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CAN Transceivers Extend Reach Beyond 500m

Ready for long-wire and low baud rate Controller Area Network (CAN) applications, the ASSP family of CAN transceivers enable industrial applications requiring line lengths in excess of 500m. Available in 3.3V and 5V versions, the family includes one device that automatically adapts communication rates to the observed line speed. In addition, all transceivers in the offering provide reliable over-voltage protection on the CAN bus of ±45V (common mode). Five members of the long-wire, high-speed CAN transceiver family include the AMIS-42670 (5V), AMIS-42671 (3.3V, auto-baud rate), AMIS-42673 (3.3V), AMIS-42675 (low power), and AMIS-42770 (CAN repeater). Prices range from $1.05 to $2.40 each/1,000. AMI SEMICONDUCTOR, Pocatello, ID. (208) 233-4690.


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