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Kvaser U100-X1

SKU: 00808-3




The Kvaser U100-X1 is a robust, galvanically-reinforced single-channel CAN/CAN FD to USB interface with a 9-pin J1939-13 Type II CAN connector.


Signal and power isolated, the Kvaser U100 offers enhanced electrical protection, a vibration, shock and drop-proof housing and high-quality cabling that meets the needs of CAN system developers through to service technicians.


With an intelligent LED that displays bus loads and error frames, an industry-leading IP67 rating and an innovative connector system, the U100 has numerous stand-out features. Fully compatible with J1939, CANopen, NMEA 2000® and DeviceNet, this suits rugged and higher voltage applications in marine, industrial, construction, heavy-duty, agriculture and automotive, including electric vehicle markets.

The Kvaser U100 is also available with 9-pin D-SUB, M12 or OBD-II CAN connectors.


Major Features

  • USB CAN interface.
  • Powered through the USB connector.
  • Supports CAN FD, up to 8 Mbit/s (with correct physical layer implementation).
  • Supports both 11-bit (CAN 2.0A) and 29-bit (CAN 2.0B active) identifiers.
  • Lightweight robust housing made of glass fibre reinforced polyamide overmolded with TPE.
  • Intuitive LED UI.
  • Reinforced galvanic isolation, design validated with 5000 VAC rms applied for 60 s.
  • Industrial grade temperature range, −40 ◦C to +85 ◦C.
  • 20 000 msg/s, each timestamped with a resolution of 100 μs.
  • Fully compatible with applications written for other Kvaser CAN hardware with Kvaser CANlib.
  • Support for SocketCAN.
  • Fully compatible with J1939, CANopen, NMEA 2000® and DeviceNet.
  • IP67 rated housing.


2-Year Warranty. See our General Conditions and Policies for details. Register your product at for an additional 1-year Warranty Extension.


Free Technical Support on all products available by contacting


Documentation, software and drivers can be downloaded for free at
Kvaser CANLIB SDK is a free resource that includes everything you need to develop software for the Kvaser CAN interfaces. Includes full documentation and many program samples, written in C, C++, C#, Delphi, and Visual Basic.
All Kvaser CAN interface boards share a common software API. Programs written for one interface type will run without modifications on the other interface types!
J2534 Application Programming Interface available.
RP1210A Application Programming Interface available.
On-line documentation in Windows HTML-Help and Adobe Acrobat format.

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