PCAN-Dongle supports both 11 bit
ID and 29 bit ID CAN specifications with a maximum speed of 1MBaud.
The PCs parallel printer port interface is ideal for use with standard PCs, laptops or notebooks.
PCAN-Dongle includes source code for programs to control the CAN bus. It
also includes PCAN-VIEW a program which provides simple CAN diagnostics.
The PCAN-Dongle uses the SJA1000 CAN-controller and the
82C251 driver. The CAN-bus connection is via a 9-pin SUB-D plug, whose pin
assignments conform to the CiA recommendation. No termination is
included in the interface. An opto isolated version is available if
The PCAN-Dongle can be used with a standard
or an enhanced parallel port (EPP mode) - the EPP giving the best
performance. It supports any interrupt and port address setting for
the LPT:. Power is supplied by a special adapter connected to
the computer's keyboard.
The PCAN-Basic software package is included to
drive the PCMCIA module from within Windows Vista / W7/8.1 / Linux (all 32
or 64 bit). It provides simple interfaces to C++, C#, VB.NET and Delphi. The PCAN-VIEW
package is a useful Windows diagnostic program that
displays all messages on the bus as well as allowing manual creation of test
An optional set of drives is available for time critical
where multiple applications may need to control the same channel
and the PCAN Explorer package provides advanced CAN bus diagnostics and
PCAN-Dongle PS/2 for LPT-Port
PCAN-Dongle PS/2 for LPT-Port opto isolated