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USB CAN Interface - CAN USB COM

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SKU: GC-CAN-USB-COM

MPN: GC-CAN-USB-COM

Manufacturer: Discontinued

Stock Status: Out of Stock

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Product Description

Made in the USA

The CAN-USB-COM converter provides bi-directional communication between a USB “COM Port” Serial interface and a CAN 2.0A/B (ISO 11898) Network. 

This USB CAN interface offers the following features:

  • Backwards Compatibility with the previous version (CAN-USB-LIGHT)
  • 25 times faster with new ARM Cortex-M3 32-bit microcontroller
  • Easy setup using “Configuration Push Button”
  • Virtual Serial Baud Rates up to 1 Mbps
  • CAN Messages can now be formatted in either ASCII or binary
  • Help menu is integrated for set-up/configuration commands.
  • Automatic set-up of “bit-time” and “slew rate” (may be adjusted through configuration commands).

With a wide variety of settings and configuration parameters this USB CAN Interface creates a powerful solution for interfacing between a Virtual USB COM Port and Controller Area Network (CAN). When plugged into a USB port, the CAN-USB-COM will enumerate as a serial COM Port. This means you can use it with any COM Port based software, including HyperTerminal or TeraTerm. Drivers are standard in Windows XP and later, and are available for MAC and Linux.

NOTE: The CAN USB COM is NOT compatible with Peak System software.

Order Summary

SKU

Isolation Option

Manufacturer Part # (MPN)

GC-CAN-USB-COM No Isolation GC-CAN-USB-COM
GC-CAN-USB-COM-ISO 1000V Isolation GC-CAN-USB-COM-ISO

Features

  • Backwards Compatibility with the previous version (CAN-USB-LIGHT)
  • Simple configuration using HyperTerminal or TeraTerm
  • 1000V isolation (Optional)
  • 10 message transmit buffer, 2 message receive buffer
  • LEDs for Serial TX and RX, CAN TX and RX
  • Test Features: can be used to generate CAN Square wave to measure propagation delay and evaluate bus termination.
  • Powered from USB Port
  • Uses FTDI USB to Serial Chip


CANbus Features:

  • Compatible with CAN 2.0A (11-bit ID standard) and/or 2.0B (29-bit ID extended)
  • Baud rates up to 1Mbaud, CIA DS-102 pinout (H=7, L=2, GND=3)

Documents and Drivers

Documentation

CAN USB COM User Manual View (PDF)

Downloads

CAN USB COM Windows Drivers Download (ZIP)

Specifications

BAUD RATE

Serial Baud Rate USB Virtual COM Port: 100 to 1000000

CONNECTORS

  • CAN Network: Male DB9
  • USB: Standard USB-A Male Connector

INDICATORS LED

  • RS232: TX & RX activity
  • CANbus: TX & RX activity
  • Power: Power On

ISOLATION

5000 VRMS for ISO1050DW and 2500 VRMS for ISO1050DUB and ISO1050LDW (Optional)

MPN

GC-CAN-USB-COM

PINOUT

CAN Network Port: C.I.A. DS-102 (CAN_H = 7, CAN_L = 2, CAN_GND = 3)

PRODUCT POWER SUPPLY

Powered from USB Port (No Power Supply Necessary)

RECEIVE MESSAGE BUFFER

  • Virtual COM RS232 Serial Port: 2 Messages
  • CAN Network: 10 Messages

SLEW RATE ADJUST

  • Range: MIN >= 2.5 V/µs, MAX <= 20 V/µs
  • Method: Adjustable via potentiometer and screwdriver

TEMPERATURE RANGE

Operating: -40°C to +85° C

TRANSCEIVER

CAN Network Port: ISO1050 CAN Transceiver up to 1 mbit/s

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