Site Information

 Loading... Please wait...


Arduino Uno Compatible Isolated CAN FD (Flexible Data Rate) Shield

Posted by Industry News on

Analog Devices EVAL-ADM3055E-ARDZ

The EVAL-ADM3055E-ARDZ from Analog Devices is an Arduino Uno compatible Shield for an isolated Controller Area Network (CAN Bus) with a flexible data rate (CAN FD) communications port. The circuit interfaces to the local development platform via Serial Peripheral Interface (SPI), providing a secure method to attach field bus communication to new and existing designs. 

The EVAL-ADM3055E-ARDZ shield allows both the higher bandwidth CAN FD data rates (up to 8Mbps) required by modern multi-node CAN FD networks and the rugged electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) performance demanded by industrial environments.

The circuit utilizes the integrated auxiliary isolated digital channel of the ADM3055E transceiver for the runtime configuration of the CAN Bus termination. The switchable termination circuitry connects a 120 Ohm split termination with a common-mode filtering capacitor between the CAN FD bus lines. Switchable termination provides on-the-fly software configuration of termination locations when the CAN FD Bus network configuration changes. A software can trace the position of termination resistors in the network.

The ADM3055E CAN FD transceiver reinforces signal and power isolation between the node and the CAN FD network. The electrical connection to the CAN FD bus can be accomplished either by the screw terminal or the CAN Bus DSUB port. Since the ADM3055E transceiver comes with an integrated isolated DC/DC converter, it does not need external power to be connected to the CAN FD bus. The programming examples focus on CAN FD networks; however, CAN FD is not backward compatible with classical CAN Bus networks.

More Information...

PiCAN CAN Bus FD Board With Real-Time Clock For Raspberry Pi

PiCAN CAN Bus FD Board With Real-Time Clock For Raspberry Pi

The PiCAN FD board provides CAN Bus FD (Flexible Data Rate) capability for the Raspberry Pi 3. It uses the Microchip MCP2517FD CAN FD controller with MCP2562FD CAN transceiver. Developed by Bosch, CAN with Flexible Data-Rate (CAN FD) is an extension to the original CAN protocol as specified in ISO 11898-1 that responds to increased bandwidth requirements in automotive networks.

Connections are made via DB9 or 4 way screw terminal. The board is also available with a 5v 1A SMPS that can power the RPi as well via the screw terminal or DB9 connector.

A real time clock with battery back up (battery not included) is also on the board.

There is an easy-to-install SocketCAN driver, and programming can be done in C or Python.

More Information... 

Arduino IoT Programming And Networking With The Ethernet Shield

Take your Arduino programming skills to the next level using the hands-on information included in this completely updated, easy-to-follow TAB guide.Aimed at programmers and hobbyists who have learned the fundamentals, Programming Arduino Next Steps: Going Further with Sketches, Second Edition shares professional programming tips and tricks. This up-to-date edition covers the Internet of Things (IoT) and [...]

Read More »

Arduino Breakout Board Connects Classic CAN Bus and CAN FD Networks

Many users involved with CAN Bus programming (and exploring the extended capabilities of CAN FD) may not be aware that Classic CAN Bus and CAN FD are excluding each other due to compatibility issues. For more detailed information, see our post CAN FD On A Legacy CAN Bus Network Is Not A Good Idea Due To [...]

Read More »

RobotDyn - Data Logger Shield For Arduino - Development Resources

To mention it upfront, we don't sell the data logger shield for the Arduino. As a matter of fact, I bought this board out of pure curiosity, because it fits and complements our Arduino-Based ECU Development Board With Dual CAN Bus Interface. This combination bares the potential for creating a low-price CAN Bus data logger.I was [...]

Read More »

SAE J1939 Data Monitoring And Simulation With The Arduino

The following is an excerpt from SAE J1939 ECU Programming & Vehicle Bus Simulation with Arduino by Wilfried VossIn general, there are three different intentions for connecting to a J1939 vehicle network: Mere monitoring, processing, and display of network data traffic.All functions as described under 1. but extended by the ability of sending data into the J1939 [...]

Read More »

Arduino Compatible Industrial Controller Supports I/O Expansion Modules

The open-source ProductivityOpen platform presents all the features of a conventional Arduino plus an industrial controller. The processor circuit of the P1AM-100 Arduino-compatible CPU simulates the Arduino MKRZero microcontroller. The P1AM-100 is compatible with multiple available Arduino MKR format shields, plus the ProductivityOpen shields, and can employ most Arduino sketch programs found on open-source websites. Using the [...]

Read More »

Arduino Compatible LIN Bus And CAN Bus Development Kit

LIN (Local Interconnect Network) is a serial network protocol used for communication between components in vehicles. The demand for a second serial network emerged as the technologies and the facilities implemented in modern cars grew, while the CAN Bus was too expensive to implement for every component in the car.The Arduino Compatible LIN Bus And CAN [...]

Read More »

LIN To CAN Bus Gateway - Prototyping And Firmware Development With The Arduino-Compatible Teensy Board

In general, let's start with a brief comparison of  CAN Bus (Controller Area Network) and LIN Bus (Local Interconnect Network): LIN Bus networks provide cost-efficient communication in applications where the bandwidth and versatility of the CAN Bus technology are not required.  LIN Bus applications are relatively inexpensive using the standard serial universal asynchronous receiver/transmitter (UART) technology, which are embedded [...]

Read More »

Educational Guides To Atmel AVR Microcontroller Programming

The AVR Microcontroller and Embedded Systems Using Assembly and C: Using Arduino Uno and Atmel StudioThe AVR microcontroller from Atmel (now Microchip) is one of the most widely used 8-bit microcontrollers. Arduino Uno is based on the AVR microcontroller; it is inexpensive and publicly available around the world. In this book, the authors use a [...]

Read More »

Dual Isolated CAN FD Interface Board For Raspberry Pi, Arduino, And Other Embedded Systems

The 2-Channel CAN Bus interface board by Copperhill Technologies was primarily designed with the Raspberry Pi in mind but is, nevertheless, also suitable for other embedded systems such as the Arduino family of CPU boards. The board supports two CAN FD (CAN with Flexible Data-Rate) ports with a data rate of up to 8Mbps. It features [...]

Read More »