LIN Specification

The Local Interconnect Network (LIN) standard includes the specification of the transmission protocol, the transmission medium, the interface between development tools, and the interfaces for software programming. LIN promotes the interoperability of network nodes from the viewpoint of hardware, software, and predictable Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) behavior.

The LIN specification was developed/maintained by the LIN Consortium up until 2010 with the release of the v2.2A specification.

In 2013, the LIN specification was transcribed to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) as part of the process to be accepted as ISO standard ISO 17987 Part 1-7, which was released in 2016.

LIN Supplier ID maintenance is now handled by the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE).

Specification Listing

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