NI-XNET: One API, Many Embedded Networks and Form Factors
The NI-XNET platform combines a series of high-performance CAN, LIN, and FlexRay interfaces with the NI-XNET API, a common set of easy-to-use functions for reading and writing CAN, LIN, and FlexRay frames and signals in many different platforms including PXI, PCI, NI CompactDAQ, and NI CompactRIO.
Top Performance With Less Programming
NI-XNET interfaces bring together the performance associated with low-level microcontroller programming and the speed and power of Windows and LabVIEW Real-Time OS development. The patent-pending NI-XNET device-driven DMA engine reduces system latency, a common pain point for PC-based CAN interfaces, from milliseconds to microseconds. The engine enables the onboard processor to move CAN frames and signals between the interface and the user program without CPU interrupts, freeing host processor time for processing complex models and applications.
Click on the first link in the 'Resources' tab for more information and a direct download link to the NI-XNET driver software.
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|Product Name||NI PXI-8512 CAN/HS2|
|Form Factor||PXI Platform|
|PXI Bus Type||PXI Hybrid Compatible|
|Operating System/Target||Real-Time , Windows|
|LabVIEW RT Support||Yes|
|Power Requirement for +3.3V Rail||940 mA|
|Power Requirement for +5V Rail||640 mA|
|Power Requirement for +12V Rail||0 A|
|Power Requirement for -12V Rail||0 A|
|Slot Two Module||No|
|Isolation Type||CAN Bus-PC Isolation|
|API Support||NI-CAN Channel API (Limited) , NI-CAN Frame API (Limited) , NI-XNET API|
|Number of Ports||2|
|Max Baud Rate||1 Mbits/s|
|Min Baud Rate||40 kbits/s|
|Transceiver||Philips TJA1041, Built-in|
|Synchronization Frequency||10 MHz , 20 MHz , 1 MHz|
|Timestamp Resolution||1 us|
|Remote Frame Support||Yes|
|Advanced Mode Support||Listen-Only Mode , Self-Reception (Echo) Mode , Sleep/Wakeup Mode|
|I/O Connector||9-pin D-Sub (DB-9)|
|Minimum Operating Temperature||0 °C|
|Maximum Operating Temperature||55 °C|
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