Back to results...

Leaf Light HS v2 M12

CAN-USB interface for marine electronic systems
Kvaser AB Vendor:
Kvaser AB
  • Details
  • Specification
  • Order information
  • Channels: 1
  • Bitrate: 40-1000 kbps
  • M12 5 pin connector
  • Operating temperature: -20 to +70°C

The Leaf Light HS v2 M12 is the marine version of Kvaser’s popular Leaf Light v2 interface. This device provides a simple way of connecting a PC with the on-board computer of a marine electronics system by means of its standard USB 2.0 connector and a 5-pin National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) approved CAN connector. The Leaf Light HS v2 M12 is ideal for diagnosing NMEA 2000 bus issues, configuring and flashing NMEA 2000 bus nodes, monitoring NMEA 2000 bus traffic and load conditions and stimulating or emulating NMEA 2000 nodes.

Major Features

  • Standard type «A» USB connector and an NMEA-approved male CAN connector
  • Capable of sending up to 8000 messages per second, each time-stamped with 100 microsecond accuracy
  • Supports both 11-bit (CAN 2.0A) and 29-bit (CAN 2.0B active) identifiers
  • High-speed CAN connection (compliant with ISO 11898-2), up to 1 Mbit/s
  • Galvanic isolation, enhancing protection from power surges or electrical shocks
  • Support for SocketCAN, see for details
  • 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, Java, Python 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

Technical specifications
Channels 1
Bitrate 40-1000 kbps
Timestamp resolution 100 µs
Messages per second receive 8 000
Messages per second sending 8 000
Error counters reading No
Error frame generation No
Current consumption 90 mA
Interfaces USB
Connectors M12 5 pin
Silent mode No
Sound No
Galvanic isolation Yes
OS Win XP, Linux, Win 7, Win Vista, Win 10, Win 8
Material PA66
Length 165 mm
Height 17 mm
Weight 110 g

Environmental and physical specifications

Operating Temperature -20 to +70°C
Certificates CE, RoHS
Model Description
73-30130-00881-6 Kvaser Leaf Light HS v2 M12

Login / Registration
укажите почту
введите пароль
Forgot password?
By clicking «#SUBMIT_NAME»,
you agree to our Privacy Policy
Loading data...
Subscribe to our newsletter
specify your contacts

By clicking «#SUBMIT_NAME»,
you agree to our Privacy Policy

You have successfully subscribed
Now you can receive newsletters