CANnect CAN FD extension module

High performance gateway CANnect extension module for CAN FD

The CANnect CAN FD extension module enhances the base module by adding high performance access to CAN FD networks. The main features are the four CAN FD interfaces that support current standard ISO 11898. In addition, numerous input and output channels are available for diverse measurement and control purposes. The extension module is based on modern, high capacity state-of-the-art FPGA technology. It supports the whole range of functions offered by the intuitive configuration software, well-known from the CANnect base module.


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PERFORMANCE characteristics

  • 4 CAN FD (ISO 11898-1:2015; up to 8 Mbit/s)
  • Supports CAN FD standards ISO 11898
  • Mapping/routing to bus, message and signal levels between all bus systems
  • Integrated restbus simulation, event triggered transmission of messages
  • I/O channels for measurement and control purposes (ADC, DAC, DO)
  • Simulates ECUs and sensors
  • Standalone operation in real time when parameterized
  • Integrates completely in the intuitive configuration software CW-921
    (for Windows™, Mac and Linux)

* Operates together with the CANnect base module

Technical Data CAN FD Extension Module

CAN FD-Interface

Number: 4, galvanisch getrennt bis 1 kV
Type: CAN FD ISO 11898-1:2015
CAN-Protocol versions 2.0 A and 2.0 B 
Bitrate: Up to 8 Mbit/s,software-configurable 
Termination: Software-configurable independently for each bus 

Analog Inputs (in preparation)

Number: 4, galvanic isolated up to 500 V (Common GND) 
Measurement Ranges: ±30 VDC (±3, ±10 and ±60 VDC on request) 
Resolution: 12 Bit
Bandwidth: 500 Hz

Analog outputs (in preparation)

Number: 4, galvanic isolated up to 500 V (Common GND) 
Output voltage range : 0 to 10 VDC
Resolution : 14 Bit
Output current : max. 10 mA (Shortcircuit proof) 

Digital Outputs (in preparation)

Number: 7, galvanic isolated up to 500 V (Common GND) 
Output voltage: 60 VDC, 40 VAC (e.g. Vcc, GND ; common rail solid-state relays) 
Output current : 200 mA

Power Supply

Supply voltage: 9 to 36 VDC
Current consumption: 300 mA at 9 VDC 

Environmental conditions

Temperature range operation: -20 °C to 60 °C
Temperature range storage: -20 °C to 70 °C
Relative humidity: 35 % to 85 %, non-condensing 
Protection class: IP40

Mechanical Properties

Housing: Robust aluminum case 
Dimensions: 54,5 mm x 87mm x 140 mm (total height x width x length) 
Connectors: 50 pol. D-Sub, female connector; cable available as an accessory, customer-speci c cables on request 
Additional options: DIN hat rail mounting on request  


Datasheet CANnect CAN FD Extension Module

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* hardware components available, support for configuration software in preparation

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