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Kvaser Leaf Professional LIN


Product is no longer available.

This product is EOL as of Jan 2023. Please consider the  Kvaser Hybrid Pro CAN/LIN as the recommended replacement.

The Kvaser Leaf Professional LIN is a single-channel, high performance, USB interface for LIN (LIN 1.3 and 2.x) bus systems. A versatile and powerful interface that offers easy connection between your PC and LIN network, it includes Kvaser's patented MagiSync feature for synchronized time-stamping and Galvanic Isolation for protection against voltage spikes.

  • Messages are time-stamped and synchronized with a precision of 1 microsecond
  • Supports LIN 1.3 and 2.x
  • Excellent error handling
  • Supports silent mode for analyzing tools
  • Low power consumption
  • Excellent EMC performance
  • Polyurethane cabling for extreme environments
  • Galvanic isolation of the LIN bus driver stage to protect the hardware
  • 100% compatible with applications written for all Kvaser hardware with KVASER's LINlib
  • Equipped with a 110 cm (44 in.) long USB cable and a 30 cm (12 in.) long CAN cable
  • Interfaces the CAN bus with a 9-pin D-SUB connector or OBD2 connector
  • Designed for USB 2.0, backward compliant with USB 1.1
  • Quick and easy Plug-and-Play installation
  • A practically unlimited number of Kvaser Leafs can be connected via standard USB hubs for simultaneous use on a single PC
Property Value
The information herein is subject to change without notice.
Galvanic Isolation Yes
Bitrate 1-20 kbit/s
Silent mode Yes
Error frame generation Yes
Error frame detection Yes
Weight 100 grams
Timestamp resolution 1
On board buffer Yes
Maximum message rate, send 0
Maximum message rate, receive 0
Sound Yes
Clock synchronization MagiSync
Dimensions (WxLxH) 25x100x20 mm (1.0x3.9x0.8in.)
Kvaser Leaf User’s Guide
User’s Guide for the Kvaser Leaf Light
Version 11.0.0
Kvaser Leaf Professional LIN Datasheet
Datasheet for the Kvaser Leaf Professional LIN
Version 2014
Kvaser Leaf Installation Guide
Kvaser Leaf Installation Guide
Version 4.1.0
Kvaser Leaf User Guide
Kvaser Leaf User Guide
Version V16.4.220215
Kvaser SocketCAN Device Drivers
Kvaser SocketCAN Drivers for Linux.
Version V1.10.477
Kvaser Linux Driver and SDK
Linux driver and SDK for Kvaser PCIcan/PCIcanx, Kvaser PCIcanII, Kvaser PC104+, Kvaser PCIcanx II, Kvaser USBcan II, Kvaser Memorator*, Kvaser Leaf family, Kvaser Memorator Pro**, Kvaser USBcan Pro and VirtualCAN. For LAPcan and LAPcan II, you should use version 4.2 of the driver. (*) only with USBcanII functionality, (**) only with USBcan Pro functionality
Version V5.38.841
Kvaser Drivers for Windows
Windows drivers for all our CAN hardware. Please check release notes for information on which Windows versions are supported. It also contain a driver for the virtual CAN bus.
Version V5.38.841
Kvaser Firmware Update Tool
Firmware Update tool for most Kvaser devices.
Version V4.27.841
Kvaser LIN Firmware
Kvaser Leaf LIN and Kvaser DRVlin firmware upgrade.
Version V3.3.33
Python module
The Canlib module is a Python wrapper for Kvaser CANlib SDK.
Version V1.20.360
Kvaser LabView VI Library for LIN
Library for National Instrument's LabView for all Kvaser LIN hardware.
Version V1.0.0
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.
Version V5.38.841
XTM, Free LIN Viewer
A free of charge LIN bus viewer. This demo version only operates in slave mode and only monitors the LIN bus. Works with Kvaser Leaf Professional LIN and Hybrid family of products.
Version V3.8.36
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