2 or 4 Channel PCI-CAN Interface (Layer 2, CANopen® or J1939)

2 or 4 CAN Interfaces via DSUB9 Plugs in the Slot Brackets

  • High-speed CAN interfaces according to ISO11898-2, electrically isolated

  • Optional adapter board with two CAN interfaces

  • PCI interface according to PCI Local Bus Specification 2.2

  • Bus master capable

  • Software drivers for Windows® and Linux® included free of charge

Real-time OS Support and Higher Layer Protocols CANopen and J1939

  • Software drivers for QNX®, RTX and On Time RTOS-32

  • CANopen and J1939 protocol libraries are available

  • Full compatibility with applications written for esd's NTCAN-API

High Resolution Hardware Timestamps for CAN

Drivers are available for several operating systems (see tables Software Support). Please contact our Sales Team for detailed information about the driver availability for your operating system or if you need drivers for other operating systems.
CAN driver availability
for all esd CAN interfaces is listed here.


PCI-PowerPC Board
The CAN-PCI/405 uses PCI bus mastering to achieve high throughput and to relieve the main CPU.

CAN Interfaces
The CAN-PCI/405-2 provides two ISO 11898-compliant CAN interfaces based on SJA1000 CAN controllers. The CAN-PCI/405-4 offers two additional CAN interfaces located on an adapter board. The CAN interfaces allow a data transfer rate of 1 Mbit/s. The interfaces are electrically isolated and accessible via DSUB9 connectors.
The CAN-PCI/405 provides high resolution hardware timestamps.

Software Support
Windows and Linux (NTCAN-API)
The CAN layer 2 drivers for Windows and Linux are included in the scope of delivery.

Realtime OS (NTCAN-API)
CAN layer 2 drivers for QNX and RTX can be ordered separately, others on request.

Higher Layer Protocols (Classical CAN application only)
Higher Layer Protocols are available for many operation systems:

  • CANopen Master- and Slave-Stack
  • J1939

Additional free-of-charge esd CAN tools for Windows are downloadable from our website. The tools offer efficient setup and analysis of CAN applications and networks.

Customization on Request
Customized options are available for customized series production in reasonable quantities. Please contact our Sales Team for detailed information.

Related Products
CAN-PCI/405-B4 provides 4 CAN interfaces via a DSUB37 connector.

PCI-CAN/CANopen interface board with 4x CAN: CAN-PCI/405-4