Third-Party CAN Devices

A number of FRC® vendors offer their own CAN peripherals. As CAN devices offer expansive feature-sets, vendor CAN devices require similarly expansive code libraries to operate. As a result, these libraries are not maintained as an official part of WPILib, but are instead maintained by the vendors themselves. For a guide to installing third-party libraries, see 3rd Party Libraries

A list of common third-party CAN devices from various vendors, along with links to corresponding external documentation, is provided below:

CTR Electronics

CTR Electronics (CTRE) offers several CAN peripherals with external libraries. General resources for all CTRE devices include:

CTRE Motor Controllers

CTRE Sensors

CTRE Other CAN Devices

REV Robotics

REV Robotics currently offers the SPARK MAX and SPARK Flex motor controllers which can be used for brushed and REV brushless (NEO, NEO 550, and NEO Vortex) motors.

REV Motor Controllers

Playing With Fusion

Playing With Fusion (PWF) offers the Venom integrated motor/controller as well as a Time-of-Flight distance sensor:

PWF Motor Controllers

PWF Sensors

Redux Robotics

Redux Robotics currently offers the Canandcoder CAN + PWM magnetic encoder and the Canandcolor CAN-enabled color sensor.

Redux Sensors