2 x CAN bus interfaces

CAN bridge, 2 x CAN bus interfaces

The CAN bridge makes it possible to connect two CAN networks of the same type or of different types.

It can be used as a message repeater to expand network distances, as well as to connect different CAN networks together. By transmit the messages is immaterially whether the CAN networks have different transfer rates or the messages those are a part of different higher protocols, such as CANopen® and a proprietary protocol.
A flexibly adjustable filtering logic can accept freely selectable identifiers and transfer them to the other network.
The CAN messages are forwarded to the respective other CAN network according to the store-forward principle and sent out again.
With the CAN bridge, the CAN networks are physically decoupled (electrical isolation) and the bus load is reduced on both CAN networks. The CAN bridge allows a flexible design of the network topology; star and tree structures as well as extensive line structures can be implemented. The CAN bridge can be configured for simple applications using the two rotary coding switches.
For more complex applications, the supplied CAN bridge parameterization software can be used to flexibly adjust the filtering and forwarding of CAN telegrams.
Up to 256 range filters are available, along with up to 4 bit filters for address filtering. The configuration is imported through a USB interface and can also be read out again.
The CAN bridge works both in 11-bit and 29-bit mode, and can communicate with transmission rates from 10 kbps to 1 Mbps. It has a powerful microcontroller that can operate even with extremely high data rates and bus loads without loss of messages. 5 LEDs indicate the status of the device and the connected CAN networks.

  • Enlargement of the network scope
  • Connect different CAN networks (different transmission rates / messages, those are part of different higher protocols)
  • Physical disconnection (electrical isolation)
  • Reduced bus load on both CAN networks
  • Automatic detection of transmission rates
  • Easy configuration mode
  • For use with CAN 2.0A & 2.0B, CANopen®, DeviceNet, SAE J1939
  • DIN rail mounting
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General information
Order number 700-660-2AA01
Article name CAN bridge, 2 x CAN bus interfaces
Scope of delivery CAN bridge, manual, software, USB programming cable
Dimensions (DxWxH) 31 x 74 x 75 mm
Weight Approx. 130 g
CAN interface
Number 2
Type ISO/DIN 11898-2 CAN High-speed physical layer
Transmission rate 10 kbps ... 1 Mbps
Protocol CAN 2.0A (11 bit)/ CAN 2.0B (29 bit) Layer 2, transparent
Connection Connector, SUB-D, 9-pin
Features automatic detection of transmission rate or fixed setting
Status indicator 5 LEDs
Configuration interface
Type USB 1.1
Connection Mini USB socket
Voltage supply 24 V DC, 18–30 V DC
Current draw
Current draw typical 35 mA
Current draw maximal 60 mA
Ambient conditions
Ambient temperature -25 °C … +60°C
Transport and storage temperature -25 °C … +75 °C
Pollution degree 2
Protection rating IP20
Certifications CE
RoHS Yes

Technical Documentation

 Name Version Size Tags
CAN Bridge, Manual 1 522 KB
EU Declaration of Confirmity 05-2019 70 KB EU Declaration of Confirmity


 Name Version Size Tags
CAN-BridgeParam 2 23 MB
CAN-Bridge, Firmware History 136 B


 Name Version Size Tags
CAN-Bridge, USB Driver 2.12.24 1,014 KB can300, sas341, can400, sas340, ssw-7, dp/dp-koppler, can-bridge

Planning Tools

 Name Version Size Tags
CAN-Bridge, STEP-files 2 MB
CAN-Bridge, macros for EPLAN 1 MB CAN-Bridge, STEP Files

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