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CAN232 RS232 CAN Adapter

Kanda - CAN232 RS232 to CAN Adapter
  • Serial Port to CAN adapter
  • Includes bootloader to allow customisation
  • Large FIFO buffer, Auto Polling
  • Pin-out to CiA recommendations DS102-1
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RS232 to CAN Converter

CAN232 is a Serial Port to CAN adapter dongle that plugs into any PC COM Port, or RS232 port in an embedded system, and gives an instant CAN gateway. This means it can be treated by software as a standard COM Port which removes the need for any extra drivers. Data send and receive can be done in standard ASCII format.
The Serial Port to CAN adapter module now includes a bootloader, which allows users to develop their own software or do firmware upgrades to support new features. New and Improved version
  • Faster - double the throughput
  • 4 times larger receive FIFO buffer
  • Auto Polling of incoming CAN frames
  • Message Time stamp in milliseconds
  • Optimized the CAN core functions
  • Firmware is upgradable

Features - Serial Port to CAN adapter

The Serial Port to CAN adapter module plugs directly into a standard serial port, and provides standard DB9 male RS232 output to CAN systems.

  • Length: 68mm
  • Width:31mm
  • Height: 16mm

CAN Bus Pin Out - Serial Port to CAN adapter

CAN bus pinout for CAN232 and RS232 to CAN

Pin assignment according to CiA recommendations DS102-1.
This layout is the full CAN pin assignment. CAN232 should have these connections. External power needs to connected to the CAN232 unit as it is not self powered, unlike CANUSB.
  • CAN_L on Pin 2
  • CAN_H on Pin 7
  • CAN_GND on Pin 3
  • CAN232 Power
    • +Vin (9-15VDC) on pin 9
    • GND on pin 3

Typical CAN232 Circuit

CAN bus schematic for CAN232 and RS232 to CAN

Software Downloads - CAN232 Serial Port to CAN adapter

Free Delphi, Visual Basic and C++ monitors are available (with source code) to make sending and receiving data through CAN really simple.

CAN232 Page
to download all examples and manuals.
Visit C Project site
Visit C++ Project site

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Ordering Information Order Code: CAN232 Price: $115.00
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