PCAN-PCI Express FD plug-in card

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CAN and CAN FD interface for PCI Express

The CAN FD interface PCAN-PCI Express FD is a plug-in card (PCIe-x1) for the PCI Express slot with data transfer rates up to 12 Mbit/s. Delivery includes a monitor software, APIs, and drivers for Windows® and Linux.

For all information about the PCAN-PCI Express FD, just click on the following link: www.peak-system.com/quick/CiA-CPG-10


  • Available with 4, 2, or 1 High-speed CAN channels
  • Complies with CAN specifications 2.0 A/B and FD
  • CAN FD support for ISO and Non-ISO standards switchable
  • CAN FD bit rates for the data field up to 12 Mbit/s
  • CAN bit rates from 25 kbit/s up to 1 Mbit/s
  • CAN bus connection via D-Sub, 9-pin (in accordance with CiA® 303-1)
  • Galvanic isolation on the CAN connection up to 500 V, separate for each CAN channel
  • CAN termination and 5-Volt supply at the CAN connection can be activated, separately for each CAN channel
  • PCIe data transfer via bus master DMA. DMA memory access operations with 32- and 64-bit addresses
  • Extended operating temperature range from -40 to 85 °C (-40 to 185 °F)
  • Measurement of bus load including error frames and overload frames on the physical bus
  • Induced error generation for incoming and outgoing CAN messages

Driver, software, and programming interfaces:

Every PC interface from PEAK-System is delivered with a wide range of drivers, software, and programming interfaces. The scope of supply includes:

  • CAN FD interface drivers for Windows 10, 8.1, 7 and Linux
  • PCAN-View: Windows software for monitoring CAN and CAN FD busses
  • PCAN-Basic API for developing applications with CAN and CAN FD connection for Windows (32/64 bit)
  • PCAN-PassThru for using applications that are based on Pass-Thru (SAE J2534) with interfaces from PEAK-System

Programming interfaces for standardized protocols from the automotive sector like:

  • PCAN-CCP API for the communication with ECUs according to the CAN Calibration Protocol
  • PCAN-XCP API for communication with ECUs according to the Universal Measurement and Calibration Protocol (CAN FD support since version 2)
  • PCAN-ISO-TP API for the transfer of data packages according to ISO-TP (ISO 15765-2)
  • PCAN-UDS API for the communication with ECUs according to UDS (ISO 14229-1)

For more information about PEAK-System, please visit the manufacturer's website: www.peak-system.com