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|KE1 switch cabinet module
4 inputs and 2 outputs
|Node type||A/B node|
|Required gateway specification||≥ V2.1|
|UL File Number||E87056|
|Functional safety related parameters|
|Mission Time (TM)||20 a|
|Diagnostic Coverage (DC)||0 %|
|LED FAULT||error display; LED red
red: communication error or address is 0
red flashing: overload of outputs
|LED PWR||AS-Interface voltage; LED green|
|LED AUX||ext. auxiliary voltage UAUX ; LED green|
|LED IN||switching state (input); 4 LED yellow|
|LED OUT||Switching state (output); 2 LED yellow|
|Auxiliary voltage (output)||20 ... 30 V DC PELV|
|Rated operating voltage||26.5 ... 31.6 V from AS-Interface|
|Rated operating current||≤ 25 mA (without sensors) / max. 60 mA|
|Surge protection||UAUX, Uin: Over voltage category III, safe isolated power supplies (PELV)|
|Number/Type||4 inputs for 2-wire sensors (PNP), DC or for mechanical contacts|
|Input current||≤ 8 mA (limited internally)|
|Switching point||according to DIN EN 61131-2 (Type 2)|
|0 (unattenuated)||≤ 2 mA|
|1 (attenuated)||≥ 4 mA|
|Signal delay||< 2 ms (input/AS-Interface)|
|Signal frequency||≤ 250 Hz|
|Number/Type||2 electronic outputs, PNP, overload and short-circuit proof|
|Supply||from external auxiliary voltage UAUX|
|Voltage||≥ (UAUX - 0.5 V)|
|Current||O1/O2 max. 1.5 A, total 3 A (TB ≤ 40 °C)
O1/O2 max. 1 A, total 2 A (TB ≤ 70 °C)
|Directive 2014/30/EU||EN 62026-2:2013 EN 61000-6-2:2001 EN 61000-6-4:2001|
|Degree of protection||EN 60529:2000|
|Emitted interference||EN 61000-6-4:2001|
|Noise immunity||EN 61000-6-2:2001|
|Data bits (function via AS-Interface)|
|Parameter bits (programmable via AS-i)||function|
P0 = 0 monitoring = off, the outputs maintain the status if communication fails
P0 = 1 monitoring = on, i.e. if communication fails, the outputs are deenergised (default settings)
P1 = 0 input filter on, pulse suppression ≤ 2 ms
P1 = 1 input filter off (default settings)
P2 = 0 synchronous mode on
P2 = 1 synchronous mode off (default settings)
|Ambient temperature||-25 ... 70 °C (-13 ... 158 °F)|
|Storage temperature||-25 ... 85 °C (-13 ... 185 °F)|
|Relative humidity||90 % , noncondensing|
|Degree of protection||IP20|
rated connection capacity:
rigid/flexible (with and without wire-end ferrules): 0.25 mm2 ... 2.5 mm2
for multiple-wire connection with two wires of equal cross-section:
flexible with twin wire-end ferrules: 0.5 mm2 ... 1.5 mm2
|Mounting||DIN mounting rail|
|CAD||File Type||File Size|
|3-D model / 3-D-Modell||STP||317 KB|
|CAD Portal / CAD Portal||LINK||---|
|EPLAN Data Portal / EPLAN Data Portal||LINK||---|
|EPLAN macro P+F.VBA-4E2A-KE1-Z/E2 / EPLAN-Makro P+F.VBA-4E2A-KE1-Z/E2||EDZ||671 KB|
|Statements of compliance||Certificate No.||File Type||File Size|
|EU-Declaration of conformity / EU-Konformitätserklärung||DOC-1011B||162 KB|
|Worldwide AS-International Association AS-Interface||42001||598 KB|
The VBA-4E2A-KE1-Z/E2 AS-interface coupling module is a cabinet module with 4 inputs and 2 electronic outputs. The housing, only 22.5 mm in width and 48.5 mm in height, takes up little place in the switch cabinet. The module is mounted by snapping onto the 35 mm DIN rail in accordance with EN 50022.
Plug-in terminals are used for connection. 4-way terminal blocks (black) are used for the inputs. The connection of the outputs and the external auxiliary supply and AS-Interface is made through the 2-way terminal blocks (outputs black, auxiliary voltage gray and AS-Interface yellow). This makes it possible to separate individual actuators or to supply power during commissioning or servicing.
The supply of the inputs and the connected sensors occurs internally via the module (from AS-Interface). An LED on the front control plate is used to display the current switching state for each input and output.
The device is equipped with a watchdog, which switches the outputs to their de-energized state, when on the AS-interface cable is no communication for more than 40 ms.
An overload of the outputs is reported by the 'periphery error' to the AS-Interface master. Communication over the AS-Interface remains in effect.
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