Kvaser Leaf Light HS v2

Kvaser Leaf Light HS v2

Product code: 00685-0

The Kvaser Leaf Light HS v2 represents one of the easiest and lowest-cost methods of connecting a computer to a CAN bus network.


WARNING: We are aware of counterfeit Leaf Light v2. All counterfeit Leaf's currently have the same serial number #046900. (September 2020)

Major features

  • The Kvaser Leaf Light HS V2 is a high speed USB interface for CAN that offers loss free transmission and reception of standard and extended CAN messages on the CAN bus.
  • 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, previously a more expensive option on Kvaser's original Leaf Light, now comes as standard on the Leaf Light v2, enhancing protection from power surges or electrical shocks.
  • Low current consumption (90 mA) reduces power drain from your laptop.
  • Local buffering and preprocessing results in high performance and a reduction of time critical tasks for the PC.

Other versions

Replacement: this interface replaces Kvaser Leaf Light HS (cod. 00241-8).


  • Documentation, software and drivers can be downloaded for free at kvaser.com/downloads.
  • 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, 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.



Software bundle


Kvaser Leaf Light HS v2

A brief overview of Kvaser's Leaf Light v2.

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