IXXAT Introduces CANmodem Universal CAN-to-Modem Bridge

  • September 30, 2004
  • Ixxat, Inc.
  • News
With the new CANmodem, IXXAT offers a universal CAN-to-modem bridge which enables remote access to CAN and CANopen systems in connection with a conventional modem.The CANmodem has a layer-2 and a CANopen operating mode. In the CANopen mode, the CANmodem can be configured via the object dictionary and has a server SDO as well as 127 client SDOs. In addition, multi-destination SDO transfer and use as a Heartbeat consumer and producer are supported.A Windows DLL is available for integration in the customer’s own application, which provides all necessary functions for setting up the connection, for configuration and for data exchange. The connection is set up via a safe call-back process by means of white-list.The CANmodem has a full-duplex RS232 interface for connection to a conventional analog modem. Equipped with a Fujitsu MB90F543 microcontroller with on-chip CAN controller, sufficient performance is available to the user even for sophisticated applications.For use in a switch cabinet, the CANmodem is supplied in a plastic housing for hat-rail assembly. External power can be supplied in a wide range between 9 and 36 V DC. IXXAT Automation GmbHLeibnizstr. 15D-88250 WeingartenTel.: +49-(0)7 51 / 5 61 46-0Fax: +49-(0)7 51 / 5 61 46-29E-mail: info@ixxat.deInternet: www.ixxat.deIXXAT Automation GmbH is a leading supplier of data communication systems for industrial automation and automotive applications. The main technologies in the field of industrial communication systems are solutions based on CAN (CANopen, DeviceNet), Ethernet (Ethernet PowerLink, Ethernet/IP) as well as TCP/IP with the associated Internet protocols. For automotive applications, IXXAT focuses on solutions based on CAN (diagnosis protocols, SAE J1939), FlexRay and LIN. The product range comprises interface boards, test systems, analysing tools and protocol software.As of January 2004, IXXAT provides work for 50 employees, predominantly engineers skilled in electronic engineering and computer science and has a certified quality assurance management according to ISO9001.Our customers are well-known companies all over the world from the industrial and automotive sectors.IXXAT supports its customers completely in the establishment and application of communication systems based on CAN and TCP/IP, from seminars and consulting, design of system solutions, development and implementation of hardware and software to the supply of a complete product line.For more information, please ask for our company introduction brochure and product catalog.

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