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Multifunctional bus control unit

Article number: 3-V0860A01

The multifunctional bus control unit FlexDevice-S supports the current and upcoming bus systems and has one variable interface, so it covers most of the application fields where bus interfaces are required.

FlexDevice S.

Product Information


FlexDevice-S is the starter of the FlexDevice product familiy which is used and recognized by many car manufacturers and component suppliers in their automotive electronics development. The FlexDevice family provides manifold solutions for

  • gateways between different automotive bus systems

  • bus interfaces

  • remaining bus simulation

  • signal manipulation

  • data logging

  • rapid prototyping

  • ARM Cortex A9 Dual Core (800 MHz) with 1 GByte DDR3 RAM

  • Up to 14 bus channels

  • 2 x CAN-HS channels

  • 2 x CAN-FD/HS channels*

  • 1 x FlexRay A channel (SelfSync)*

  • 1 x FlexRay B channel (SelfSync)*

  • 1 x 100BASE-T1 channel*

  • 1 x LIN channel

  • 1 flexible FlexTiny3 Slot for additional bus/network transceivers (2x CAN-FD/HS or 4x CAN-FD/HS or 2 x FlexRay (1 A-channel / 1 B-channel) or 2 x 100BASE-T1 or 4 x LIN & 2 x SENT- channels)

  • Integrated WiFi module

  • D-sub connectors for automotive bus systems

  • Wake-up/sleep mode support

  • Startup <200 ms possible

  • Micro SD card slot

  • IP20

  • Temperature range - 40°C to + 85°C

* The base unit provides the bus systems CAN-HS and LIN. To ust the bus systems FlexRay, CAN-FD or 100BASE-T1, additional licenses are required.

Technical Details

Technical Details

Altera Cyclone V SOC (integrated ARM Cortex A9 dual core CPU)

1 GByte DDR3 RAM

3 D-sub bus connectors with fixed and pluggable transceivers
- Up to 4 bus interfaces on each connector

Supported automotive bus systems
- Up to 4 FlexRay controllers (Bosch E-Ray cores)*
- Up to 2 FlexRay channels (2*channel A and 2 channel B)
available on the connectors

A connector with 2 FlexRay cores provides SelfSync
- Up to 4 CAN-FD controllers*
- Up to 6 CAN-HS controllers*
- Up to 3 100 MBit/s Ethernet controllers*

Wake-up/sleep mode support (wake-up possible via FlexRay or CAN)

1 GBit/s Ethernet configuration interface via RJ45

Integrated 1 GBit/s Ethernet switch

Micro SD card slot

4 digital inputs/outputs, or analog inputs (ADIO) via D-sub

*several bus combinations are possible, please contact us regarding your desired bus configuration.


Specsheet Specsheet_FlexDevice-S.pdf 1.76 MB Download
Driver Windows 347.65 MB Download


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