Kvaser Leaf Light HS

Kvaser Leaf Light is a one channel USB interface for CAN. It offers the possibility to easily connect several interfaces to a standard PC.

Major features

  • CAN messages are time-stamped with a precision of 100 microseconds.
  • Handles up to 8000 messages per second. 
  • Supports both 11-bit (CAN 2.0A) and 29-bit (CAN 2.0B active) identifiers.
  • Supports data and remote frames.
  • Detects error frames.
  • Very good EMC performance.
  • Equipped with a 110 cm (44 in.) long USB cable and a 30 cm (12 in.) long CAN cable.
  • Interfaces the CAN bus with a 9-pin D-SUB connector.
  • Designed for USB 2.0, backward compliant with USB 1.1.
  • Low power-consumption.
  • Quick and easy Plug-and-Play installation. 
  • 100% compatible with applications written for all Kvaser hardware with KVASER's CANlib.
  • A practically unlimited number of Kvaser Leafs can be connected via standard USB hubs for simultaneous use on a single PC.

Software and documentation

  • 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.kvaser.com, or they can be purchased on CD if preferred. Updates of the software are regularly posted on the web.
  • Kvaser CanKing for Windows, a general-purpose interactive CAN bus monitor/analyzer with special support for CanKingdom and DeviceNet™.


Kvaser - Leaf Light HS

Technical Documentation

Leaf Light HS Datasheet