CANopen for Network Integrators

A 1-day hands-on training class about the configuration, commission and maintenance of CANopen networks in accordance with CiA 447 documents "car add-on devices"

ESAcademy offer this efficient hands-on training class for CANopen Network Integrators.


For technicians and engineers who want to be able to handle all tasks associated with the commissioning of a CiA 447 CANopen network.


Time Day 1
8:30AM - 9:00AM Registration, welcome
9:00AM - 10:30AM Summary and review of basic CAN features.
Brief introduction to CANopen and it's key features.
Hands-on: introduction to the tools used in the class.
10:30AM - 10:45AM Break
10:45AM - 12:15PM Introduction to CANopen (CiA301)
Structuring the data (Object Dictionary)
Generic communication (SDO)
Process data communication (PDO)
Network management (NMT)
12:15PM - 1:15PM Lunch
1:15PM - 2:45PM Hands-on: Layer Setting Services (LSS) with LSS FastScan node ID assignment and other master/manager functionalities
Hands-on: Device profile generic I/O (CiA401)
Hands-on: Application profile Car Add-On Devices (CiA447)
2:45PM - 3:00PM Break
3:00PM - 4:00PM Hands-on: Configuration, analysis and test
4:00PM - 4:30PM Summary and outlook.
Questions and answers.


General CAN knowledge is beneficial for this class, but not required.

Hands-On setup

The software package used for this class is the CANopen Magic Ultimate. This software simulates entire CANopen networks within a PC. Networks can be simulated based on a variety of CANopen I/O nodes following various device profiles.  Each workstation is shared by two students. Students immediately review each other ensuring that the class progress is not hindered by typographical errors.


This class does not include a certification test. However, it prepares all students to take the “CANopen Network Administrator Certification Test” offered by ESAcademy. An extra certification fee applies when requesting the certificate.


All training material is in English language. Classes are conducted in English or German, depending on participants.


The pricing is location dependent. Multiple student or early sign-up (more than 4 weeks before the event) discounts are available upon request.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be made 2 weeks prior to the event, otherwise tuition is non-refundable. A 15% rescheduling fee applies, if student needs to reschedule within 2 weeks prior to the event.