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PCAN-ISA Information on PEAK USB interfaces and software 1.6MBytes +Basic S/W Free CAN software 1.2MBytes

CAN ISA II Interfaces

  PCAN-Explorer leaflet 3.8Mbyte PCAN-Explorer


The PCAN-ISA II interfaces provide a simple plug in card to connection between PCs and CAN-networks. 

PCAN-ISA II supports both 11 bit ID and  29 bit ID CAN specifications with a maximum speed of 1MBaud.  The ISA to CAN converter is ideal for use with standard form factor PCs.

PCAN-ISA II includes  source code for programs to control the CAN bus.  It also includes PCAN-VIEW a program which provides simple CAN diagnostics.

The PCAN-ISA 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.  The port addresses can be configured between 200h and 3A0h and the hardware interrupts can be configured to IRQ3, IRQ4, IRQ5, IRQ7, IRQ10, IRQ11, IRQ12 or IRQ15 (via jumpers). An interrupt can be shared by multiple PCAN-ISA cards.  Dual port and opto isolated versions are available.


The PCAN-Basic software package is included to drive the ISA 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 messages. 

An optional set of drives is available for time critical applications where multiple applications may need to control the same channel and the PCAN Explorer package provides advanced CAN bus diagnostics and control capabilities. 


IPEH-002075E  PCAN-ISA II Two Channel
IPEH-002076E  PCAN-ISA II One Channel opto isolated
IPEH-002077E  PCAN-ISA II Two Channel opto isolated

CAN pin assignments



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For more Information on :-

Free PEAK CAN Software The PCAN-Basic DLL, a range of OS drivers and PCAN-View bus diagnostic package are all supplied free with all Peak interfaces.
PCAN-Explorer A sophisticated CAN bus logging and diagnostic package for use with complex applications including GUI and J1939 support.
Other CAN interfaces USB, PC, PCMCIA, RS232, Parallel port, PCI, PC104, LIN
PEAK Data Acquisition Systems A range of CAN Data Acquisition and logging Systems from simple logging to advanced GPRS mobile applications.
PCAN I/O Modules CAN modules with configurable digital and analogue I/O.
Other PEAK Software Software is available to support FMS, CAN simulation, CANOpen, Linux and an Event driven API for time critical multi-tasked operation,
Cables Pre-built high performance CAN cables, converters, extenders and termination 
CAN Our technical summary for those new to CAN 


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