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AS-Interface sensor/actuator module VBA-4E4A-G12-ZAL/EA2L

VBA-4E4A-G12-ZAL/EA2L
  • One-piece housing with stainless steel base
  • Installation without tools
  • Metal threaded inserts with SPEEDCON technology
  • Flat cable connection with cable piercing technique, variable flat cable guide
  • Red LED per channel, lights up in the event of output overload
  • Communication monitoring, configurable
  • Inputs for 2-, 3-, and 4-wire sensors
  • DIN rail mounting
  • AS-Interface certificate
  • Sensor supply powered by AUX

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  VBA-4E4A-G12-ZAL/EA2L

Product Description
G12 flat module
4 inputs (PNP) and 4 electronic outputs
General specifications
Slave typeA/B slave
AS-Interface specificationV3.0
Required master specification≥ V3.0
UL File NumberE223772
Functional safety related parameters
MTTFd180 a
Mission Time (TM)20 a
Diagnostic Coverage (DC)0 %
Indicators/operating means
LED FAULTerror display; LED red
red: communication error or address is 0
red flashing: overload of sensor power supply or outputs
LED PWRAS-Interface voltage; green LED
green: voltage OK
flashing green: address 0
LED AUXext. auxiliary voltage UAUX; dual LED green/red
green: voltage OK
red: reverse voltage
LED INswitching state (input); 4 LED yellow
LED OUTSwitching status (output); 4 yellow/red LEDs
Yellow: output active
Red: output overload
Electrical specifications
Auxiliary voltage (output)24 V DC ± 15 % PELV
Rated operating voltage26.5 ... 31.6 V from AS-Interface
Rated operating current≤ 40 mA
Protection classIII
Surge protectionUAUX, Uin: Over voltage category III, safe isolated power supplies (PELV) derived from mains up to 300 V AC line-to-neutral
Input
Number/Type4 inputs for 2- or 3-wire sensors (PNP), DC
option 2 inputs for 4-wire sensors (PNP), DC
Supplyfrom external auxiliary voltage UEXT
Current loading capacity≤ 600 mA overload and short-circuit resistant
Input current≤ 8 mA (limited internally)
Switching pointaccording to DIN EN 61131-2 (Type 2)
0 (unattenuated)≤ 2 mA
1 (attenuated)≥ 6 mA
Signal delay< 1 ms (input/AS-Interface)
Output
Number/Type4 electronic outputs, PNP, overload and short-circuit proof
Supplyfrom external auxiliary voltage UAUX
Current2 A per output
6 A total (TB ≤ 40 °C)
4 A total (TB ≤ 70 °C)
Voltage≥ (UAUX - 0.5 V)
Directive conformity
Electromagnetic compatibility
Directive 2014/30/EUEN 62026-2:2013 EN 61000-6-2:2005, EN 61000-6-4:2007
Standard conformity
Degree of protectionEN 60529:2000
Fieldbus standardEN 62026-2:2013
InputEN 61131-2
Emitted interferenceEN 61000-6-4:2007
AS-InterfaceEN 62026-2:2013
Noise immunityEN 61000-6-2:2005 EN 62026-2:2013
Programming instructions
ProfileS-7.A.7
IO code7
ID codeA
ID1 code7
ID2 code7
Data bits (function via AS-Interface) input output
D0 IN1 OUT1
D1 IN2 OUT2
D2 IN3 OUT3
D3 IN4 OUT4
Parameter bits (programmable via AS-i)function
P0communication monitoring
P0 = 1 (default settings), monitoring = ON, i.e. if communication fails, the outputs are de-energised
P0 = 0, monitoring = OFF, if communication fails, the outputs maintain their condition
P1Input filter
P1 = 0 input filter on, pulse suppression ≤ 2 ms
P1 = 1 input filter off (default settings)
P2Synchronous mode
P2 = 0 synchronous mode on
P2 = 1 synchronous mode off (default settings)
P3not used
Ambient conditions
Ambient temperature-25 ... 70 °C (-13 ... 158 °F)
Storage temperature-25 ... 85 °C (-13 ... 185 °F)
Relative humidity85 % , noncondensing
Climatic conditionsFor indoor use only
Altitude≤ 2000 m above MSL
Shock and impact resistance30 g, 11 ms in 6 spatial directions 3 shocks
10 g, 16 ms in 6 spatial directions 1000 shocks
Vibration resistance0.75 mm 10 ... 57 Hz , 5 g 57 ... 150 Hz, 20 cycles
Pollution degree3
Mechanical specifications
Degree of protectionIP67
ConnectionCable piercing method
flat cable yellow/flat cable black
inputs/outputs: M12 round connector
Material
HousingPBT
Mass230 g
Tightening torque, cable gland0.4 Nm
MountingMounting plate

Documents: VBA-4E4A-G12-ZAL/EA2L

Instruction leafletsLanguageFile TypeFile Size
Instruction leaflet / Beipackzettel ALLPDF1008 KB
Instruction manuals
Mounting Instruction G12 ModulesENGPDF176 KB
Montageanleitung G12 ModuleGERPDF173 KB

Approvals+Certificates: VBA-4E4A-G12-ZAL/EA2L

Statements of complianceCertificate No.File TypeFile Size
EU-Declaration of conformity / EU-KonformitätserklärungDOC-0978CPDF164 KB
Certificates
US CA ULE223772LINK---
Worldwide AS-International Association AS-Interface80102PDF592 KB

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