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AS-Interface sensor/actuator module VBA-4E4A-KE1-Z/E2

VBA-4E4A-KE1-Z/E2
  • Housing with removable terminals
  • Communication monitoring
  • Inputs for 2-wire sensors and mechanical contacts
  • Addressing jack
  • Power supply of the inputs and outputs from the external auxiliary voltage
  • Function display for bus, ext. auxiliary voltage, inputs and outputs

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-KE1-Z/E2

Product Description
KE1 switch cabinet module
4 inputs and 4 outputs
General specifications
Slave typeA/B slave
AS-Interface specificationV3.0
Required master specification≥ V3.0
UL File NumberE87056
Functional safety related parameters
MTTFd90 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 outputs
LED PWRAS-Interface voltage; LED green
LED AUXext. auxiliary voltage UAUX; dual LED green/red
green: voltage OK
red: reverse voltage
LED INswitching state (input); 4 LED yellow
LED OUTSwitching state (output); 4 LED yellow
Electrical specifications
Auxiliary voltage (output)20 ... 30 V DC 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)
Input
Number/Type4 inputs for 2-wire sensors (PNP), DC or for mechanical contacts
Supplyfrom external auxiliary voltage UAUX
Input current≤ 8 mA (limited internally)
Switching pointaccording 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
Output
Number/Type4 electronic outputs, PNP, overload and short-circuit proof
Supplyfrom external auxiliary voltage UAUX
Current0.5 A per output , 2 A per module
Voltage≥ (UAUX - 0.5 V)
Usage categoryDC-13
Directive conformity
Electromagnetic compatibility
Directive 2014/30/EUIEC 62026-2:2015
EN 61326-1:2006
Standard conformity
Degree of protectionEN 60529:2000
Fieldbus standardEN 62026-2:2013
InputEN 61131-2:2015
Emitted interferenceEN 55011:2009
AS-InterfaceEN 62026-2:2013
Noise immunityEN 61326-1:2006
Programming instructions
ProfileS-7.A.7
IO code7
ID codeA
ID1 code7
ID2 code7
Data bits (function via AS-Interface) input output
D0 IN1 O1
D1 IN2 O2
D2 IN3 O3
D3 IN4 O4
Parameter bits (programmable via AS-i)function
P0Communication monitoring
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)
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 ... 60 °C (-13 ... 140 °F)
Storage temperature-25 ... 85 °C (-13 ... 185 °F)
Relative humidity90 % , noncondensing
Pollution degree2
Mechanical specifications
Degree of protectionIP20
Connectionremovable spring double terminals
rated connection capacity:
rigid/flexible (with and without wire-end ferrules): 0.25 mm2 ... 1.5 mm2
recommended tools for 1.5 mm2: PxC CRIMPFOX ZA3 or Weidmüller PZ 6 roto
Material
HousingPA 66-FR
Mass80 g
MountingDIN mounting rail

Approvals+Certificates: VBA-4E4A-KE1-Z/E2

Statements of complianceCertificate No.File TypeFile Size
EU-Declaration of conformity / EU-KonformitätserklärungDOC-1011BPDF162 KB
Certificates
Worldwide AS-International Association AS-Interface72102PDF117 KB

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