LIN Interface for USB

Peak System PLIN-USB LIN Interface for USB enables the connection of a Windows computer to a LIN network via USB. The adapter supports the LIN protocol according to the standard ISO 17987 and complies with all LIN specifications up to version 2.2. The PLIN-USB interface can be operated as a master or a slave.

The monitor software PLIN-View Pro and the PLIN programming interface for the development of applications with LIN connection are included in the scope of supply.

PLIN-USB, IPEH-004052, LIN Interface for USB Adapter



Technical Specifications

  • Adapter for the USB connection (Full-Speed mode, compatible with USB 1.1, USB 2.0, and USB 3.0)
  • LIN connection (ISO 17987)
  • Compliant with all LIN specifications
  • (up to version 2.2)
  • Bit rates from 1 kbit/s up to 20 kbit/s
  • Can be used as a LIN master or slave (1 ms master task resolution)
  • Automatic bit rate, frame length, and checksum type recognition
  • Autonomous scheduler with support for unconditional, event, and sporadic frames
  • LIN bus connection via D-Sub, 9-pin
  • LIN connection short-circuit-proof against transceiver supply and ground
  • NXP TJA1028T LIN transceiver
  • Galvanic isolation on the LIN connection up to 500 V
  • Indicator LED for interface status
  • Adapter supply 5 V DC via USB port
  • Transceiver supply 6 – 28 V DC via D-Sub, pin 9
  • Extended operating temperature range from -40 to 85 °C (-40 to 185 °F)

Scope of Supply

  • PLIN-USB in plastic casing
  • LIN interface drivers for Windows 11, 10, 8.1 (32/64 bit)
  • LIN monitor PLIN-View Pro for Windows
  • Programming interface PLIN-API for developing applications with LIN connection
  • Manual in PDF format