CAN interface series for USB

As module and plug-in variants with support of CAN (HS/LS), CAN FD and LIN.

USB-to-CAN V2

Active USB interface

2 x CAN (High-/Low-Speed), LIN

With up to two CAN High Speed channels, one CAN Low Speed channel, and a LIN channel, depending on the device variant, a wide variety of applications can be addressed by the USB-to-CAN V2 – in both the industrial and the automotive sectors.

USB-to-CAN V2 compact

Features and benefits

  • Cost-effective and extremely versatile
  • Common driver interface for easy exchange of the PC interface type
  • For industrial and automotive applications
  • Galvanic isolation optional

 

Variants

The USB-to-CAN V2 is available in different variants. In the USB-to-CAN V2 compact variant, the CAN connection is implemented as a D-SUB 9 plug or alternatively as an RJ45 connector. For devices with two CAN interfaces, these are implemented as RJ45 connectors. Adapter cables to sub-D9 plugs are included with the devices. 
The IXXAT USB-to-CAN V2 embedded is designed without a housing, with or without a slot board and adapted USB cable for installation into a computer.
Additional options include galvanically isolated CAN interfaces, bulk variants, and support for ISO 11898-3 low-speed CAN and LIN.

 

Compact D-SUB 9 Version
Compact RJ45 Version Professional Version Automotive Version Embedded Version
Compact
D-SUB 9

Compact
RJ45
Professional
Automotive Embedded

 

LIN (automotive variant)

LIN communications are supported in either LIN master or LIN slave mode. As LIN slave, the interface responds automatically to master requests it receives. The response data is updated through the PC API using a buffer. In master mode, the master calls are processed by the PC application. Incoming LIN messages are forwarded to the application with a timestamp, master request, response, and status information.

 

Comparison of the different USB-CAN interfaces

HMS offers under the Ixxat brand different USB interfaces for CAN. Besides a one or two channel version and the support of CAN FD and LIN, also an embedded variant for implementation into customer devices is offered. An overview and comparison of the available USB interfaces can be found on the following page:

Comparison of the Ixxat USB-CAN interfaces

High performance

By using powerful hardware and connecting over USB 2.0 Hi-Speed (480 MBit/sec), the USB-to-CAN V2 interfaces achieve very high data throughput with minimum latency and low power consumption. This allows them to provide the reliable, loss-free transmission and receipt of messages in CAN networks at high transmission rates and bus load. The messages are also timestamped and can be filtered and buffered directly in the USB-to-CAN V2.

Due to its extremely interesting price and compact size, the USB-to-CAN V2 interface is ideal for use in series products and in combination with the canAnalyser for development, service, and maintenance tasks.

Its newly developed, rugged housing permits easy customer-specific adaptation (custom design / brand labeling).

Technical specifications

PC bus interface USB 2.0, Hi-Speed
Microcontroller 32 bit
CAN controller Internal; CAN 2.0 A/B
CAN baudrates 10 kBit/s ... 1 Mbit/s
CAN high-speed transceiver TI SN65HVD251D
CAN low-speed transceiver (1) TJA1055T
LIN transceiver (1) TJA1020
LIN protocol (1) V1.3 and V2.0
LIN baudrate (1) max. 20 kBaud
Galvanic isolation optional, 1 kV, 1 sec.
Power supply 5 V, max. 500 mA via USB port
Temperature range -20°C ... 70°C
Fieldbus connection according to CiA 303-1
Certification CE, EN 55022:2010, EN61000-6-1:2007

 
(1) only available in USB-to-CAN V2 automotive

Contents of delivery

  • USB-to-CAN V2 interface in the compact, embedded, professional, or automotive variant
  • 2 x RJ45 to Sub-D9 adapter cable (only USB-to-CAN V2 professional/automotive)
  • Manual
  • CAN driver VCI for Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10
  • Simple "canAnalyser Mini" CAN bus monitor

Order numbers / variants

Variants /
Features
CAN
HS
ports
CAN
LS
ports
LIN ports
Fieldbus
galv.
isolated
D-SUB
9
RJ45
Order number
compact 1


X
X

1.01.0281.12001
1


X

X
1.01.0281.12002
1



X

1.01.0281.11001
embedded (1) 1


X
X

1.01.0282.12001
professional 2


X

X
(incl. D-SUB 9
adapter cable)
1.01.0283.22002
automotive 2 (2)
1
1 (3)
X

X
(incl. D-SUB 9
adapter cable)
1.01.0283.22042

 
(1) PC installation via slot board and internal USB cable
(2) One channel via software between ISO11898-2 and ISO11898-3 switchable
(3) LIN master / slave mode via software switchable

Feature table – fieldbus support and options
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 CAN Interface
Type On-board
µC
Galv.
Isolated
CAN
HS
CAN
LS
CAN
FD
LIN Further
Options
 CAN-IB400/PCI
PCI X X
1-4 1-4
0-4  
 CAN-IB300/PCI
PCI

X
1-4
1-4



 CAN-IB100/PCIe
PCIe option 1-4 1-4 Low Profile
 CAN-IB200/PCIe PCIe X option 1-4 1-4 0-4 Low Profile
 CAN-IB500/PCIe PCIe X 1 1
 CAN-IB600/PCIe PCIe X X 1-2 1-2
 CAN-IB120/PCIe Mini PCIe Mini option 1-2
 CAN-IB520/PCIe Mini PCIe Mini

X 1
1

 CAN-IB130/PCIe 104 PCIe 104 X 1-2
 CAN-IB230/PCIe 104 PCIe 104 X X 2/4 0-1 0-1
 CAN-IB630/PCIe 104 PCIe 104
X X 2
2

 PC-I 04/104
PC104 option 1-2
 CAN-IB410/PMC PMC X X 2-4 2-4 0-2
 CAN-IB810/PMC PMC
X X 2 0-2 2 0-2
 USB-to-CAN V2  USB X X 1-2 0-1 0-1
 USB-to-CAN V2 Plugin  USB X X 1-2 0-1 0-1
 USB-to-CAN FD  USB X X 1-2
1-2 1
 simplyCAN  USB X X 1

 CAN@net II/VCI Ethernet X X 1
 CAN@net NT 200/420 Ethernet X X 2-4
0-2

 CANblue II  Bluetooth X X 1

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