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AS-Interface I/O module VBA-4E4A-G20-ZEJ/M3L-P10

  • A/B slave with extended addressing possibility for up to 62 slaves
  • Inputs for 3-wire sensors
  • Outputs for DC roller motors (drum motors)
  • Connection of motors and sensors via M8 connectors
  • Configurable start/stop ramps
  • Communication monitoring
  • Power supply of outputs from the external auxiliary voltage
  • Supply for inputs from AS-Interface
  • Function display for bus, external auxiliary voltage, in- and outputs
  • Cable piercing method with gold plated contact pins

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-G20-ZEJ/M3L-P10

Product Description
G20 motor control module
2 inputs/2 outputs
General specifications
Slave typeA/B slave
AS-Interface specificationV3.0
Required master specification≥ V2.1
UL File NumberE223772 "For use in NFPA 79 Applications only"
MTBF98 a
Compatible roller motorsItoh Denki PM*XP, Itoh Denki PM*XE
Indicators/operating means
LED FAULTerror display; LED red
red: communication error or address is 0
red flashing: overload of sensor supply or speed signal overload or external auxiliary voltage UAUX missing
LED PWRAS-Interface voltage; green LED
green: voltage OK
green flashing: address 0 or sensor supply overload or speed signal overload or external auxiliary voltage UAUX missing
LED AUXext. auxiliary voltage UAUX; dual LED green/red
green: voltage OK
red: reverse voltage
LED INswitching state (input); 2 LED yellow
LED FUSEMotor power supply; 2 green LEDs
LED DIRMotor rotation direction; yellow LED
LED MOTMotor active; 2 yellow LEDs
Electrical specifications
Auxiliary voltage (output)18 ... 30 VDC PELV
Rated operating voltage26.5 ... 31.6 V from AS-Interface
Rated operating current≤ 25 mA (without sensors) / max. 170 mA
Number/Type2 Inputs for 3-wire sensors (PNP), DC
Supplyfrom AS-Interface
Current loading capacity100 mA , overload and short-circuit protected
Input current≤ 6 mA (internally limited)
Switching pointaccording to DIN EN 61131-2
0 (undamped) ≤ 0.5 mA
1 (damped) ≥ 2.0 mA
Signal delay< 1 ms (input/AS-Interface)
Input filter2 ms
Number/Type2 outputs for DC roller motors (MOT1, MOT2)
Supplyfrom external auxiliary voltage UAUX
Current2 A , max. 5 A (<2 s) per motor
Overload protectionfuse , I2t = 53.7 A2s
Velocity signal0 ... 10 V DC
Control via parameter P1:0
Rotation direction signalPNP digital output
low: high impedance
high; ≥ (VAUX - 2.5 V) in no-load operation
Motor start signalPNP digital output
low: high impedance
high; ≥ (VAUX - 2.5 V) in no-load operation
Directive conformity
Electromagnetic compatibility
Directive 2014/30/EUEN 62026-2:2013
Standard conformity
Degree of protectionEN 60529:2000
Fieldbus standardEN 62026-2:2013
InputEN 61131-2:2007
Emitted interferenceEN 61000-6-4:2007
AS-InterfaceEN 62026-2:2013
Noise immunityEN 61000-6-2:2005, EN 61326-1:2006, EN 62026-2:2013
Programming instructions
IO code7
ID codeA
ID1 code7
ID2 code7
Data bits (function via AS-Interface) input output
D0 IN1 MOT1 operation
D1 IN2 MOT2 operation
D2 - MOT1/MOT2 direction of rotation
D3 - MOT1/MOT2 slow
Ambient conditions
Ambient temperature-25 ... 70 °C (-13 ... 158 °F)
Storage temperature-25 ... 85 °C (-13 ... 185 °F)
Relative humidity85 % non-condensing
Climatic conditionsFor indoor use only
Altitude≤ 2000 m above MSL
Shock and impact resistance30 g, 11 ms in 6 spatial directions, 3 shocks
Vibration resistance0.35 mm / 2 g 10 ... 1000 Hz
Pollution degree2
Mechanical specifications
Degree of protectionIP54 according to EN 60529
ConnectionAS-Interface, AUX: Insulation piercing technology
Yellow flat cable/black flat cable
Inputs/outputs: M8 round plug connector in accordance with EN 61076-2-104
Inputs: LF004-GS1-A (4-pin, bushing contacts, screw lock, A-coded)
Matching connector: LM004-Gx1-A or similar
Outputs: LF005-GS1-B (5-pin, bushing contacts, screw lock, B-coded)
Matching connector: LM005-Gx1-B or similar
Mass310 g
Mounting2 clips with ∅ 8 mm drill hole
Cable length1 m
NoteThe flat cable routing is designed for 100 actuation cycles

Approvals+Certificates: VBA-4E4A-G20-ZEJ/M3L-P10

Statements of complianceCertificate No.File TypeFile Size
EU-Declaration of conformity / EU-Konformitätserklärung DOC-4045PDF259 KB
US CA ULE223772LINK---
Worldwide AS-International Association AS-InterfaceZU 129803PDF131 KB

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