Kvaser PCIcan II HS/HS - HS - LP/HS

The Kvaser PCIcan II product family comprises three members:
PCIcan II HS/HS, PCIcan II HS and PCIcan II-LP HS.

  • Kvaser PCIcan II HS/HS
    Two CAN channel interface for the PCI bus. Two 9-pin D-SUB connectors.
  • Kvaser PCIcan II HS
    One CAN channel interface for the PCI bus. One 9-pin D-SUB connector.
  • Kvaser PCIcan II LP HS
    One CAN channel interface for the Low Profile PCI bus. One 9-pin D-SUB connector.

Hardware Specifications

  • Compliant with PCI 2.2
  • On-board 16-bit microcontroller
  • Dimensions 120 x 95 mm (approx. 4.5 x 4 in.)
  • Communicates with the PC through a fast DPRAM
  • Quick and easy plug-and-play installation - no switches.
  • CAN Controller: Renesas M16C
  • Supports CAN 2.0 A and 2.0 B (active)
  • High-speed ISO 11898 compliant driver circuits, supports bit rates up to 1 Mbit/s
  • Industry-standard 9-pin D-SUB connectors
  • CAN oscillator frequency: 16 MHz
  • Optoisolated driver circuits with fast optocouplers
  • Compatible with both 3.3V and 5V PCI slots.


  • Driver routines: 32-bit kernel driver support for Windows 98/ME/2000/XP and Windows NT 4.0.
  • 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!
  • Kvaser CanKing, a general-purpose interactive CAN bus monitor.
  • 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.