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

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

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-EV

Product Description
PROFIBUS Power Hub gateway with data decoupling, double master for 2 AS-Interface networks
General specifications
AS-Interface specificationV3.0
Duplicate address detectionfrom AS-Interface slaves
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 currentapprox. 250 mA PELV
Interface 1
Interface typeRS-485
ProtocolPROFIBUS in accordance with IEC 61158/IEC 61784-1
Transfer rate9.6 kBit/s / 12 MBit/s , Automatic baud rate detection
Interface 2
Interface typeRJ-45 Ethernet
Programming and diagnostics interface
Interface 3
Interface typeChip card slot
PROFIBUSSub-D interface
AS-Interfacespring terminals, removable
Directive conformity
Electromagnetic compatibility
Directive 2014/30/EUEN 62026-2:2013 EN 61000-6-2:2005, EN 61000-6-4:2007
Standard conformity
Electromagnetic compatibilityEN 61000-6-2:2005, EN 61000-6-4:2007
Degree of protectionEN 60529:2000
AS-InterfaceEN 62026-2:2013
Ambient conditions
Ambient temperature0 ... 55 °C (32 ... 131 °F)
Storage temperature-25 ... 85 °C (-13 ... 185 °F)
Mechanical specifications
Degree of protectionIP20
HousingStainless steel
Mass460 g
Construction typeLow profile housing

Documents: VBG-PB-K20-DMD-EV

ManualsLanguageFile TypeFile Size
Manual AS-Interface 3.0 Command InterfaceENGPDF3265 KB
Manual VBG-PB-K20-D* ENGPDF3810 KB
Manual Web-InterfaceENGPDF1407 KB
Handbuch AS-Interface 3.0 KommandoschnittstelleGERPDF3233 KB
Handbuch VBG-PB-K20-D*GERPDF3993 KB
Handbuch Web-InterfaceGERPDF1449 KB
Instruction manuals
Mounting Instruction VBG-PB-K20-DMD-EV / Montageanleitung VBG-PB-K20-DMD-EVALLPDF811 KB


CADFile TypeFile Size
3-D model in IGS format / 3-D-Modell im IGS-FormatIGS12834 KB
3-D model in STP format / 3-D-Modell im STP-FormatSTP3288 KB
CAD Portal / CAD PortalLINK---

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

Statements of complianceCertificate No.File TypeFile Size
EU-Declaration of conformity / EU-KonformitätserklärungDOC-2450APDF163 KB
AS-International Association AS-InterfaceZU124801PDF104 KB

Commissioning: VBG-PB-K20-DMD-EV

Commissioning examplesLanguageFile TypeFile Size
Commissioning VBG-PN-K20-DMD-EV / Inbetriebnahme VBG-PN-K20-DMD-EVALLPDF234 KB

Software: VBG-PB-K20-DMD-EV

DriversRelease InfoFile TypeFile Size
multipurpose GSD for Profibus-Gateway / Vielzweck GSD für Profibus-Gateway08/2014ZIP21 KB

Associated Products: VBG-PB-K20-DMD-EV

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PROFIBUS master simulatorfa
Interface converter USB/RS 232fa
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