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Posted - 26 Feb 2002 :  14:47:28  Show Profile  Email Poster

CAN (Controller Automation Network) is a four-wire, differential, bussed serial communications standard (power, ground, +/- data). It is used widely in agricultural, automotive and industrial control systems. Some of the features of the CAN standard include: error correcting, 125kbps to 1Mbps transmission rates, message filtering, message priority and real-time messaging.

For further reading, please consult these forum topics:

Edited by akidder 3-June-2002: Added links to topics in forum.
Edited by akidder 12-June-2002: Add link to message ID topic
Edited by akidder 7-Nov-2002: Change subject & title to indicate this post is a topic index
Edited by akidder 10-Dec-2002: Add link to GC Plus hardware details
Edited by akidder 26-Mar-2003: Add link to CE:RX question
Edited by akidder 17-Apr-2003: Add link to CAN speed topic
Edited by ctacke 1-Dec-2003: Added Intel and Philips datasheet links.
Edited by akidder 5-Dec-2003: Add Philips app notes.
Edited by akidder 24-Nov-2004: Update links to CE CAN drivers.


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Posted - 10 Dec 2002 :  12:24:46  Show Profile  Email Poster
CAN Drivers for Other Operating Systems (not CE or Linux)

ADS has developed CAN drivers for Windows CE and Linux. If your application requires CAN drivers for a different operating system, you have several options:
  • Develop the Drivers Yourself
    You may get some ideas about how to write CAN drivers from the ADS Linux source.

  • ADS Can Partner With You
    We can offer technical assistance to develop the drivers for your pre-production program.

  • ADS Can Develop the Drivers for You

  • ADS can contract with you to develop the drivers you need.

Contact us with details about your requirements to discuss the options available for your operating system.
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Posted - 05 Dec 2003 :  14:52:45  Show Profile  Email Poster
We've added a few more reference sources about CAN in the topic index, above.
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Posted - 15 Nov 2004 :  16:43:33  Show Profile  Email Poster
We've added a link to the new ADS PeliCAN driver specification version 1.0 in the Windows CE section.
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