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Ethernet-APL Rail Field Switch ARS12-B2-IC16-1

  • Managed Ethernet-APL field switch for process industries
  • Powered spur ports intrinsically safe Ex ic according to 2-WISE and FISCO
  • PROFINET MRP, S2 redundancy and dynamic reconfiguration
  • 2 ports each for 1000BASE-T and SFP transceivers
  • Redundant power input 20 VDC ... 60 VDC
  • Installation in Zone 2
  • Physical layer diagnostics at the spur
  • Configuration and diagnosis with FDI, web interface, PROFINET device functions and SNMP
  • Support of network security

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Technische Daten  ARS12-B2-IC16-1

Ethernet-APL rail field switch with 16 intrinsically safe Ex ic spur ports and screw terminals
General specifications
Design / MountingCabinet installation
Fieldbus supportn/a
Rated voltage20 ... 60 V
Rated current0.6 ... 1.8 A
Power dissipation18.3 W
Voltage difference dual supply input+/- 10 %
Power consumptionmax. 36 W
Redundancydual supply input
Indicators/operating means
LED PWR A/Bgreen: power on
LED LNK/CHKOff: no communication link active ,
Green: communication link active ,
Green flashing: communication link activity ,
Red flashing: check function
Blue: Maintenance required
Red flashing: Out of specification
Red: Failure
LED STATUSOff: Good , Blue: Maintenance required , Red: Failure
Fault signalVFC alarm 100 mA, 32 V DC, normally closed
ButtonDevice reset
Interface 1
Interface typeEthernet-APL : 1 Vpp option spur connection
Port classificationS P C C
Number of ports16
Port identificationS 1 ... S 16
Power optionpowered
Transfer rate10 MBit/s fullduplex
Rated voltage11.61 V
Rated current95 mA
Rated power1.11 W
Cable shield grounding optioncapacitive grounded
Connection typepluggable screw terminals
Conductor cross section solid wire2.08 ... 0.326 mm2 , 14 ... 18 AWG
Conductor cross section flexible wire2.08 ... 0.326 mm2 , 14 ... 18 AWG
Interface 2
Interface type1000BASE-T
Number of ports2
Port identificationP 1 ... P 2
Transfer rate10/100/1000 Mbps
Connection typeRJ-45 , EIA/TIA 568 B
Interface 3
Interface typeSlot for SFP transceiver SFP Multi-Source (MSA) compliant
Number of ports2
Port identificationP 3 ... P 4
Galvanic isolation
Spurs/Supply1500 V AC
SFP/Supply500 V AC
1000BASE-T/Supply1500 V AC
1000BASE-T/Spurs1500 V AC
1000BASE-T/1000BASE-T1500 V AC
Housing/All620 V AC
Fault signal/All1500 V AC
Directive conformity
Electromagnetic compatibility
Directive 2014/30/EUEN 61326-1:2013
Galvanic isolationIEC 61010-1
Electromagnetic compatibilityEN 61326 , NE 21
Degree of protectionIEC 60529
EthernetIEEE 802.3z , IEEE 802.3u , IEEE 802.3cg
Shock resistanceEN 60068-2-27
Vibration resistanceEN 60068-2-6
Climatic conditionsDIN IEC 721
Industrial protocolsPROFINET , CC-B (PA) , dynamic reconfiguration , Netload Class III
ManagementWeb user interface , SNMP v1, v2 , v3 , PROFINET
RedundancyPROFINET MRP , PROFINET system redundancy S2
Management Information Base (MIB)PROFINET conformance class B
CybersecurityHTTPS , Port locking , Protocol disabling , PROFINET security level 1
Diagnostics function10BASE-T1L physical layer , port , Packet statistics
Ambient conditions
Ambient temperature-40 ... 70 °C (-40 ... 158 °F) horizontally mounted no SFP installed
-40 ... 65 °C (-40 ... 149 °F) horizontally mounted SFP installed
Storage temperature-40 ... 85 °C (-40 ... 185 °F)
Relative humidity≤ 95 % non-condensing
Shock resistance15 g 11 ms
Vibration resistance1 g 10 ... 150 Hz
Pollution degreemax. 2, according to IEC 60664
Corrosion resistanceacc. to ISA-S71.04-1985, severity level G3
Mechanical specifications
Housing materialstainless steel 1.4301 , PC (Polycarbonate)
Housing width173 mm
Housing height158 mm
Housing depth136.5 mm
Degree of protectionIP20 according to EN 60529
Mass2920 g
MountingDIN rail mounting , wall mounting
Data for application in connection with hazardous areas
EU-type examination certificateTÜV 20 ATEX 8571 X
MarkingEx-Hexagon II 3 G Ex ic ec nC [ic] IIC T4 Gc
Ex-Hexagon II (3) D [Ex ic Dc] IIIC
Maximum safe voltage60 V
Interface 12-WISE power source
Voltage Uo17.5 V
Current Io105 mA
Interface 2
Maximum safe voltage Um60 V
Interface 3
Maximum safe voltage Um60 V
Directive conformity
Directive 2014/34/EUEN 60079-0:2018 , EN 60079-11:2012 , EN 60079-7:2015+A1:2018 , EN 60079-15:2019 , IEC TS 60079-47:2021
International approvals
IECEx approvalIECEx TUR 20.0105X
Approved forEx ic ec nC [ic] IIC T4 Gc
[Ex ic Dc] IIIC
Certificates and approvals
PatentsThis product may be covered by the following patent: US 9,762,409
General information
Supplementary informationObserve the certificates, declarations of conformity, instruction manuals, and manuals where applicable. For information see


ECLASS 11.019170104
ECLASS 10.0.119170104
ECLASS 9.019170104
ECLASS 8.019170104
ECLASS 5.119030102
ETIM 8.0EC001478
ETIM 7.0EC001478
ETIM 6.0EC001478
ETIM 5.0EC001478
UNSPSC 12.143222608

Documents: ARS12-B2-IC16-1

Hardware ManualENGPDF8014 KB
Software ManualENGPDF5837 KB
Hardware-HandbuchGERPDF7511 KB
Software-HandbuchGERPDF2588 KB
Instruction manuals
ИнструкцииBULPDF156 KB
Návod k poużitíCZEPDF150 KB
Instruktions manualDANPDF148 KB
Instruction manualENGPDF149 KB
KasutusjuhendESTPDF144 KB
KäyttöohjeFINPDF144 KB
Manuel d'instructionsFRAPDF151 KB
BetriebsanleitungGERPDF151 KB
Οδηγίες χρήσηςGREPDF159 KB
HandleidingHOLPDF150 KB
Instruction manual / BetriebsanleitungHRVPDF148 KB
Használati útmutatóHUNPDF150 KB
Manuale di istruzioniITAPDF209 KB
Instrukciju vadovasLITPDF151 KB
Instrukcja obsługiPOLPDF151 KB
Manual de instruçõesPORPDF151 KB
Manual de utilizareRONPDF150 KB
ИнструкцииRUSPDF155 KB
Navodila za uporaboSLVPDF147 KB
Manual de instruccionesSPAPDF150 KB
Product information
End-user software license agreement (EULA) Pepperl+Fuchs Discovery and Configuration Tool (PFDCT)ENGPDF24 KB
Ethernet-APL Rail Field SwitchENGPDF2169 KB
Ethernet-APL Field SwitchGERPDF2179 KB

CAD+CAE: ARS12-B2-IC16-1

3-D model / 3-D-ModellSTP27812 KB

Approvals+Certificates: ARS12-B2-IC16-1

Statements of complianceKennungDateitypDateigröße
EU-Declaration of Conformity / EU-KonformitätserklärungDOC-5087APDF81 KB
Europe TUV Rheinland ATEX Category 3 G ATEX Category (3) DTÜV 20 ATEX 8571 XPDF173 KB
TUV Rheinland IECEx ec IECEx Certificate of ConformityIECEx TUR 20.0105XLINK---

Software: ARS12-B2-IC16-1

Software ToolsAusgabeDateitypDateigröße
Pepperl+Fuchs Discovery and Configuration Tool (PFDCT) / Pepperl+Fuchs Discovery and Configuration Tool (PFDCT) KB

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