identifies the manufacturer of a CANopen device. All CANopen device manufacturers must implement the CANopen vendor-ID. The allocation of the CANopen vendor-ID is handled by CiA headquarters.

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