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USB-to-CAN Gateway With Isolated CAN Bus Port Supports Programming In C, C#, Python

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IXXAT simplyCAN - Active USB Adapter

IXXAT, a subsidiary of HMS Networks, has introduced their USB-to-CAN adapter called SimplyCAN, which allows the diagnosis, configuration, and commissioning of devices and systems operating in a CAN Bus network via an API without the need for driver installation.

The CAN Bus gateway is suitable for mobile and stationary use. The CAN Bus port is galvanically isolated and accessible through a DSUB9 connection. The simplyCAN device connects to a PC via USB 1.1 full speed, and it supports all standard CAN Bus bit rates according to ISO 11898.

Operating under Windows 10 and Linux, the adapter is automatically detected as a USB-COM port, thus not requiring any driver installation to run the hardware. For that reason, customer-specific applications based on the SimplyCAN, e.g. for diagnosis, configuration, or commissioning, can thus be used immediately without driver installation.

Integration of the product into customer-specific programs is accomplished by using functions that are provided within the compact API (Application Programming Interface). Supported programming languages are C, C#, and Python.

In addition to the API, SimplyCAN comes with a data monitoring software to display CAN Bus message frames in raw format and to transmit individual messages.

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