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CANbus (VL-SPX-3)

CANbus  (VL-SPX-3)SPX CANbus Module

SPX CANbus Module

SPX expansion module with CANbus. Features industrial temperature operation for harsh environments.

Highlights

  • Small Footprint
    1.2” x 3.8” size is ideal for space-constrained applications.
  • I/O Expansion
    CAN V2.0B interface operates at speeds up to 1 Mbit/s.
  • Multiple I/O Expansion
    Up to four SPX modules can be used in each system.
  • Extended Temperature Operation
    -40º to +85ºC operation for harsh environments.
  • Ease of Use
    Simple cable-based interface using SPI signaling.
  • Flexibility
    Mount on expansion stack or up to two feet away.
  • MIL-STD-202G
    Qualified for high shock/vibration environments.


Software Expertise: Reference & Software Expertise

OS Compatibility: Linux

RoHS-compliant

Description

Overview

A member of VersaLogic’s family of SPX expansion modules, the VL-SPX-3 provides a new level of economy and convenience to expand the capabilities of embedded computing systems. Unlike typical larger expansion formats, the SPX format does not require a stacking connector or a position in the expansion stack. Utilizing a single 14-pin cable, SPX expansion modules can be freely mounted, up to two feet from an SPX-enabled baseboard. This is particularly useful in highly compact areas or high-noise environments common in industrial, automotive, and medical applications. The small (1.2” x 3.8”) SPX modules can also be attached to the baseboard using standoffs. Up to four SPX modules can be daisy-chained together to meet specifically targeted I/O requirements, resulting in substantial cost and space savings for developers.

Like all VersaLogic products, the VL-SPX-3 is designed to support rugged OEM applications where high reliability and long-term availability are required. From application design-in to 5+ guaranteed years of production life, the VL-SPX-3 provides a durable expansion solution with an excellent cost of ownership. The VL-SPX-3 is manufactured and tested to the highest quality standards and is fully RoHS compliant. Customization is available, even in low OEM quantities.

Details

  • CAN V2.0B @ 1 Mb/s
  • Receive buffers, masks and filters

VersaLogic products are designed for use by OEMs working in a variety of market applications: Aerospace, Defense, Energy, Industrial, Security, Medical, Military, Robotics, and Transportation. Anywhere that the need for superb quality and high-performance embedded computing exists, applications include: automation, avionics, gateway, in-vehicle, monitoring, simulation, and vision.

VersaLogic delivers extremely reliable standard and customized embedded computers backed with unsurpassed service and the highest availability in the market. VersaLogic exists to exceed customers' product, service, support and delivery needs - whenever and wherever the need arises.

Specifications

General Board Size SPX standard: 30.5 mm x 96 mm (1.2" x 3.78")
Power Requirements +5V ±5% @ 9.4 mA (47 mW) typ., 20 mA (100 mW) max.
Expansion SPI: 3.3V signaling, 8 MHz clock (max.)
SPX: 24" cable length (max.)
Manufacturing Standards IPC-A-610 Class 2 compliant
RoHS RoHS (2011/65/EU) compliant
Environmental Operating Temperature -40° to +85°C
Storage Temperature -40° to +85°C
Airflow Requirements Free air from -40° to +85°C
Thermal Shock 5°C/min. over operating temperature
Humidity Less than 95%, noncondensing
Vibration, Sinusoidal Sweep MIL-STD-202G, Method 204, Modified Condition A: 2g constant acceleration from 5 to 500 Hz, 20 minutes per axis
Vibration, Random MIL-STD-202G, Method 214A, Condition A: 0.02g²/Hz (5.35g rms), 5 minutes per axis
Mechanical Shock MIL-STD-202G, Method 213B, Condition G: 20g half-sine, 11 ms duration per axis
Software Operating Systems Compatible with most x86 operating systems, including Windows, Windows Embedded, Linux, VxWorks, and QNX
Data represents standard operation at 25°C with +5V supply unless otherwise noted. Specifications are subject to change without notification. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Software Support Packages

Operating System Compatibility

Knoppix - Not Tested (Call)

Accessories

Part Number Description Photo
Cables
VL-CBR-0901Pico-Clasp to two SPX cables, 9-pin. 9"
VL-CBR-1401SPX module cable assembly, supports 2 modules, 14-pin, 6"
VL-CBR-1402SPX module cable assembly, supports 4 modules, 14-pin, 12"
Hardware
VL-HDW-100Standoff package, 4x screws, 4x standoffs, 15mm, English thread
VL-HDW-101Standoff package, 4x screws, 4x standoffs, 15mm, Metric thread
VL-HDW-105Standoff package, 0.6", Metric thread
VL-HDW-106Standoff package, 0.6", English thread

Ordering Information

Model Description Operating Temp. Digi-Key logo
VL-SPX-3 CANbus Controller -40° to +85°C


Export Information

Description Value
ECCN:4A994.a
SCHEDULE B:8471.60.7000