The candleLight is a low price Open Hardware (CERN OHL) USB to CAN adapter. Like a network card, the candleLight allows to allows to equip a computer with a CAN bus and to communicate via the CAN protocol.

The candleLight not only fits in any pocket and enables any developer to set up a CAN remote station even when on the road, it is above all an important building block for a reliable test infrastructure:

The LXA-IOBus universe is based on the CAN bus infrastructure in order to have a stable communication channel to and between the "devices under test".

Further Information

Scope of delivery:

This product is delivered as kit

  • 1x PCB
  • 1x DSub-9 Socket Pin
  • shrinking tube


ESD bag

(Some pictures show the assembled module.)


Main Features
Product line USB device
Technology CAN
System Requirements
Operating System Linux, Kernel ≥ 4.1
Required Software
Technical Features
USB Generation 2.0
RoHS Compatible yes
Mechanical Features
Interfaces micro USB 2.0, CAN
Other Features
Self-assembly kit yes
Case no
FCC compliance not tested
Country of Origin Germany
HS-Code 85437090


  • 28.56€

    including VAT, plus shipping costs
  • Ex Tax: 24.00€

  • 10 or more 25.70€

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