Kvaser PCIcan 4xHS - HS/HS - HS

The Kvaser PCIcan product family comprises three members:
Kvaser PCIcan 4xHS, PCIcan HS/HS and PCIcan HS.

  • Kvaser PCIcan 4xHS
    Four CAN channel interface for the PCI bus with 4 x SJA1000 CAN controllers.     Built-in loopback and terminator. One 25-pin D-SUB connector.
  • Kvaser PCIcan HS/HS
    Two CAN channel interface for the PCI bus with 2 x SJA1000 CAN controllers.     Two 9-pin D-SUB connectors.
  • Kvaser PCIcan HS
    One CAN channel interface for the PCI bus with 1 x SJA1000 CAN controller.     One 9-pin D-SUB connector.


  • Compliant with PCI 2.2
  • Dimensions 140 x 100 mm (approx. 5.5 x 4 in.)
  • I/O mapped
  • Quick and easy plug-and-play installation (even under Windows NT 4.0!)
  • CAN Controllers: SJA1000 from Philips, with 64-byte receive FIFO
  • Supports CAN 2.0 A and 2.0 B (active)
  • High-speed ISO 11898 compliant driver circuits
  • Compact 25-pin D-SUB connector
  • CAN oscillator frequency: 16 MHz
  • Optoisolated driver circuits with fast optocouplers.

PCIcan 4xHS only

  • The CAN controllers can individually be connected to a common CAN bus on the card.
  • The common CAN bus has a built-in optional termination


The following software is available for PCIcan 4xHS, PCIcan HS/HS and PCIcan HS:

  • Driver routines: driver support for Windows 95/98/ME/2000/XP and Windows NT 4.0 and Linux
  • Driver for Win CE under development
  • Kvaser CanKing for Windows, a general-purpose interactive CAN bus monitor/analyzer with special support for CanKingdom and DeviceNet™
  • 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!
  • Documentation, software and drivers can be downloaded for free from www.kvaserinc.com, or they can be purchased on CD if preferred. Updates of the software are regularly posted on the Kvaserinc website.