Kvaser LAPcan II

The Kvaser LAPcan II is a two-channel CAN interface for the PC card (PCMCIA) bus. It is equipped with dual Philips SJA1000 CAN controllers, and has a high performance microprocessor and memory architecture, as well as enhanced ESD robustness.

Major features of LAPcan II

  • Quick and easy plug-and-play installation
  • The CAN drivers (DRVcans) are exchangeable.
  • PC card (PCMCIA) type II, on-board C161 16-bit controller
  • Ultrasonically welded card frame
  • Supports both 11-bit (CAN 2.0A) and 29-bit (CAN 2.0B active) identifiers
  • Driver support for major Operating Systems
  • Physical layer depends on the DRVcan type
  • Large on-board RAM buffer for CAN messages
  • Supports ”listen-only” mode for analyzing tools
  • The on-board firmware will auto-detect the type of DRVcan

DRVcan – required cable, connector and CAN driver for LAPcan II For maximum flexibility and maintainability the CAN driver circuit is built into LAPcan II interface cables. The Kvaser DRVcans must be purchased separately and are not included with the LAPcan II. Note that one or two DRVcans are required to use the LAPcan II.

Software and Documentation

  • 32-bit drivers for Windows 95/98/ME/NT 4.0/2000/XP, Windows CE and Linux.
  • Kvaser CANLIB SDK, which includes everything you need to develop software for the Kvaser CAN boards. Includes full documentation and many program samples, written in C, C++, Delphi, Visual Basic, and C#. All Kvaser CAN interface boards share a common software API. Programs written for one board type will run without modifications on the other board types!
  • On-line documentation in Windows HTML-Help and Adobe Acrobat format.
  • Documentation software and drivers can be downloaded for free from www.kvaserinc.com or purchased on CD if preferred. Updates to the software are regularly posted on the Kvaser website.