Wixom, Mich. - Acromag has released two new CAN bus modules to interface network sensors and actuators to high-performance control systems. The IP560 is an Industry Pack ANSI/VITA-4 card that plugs into VME, CompactPCI, and PCI bus mezzanine carrier cards or single-board computers in embedded systems. IOS-560 models are designed for use within Acromag’s I/O Server industrial PC, a small fanless box computer, which services mobile computing, machine control, and test applications. Both CAN bus interface modules feature two channels with optional isolation. Each channel has an NXP SJA1000 CAN controller with a TJA1041 transceiver. Extended temperature models support -40 to 85°C operation.
CAN bus interface modules enable control system developers to mix several I/O functions on a single carrier card for high-density, cost-effective computing solutions. CAN bus is well-suited for security systems, industrial automation, automotive, marine, and avionic subsystems. When combined with Acromag’s analog, digital, and serial I/O modules, these new CAN bus modules further extend the ability to interface a wide variety of devices from a single computing platform.
All models have two complete CAN bus interfaces, each using an NXP SJA1000 CAN controller with a high-speed TJA1041 transceiver. This design allows reporting of bus fault conditions directly from the transceivers. It also has the ability to transmit, receive and perform message filtering on extended and standard messages. The modules support CAN 2.0B protocol compatibility and ISO 11898 compliance for Part A (11-bit) and Part B extended (29-bit) arbitration IDs. PeliCAN mode extensions provide numerous communication capabilities.
An isolation option eliminates ground loop potentials and protects equipment from electrical noise, surges, and spikes. The 1000V isolation barrier safely separates channel-to-channel and channel-to-host.
Single quantity pricing starts at $500. For more information visit www.acromag.com or call (248) 295-0310 or (877) 295-7092. FAX (248) 624-9234.