Belden Australia , a leader in signal transmission solutions for mission-critical applications, has released two new actuator/sensor interface (AS-Interface) modules with encapsulated PUR housing and high signal density.
The AS-Interface modules feature either an integrated T-piece functionality or piercing contacts. Both versions are slave modules with four digital inputs for two-wire or three-wire sensors and four digital outputs for standard actuators.
Each AS-Interface module contains eight M12 sockets for digital inputs and outputs. The assignment of Slave addresses is accomplished via the modules' M12 bus connection by using an addressing unit and a connection cable.
Two inputs and two outputs are Y-connected and both AS-Interface modules support the latest AS-Interface profile in accordance with AS-Interface specification V3.0, providing the connection of up to 1,000 digital inputs/outputs. Compared to previous versions, the signal density has doubled.
Further features of the AS-Interface modules:
- Compliance with the IEC 61076-2-101 and IEC 61131 standards
- Dimensions: 152 mm x 60 mm x 35.8 mm
- IP 67 rated and are suitable for use in temperature ranges from -25°C to +80°C
- The power supply is designed for 11 to 30 V and the modules can be securely fastened with three screws