CAN Controller Replacements Are Available

Innovasic Semiconductor announced that production units are shipping for the IA82527, which is a form, fit, and function replacement for the original Intel® 82527 Serial Communications Controller. The Innovasic replacement supports the same CAN 2.0 Specification (Part A and B) as the original device including standard and extended message frames. In addition, it has the capability to transmit, receive, and perform message filtering on standard and extended message frames. The IA82527 is available in 44-lead PLCC and 44-lead PQFP RoHS-compliant packages for the automotive temperature range (-40° to +125°C).