For safe contactless data reading from J1708 (SAE J1587) data buses.

Supply voltage range: 10 – 50V
Cable length: 0.7m

Expedition time up to 4 weeks


1708Crocodile is connected to A and B wires of J1708 (SAE 1587) data bus without damaging wire insulation. 1708Crocodile reads data from J1708 bus without electrical contact with the wires. On the output 1708Crocodile reproduces the same signal as it was read in J1708 bus, e.g. no processing or alteration occurs.

Detailed product information: https://www.jv-technoton.com/products/contactless-readers/1708crocodile/


    • Output signal: J1708
    • Power supply voltage: 10-40V
    • Cable length: 0.7m
    • Connector: no (bare wires)

Options on request:

  • Nominal supply voltage: 5V
  • Cable length: up to 6m
  • Connector:  custom connector or pinout.


Additional information

Weight 0.5 kg
Dimensions 8 × 19 cm