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Pepperl+Fuchs AS-Interface Handheld with Programming Cables

The new Pepperl+Fuchs AS-Interface handheld programmer is 3.0 compatible, with additional functionality for safety modules, and includes semiautomatic addressing. To make your life easier, it’s now available as a kit that includes a power supply and four programming cables. The programmer, cables, and power supply are neatly packed into a convenient carrying case. You’ll never need to go on a hunt for an AS-Interface programming cable again, as these four cables will handle most AS-Interface modules or devices. Programming cables in the kit are: Cable with addressing jack – Used to program all AS-Interface modules with a programming jack including …

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Pepperl+Fuchs G11 AS-Interface Analog Modules

Pepperl+Fuchs introduces VBA-2E-G11-I/U/PT100-F G11-style AS-Interface Analog Modules. The new IP68/69k-rated and field-mountable G11 style housing features industry-standard M12 style connectors to enable quick installation and removal, even under power. The unit’s water-tight housing accepts two freely selectable analog inputs for 4-20mA, 0-10V or PT100 type signals. The overall analog conversion speed of these modules is just 8 ms. Including data transmission over the network, the module is more than 30% faster than competitive modules. Additional features of these G11 AS-Interface modules include: Automatic scaling to 4000-20000 for 4-20mA, 0-10000 for 0-10V, and -2000 to 8500 for -200C°-+850°C User-selectable 0-20mA or …

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Pepperl+Fuchs ENX Series AS-Interface Gateways

Pepperl+Fuchs introduces ENX Series AS-Interface Gateways. The ENX series supports both Modbus/TCP and Ethernet/IP protocols for seamless communication with standard and safety networks in a single gateway. They also include a number of advanced features for enhanced network performance and diagnostics retrieval. “These gateways provide significantly more than just an easy transition from Ethernet to AS-Interface. Where in the past two separate gateways were required to connect to Modbus/TCP and Ethernet/IP, with ENX the entire AS-Interface network is controlled by a single, very powerful, AS-Interface gateway,” says Tim Cicerchi, Product Manager, Industrial Bus and ID Systems, Pepperl+Fuchs. With ENX gateways, …

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Pepperl+Fuchs G10 AS-Interface Modules with Connect & Done Technology

Pepperl+Fuchs’ G10 family of ultra-compact I/O modules with Connect & Done technology can eliminate mounting requirements in many applications. The G10 family is the world’s smallest AS-Interface I/O module with IP68/69K protection; at just 40 mm x 27 mm x 22 mm, the G10 fits easily into any cable duct and enables quick, convenient sensor connections using the integrated M12 pigtails. “With its tiny footprint, this exceptionally robust module allows mounting in the most space-confined applications. In fact, simply placing the G10 I/O module inside the cable tray may eliminate mounting entirely – that’s the power and simplicity of ‘connect …

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Pepperl+Fuchs AS-Interface 3.0 Handheld Programming Device

Pepperl+Fuchs introduces the AS-Interface Handheld VBP-HH1-V3.0-110V addressing device for AS-Interface specification 3.0. This easy-to-use AS-Interface programming tool can be used to program and test the functionality of AS-Interface slaves, provide permanent data exchange with AS-Interface slaves, support data exchange with 4E4A slaves in extended addressing mode, and indicate the safety code for AS-Interface Safety-at-Work slaves. “These programmers don’t stop at addressing. In fact many significant functions, including reading inputs and setting outputs, can be performed remotely with the handheld. For instance, if a user is in the field and isn’t sure if a valve is working properly he can disconnect …

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Turck JBBS Junction Brick for AS-Interface Now FM Approved

TURCK announces that the company’s JBBS junction bricks for AS-interface® networks are now FM approved for Class I, Division 2, Groups A, B, C and D hazardous locations. JBBS junction bricks simplify the connection of multiple field devices and can be mounted directly on the machine in hazardous environments, with no enclosure required. These bricks include options with 4, 6 or 8 short-circuit protected ports that can be shut off via integrated dip switches located under the cover of the station. This design allows users to service the device while maintaining normal operating conditions in the hazardous area, minimizing downtime. …

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Pepperl+Fuchs AS-Interface I/O Modules with Advanced Diagnostic Features

Pepperl+Fuchs popular KE-style enclosure-mount AS-Interface I/O modules are now available with advanced diagnostic features to help minimize troubleshooting and maximize run-time. With these redesigned modules, should an output wire be disconnected, switchable lead breakage detection automatically sends the peripheral fault signal to the upper level controller. Any input pulse or noise spike of less than 2 ms is automatically filtered out by input pulse suppression. Advanced diagnostic LEDs alert the user to reverse polarity, overload or short circuit conditions that corrective action can be quickly taken. The KE-style AS-Interface modules feature 4 inputs and 4 outputs, and boast a narrow …

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Pepperl+Fuchs Two Network AS-Interface Power Conditioner

Pepperl+Fuchs introduces the VAN-KE2-2PE Two Network AS-Interface Power Conditioner. The VAN-KE2-2PE is the industry’s first panel mount AS-Interface power conditioner to enable two AS-Interface networks to be operated from a single DC power supply. This power conditioner delivers up to 4 A output power per network connection, and is suitable for double master use without the need for data uncoupling. “Mounting the previous design was often cumbersome, as the AS-Interface connections were located in the base of the G4 housing. This new power conditioner features a KE2 housing that is DIN rail mountable with easy-to-use and color-coded removable terminals for …

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Pepperl+Fuchs Flat to Flat Cable Splitter Box

The VAZ-T1-FK-CLAMP1 AS-Interface Flat-to-Flat Cable Splitter Box with two double spring terminals from Pepperl+Fuchs’ is now rated for 8A operating current. The 8A rating allows users to transfer the same current as is possible with competitive splitter boxes, but in a smaller, lower cost package. With the ability to connect two cables and transfer 8A of current, users will be able to connect machine sections at full current. “Particularly useful for applications inside of junction boxes, this splitter box greatly simplifies and speeds the connection of devices to AS-Interface. It finally facilitates the simple connection of junction boxes and panels …

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Pepperl+Fuchs VBA-4E4A AS-Interface Junction Box Modules

Pepperl+Fuchs introduces VBA-4E4A AS-Interface Junction Box Modules. VBA-4E4A modules are just 28.65 mm (1.128 in.) high and deliver 4 in/4 out functionality to support up to 62 nodes per network. All I/O is powered directly by the AS-Interface module, eliminating the need for any additional sources of power. “There simply isn’t a more compact and robust AS-Interface junction box module available today,” says Tim Cicerchi, Pepperl+Fuchs Product Manager for Industrial Bus and ID Systems. “At just a shade over an inch tall, the VBA-4E4A modules feature the lowest profile housing on the market and are filled with epoxy to eliminate …

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