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BionX I2C upgraded to CanBus, explanation

BionX has upgraded their communication language and a few other minor things. The main advantages are that the CanBus now has no limitation on cable length and the Sin drive allows for smooth (non-vibrating generation).
BionX electric kits shipped before May 2009 are most likely I2C, electric drive systems shipped after that are called CanBus.

2009 systems are called the SIN-CAMBUS system. (CanBus - Wiki) This is the new way for all components speak to one another. The short term is known as "CAN".

When order you need to be aware of which BionX system you have. If a 12C is used with the CAN system will not work or damage a component and vise versa.
The pre-2009 (I2C) electric motor systems can be identified by either the battery, motor or console. All other components are interchangeable.
The way to tell the difference between the two systems is the serial number on one of the following components:

BATTERY:
If the 4 digit prefix for your battery begins with a 1 then you need to order the components that are compatible with 12C, all pre-2009 systems. If the 4 digit prefix for your battery or begins with a 2 or a 3 then you have a CanBus system and need to buy components that are compatible with CAN. (Example: 1511-12C, 2300- CANBUS, 3905 - CANBUS)

MOTOR:
If the 4 digit prefix for your motor begins with a 1 then you need to buy the components that are compatible with 12C, all pre-2009 systems. If the 4 digit prefix for your motor begins with a 2 then you have a CANBUS system and need to buy components that are compatible with CAN. (Example: 1503-12C, 2288-CAN)

CONSOLE/Dashboard:
For the console the way to tell the difference is if your console?s 4 digit prefix is 2005 or 2040 then you have a 12C system. If your console?s 4 digit prefix is 2332 then you have a CAN system.

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