CANpro PCI Express

Universal PCI Express Boards with On-Board Microcontroller

Single and dual channel interface boards in PCI Express format for use in CAN and CANopen networks.

Flexible Interface for Industrial and Embedded PCs

  • Data exchange between PC applications and connected CAN bus
  • Available in single and dual channel versions
  • Universal solution matching almost any CAN application
  • Use, for instance, in machine controllers, PC-based applications or test rigs

Rapid Integration with Right Software Interface

    • Flexible API including FIFO storage buffering all sent and received messages, separately for each channel
    • No data loss when computer working on other tasks
    • Filtering and buffering of messages of interest
    • Automatic transmission of data to bus in exact, individually configurable cycles
    • Free CANopen Client API available for use in CANopen networks

    Application in a Wide Variety of Target Systems

    • Use in Windows operating systems
    • Linux driver
    • Sample projects for C, C# or VB.NET with commented source code
     Single Channel1Dual Channel
    CAN Protocol and Available APIs  
    CAN V2.0 (11/29 Bit IDs)
    CANopen Client API
    CAN Bus Connection  
    Connector 9-pin D-sub male
    No. of Channels12
    Galvanically Isolated
    Physical LayerISO 11898-2 (CAN High Speed)
    PC InterfacePCI Express x1 According to PCIe r1.0a and CEM 1.1, 512 KB Shared RAM per Channel
    Operating Temperature 0 °C ... +70 °C
    Storage Temperature -20 °C ... +70 °C
    Relative Humidity < 90%, non-condensing
    Dimensions168 mm x 69 mm168 mm x 103 mm
    Power supply 
    Supply voltage3.3VDC / 12VDC (± 5%)
    Current consumptionTypically 500 mA / 60 mA Typically 500 mA / 90 mA
    Drivers available forWindows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux

    1 Also available with low profile slot bracket

    CAN-PRO1-PCIE (CAN-PRO1-PCIE/LP)Single Channel      
    CAN-PRO2-PCIEDual Channel

    Scope of Delivery

    HardwarePC interface board
    SoftwareDrivers, APIs, sample programs on CD-ROM
    DocumentationOn CD-ROM



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