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CAN Interface for ISA

PCAN-ISA Single Channel opto-decoupled
IPEH-002076 € 148,00
PCAN-ISA Dual Channel opto-decoupled
IPEH-002077 € 200,00

All prices are plus the at present valid value added tax!

The PCAN-ISA card enables simple, cost-effective connection of computer systems with ISA slots to CAN networks. Multiple PCAN-ISA cards can easily be operated using interrupt sharing.

The card is available as a single or dual-channel version. The opto-decoupled versions also guarantee galvanic isolation of up to 500 Volts between the PC and the CAN sides.

The package is also supplied with the CAN monitor PCAN-View for Windows® and the programming interface PCAN-Basic.

Pin assignment D-Sub 

PinPin assignment
1Not connected / optional +5V
4Not connected
5Not connected
8Not connected
9Not connected / optional +5V
  • PC plug-in card for 16-bit ISA slots
  • Multiple cards can be operated in parallel in a single PC (interrupt sharing)
  • 13 port and 8 interrupt addresses are available for configuration using jumpers
  • 1 or 2 High-speed CAN channels (ISO 11898-2)
  • Bit rates from 5 kbit/s up to 1 Mbit/s
  • Compliant with CAN specifications 2.0A (11-bit ID) and 2.0B (29-bit ID)
  • Connection to CAN bus through D-Sub slot bracket, 9-pin (in accordance with CiA® 303-1)
  • NXP SJA1000 CAN controller, 16 MHz clock frequency
  • NXP PCA82C251 CAN transceiver
  • 5-Volt supply to the CAN connection can be connected through a solder jumper, e.g. for external bus converter
  • Galvanic isolation on the CAN connection up to 500 V, separate for each CAN channel (only for IPEH-002076 and IPEH-002077)
  • Extended operating temperature range from -40 to 85 °C (-40 to 185 °F)
  • PCAN-ISA card
  • Slot bracket with D-Sub connectors for the CAN bus
  • Device drivers for Windows® 10, 8.1 and Linux (32/64-bit)
  • Device driver for Windows® CE 6.x (x86 and ARMv4 processor support)
  • CAN monitor PCAN-View for Windows® Details ...
  • CAN monitor PCAN-View for DOS
  • Programming interface PCAN-Basic for developing applications with CAN connection Details ...
  • Programming interfaces for standardized protocols from the automotive sector
  • Manual in PDF format

Legacy device driver setup for Windows

PEAK-System installation package for 32-bit Non-Plug-and-Play Windows® drivers for PCAN-PC/104, PCAN-ISA, and PCAN-Dongle (parallel port) as well as a 32/64-bit Plug-and-Play Windows® driver for PCAN-PC Card.


Device driver for Linux

Device drivers for PEAK CAN interfaces running on Kernel 2.6 and higher.


PCAN-ISA manual

German English


Windows® software for displaying, transmitting, and recording CAN and CAN FD messages.



API for the development of applications with CAN and CAN FD connections for Windows® 10, 8.1 (32/64-bit).


PCAN-Basic API (Linux)

API for the development of applications with CAN connection for Linux.



API for the development of software for the communication with ECUs according to the CAN Calibration Protocol (CCP) for Windows® 10, 8.1 (32/64-bit).



API for the development of software for the communication with ECUs according to the Universal Measurement and Calibration Protocol (XCP) for Windows® 10, 8.1 (32/64-bit).



API for the transfer of data packages according to ISO-TP (ISO 15765-2) for Windows® 10, 8.1 (32/64-bit).



API to communicate with control devices according to UDS (ISO 14229-1) for Windows® 10, 8.1 (32/64-bit).



API for the vehicle diagnostics according to OBD-2 (ISO 15765-4) for Windows® 10, 8.1 (32/64-bit).



Pass-Thru API and connection of Pass-Thru software to PEAK CAN interfaces. Installation for Windows® 10, 8.1 (32/64-bit) includes interface DLLs, a configuration software, the PCAN-Basic API, and the PCAN-ISO-TP API. The download also contains the documentation (English).


Windows CE6 package

PCAN-CE package for Microsoft Windows® CE 6.x.


Windows 2000 package

Device drivers for Windows® 2000 and the CAN monitor PCAN-View.


Bit Rate Calculation Tool

Software for calculating register values for CAN and CAN FD bit rates for Android, iOS, and Windows®.

Android iOS Windows

Additional information on other pages:

PEAK-System Forum: Section for the PCAN-ISA card for questions and support
CAN device driver 2.x version history
CAN device driver CE 6.x version history