1 Port USB to CAN Bus 1Mbps Speed w/Metal Case

Metal USB CAN Bus Adapter

This USB to Controller Area Network device (CAN) adapter installs and is automatically recognized by your operating system. It has +/- 16kV ESD protection for all signals and supports CAN 2.0A and CAN 2.0B. No external power is needed to run your CAN applications as the device runs from USB bus power

  • Can be controlled over serial port using ASCII commands
  • CAN bus speed up to 1Mbps
  • Supports CAN 2.0A and CAN 2.0B protocols
  • 512 bytes transmit/receive FIFO buffer for high speed data throughput.

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Model No. CG-1PRTMCAN

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Description

1 Port Metal USB to CAN Bus Adapter

The CG-1PRTMCAN USB to CAN Bus adapter is a high integrity Controller Area Network device. Often used in automotive and industrial systems, it is designed to be a fast and simply CAN Bus communication device. The USB to CAN Bus adapter is automatically detected by the operating system being used.

The CG-1PRTMCAN does not need an additional external power source, it uses USB bus power. Once connected, it instantly adds an industrial CAN bus channel to your host system with easy plug and play features. It provides an industrial solution for applications of CAN bus multi-drop communications.

Metal USB to CAN Bus Features

  • Adds a CAN bus port on your computer by connecting to a USB 1.1, 2.0 or 3.0 port
  • Powered by USB port, no external power adapter required.
  • LEDs indicate initialization and CAN bus status.
  • Easy plug and play installation and CAN bus device connection.
  • CAN bus speed up to 1Mbps.
  • 512 bytes transmit/receive FIFO buffer for high speed data throughput.
  • Supports CAN 2.0A and CAN 2.0B protocols.
  • Designed by ARM Cortex-M0 32-bit micro-controller and the USB to UART chip.
  • Drivers provided for Windows and Linux OS.
  • Installs as a standard Windows COM port.
  • Supported CAN modes: Standard, Listen, Echo.
  • Can be controlled over serial port using ASCII commands.
  • Easy to use API provided along with sample source codes and GUI sample programs.

Metal CAN Bus Adapter Specification:

  • CAN Bus: CAN 2.0A and CAN 2.0B supported
  • CAN Bus Speed: 5kbps to 1Mbps for transmit & receive
  • Plug and Play
  • CAN Bus Controller: BosCH C_CAN module
  • Ports: 1
  • Connector: DB9 Male
  • CAN Bus Signals: CAN_H, CAN_L, CAN_GND, CAN_V+
  • LED: CAN bus data activity, CAN bus error
  • Protection: +/- 16kV ESD protection for all signals.
  • Power Input: Power supplied via USB (5V) connector No external power needed
  • Power Consumption: Max. 150mA@5V DC
  • Item Dimensions: 61mm × 50mm × 23mm (L × W × H)
  • Item Weight: .219 lbs.

Package Contents

  • Windows 10, 8, 7, and XP
  • Linux
  • Mac OSX

Environmental

  • Operating Temperature: 0°C to 60°C (32°F to 140°F)
  • Storage Temperature: -20°C to 75°C (-4°F to 167°F)
  • Operating Humidity: 5% to 95% RH
  • Safety Approvals: CE, FCC

Package Contents

  • USB to CAN Bus Adapter
  • USB A to B Cable
  • Driver Disc
Specifications

Product Specifications

Identifier
UPC

045079161160

Power
Input Voltage

+5V DC

Adapter Power

USB Bus Powered

Mechanical
Color

Black

Item Dimensions (L × W × H)

61 x 50 x 23mm (LxWxH)

Item Weight

0.219 lbs.

Ports

1 CAN Bus Port

USB
USB Type

USB 2.0

Supported Data Speed

5kbps to 1Mbps for transmit & receive

Software
OS Support

Linux, Mac OSX, Win 10, Win 7, Win 8, Win XP

Hardware
Chipset

ARM Cortex-M0 32-bit microcontroller

Other Data
Connector

DB9 Male

Weight

0.494 lbs

Dimensions

4.062 × 5.00 × 2.50 in

UPC: 045079161160
Support

Product Documentation & Drivers


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Serial F.A.Q.

Product F.A.Q.

View frequently asked product questions below. For all serial troubleshooting, visit this page.
Still need help? Reach out!

  • How do I clean and reinstall my FTDI drivers?
      1. Download the CDM Uninstaller HERE.
      2. Extract the zip file, or open the “CDMuninstallerGUI.exe” utility.
      3. Leave the ‘Vendor ID’ set to 0403 and ‘Product ID’ set to 6001.
      4. Click Add.
      5. Click Remove Devices.
      6. Download the corresponding driver for your operating system and follow on-screen prompts. Windows Driver | MacOS Driver

    Video tutorial here.

  • How can I change my device’s COM port?
      1. Click on Start and navigate to the Control Panel
      2. Locate and click on Device Manager
      3. Under “Ports (COM & LPT)” you will find your serial device titled “USB Serial Port” along with its current COM Port.
      4. Right click on “USB Serial Port” and click on Properties.
      5. Navigate to the “Port Settings” tab and click on “Advanced…”
      6. Once there, the “COM Port Number:” can be changed with a dropdown menu to select the port number.
      7. Click your desired port number (i.e. COM2) and click “OK”.
      8. Click “OK” once more.
      9. Your serial device is now assigned to your chosen COM Port.

     

  • How do I check to ensure the COM port is listed properly in Windows?
    To ensure your serial device is installed properly, complete the following:

    1. Press Windows Key + R to open the Device Manager. Once Run comes up, type “devmgmt.msc” into the text field and press Enter.
    2. Expand the section labeled, Ports (COM & LPT).
    3. You should now see a COM number in brackets to the right of each port. If the device is installed properly, no exclamation points or question marks should be present next to the device.
  • I have everything hooked up, but nothing is functioning correctly.
    To rule out potential issues, quickly test your individual components to ensure that they are working correctly individually, and are not the source of the problem:

    • Serial cables
    • Serial ports
    • Serial devices

    Test your components by:

    • Hook up the serial cable(s), serial port(s), and serial device(s) in a different setup to see if the issue stems from a particular component, or the setup as a whole.
    • Replace the serial cable, port, or device within your setup to further troubleshoot the issue’s origin.

    When testing cables:

    • Test each cable individually.
    • Use short cables when you are testing.

    When testing serial ports and devices:

    • Press the Windows key + R, in Run, type devmgmt.msc, and press Enter to open the Device Manager. You can then check to see if your device is listed under Ports (COM & LPT).
    • Ensure that the COM port number is the correct number for the serial device and that the software being used to connect the computer to the serial device uses the correct COM port number.
    • If the device is listed with an error, follow the instructions on the website to reinstall the drivers.
  • Serial communication is not functioning correctly, how can I tell if the problem caused by the adapter or my serial software application?
    Older serial communication applications make use of legacy hardware addresses, often incompatible with PCI, PCIe, and USB to Serial products. Contact the software provider to troubleshoot.
  • I am receiving an error when I try to install the drivers in Windows 8 64 bit.
    Driver Signature Enforcement in Windows 8 may need to be disabled in order to use various drivers. After disabling this feature, the driver will be allowed to install.

    Note: You are required to restart your computer after disabling the Driver Signature Enforcement. Save all open work on your computer.

    Disable driver signature enforcement:

    1. Press the Windows key + C.
    2. Click Settings > Change PC Settings.
    3. In the left pane, click General.
    4. In the right pane, under Advanced startup, click Restart now.

    When your system restarts:

    1. Click Troubleshoot > Advanced options > Startup Settings > Restart.
    2. Press 7.

    When your computer restarts, Driver Signature Enforcement will be disabled and you can install the drivers.

  • I am receiving an error when I try to install the drivers in Windows 10 64 bit.
    Driver Signature Enforcement in Windows 10 may need to be disabled in order to use various drivers. After disabling this feature, the driver will be allowed to install.

    Note: You are required to restart your computer after disabling the Driver Signature Enforcement. Save all open work on your computer.

    Disable Driver Signature Enforcement:

    1. Click the Windows icon in the taskbar.
    2. Click Power.
    3. Press and hold the Shift key and click Restart.

    After your computer restarts:

    1. Click Troubleshoot Advanced Options Startup Settings Restart.
    2. Press 7.

    When your computer restarts, Driver Signature Enforcement will be disabled and you can install the drivers.

  • Why did the software not install properly in macOS High Sierra (10.13) or later?
    High Sierra 10.13 and later versions of macOS enforce strict security policy revisions. In order for the device to operate, software packages like those used in this installation must be allowed in macOS Security and Privacy settings once the software is installed.

    Once the driver/software is installed, follow these steps to allow the software:

    1. Open System Preferences.
    2. Open Security & Privacy.
    3. Click the Allow button near the bottom of the General tab.
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