CANtact Pro

An open source tool for talking to Controller Area Network (CAN) devices and hacking cars

Jan 12, 2021

Pre-order Status and USB Cables

We wanted to give you a quick update on the status of CANtact Pro orders - what is fully shipped, partially shipped, and still pending. Read the full update.

Oct 22, 2020

Production Update

Hey CANtact Pro Backers! Some bad news, our production has been delayed. This was due to a combination of a few factors, and we're sorry that it's taking longer than expected to get your CANtacts built. However, we do have some good news! While waiting for parts to arrive, we've put together a modified Linux driver for CANtact Pro that supports SocketCAN. Read the full update.

Aug 24, 2020

Documentation, Design Files, and Open Source Hardware

This week's update will briefly go over the documentation design files for CANtact Pro. Read the full update.

Aug 12, 2020

CANtact and Python

In this week's update, we'll be talking about writing code for CANtact using Python. Python is a very popular scripting language in information security and automotive security. Because of its popularity, a wide range of CAN tools written in Python, and many supporting libraries exist. Read the full update.

Aug 07, 2020


Need a CAN tool on Windows? BUSMASTER is an open source tool for analyzing and simulating CAN networks. Our BUSMASTER fork adds support for CANtact. This supports the new CANtact Pro of course, but also works with existing CANtact devices and clones. Read the full update.

Aug 05, 2020

Ask Me Anything (AMA) on Crowd Supply's Discord

Join us for the CANtact Pro AMA (Ask Me Anything) Event on the Crowd Supply community Discord today, Wednesday August 5th at 1PM PST. Read the full update.

Jul 31, 2020

CANtact Pro & SocketCAN

Hi, and thanks for checking out CANtact Pro! In the first update, we're going to be looking at how to use the CANtact Pro on Linux with SocketCAN. This provides access to a wide range of open-source tools. We'll get to Windows and macOS support in future updates. Read the full update.

Jul 22, 2020

Campaign is Live!

The CANTact Pro campaign is now live! CANtact Pro is an open-source USB to Controller Area Network (CAN) device. This allows you to connect a computer to anything that talks CAN. CAN is used in a wide range of embedded systems including vehicles, robots, industrial control systems, and avionics. Read the full update.

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