USB to CAN Bus Adapter with Galvanic Isolation in Metal Case

USB to CAN Bus Adapter with Galvanic Isolation

If you’re using CAN Bus, this USB to CAN Bus adapter is for you. Built small for single port operations, this CAN Bus adapter employs galvanic isolation to catch stay signal noise produced by current. Operates with a DB9 and USB Type-B connector, no additional power source is needed.

  • 2500V galvanic isolation, +/- 16kV ESD protection.
  • 512 bytes transmit/receive FIFO buffer for high speed data throughput.
  • Supports CAN 2.0A and CAN 2.0B protocols.
  • CAN Bus Controller: BosCH C_CAN module

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Description

Small Metal USB to CAN Bus Adapter

The small USB to CAN Bus adapter supports USB 1.1, 2.0, and 3.0 specifications protocols. It operates with CAN 2.0A and CAN 2.0B standards supported by the ARM Cortex-M0 32-bit micro-controller chipset. This is a compact device, meant to be used on a desktop or table surface.

The Galvanic Isolation serves to block any stray currents as the USB to CAN Bus adapter is being used. The adapter includes +/- 16kV ESD protection for all signals and 2500V galvanic isolation on CAN bus. SECC metal is used for the adapter’s compact chassis with a 61mm × 50mm × 23mm (L × W × H) size.

1-Port USB to CAN Bus Adapter Features

  • Adds a CAN bus port on your computer by connecting to a USB 1.1, 2.0 or 3.0 port.
  • 2500V galvanic isolation.
  • Powered by USB port, no external power adapter required.
  • LEDs indicate initialization and CAN bus status.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Item Dimensions: 61mm × 50mm × 23mm (L × W × H)
  • Item Weight: .219lbs.

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
  • Signals: CAN_H, CAN_L, CAN_GND, CAN_V+
  • LED: CAN bus data activity, CAN bus error
  • Protection: +/- 16kV ESD protection for all signals, 2500V galvanic isolation on CAN bus
  • Power Input: Power supplied via USB (5V) connector No external power needed
  • Power Consumption: Max. 250mA@5V DC

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

OS Support

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

Package Contents

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

Product Specifications

Identifier
UPC

045079161146

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 Serial Port

USB
USB Type

USB 2.0

Isolated/Surge Protected

Yes

Supported Data Speed

5kbps to 1Mbps for transmit & receive

Software
OS Support

Linux, Mac OSX, Win 10, Win 7, Win 8, Win 8.1, Win XP

Environmental
Operating Temperature

0 to 60C

Hardware
Chipset

ARM Cortex-M0 32-bit microcontroller

Performance
Isolated/Surge Protected

Yes

Other Data
Connector

DB9 Male

Weight

0.493 lbs

Dimensions

4.062 × 5.00 × 2.50 in

UPC: 045079161146
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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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