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CANopen development kit

14 May 2008 Design Automation

Infineon has developed a new development support kit with complete CANopen development environment for its 16-bit XE166 family of realtime signal controllers (RTSC). The new UConnect-CAN development kit enables designs of cost-sensitive and networked realtime motor control systems for industrial applications, such as servo-drives, airconditioning systems, stepper motors and pumps.

The kit allows complete analysis of the CANopen protocol and application code for motor control designs in as little as 30 minutes, according to Infineon. The kit contains an evaluation platform using a low-cost USB stick format.

The UConnect USB stick provides full evaluation capabilities for the 16-bit MCU XE164. The kit also contains an extension board for expanding the possible interfaces such as synchronous and asynchronous serial interfaces (SSC, ASC, or I²C), six PWM channels, four AD channels and a second CAN interface.



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