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|PROFIBUS Gateway, double master for 2 AS-Interface networks|
|Duplicate address detection||from AS-Interface slaves|
|Earth fault detection||integrated|
|Diagnostics function||Extended function via display|
|UL File Number||E223772|
|Display||Illuminated graphical LC display for addressing and error messages|
|LED PROFIBUS||PROFIBUS master detected; LED green|
|LED AS-i ACTIVE||AS-Interface operation normal; LED green|
|LED CONFIG ERR||configuration error; LED red|
|LED PRG ENABLE||autom. programming; LED green|
|LED POWER||voltage ON; LED green|
|LED PRJ MODE||projecting mode active; LED yellow|
|LED U AS-i||AS-Interface voltage; LED green|
|Switch SET||Selection and setting of a slave address|
|OK button||Mode selection traditional-graphical/confirmation|
|Button MODE||Mode selection PRJ-operation/save configuration/cursor|
|ESC button||Mode selection traditional-graphical/cancel|
|Insulation voltage||≥ 500 V|
|Rated operating voltage||from AS-Interface|
|Rated operating current||≤ 200 mA off AS interface network 1
≤ 200 mA off AS interface network 2
≤ 270 mA in total
|Protocol||PROFIBUS in accordance with IEC 61158/IEC 61784-1|
|Transfer rate||9.6 kBit/s / 12 MBit/s , Automatic baud rate detection|
|Interface type||RJ-45 Ethernet
Programming and diagnostics interface
|Interface type||Chip card slot|
|AS-Interface||spring terminals, removable|
|Directive 2014/30/EU||EN 62026-2:2013 EN 61000-6-2:2005, EN 61000-6-4:2007|
|Electromagnetic compatibility||EN 61000-6-2:2005, EN 61000-6-4:2007|
|Degree of protection||EN 60529:2000|
|Ambient temperature||0 ... 55 °C (32 ... 131 °F)|
|Storage temperature||-25 ... 85 °C (-13 ... 185 °F)|
|Degree of protection||IP20|
|Construction type||Low profile housing|
|Manuals||Language||File Type||File Size|
|Manual AS-Interface 3.0 Command Interface||ENG||3265 KB|
|Manual VBG-PB-K20-D*||ENG||3810 KB|
|Manual Web-Interface||ENG||1407 KB|
|Handbuch AS-Interface 3.0 Kommandoschnittstelle||GER||3233 KB|
|Handbuch VBG-PB-K20-D*||GER||3993 KB|
|Handbuch Web-Interface||GER||1449 KB|
|CAD||File Type||File Size|
|3-D model in IGS format / 3-D-Modell im IGS-Format||IGS||12834 KB|
|3-D model in STP format / 3-D-Modell im STP-Format||STP||3288 KB|
|CAD Portal / CAD Portal||LINK||---|
|Statements of compliance||Certificate No.||File Type||File Size|
|EU-Declaration of conformity / EU-Konformitätserklärung||DOC-2450A||163 KB|
|AS-International Association AS-Interface||ZU124801||104 KB|
|Drivers||Release Info||File Type||File Size|
|multipurpose GSD for Profibus-Gateway / Vielzweck GSD für Profibus-Gateway||08/2014||ZIP||32 KB|
|multipurpose GSD for Profibus-Gateway with IO-swap / Vielzweck GSD für Profibus-Gateway mit IO-swap||2020/06||ZIP||32 KB|
The VBG-PB-K20-DMD-EV1 is a PROFIBUS gateway with a double master according to AS-Interface specification 3.0.
The design of the K20 in stainless steel with IP20 is particularly suited for use in switching cabinets for snap on mounting on the 35 mm mounting rail.
The gateway in accordance with the AS-Interface specification V 3.0 is used to connect AS-Interface systems to a higher-level net. It acts as a master for the AS-Interface segment and as a slave for the higher-level net. During cyclic data exchange, the digital data of an AS-Interface segment is transferred.
The address allocation and acceptance of the target configuration can be achieved via the keys. 7 LEDs fitted to the front panel indicate the actual state of the AS-Interface branch.
With the graphical display, the commissioning of the AS-Interface circuits and testing of the connected peripherals can take place completely separately from the commissioning of the higher-level network and the programming. With the 4 switches, all functions can be controlled and visualized on the display.
The port provides a way of exporting data relating to the gateway, network and operation directly from the gateway for extended local diagnosis purposes.
Via the RJ-45 Ethernet diagnostic interface, up to 31 devices can establish a secure cross-communication.
The device has a card slot for a memory card for the storage of configuration data.
The redundant power supply guarantees that the double master remains in function and is diagnosticable, when a failure of a power supply unit in one of the two AS-interfaces circles occures. Also communication with the superior field bus is not disturbed by the failure of a power supply.
Optionally the gateway is also available with PLC functionality. Therefor you can order a code key VAZ-CTR3 additionally. The programming language is ANSI-C. A compiler is available as plug-in for ECLIPSE environment.
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