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CAN-IB520/PCIe Mini

Passive PCIexpress-Mini board for CAN FD

With the CAN-IB520/PCIe Mini IXXAT offers an interface board specially designed for applications which require the implementation of a CAN FD bus interfaces with minimum space requirements.
The interface has one CAN channel and can send and receive CAN FD (ISO as well as non-ISO format) or CAN 2.0 A/B messages.

Features and benefits

  • Economically priced passive board (no microprocessor on board)
  • Extremely compact design
  • One CAN channel (High Speed CAN oder CAN-FD)
  • Galvanic isolation
  • Common driver interface for easy exchange of the PC interface type


For the connection to the PC, IXXAT delivers the card with its proven Windows and ECI-driver for Linux. The driver supports all interfaces on the card and allows their usage both with customer specific programs or with the analysis and configuration tools from IXXAT. For Windows optional protocol API's are available to support CANopen or J1939.
The VCI driver also supports all other PC interfaces offered by IXXAT, which enables the user to easily switch the type of interface without any adaptation of the customer application.

Technical data
C bus interface PCI Express Mini Card (V1.2)
PC address range Plug & Play
Interrupts Plug & Play
CAN interface One CAN interfaces; CAN FD or CAN 2.0 A/B; galvanic isolation (1 kV, 1 sec.)
Power supply 3.3 V DC
Temperature range -40 ºC ... +85 ºC
Certification CE, FCC
Size 30 × 50.95 mm
Contents of delivery
- CAN-IB520/PCIe Mini Interface
- CAN connection cable open style (20 cm)
- Driver VCI for Windows™ 2000, XP, Vista, Win 7, Win 8 and Win 10 (all 32/64-bit)
- Driver ECI for Linux, VxWorks and other OS
- Bus-monitor "canAnalyser3 Mini" for CAN and LIN, when applicable (Windows™)
- User Manual

Part number(s)

CAN-IB520/PCIe Mini, 1x CAN FD with Galvanic Isolation
CAN-IB520/PCIe Mini, 1x CAN FD with Galvanic Isolation

Getting interested?

Are you interested in the CAN-IB520/PCIe Mini? Please request, without any obligation, for a quote. Would you like more information? Please send an email to or visit our contact page.
You can call us if you like, we can be reached at +31-40-2301.922. We are pleased to help you and do offer you practical advice and support.

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