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M65 - Intelligent Dual CAN Interface


The mezzanine card M65 is a dual-intelligence full-CAN interface M-Module with CANopen master and slave support.

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Main Features

  • Full CAN/Extended CAN<br />Two independent channels<br />Two local 32-bit CPUs<br />ISO high-speed coupling<br />1 Mbit/s data transfer rate<br />Optical isolation<br />CANopen master and slave support<br />Vector Informatik tools<br />Intelligent CAN Layer 2 support<br /><!--StartFragment-->-40 °C to +85 °C<!--EndFragment-->
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Technical Data

CAN Controllers
  • I82527
  • Standard and extended frames
  • Up to 15 message objects
  • Up to 1Mbit/s
  • ISO 11898 high speed up to 1Mbit/s, both channels optically isolated using DC/DC converters
I/O Processors
  • MC68331
  • 32-bit CPU32
  • 24MHz
1MB shared SRAM for communication and program per channel
Physical Interface
ISO high speed coupling (optically isolated)
Peripheral Connections
  • Via front panel on a shielded 25-pin D-Sub receptacle connector
  • Via carrier board (rear I/O)
M-Module Characteristics
Electrical Specifications
  • Isolation voltage: 500V DC
  • Supply voltage/power consumption: +5V (4.85V..5.25V), 470mA max. (2 channels), 280mA (1 channel)
  • MTBF: 40,000h @ 50°C (derived from MIL-HDBK-217F)
Mechanical Specifications
  • Dimensions: conforming to M-Module Standard
  • Weight: 84g
Environmental Specifications
  • Temperature range (operation):
    • 0..+60°C or -40..+85°C
    • Airflow: min. 10m³/h
  • Temperature range (storage): -40..+85°C
  • Relative humidity range (operation): max. 95% non-condensing
  • Relative humidity range (storage): max. 95% non-condensing
  • Altitude: -300m to + 3,000m
  • Shock: 15g/11ms
  • Bump: 10g/16ms
  • Vibration (sinusoidal): 2g/10..150Hz
PCB manufactured with a flammability rating of 94V-0 by UL recognized manufacturers
Tested according to EN 55022 (radio disturbance), IEC 61000-4-2 (ESD) and IEC 61000-4-4 (burst)
Software Support
  • CANopen firmware (Vector Informatik)
  • ICANL2 firmware and toolbox (MEN)
  • MEN Driver Interface System (MDIS for Windows, Linux, VxWorks, QNX, OS-9)
  • For more information on supported operating system versions and drivers see Software.


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Operating Temperature
  • 0..+60°C
  • -40..+85°C


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