Product Comparison

USB Interfaces

  • Ixxat simplyCAN
  • USB-to-CAN V2
  • USB-to-CAN FD
simplyCAN
Ixxat simplyCAN
USB-to-CAN compact
USB-to-CAN V2
USB-to-CAN FD
USB-to-CAN FD
Programming interface

Simple, 1 USB-to-CAN adapter can exchange data with exactly 1 application.

Comprehensive, with many possibilities to support various requirements of the application and the message exchange – multiple interfaces in one application, multiple applications use one interface.

Special API for demanding applications.

Comprehensive, with many possibilities to support various requirements of the application and the message exchange – multiple interfaces in one application, multiple applications use one interface.

Special API for demanding applications.

CAN FD support.

Additional APIs
C#, Python
.NET, Java, Labview, …
.NET, Java, Labview, …
Operating systems

Windows, Linux

Same API for Windows and Linux

Windows, Linux, Real-time OS, …

VCI/ECI/Socket-Interface

Windows, Linux, Real-time OS, …

VCI/ECI/Socket-Interface

Galvanic isolation

Applications Diagnosis, configuration, commissioning Control applications, real-time applications, diagnosis, configuration, commissioning
Control applications, real-time applications, diagnosis, configuration, commissioning
Protocol support CAN High-Speed

CAN High speed

CAN Low speed

LIN

CAN High speed

CAN Low speed

LIN

CAN FD

Bitrates CiA standard bitrates
Any bitrate (10 kbps - 1 Mbps)

Any bitrate (10 kbps - 1 Mbps)

CAN FD up to 10 Mbps

User-defined bitrates no
Maximum Bus Load 50 - 60 %
100 %
100 %
Interfaces CAN 1 x Sub-D9, CiA standard pinning

Depending on product version:

1 and 2 x Sub-D9, CiA standard pinning

RJ45 (with Sub-D9-Adapter)

Depending on product version:

1 and 2 x Sub-D9, CiA standard pinning

RJ45 (with Sub-D9-Adapter)

Interfaces USB USB 1.1 Full Speed (12 Mbps)
USB 2.0 Hi-Speed (480 Mbps)
USB 2.0 Hi-Speed (480 Mbps)
Design Case
Case / Embedded / Plugin
Case / Embedded
Additional software Free bus monitor software for Windows and Linux
Free bus monitor software
canAnalyser mini for Windows
Free bus monitor software
canAnalyser mini for Windows
Special features No driver installation necessary, 
"Plug & Play" for Windows 10 and Linux.

API also supports all other HMS CAN / CAN FD interfaces.

Setting of any CAN bit rate is supported.

API also supports all other HMS CAN / CAN FD interfaces.

Setting of any CAN bit rate is supported.