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The Baby-LIN-II is our most compact system for controlling a LIN-BUS via USB. The PC can work as a LIN monitor, LIN master or LIN slave. The system also supports operation in stand-alone mode and enables the execution of continuous running sequences without a PC. In addition, the galvanic isolation ensures interference-free data transmission.

The delivery of a Baby-LIN-II system includes the following components:
  • Baby-LIN-II device
  • USB 2.0 cabel, 1,5m, typ A to typ B-mini
  • A 3-pole plug with screw connection (MC 1,5/ 3-ST-3,81)
  • Download licence for LINWorks suite (includes LINWorks PC software, USB drivers, sample files and documentation)

Price: 462 € plus VAT and shipping (customers within the EU)

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Performance overview

Application areas

  • Stand-alone mode with freely programmable command sequences possible
  • Usable with LINWorks software via USB on PC
  • Read and write frame data in real time
  • Supervise the LIN bus in the monitor function without an SDF present
  • Data logging function possible at 100% bus workload

Technical function

  • Supports LIN bus versions 1.2, 1.3, 2.0, 2.1 and 2.2
  • Galvanically isolated LIN bus interface
  • Simulation of LIN master and LIN slave nodes possible
  • DTL (Diagnostic Transport Layer) support
  • LIN bus controllable via DLL from own programs
  • On-board voltages from 8 - 28V

Compatibility and system requirements

  • Windows XP/Vista
  • Windows 7/8/10 (32/64 Bit)
  • Interface to the DLL library for:
    Windows (x86 & x64), PC based Linux (x86 & x64), ARM based Linux (x86 & x64)
  • Native programming for C/C++ as well as via wrappers in .NET languages, Python, VB6 and LabView are possible

Direct Downloads

Getting started guide

(734.7KiB) 2021-09-15

Baby-LIN-II Datasheet

(1.4MiB) 2021-09-01

More helpful files available with login:

  • Baby-LIN-II User Manual
  • LinWorks-PCSoftware_CD
  • Firmware update package
See the downloads

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