CAN Controllers

A controller area network (CAN) is a specialised internal communication network that connects microcontrollers and devices so that they can communicate with each other via message-based protocols without the need for a computer host. They are an important part of the communications network in vehicles, known as the 'bus'. Each CAN controller on the bus is called a node. Each node is configured to receive data from the sensor equipment and transmit it to a PC. 


What are CAN controllers used for?

CAN controllers facilitate communication amongst devices in a small range network and are commonly used in automotive applications. These controllers are also typical in the medical instrument industry, factory automation mechanisms and to support semiconductor-based machinery in a variety of sectors.


Types of CAN controllers

CAN controllers come in two types: 

  • Integrated, meaning there is more than one controller on the CAN bus (network system). The integrated controller requires less space and facilitates faster and more reliable communication to the microcontroller.
  • Standalone, meaning there is a single controller on the CAN bus (network system). An independent CAN controller functions as a memory chip allowing flexibility of data transmission. 

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RS Stock No. 144-5764
Mfr. Part No.MCP2515-I/P
BrandMicrochip
$2.278
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1Mbps 1 CAN 2.0B Sleep, Standby 10 mA Through Hole PDIP 18 22.86 x 6.35 x 3.3mm 22.86mm 6.35mm 3.3mm 5.5 V +85 °C
RS Stock No. 628-3532
Mfr. Part No.MCP2515-I/P
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$3.62
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1Mbps 1 CAN 2.0B Sleep, Standby 10 mA Through Hole PDIP 18 22.86 x 6.35 x 3.3mm 22.86mm 6.35mm 3.3mm 5.5 V +85 °C
RS Stock No. 144-5765
Mfr. Part No.MCP2515-I/SO
BrandMicrochip
$2.729
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1Mbps 1 CAN 2.0B Sleep, Standby 10 mA Surface Mount SOIC W 18 11.53 x 7.49 x 2.31mm 11.53mm 7.49mm 2.31mm 5.5 V +85 °C
RS Stock No. 628-3548
Mfr. Part No.MCP2515-I/SO
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$2.69
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1Mbps 1 CAN 2.0B Sleep, Standby 10 mA Surface Mount SOIC W 18 11.53 x 7.49 x 2.31mm 11.53mm 7.49mm 2.31mm 5.5 V +85 °C
RS Stock No. 911-5606
Mfr. Part No.MCP2515-E/SO
BrandMicrochip
$2.284
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1Mbps 1 CAN 2.0B Sleep, Standby 10 mA Surface Mount SOIC W 18 11.53 x 7.49 x 2.31mm 11.53mm 7.49mm 2.31mm 5.5 V +125 °C
RS Stock No. 666-5739
Mfr. Part No.MCP2515-E/SO
BrandMicrochip
$3.025
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1Mbps 1 CAN 2.0B Sleep, Standby 10 mA Surface Mount SOIC W 18 11.53 x 7.49 x 2.31mm 11.53mm 7.49mm 2.31mm 5.5 V +125 °C
RS Stock No. 165-4104
Mfr. Part No.MCP25625-E/ML
BrandMicrochip
$3.24
Each (In a Tube of 61)
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- - - - - Surface Mount QFN 28 6 x 6 x 0.95mm 6mm 6mm 0.95mm - +125 °C
RS Stock No. 829-0122
Mfr. Part No.MCP25625-E/ML
BrandMicrochip
$3.90
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- - - - - Surface Mount QFN 28 6 x 6 x 0.95mm 6mm 6mm 0.95mm - +125 °C
RS Stock No. 823-7890
Mfr. Part No.MCP2515T-I/ST
BrandMicrochip
$2.63
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1Mbps 1 CAN 2.0B Sleep 10 mA Surface Mount TSSOP 20 6.6 x 4.5 x 1.05mm 6.6mm 4.5mm 1.05mm 5.5 V +85 °C
RS Stock No. 165-1918
Mfr. Part No.MCP2515T-I/ST
BrandMicrochip
$2.576
Each (On a Reel of 2500)
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1Mbps 1 CAN 2.0B Sleep 10 mA Surface Mount TSSOP 20 6.6 x 4.5 x 1.05mm 6.6mm 4.5mm 1.05mm 5.5 V +85 °C
RS Stock No. 159-7459
Mfr. Part No.MCP2515-I/ML
BrandMicrochip
$2.358
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1Mbps 1 CAN 2.0B Standby 10 mA Surface Mount QFN 20 4 x 4 x 0.95mm 4mm 4mm 0.95mm 5.5 V +85 °C
RS Stock No. 814-3063
Mfr. Part No.MCP2515-I/ML
BrandMicrochip
$2.513
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1Mbps 1 CAN 2.0B Standby 10 mA Surface Mount QFN 20 4 x 4 x 0.95mm 4mm 4mm 0.95mm 5.5 V +85 °C
RS Stock No. 669-6477
Mfr. Part No.MCP25050-I/P
BrandMicrochip
$4.99
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1Mbps 1 CAN 2.0B Sleep 20 mA Through Hole PDIP 14 19.05 x 6.35 x 3.3mm 19.05mm 6.35mm 3.3mm 5.5 V +85 °C
RS Stock No. 165-3537
Mfr. Part No.MCP2515-I/ST
BrandMicrochip
$2.797
Each (In a Tube of 74)
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1Mbit/s 1 CAN 2.0B Sleep, Standby 10 mA Surface Mount TSSOP 20 6.5 x 4.4 x 0.9mm 6.5mm 4.4mm 0.9mm 5.5 V +85 °C
RS Stock No. 698-9038
Mfr. Part No.MCP2515-I/ST
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$3.38
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1Mbit/s 1 CAN 2.0B Sleep, Standby 10 mA Surface Mount TSSOP 20 6.5 x 4.4 x 0.9mm 6.5mm 4.4mm 0.9mm 5.5 V +85 °C
RS Stock No. 178-5000
Mfr. Part No.MCP2515-E/ST
BrandMicrochip
$2.86
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1Mbps 1 CAN 2.0B Sleep, Standby 10 mA Surface Mount TSSOP 20 6.5 x 4.4 x 0.9mm 6.5mm 4.4mm 0.9mm 5.5 V +125 °C
RS Stock No. 911-5779
Mfr. Part No.MCP25050-I/P
BrandMicrochip
$3.83
Each (In a Tube of 30)
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1Mbps 1 CAN 2.0B Sleep 20 mA Through Hole PDIP 14 19.05 x 6.35 x 3.3mm 19.05mm 6.35mm 3.3mm 5.5 V +85 °C
RS Stock No. 681-1089
Mfr. Part No.MCP2515-e/ST
BrandMicrochip
$3.45
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1Mbps 1 CAN 2.0B Sleep, Standby 10 mA Surface Mount TSSOP 20 6.5 x 4.4 x 0.9mm 6.5mm 4.4mm 0.9mm 5.5 V +125 °C
RS Stock No. 177-2856
Mfr. Part No.MCP25625T-E/ML
$2.942
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1Mbit/s 1 CAN 2.0B Sleep, Standby 10 mA Surface Mount QFN 28 6 x 6 x 0.92mm 6mm 6mm 0.92mm 5.5 V +125 °C
RS Stock No. 825-1029
Mfr. Part No.COM20022I3V-HT
BrandMicrochip
$30.12
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10Mbps 1 ANSI 878.1 - 60 mA Surface Mount TQFP 48 7.1 x 7.1 x 1.45mm 7.1mm 7.1mm 1.45mm 5.5 V +85 °C
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