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FMCSA Compliant Electronic Logging Device (ELD) Supports SAE J1939 And SAE J1708 Diagnostic Ports

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Garmin eLog, Compliant Electronic Logging Device 1(ELD), No-Subscription Fees, FMCSA Compliant, Supports 9-pin J1939 and 6-pin J1708 Diagnostic Ports

The Garmin eLog compliant ELD (FMCSA-registered electronic logging device) is a simple solution to meet HOS recording compliance with the FMCSA ELD mandate. There are no subscription fees or continuing costs.

This easy-to-install stand-alone device maintains both 9-pin SAE J1939 and 6-pin SAE J1708 diagnostic ports, so — right out of the box — it is ready to fit nearly any semi-truck. You plug in the Garmin eLog device, download the free Garmin eLog app, and you are prepared to go.

Note: Garmin eLog is not compatible with vehicles using the OBD2 protocol (SAE J1979). Volvo Trucks with a Volvo engine which have a 16-pin SAE J1962 configuration will require a 16-pin to 9-pin adapter cable, sold separately.


  • Compliance Solution for Hours of Service (HOS) recording complies with FMCSA ELD mandate
  • Supports 9-pin J1939 and 6-pin J1708 diagnostic ports; Not compatible with vehicles using OBD-II protocol (SAE J1979);Vehicles with Volvo engine and 16-pin J1962 require separate cable, not included
  • Stores ELD records securely on your compatible smartphone, accessible for inspection via the device’s USB port or via FMCSA Web Services over Bluetooth
  • Requires download of the free Garmin eLog app to your compatible GPS and Bluetooth-enabled smartphone or tablet (sold separately) to complete your compliance solution

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SAE J1939 to Bluetooth Gateway With 9-Pin Deutsch Connection Cable

SAE J1939 to Bluetooth Gateway With 9-Pin Deutsch Connection Cable

The jCOM.J1939.BT gateway is a high-performance, low-latency, wireless vehicle network adapter for SAE J1939 applications. It allows any host device with a Bluetooth COM port to monitor SAE J1939 data traffic and communicate with the SAE J1939 vehicle network. An SAE J1939 cable, suited for a 9-pin Deutsch connection, is included with the gateway.

The gateway supports the full SAE J1939 protocol according to J1939/81 Network Management (Address Claiming) and J1939/21 Transport Protocol (TP). It is also supported by an extensive programming interface for Windows and Linux/Ubuntu applications, including full C/C++/C# source code for short time-to-market developments.

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