MKR CAN Shield

The MKR CAN Shield is a great addon for MKR family boards, and allows you to connect to a CAN (Controller Area Network) bus, widely used in the automotive industry.

To use this shield, you can refer to the documentation of the CAN library.

MKR CAN Shield

Downloadable resources

The MKR CAN Shield is based on the MCP2515 CAN controller and the TJA1049 CAN transceiver. Mounting this shield on a MKR family board allows you to connect to existing CAN systems. It also features the TPS54232 buck converter from Texas Instruments.

Can Interface

This high-speed CAN transceiver provides an interface between a CAN controller (MCP2515) and the physical CAN bus.

Power with battery

A DC-DC converter with pulse-skipping Eco-Mode feature, which allows the use of batteries as a power supply.