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AS-Interface gateway VBG-PB-K20-DMD-BV

  • Connection to PROFIBUS DP
  • 2 AS-Interface networks
  • PROFIBUS DP V1 support
  • Easy commissioning and fault diagnosis via LEDs and graphic display
  • Earth fault detection
  • AS-Interface noise detection

Please note: All product-related documents, such as certificates, declarations of conformity, etc., which were issued prior to the conversion under the name Pepperl+Fuchs GmbH, also apply to Pepperl+Fuchs AG.

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Datasheet excerpt: Technical data of  VBG-PB-K20-DMD-BV

Product Description
PROFIBUS Gateway, double master for 2 AS-Interface networks
General specifications
AS-Interface specificationV3.0
Earth fault detectionintegrated
EMC monitoringintegrated
Diagnostics functionExtended function via display
UL File NumberE223772
Indicators/operating means
DisplayIlluminated graphical LC display for addressing and error messages
LED PROFIBUSPROFIBUS master detected; LED green
LED AS-i ACTIVEAS-Interface operation normal; LED green
LED CONFIG ERRconfiguration error; LED red
LED PRG ENABLEautom. programming; LED green
LED POWERvoltage ON; LED green
LED PRJ MODEprojecting mode active; LED yellow
LED U AS-iAS-Interface voltage; LED green
Switch SETSelection and setting of a slave address
OK buttonMode selection traditional-graphical/confirmation
Button MODEMode selection PRJ-operation/save configuration/cursor
ESC buttonMode selection traditional-graphical/cancel
Electrical specifications
Insulation voltage≥ 500 V
Rated operating voltagefrom AS-Interface
Rated operating current≤ 180 mA from AS-Interface
Interface typeRS-485
Transfer rate9.6 kBit/s ... 12 MBit/s , Automatic baud rate detection
PROFIBUSSub-D interface
AS-Interfacespring terminals, removable
Directive conformity
Electromagnetic compatibility
Directive 2014/30/EUEN 62026-2:2013
Standard conformity
Electromagnetic compatibilityEN 61326
Degree of protectionEN 60529:2000
AS-InterfaceEN 62026-2:2013
Ambient conditions
Ambient temperature0 ... 55 °C (32 ... 131 °F)
Storage temperature-15 ... 75 °C (5 ... 167 °F)
Mechanical specifications
Degree of protectionIP20
Mass420 g
Construction typeLow profile housing , Stainless steel

Documents: VBG-PB-K20-DMD-BV

ManualsLanguageFile TypeFile Size
Manual AS-Interface 3.0 Command InterfaceENGPDF3265 KB
Handbuch AS-Interface 3.0 KommandoschnittstelleGERPDF3233 KB
Instruction manuals
Installation instructions VBG-PB-K20-DMD-BV / Montageanweisung VBG-PB-K20-DMD-BVALLPDF366 KB


CADFile TypeFile Size
3-D model in IGS format / 3-D-Modell im IGS-FormatIGS9870 KB
3-D model in STP format / 3-D-Modell im STP-FormatSTP2606 KB
CAD Portal / CAD PortalLINK---

Approvals+Certificates: VBG-PB-K20-DMD-BV

Statements of complianceCertificate No.File TypeFile Size
EU-Declaration of conformity / EU-KonformitätserklärungDOC-2450APDF163 KB
AS-International Association AS-InterfaceZU124801PDF104 KB
Russia TUV GOST-R101-KC/542PDF90 KB
US CA ULE223772LINK---

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