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USB-CAN-M - 1-Port USB-to-CAN Adapter


  • Adds a CAN bus port on your computer by connecting to USB 1.1, 2.0 or 3.0 host and hub ports

  • One DB9 male connector

  • Includes one USB A/B cable. Cable length: 90cm

  • Powered by USB port, no external power adapter required

  • LEDs indicate initialization and CAN bus status

  • Installs as standard Windows COM port, COM port number can be changed to any COM port number

  • CAN bus speed up to 1Mbits

  • 512 bytes transmit/receive FIFO buffer for high speed data throughput

  • Supports CAN 2.0A and CAN 2.0B protocols

  • Supported CAN modes: Standard, Listen, Echo

  • Easy plug and play installation and CAN bus device connection

  • USB CAN adapter can be controlled over serial port using simple ASCII commands

  • Wide ambient temperature operation 0°C to 60°C (32°F to 140°F)

  • CE, FCC approval

  • Designed by ARM Cortex-M0 32-bit microcontroller and the USB to UART chip

  • Drivers provided for Windows and Linux OS

USB Bus Supports USB 1.1, USB 2.0, USB 3.0
CAN Bus Supports CAN 2.0A and CAN 2.0B
Chipset ARM Cortex-M0 32-bit microcontroller
Plug & Play Supported
IRQ & IO Address Assigned by system
Number of Ports One
Connector DB9 male connector
CAN Bus Speed 5kbits to 1Mbits for CAN data transmit & receive
CAN Bus Controller Bosch C_CAN module
LED CAN bus data activity, CAN bus error
CAN Bus Mode Standard mode: normal operation on CAN bus
Listen mode: passive receiving of CAN Frames
Echo mode: transmitter also receives sent frames (for testing purposes)
Protection +/- 16kV ESD protection for CAN signals
Software Features
API Library Supports C/C++, C#, VB.NET, VB6, Python and LabVIEW
Utility On-board firmware update utility
OS Driver Support Windows XP to Windows 10
Windows Server 2003 to 2012 R2
Monitoring Tools Supported by CANHacker, Titan CAN Test
Power Requirement
Power Input Power supplied via USB (5V) connector
No external power needed
Power Consumption Max. 150mA@5VDC
Operating Temperature 0°C to 60°C (32°F to 140°F)
Storage Temperature -20°C to 75°C (-4°F to 167°F)
Humidity 5% to 95% RH
Safety Approvals CE, FCC
Casing SECC sheet metal (1mm)
Dimensions 61 mm x 50 mm x 23 mm (L x W x H)
Weight 100g

CAN Bus Pin-out for DB9 Connector
  Pin Signal Description  
  1 CAN_V+ Provides DC+5V 100mA (optional)  
  2 CAN_L CAN_L bus line (dominant level is low)  
  3 CAN_GND Signal ground  
  4 - Reserved  
  5 - Reserved  
  6 CAN_GND Signal ground  
  7 CAN_H CAN_H bus line (dominant level is high)  
  8 - Reserved  
  9 CAN_V+ Provides DC+5V 100mA (optional)