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The SAE J1939 standard (Serial Control and Communications Heavy Duity Vehicle Network) has originally been designed by SAE International to be used in heavy duty vehicles. In the meantime, the protocol has been is widely used also in agricultural machinery, rail vehicles and sea vessels and in a wide range of diesel-driven machinery.

The target group of the J1939 intesive workshop is software designers who are looking for a quick start into handling the communications profile or would like to gain insight to the J1939 protocol stack.


  • Overview of J1939 specifications
  • Contrast ISO bus and NMEA2000
  • Physical layer (J1939-1x)
  • Data link layer & protocols (J1939-21)
  • Parameter groups (PG)
  • Application layer (J1939-71)
  • Diagnosis (J1939-73)
  • Network management (J1939-81)
  • System design
  • Analysis and trouble shooting
  • Sample applications

Education and training

Microcontrol trainer in front of whiteboard

We offer trainings as presence workshops in the MicroControl training center, in-house workshops at your location or as online seminars.

Individual training courses

We would be pleased to arrange individual in-house trainings for your company, tailored to your specific requirements and level of knowledge.


Seminar agenda J1939
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Webinar agenda J1939
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