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AS-Interface repeater VAR-KE3-TERM

  • Minimum delay of signal
  • Line lengthening by 100 m (max. 2 repeater in series)
  • Galvanic isolation between AS-Interface segments A and B
  • No parameterization
  • Need no specific address on the AS-Interface bus
  • Housing with removable terminals
  • The integrated terminator permits up to 200 m network lengths on Segment A

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  VAR-KE3-TERM

Product Description
AS-Interface advanced repeater with terminator
General specifications
AS-Interface specificationV3.0
Required master specification≥ V2.0
UL File NumberE223772 only from low voltage, limited energy source (SELV or PELV) or listed Class 2 source
Functional safety related parameters
MTTFd155 a
Indicators/operating means
switches the segment A terminator on/off
LED FAULT SEG ASegment A error display; red LED
red: communication error
LED FAULT SEG BSegment B error display; red LED
red: communication error
LED PWR SEG AAS interface voltage segment A; green LED
LED PWR SEG BAS-Interface voltage segment B; green LED
LED TERMSegment A bus terminator switched on
LED U>26VSegment A voltage > 26 V
LED U>18,5VSegment A voltage > 18.5 V
Electrical specifications
Insulation voltage≥ 500 V
Rated operating voltage26.5 ... 31.6 V from AS-Interface
Rated operating current60 mA (per strand element), 120 mA (total)
Directive conformity
Electromagnetic compatibility
Directive 2014/30/EUEN 62026-2:2013 EN 61000-6-2:2005, EN 61000-6-4:2007 EN 61000-6-3:2001 IEC 62026-2:2008
Approvals and certificates
UL approvalAn isolated source with a secondary open circuit voltage of ≤ 30 VDC with a 3 A maximum over current protection. Over current protection is not required when a Class 2 source is employed. UL mark does not provide UL certification for any functional safety rating or aspects of the device.
Ambient conditions
Ambient temperature0 ... 55 °C (32 ... 131 °F)
Storage temperature-25 ... 75 °C (-13 ... 167 °F)
Mechanical specifications
Degree of protectionIP20 according to EN 60529
Connectionremovable terminals, terminal connection ≤ 2.5 mm2
HousingPA 66-FR
MountingDIN mounting rail

Approvals+Certificates: VAR-KE3-TERM

Statements of complianceCertificate No.File TypeFile Size
EU-Declaration of conformity / EU-KonformitätserklärungDOC-2454APDF163 KB
Russia TUV GOST-R101-KC/542PDF90 KB
US CA ULE223772LINK---

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