Re: [ha] wired home network using CAN

Adam Davis (
Wed, 25 Aug 1999 17:56:48 -0400

Microchip has a standalone CAN controller, see

They also are supposed to be producing PICmicros with CAN controllers as
peripherals. Unfortunetely they are on their third-quarter product line card,
but it's the third quarter and they haven't announced their availability yet.

I like what I've heard about CAN.


John Mullan wrote:
> Well steve, I may be interested in exploring the CAN idea if there are separate CAN chips. IE; one that can interface to a micro.
> My only micro programming is the PIC right now and I hope to get time to learn the 8051 (actually atmel 89c52).
> If such an animal exists, I would gladly look at it.
> John Mullan