Kvaser USBcan Rugged HS
The Kvaser USBcan Rugged is a two channel, high performance, CAN bus interface with a standard USB2.0 interface. The IP65-rated housing assures reliable protection against water and dust in harsh environments. Backward compliant with USB1.1, it features Auto Transmit for placing messages on the bus at set intervals.
Kvaser USBcan Rugged has a CAN bus
interface with a standard USB interface. The
Kvaser USBcan Rugged can be ordered with two High-Speed CAN channels (TJA1050
compliant), or one channel.
Major features of Kvaser USBcan Rugged
- One device for desktop and laptop.
Quick and easy plug-and-play
Supports both 11-bit (CAN 2.0A)
and 29-bit (CAN 2.0B active) identifiers.
CAN messages are time-stamped
with 10 microseconds resolution.
Large on-board RAM buffer for
Automatically switches power
supply between CAN (primary) and USB (secondary), to reduce power drain
of laptop battery.
Supports "listen-only" mode for
High-performance driver support for major
100% compatible with
applications written for Leaf, LAPcan, PCIcan, and
PCcan with KVASER's CANlib.
One CAN connection ISO-11898
High speed, 50 kbit/s up to 1 Mbit/s (transceiver Philips TJA1050).
Optional, second CAN connection
that can be either low-speed (transceiver Philips
TJA1054) or high-speed (ISO-11898).
- One USB 1.1 connection (12 Mbit/s) that is USB 2.0 compliant
Power from CAN-bus or from the
- Extensive software support
- Excellent EMC performance
- IP54 classed
- Rugged metal housing
Fault tolerant electrical CAN
5V and ca. 130mA if powered from the USB side. Ca. 850mW (9 – 30V DC) if powered from the CAN bus connector
Error Counters Reading
Error Frame Generation
Messages Per Second Receive
Messages Per Second Sending
Win XP, Linux, Win 7, Win Vista, Win 10, Win 8
-40 - 85 °C
Timestamp R (µ)
Kvaser Linux Drivers and SDK
Linux drivers and SDK for most Kvaser devices.
Kvaser DIADEM driver
This free driver for National Instrument's DIAdem supports all CAN hardware from Kvaser.
Kvaser Drivers for Windows
Windows drivers for all our CAN hardware. Please check the release notes for information on which Windows versions are supported. The package also contains a driver for a virtual CAN bus, for testing and evaluation when you don't have access to a physical CAN bus.
Development Kits and Tools
The Canlib module is a Python wrapper for Kvaser CANlib SDK.
Kvaser LabView VI Library for CAN
Library for National Instrument's LabView. Version for all Kvaser CAN hardware.
Kvaser CANlib SDK
Software development kit - everything you need to develop software for the Kvaser CAN and LIN interfaces. Libraries, header files, sample programs for e.g. C, C++, C#, Visual Basic and Delphi, documentation, and more. Note: you need to download and install the appropriate device drivers separately.