Kvaser Mini PCI Express HS v2

The Kvaser Mini PCI Express HS v2 is a small (30 x 51mm), yet advanced, real time CAN interface that adds one high speed CAN or CAN FD channel to any standard computer with mini PCI Express capability. PC communication is over the PCI Express system bus, making for extremely low latency with a time stamp accuracy of 1 µs.

Data Sheet


  • Fully compliant to the PCIe bus specification 1.2, Type F2 form factor (Full-Mini with bottom-side keep outs)
  • High-speed CAN connection (compliant with ISO 11898-2), supporting a bit rate from 50 to 1000 kbit/s for Classical CAN and up to 8Mbit/s for CAN FD
  • High transmission rate of up to 20000 messages/s
  • Time stamp accuracy of 1 µs
  • Galvanic isolation
  • Suitable for industrial environments
  • Low profile mini PCI Express-compliant 4-pin Molex connector provides CAN channel access
  • Includes Molex to DSUB9 cable adapter
  • Complies with EN 61000-6-2:2005, specifying EMC immunity for industrial environments
  • Operates over the industrial temperature range of -40 to +85°C
  • Kvaser’s free of charge CANLIB SDK can be used to develop software for the Mini PCI Express HS board. Windows DLL library and examples included
  • Supports Windows Vista or later
  • Linux drivers and a dedicated SDK are available as a separate download