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Optical Coupler for CAN and CAN FD Data Transmission

IPEH-002026 € 695,00

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

For use in explosion-proof areas or for EMC measurements, the PCAN-LWL can be used to replace a stretch of CAN network with a fiber-optic line at any point. There are the options of conversion to High-speed CAN or Low-speed CAN. The modules are supplied with power externally.

The PCAN-LWL can be used in CAN FD busses with data bit rates up to 5 Mbit/s and nominal bit rates up to 500 kbit/s.

Pin assignment D-Sub

Pin Pin assignment
1 Not connected
4 Not connected
5 Not connected
8 Not connected
9 VIN (optional)
  • LED display for transceiver status
  • High-speed CAN: AMIS 30660 transceiver, max. 500 kbit/s, switchable 120-Ohm bus termination
  • Low-speed CAN: TJA1055 transceiver, max. 125 kbit/s, switchable 510-Ohm / 5.6-kOhm bus termination, bus error display
  • Complies with CAN specifications 2.0 A/B
  • Suitable for the use in CAN FD busses with data bit rates up to 5 Mbit/s and nominal bit rates up to 500 kbit/s
  • The fiber-optic line consists of a 62.5/125 µm fibre-optic duplex line with ST connectors
  • Aluminum casing
  • CAN bus connection via D-Sub, 9-pin (in accordance with CiA® 303-1)
  • Supply voltage: 6.5 – 30 V
  • Supply via D-Sub 9-pin or DC connector (jumper)
  • Operating temperature range from 0 to 70 °C
    (32 to 158 °F)
  • 2 CAN to optical waveguide converters including power supply units. Delivered in shockproof plastic box
  • A choice of 5 or 10 m FO cable, 62.5 / 125 µm duplex line ST connector. Other lengths available on request
  • Manual in PDF format

Also available with Single-wire CAN transceiver on request.

PCAN-LWL manual

German English

Additional information on other pages:

PEAK-System Forum: Section for the PCAN-LWL for questions and support
The new standard CAN FD: support and compatible products