How do I determine whether the J2K100 is compatible with my Caterpillar engines?
Most Caterpillar engines may have J1939 on production years 1996 and beyond. A person who installs a J2K100 must do a visual assessment of the existing J1939 engine connections or contact a Caterpillar representative for guidence.
Here are some easy methods to help you determine if the J2K100 can bridge your Caterpillar engine to a NMEA2000 netwrok:
Figure A (MPD Display)
For the following connector shown in Figure C , Caterpillar engines offer a diagnostic connection J1939 connections for pins "C" CAN+(High) and "D" CAN-(Low)
Note: "G" and "H" for industrial connections have a Keyed "A" pin shown in figure C:
Classic Caterpillar Helm EMS system. Image of Helm shows no J1939 option at location of vessel:
Classic Engine Room Panel (no J1939 available):
Connector Pinouts for Caterpillar's diagnostic connector are provided in article attachments below labeled " cat_pinouts.jpg"
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