Introducing Kvaser Air Bridge Light HS

A Wireless CAN Bridge that Makes Light Work of Your CAN Connections

The NEW Kvaser Air Bridge Light HS delivers high-speed CAN communication with no strings (or cables) attached.

Kvaser Air Bridge Light HS is a configuration-free wireless CAN bridge that achieves predictable latency, without sacrificing stability or range. Comprising a preconfigured pair of plug-and-play units to exchange raw CAN data, the Kvaser Air Bridge Light HS is designed for environments or situations that make wired connection unsuitable or challenging e.g. between two moving parts that are connected by CAN.

There are two versions: (00808-3) Kvaser Air Bridge Light HS is approved for the European Union, while (01008-6) Kvaser Air Bridge Light HS (FCC) complies with US certification. Both share the same functionality but have different radio transmission schemes due to regulatory differences.

Get into the Details

The Kvaser Air Bridge Light HS employs a proprietary 2.4G radio and frequency-hopping mechanism to control the data rate and achieve predictable latencies. Download the data sheet and the User Guide here to see the specification outline for more details.

Radio-Enabled Wireless Connectivity

Kvaser Air Bridge Light HS uses a point-to-point radio link to transmit raw CAN frames, creating a high-speed, low-latency wireless bridge between your CAN bus systems. Unlike WiFi and Bluetooth, this new device has it’s own developed protocol – it utilizes 2.4 GHz Gaussian Frequency-Shift Keying (GFSK) with Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum (FHSS) modulation that splits one system into two parts, allowing the Kvaser Air Bridge to control the latency of the connection (approximately 4.8 ms). This also allows the Air Bridge to achieve a more effective connection range, up to 70 m.

Industrial Applications

Automotive Testing
Agricultural Implements
Crane Connections
Mining Vehicles
Construction Equipment
Marine

What To Know Before You Buy

We don’t like returned products any more than you do, so we want to make sure that you get the device that’s going to do exactly what you need it to. Here are some resources to help you determine if the Air Bridge Light HS is the right product for your needs.

Wireless Experiment: Faraday Cage

What to Know Before You Begin

Technical Performance

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Kvaser Qualified Sales Representatives have expertise in CAN, as well as best practices for utilizing the Kvaser Air Bridge. Contact a representative near you to get started.

Certifications

The Kvaser Air Bridge Light HS (FCC) (EAN: 73-30130-01008-6) has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class A digital device, pursuant to part 15 of FCC Rules. See User Guide for full FCC Compliance Information Statement.

The Kvaser Air Bridge Light HS (EAN: 73-30130-00808-3) has been tested and declared to be in conformity with the relevant Union harmonisation legislation Radio Equipment Directive (RED) 2014/53/EU (Art. 3.1a, 3.1b, and 3.2) and RoHS recast Directive 2011/65/EU (Art. 4.1). See User Guide for full EU Declaration of Conformity.