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Controller Area Network (CAN)

Last Updated: 
Sep 22, 2016


  • CAN2.0A and CAN2.0B protocol implementation, ISO 11898-1 compliant
  • Supports standard 11-bit and extended 29-bit identifiers
  • Programmable bit rate up to 1 Mbps
  • Up to 16 receive mailboxes with hardware message filtering
  • Up to 8 transmit message mailboxes with programmable transmit priority: Round Robin and Fixed
  • Two-wire or three-wire interface to external transceiver (tx, rx, and tx enable)
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General Description

The Controller Area Network (CAN) controller implements the CAN2.0A and CAN2.0B specifications as defined in the Bosch specification and conforms to the ISO-11898-1 standard.

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