Universal PCI Boards with On-Board Microcontroller

Single and dual channel interface boards in PCI 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, test rigs or real-time simulations
  • Integration in Mathworks xPC Target

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 ChannelDual Channel
CAN Protocol and Available APIs  
CAN V2.0 (11/29 Bit IDs)
CANopen Client AP
CAN Bus Connection  
Connector9-pin D-sub male
No. of Channels12
Galvanically Isolated
Physical LayerISO 11898-2 (CAN High Speed)
PC InterfacePCI Rev. 2.1, 4 KB DPRAM
Operating Temperature0 °C ... +70 °C
Storage Temperature-20 °C ... +70 °C
Relative Humidity< 90%, non-condensing
Dimensions160 mm x 100 mm
Power supply 
Supply voltage5 VDC (±5 %)
Current consumptionTypically 380 mATypically 410 mA
Drivers available forWindows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux
CAN-AC1-PCISingle Channel
CAN-AC2-PCIDual Channel

Scope of Delivery

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



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