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PCAN-USB X6 Adapter

SKU #: IPEH-004062, IPEH-004063, IPEH-004064

We are currently out of stock on IPEH-004063 and IPEH-004064. Version IPEH-004062 is in stock and ships same day. Please contact us for lead time.

The new 6-channel CAN FD adapter from PEAK-System, PCAN-USB X6, enables the connection of CAN FD and CAN networks to a computer via a single USB interface. Delivered in a robust aluminum housing and available with either SUB-D9 style or M12 (part number IPEH-004063) connectors for each CAN channel this multi-channel CAN adapter is suitable for use in harsh environments.

The new CAN FD standard (CAN with Flexible Data Rate) is primarily characterized by higher bandwidth for data transfer. Under CAN FD a maximum of 64 data bytes per CAN FD frame (instead of 8 so far) can be transmitted with bit rates up to 12 Mbit/s. CAN FD is downward-compatible to the CAN 2.0 A/B standard, thus CAN FD nodes can be used in existing CAN networks. However, in this case the CAN FD extensions are not applicable.

The delivery contents includes the free PCAN-View message monitoring app along with the PCAN-Basic API assisting users with fast and easy development of their own sophisticated CAN applications.

  • Adapter for High-speed USB 2.0 (compatible to USB 1.1 and USB 3.0)
  • 6 High-speed CAN channels with exchangable NXP TJA1044GT transceiver modules. Alternative transceivers with galvanic isolation up to 300 V on request
  • Complies with CAN specifications 2.0 A/B and FD
  • CAN FD support for ISO and Non-ISO standards switchable
  • CAN FD bit rates for the data field (64 bytes max.) from 25 kbit/s up to 12 Mbit/s
  • CAN bit rates from 25 kbit/s up to 1 Mbit/s
  • Time stamp resolution 1 µs
  • FPGA implementation of the CAN FD controller
  • Status LEDs for CAN channels, USB upstream, and power supply
  • CAN connection via D-Sub, 9-pin or M12 circular connectors, 5-pin (pin assignment of both connectors in accordance with CiA® 303-1)
  • Aluminum casing with increased Ingress Protection (special order item with part number IPEH-004063)
  • High-speed USB 2.0 downstream port (only for IPEH-004062)
  • CAN termination can be activated through a solder jumper, separately for each CAN channel
  • Measurement of bus load including error frames and overload frames on the physical bus
  • Induced error generation for incoming and outgoing CAN messages
  • Voltage supply from 8 to 30 V
  • Extended operating temperature range
  • from -40 to 85 °C (-40 to 185 °F)
Interface(s) USB Upstream: USB plug type A, high-speed USB 2.0 (compatible to USB 1.1 and 3.0)
USB Downstream: USB plug type A, high-speed USB 2.0 (compatible to USB 1.1 and 3.0), max. current output 500mA
CAN: CAN FD 1.0 (compatible with CAN 2.0) ISO 11898-2, complies with CiA-recommendation DS 102
Power Consumption USB 5V max. 350 mA (w/o USB device on downstream connection)
Baud Rate CAN 2.0: 40 kBit/s ... 1 MBit/s
CAN FD: 40 kBit/s ... 12 MBit/s
Pinout C.I.A. DS-102 (CAN_H = 7, CAN_L = 2, CAN_GND = 3)
Transceiver NXP TJA1044GT
Dimensions 170 x 93 x 65 mm (without connection cable)
Weight 550 g (w/o cable)
PCAN-USB X6 Manual
PDF User's Manual in English
Device driver setup for Windows
Installation package from PEAK-System for device drivers and tools for Windows ® 10, 8.1 (32/64-bit) for our PC interfaces. Tools included: PEAK-CPL, PCAN-View, PLIN-View Pro and Virtual PCAN-Gateway.
Device drivers for Linux
Device driver for PEAK CAN interfaces from Kernel 2.6.
PCAN-USB X6 firmware
Firmware package
PCAN-View
Software for displaying, sending and recording CAN and CAN FD messages for Windows ® 10, 8.1 (32/64-bit).
PCAN-Basic API
API for developing applications with CAN and CAN FD connections for Windows ® 10, 8.1 (32/64-bit).
PCAN-Basic API (Linux)
API for developing applications with CAN connection for Linux.
PCAN-CCP API
API for developing software for communication with control units according to the CAN Calibration Protocol (CCP) for Windows ® 10, 8.1 (32/64-bit).
PCAN-XCP API
API for developing software for communication with ECUs in accordance with the Universal Measurement and Calibration Protocol (XCP) for Windows ® 10, 8.1 (32/64-bit).
PCAN-ISO-TP API
API for the transmission of data packets according to ISO-TP (ISO 15765-2) for Windows ® 10, 8.1 (32/64-bit).
PCAN-UDS API
API for communication with control units according to UDS (ISO 14229-1) for Windows ® 10, 8.1 (32/64-bit).
PCAN-OBD-2 API
API for vehicle diagnosis according to OBD-2 (ISO 15765-4) for Windows ® 10, 8.1 (32/64-bit).
PCAN-PassThru API
Pass-Thru API and connection of Pass-Thru software to PEAK-CAN interfaces. Installation for Windows ® 10, 8.1 (32/64-bit) including interface DLLs, configuration software, PCAN-Basic API and PCAN-ISO-TP API. Documentation included in the download.