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Interface to Intrepid Control Systems neoVI API range of devices via python-ics wrapper on Windows.


This neoVI interface requires the installation of the ICS neoVI DLL and python-ics package.


An example can.ini file for windows 7:

interface = neovi
channel = 1


class can.interfaces.ics_neovi.NeoViBus(channel, can_filters=None, **kwargs)[source]

The CAN Bus implemented for the python_ics interface

  • channel (int or str or list(int) or list(str)) – The channel ids to create this bus with. Can also be a single integer, netid name or a comma separated string.

  • can_filters (list) – See can.BusABC.set_filters() for details.

  • receive_own_messages (bool) – If transmitted messages should also be received by this bus.

  • use_system_timestamp (bool) – Use system timestamp for can messages instead of the hardware time stamp

  • serial (str) – Serial to connect (optional, will use the first found if not supplied)

  • bitrate (int) – Channel bitrate in bit/s. (optional, will enable the auto bitrate feature if not supplied)

  • fd (bool) – If CAN-FD frames should be supported.

  • data_bitrate (int) – Which bitrate to use for data phase in CAN FD. Defaults to arbitration bitrate.

  • override_library_name – Absolute path or relative path to the library including filename.