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PCI-2CAN

2 ports PCI to CAN adatper card
Vscom PCI-2CAN, a double CAN Bus adapter for PCI bus
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The VScom PCI-2CAN provides double CAN-BUS via a PCI addon card. A single PCI slot is used to place the card into, placing both standard DB9 CAN connectors to the computers case.

CAN bus is widely used in industrial applications as well as in automotive monitoring and control. The VScom PCI-2CAN can be used to monitor the data traffic in such installations, as well as sending control information.

Since hardware-based automatic flow control is implemented at the interface between the CAN controller and the PC, the data reliability is very high.

• The ASCII conversion protocol is useful in developing and testing any configuration. Users just open the serial port via a Terminal Program, and have a simple way to talk to the CAN controller. The same way they can also transmit and receive CAN frames.

• Applications programmed by users load the library (DLL), which transparently handles the ASCII conversion. Programmers handle only the CAN frames and status, they do not have to care about the ASCII conversion in their applications. This API is supported in C/C++, C#, VB.NET, Delphi and LabVIEW.

• PCI-2CAN also supports CANFestival, an Open Source CANopen Framework. CANopen is a CAN-based higher layer protocol that is used in various application fields, such as medical equipment, offroad vehicles, maritime electronics, railway applications or building automation. CANopen unburdens the developer from dealing with CAN-specific details such as bit-timing and implementation-specific functions. It provides standardized communication objects for real-time data, configuration data as well as network management data.

• CANHacker, a tool for analyzing and transmitting frames on the CAN BUS, is included in the product package.

• A set of Mapper DLLs simulates CAN hardware from other manufacturers. Users configure their system for those products or the PCI-2CAN adapter as a replacement. So existing software will use the PCI-2CAN without replacing the application or modifying it.

More information about CAN Bus Product line.

Keywords: CAN Bus automotive CAN 2.0A CAN 2.0B ISO 11898 CANopen CANFestival PCI

Double PCI adapter for PC
Features

  • Connects a PC to two separate CAN buses
  • Supports CAN 2.0A and CAN 2.0B
  • CAN High Speed up to 1 MBit/s
  • Remote Frame support, Listen only mode
  • Supports Windows 2000 to Server 2008 R2, CE
  • Supports Linux kernel 2.4.32+
  • Supports C/C++, C#, VB.NET, Delphi and LabVIEW
  • CANopen supported by CANFestival
  • Driver implements serial port for easy access
  • Library (DLL) for standard access
  • ASCII conversion protocol via serial portSupports
  • Supports Bosch Busmaster Debugging

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Specifications
CAN
  Channels
2 separate ports
  Speed
CAN High Speed (20kbit/s up to 1Mbit/s) for transmit/receive
  Signals
CAN_H, CAN_L, CAN_GND, CAN_V+, GND
  Controller
SJA1000 (Philips)
  Transceiver
TJA1050 (Philips)
  LED
CAN Activity (Data)
CAN Error
  Connector
DB9 male
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Hardware
  Bus
Universal PCI, 33 MHz
  Slot
Requires one slot only
  Driver
Emulated serial port, 3 Mbit/s
  Operating Systems
Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista
Linux kernel 2.4.32+
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Driver and software
  Library
Unified API for simple access on all Vscom CAN products
Supports Windows, CE, Linux (x86, x86-64, ARM) targets
Supports C/C++, C#, VB.NET, Delphi and LabVIEW
  Compatibility
Mapper DLLs can simulate software interfaces of CAN adapters from other manufacturers. At the moment some adapters made by PEAK-System are emulated.
  CANFestival
CANopen examples showing Master/slave communication
  Speed
CAN Speed selectable up to 1 Mbit/s
  Transfer
ASCII coding mode
  CAN Mode
Standard Mode : Normal operation on CAN Bus
Listen Mode : Passive receive of CAN Frames, neither ACK bits nor Error Frames are sent
Self Reception (Echo Mode) - For testing: Transmitted Frames are also received by the adapter
  Monitoring Tool
VScom PCI-2CAN is supported by Bosch BUSMASTER
VScom PCI-2CAN is supported by CANHacker
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Power and Environment
  Operating Temp.
0°C - 60°C
  Storage Temp.
-20°C - 85°C
  Weight
150g
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Approvals
  EMC
FCC Class A, CE Class A
  Environment
RoHS
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Ordering Information
  Art.No
423
  Product Name
PCI-2CAN
  Packing list
. PCI-2CAN
. English Documentation
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