Powerful CAN interface with USB for transmitting CAN data and monitoring entire networks.
Housing and CAN interfaces
The housing is made of plastic and quite compact. There is a galvanically isolated CAN interface integrated that complies with CiA specification. Its signals are forwarded via SubD9 plug. CANUSBlight offers CAN highspeed with up to 1 Mbit/sec as well as a version specifically used for CAN lowspeed with 125 Kbit/sec.
CANUSBlight - a start-up interface
Due to its small dimensions the CANUSBlight is a fairly flexible device for all tasks around CAN bus networks. Its USB 2.0 interface allows a deployment at any laptop, embedded PC or desktop PC. Once you have installed the driver you will benefit from ‚HOT PLUG & PLAY‘ which is a connection of device to PC without restart.
If you want to gather first experiences with working in a CAN network and you can dispense with error frame detection and analogue level measurement, the CANUSBlight is a very attractive PC-to-CAN interface for you.
Microcontroller and firmware update
The Motorola STAR12 and the Philips PDIUSBD12 guarantee a quick data processing. Both CAN 2.0 A and CAN 2.0 B are supported. CANUSB is suited for numerous operating systems like Windows XP, XP embedded, Vista and 7. All firmware updates can be loaded via USB.
- Optimally suited for the use at PC or laptop
- ‚Hot Plug & Play‘ for a quick and comfortable start
- MT CANapi for development of own applications
- Version with error frame detection and level measurement available
… and rugged
- Rigid aluminum extruded case
- 1 or 2 galvanically isolated CAN channels with 1 Mbit transfer rate at 90% bus load
52 mm × 36 mm × 21 mm
0°C to +70°C
20% – 90% non-condensing
1 × galv. isolated acc. to ISO 11898-2
1 × USB 1.1 with up to 12 Mbit/sec
Maximum data transfer rate
1 Mbit / 90% bus load
1 × SubD9 acc. to CiA
1 × standard USB plug type A
max. 200 mA at 5V
3 × 3 mm LED
1 m standard USB
2 m standard CAN
Motorola Star 12, 16 Bit
Philips PDIUSB 12
1024 Bytes for application data
CANAPI (=Windows DLL)
Windows 2000, XP, Vista, 7 32 Bit
Windows 98 upon enquiry
Analyzer for the CAN bus