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PLIN-USB Adapter

SKU #: IPEH-004052

The PLIN-USB interface from PEAK-System enables the connection of Windows based PC to a LIN network via USB port. The adapter supports the LIN protocol (ISO 17987) and complies with all LIN specifications through version 2.2. The interface may be operated as a master or a slave. PLIN-View Pro for Windows and the PLIN-API for developing LIN connection applications are included with the interface. (See downloads tab.)

  • PLIN-USB in plastic casing
  • LIN interface drivers for Windows® 10, 8.1, 7 (32/64 bit)
  • LIN monitor PLIN-View Pro for Windows®
  • Programming interface PLIN-API for developing applications with LIN connection
  • Manual in PDF format

Pin assignment D-Sub

Pin Pin assignment
1 not connected
2 not connected
3 not connected
7 not connected
8 not connected


  • Adapter for the USB connection (Full-Speed mode, compatible with USB 1.1, USB 2.0, and USB 3.0)
  • LIN connection (ISO 17987)
  • Compliant with all LIN specifications
    (up to version 2.2)
  • Bit rates from 1 kbit/s up to 20 kbit/s
  • Can be used as a LIN master or slave (1 ms master task resolution)
  • Automatic bit rate, frame length, and checksum type recognition
  • Autonomous scheduler with support for unconditional, event, and sporadic frames
  • LIN bus connection via D-Sub, 9-pin
  • LIN connection short-circuit-proof against transceiver supply and ground
  • NXP TJA1028T LIN transceiver
  • Galvanic isolation on the LIN connection up to 500 V
  • Indicator LED for interface status
  • Adapter supply 5 V DC via USB port
  • Transceiver supply 6 - 28 V DC via D-Sub, pin 9
  • Extended operating temperature range from -40 to 85 °C (-40 to 185 °F)
PLIN-USB user manual
PLIN-USB Users Manual in PDF Format
Device Drivers for PC Interfaces
Device driver setup for Windows 10, 8.1, 7 (32/64-bit) and Linux
PLIN-API for the development of LIN connection applications
PLIN API Package File