PEAK-System expanded its CAN FD product line with the PCAN-M.2 Four Channel. Thanks to the mounted expansion board on the main board, four CAN FD channels are available for computers. Connection to CAN buses is made using the supplied connection cables with D-Sub connector. Each CAN FD channel can transmit a maximum of 64 data bytes of a CAN FD frame at bit rates of 20 kbit/s up to 12 Mbit/s. Each channel is also galvanically isolated up to 300 volts and can be terminated.
As with the single and dual channel versions, the PCAN-M.2 Four Channel card in form factor 2280 has a contact strip with B+M key. The length can also be adjusted from 80 to 60 millimeters via a predetermined breaking point. The card can be used on any motherboard size from Mini-ITX to E-ATX. Thus, the plug-in card is suitable for desktop and industrial PC cases of various sizes. Especially for embedded systems, such as those found in motor vehicles, railways, and aircraft, the CAN FD interface is ideal due to its size and compactness.
Device drivers are available for the operating systems Windows (10, 8.1, and 7) and Linux. The programming interface PCAN-Basic, an API for the development of applications with CAN and CAN FD connection, and the monitor software PCAN-View are included in delivery.
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