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AS-Interface sensor/actuator module VBA-2E2A-G2-ZEJ/XE2J

  • AS-Interface certificate
  • Degree of protection IP67
  • A/B node with extended addressing possibility for up to 62 nodes
  • Addressing jack
  • Flat cable connection with cable piercing technique, variable flat cable guide
  • Communication monitoring
  • Inputs for 2- and 3-wire sensors
  • Supply of the inputs and the outputs from AS-Interface
  • Two MOVI-SWITCH-1E, controllable by SEW
  • Ground connection (FE) possible
  • Function display for bus, inputs and outputs
  • Detection of overload on sensor supply
  • Detection of output overload

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 or Pepperl+Fuchs AG, also apply to Pepperl+Fuchs SE.

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Datasheet excerpt: Technical data of  VBA-2E2A-G2-ZEJ/XE2J

Product Description
G2 flat module
2 inputs (PNP) and 2 electronic outputs
General specifications
Node typeA/B node
AS-Interface specificationV3.0
Required gateway specification≥ V2.1
UL File NumberE223772
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; LED green
LED INswitching state (input); 2 LED yellow
LED OUTSwitching state (output); 2 LED yellow
Electrical specifications
Rated operating voltage26.5 ... 31.6 V from AS-Interface
Rated operating current≤ 40 mA (without sensors) / max. 170 mA
Protection classIII
Surge protectionUe: Over voltage category III, safe isolated power supplies (PELV)
Number/Type2 inputs for 2- or 3-wire sensors (PNP), DC
Supplyfrom AS-Interface
Voltage21 ... 31 V
Current loading capacity≤ 130 mA (TB ≤ 40 °C),
≤ 100 mA (TB ≤ 60 °C), overload and short-circuit protected
Input current≤ 8 mA (limited internally)
Switching pointaccording to DIN EN 61131-2 (Type 2)
0 (unattenuated)≤ 2 mA
1 (attenuated)≥ 4 mA
Number/Type2 electronic outputs, PNP overload and short-circuit proof
Supplyfrom AS-Interface
Currentlimited by the current loading capacity of the module
Directive conformity
Electromagnetic compatibility
Directive 2014/30/EUEN 62026-2:2013 EN 61000-6-2:2001 EN 61000-6-4:2001
Standard conformity
Degree of protectionEN 60529:2000
InputEN 61131-2:2007
Emitted interferenceEN 61000-6-4:2001
AS-InterfaceEN 62026-2:2013
Noise immunityEN 61000-6-2:2001
Programming instructions
IO codeB
ID codeA
ID1 code7
ID2 codeE
Data bits (function via AS-Interface)InputOutput
D0 - OUT1
D1 - OUT2
D2 IN3 -
D3 IN4 -
Parameter bits (programmable via AS-i)function
P0not used
P1not used
P2not used
P3not used
Ambient conditions
Ambient temperature-25 ... 60 °C (-13 ... 140 °F)
Storage temperature-25 ... 85 °C (-13 ... 185 °F)
Relative humidity85 % , noncondensing
Climatic conditionsFor indoor use only
Altitude≤ 2000 m above MSL
Pollution degree3
Mechanical specifications
Degree of protectionIP67
Connectioncable piercing method: flat cable yellow
inputs/outputs: M12 round connector
Mass100 g
Tightening torque, cable gland0.4 Nm
MountingMounting plate


ECLASS 13.027242604
ECLASS 12.027242604
ECLASS 11.027242604
ECLASS 10.0.127242604
ECLASS 9.027242604
ECLASS 8.027242604
ECLASS 5.127242604
ETIM 9.0EC001599
ETIM 8.0EC001599
ETIM 7.0EC001599
ETIM 6.0EC001599
ETIM 5.0EC001599
UNSPSC 12.139121535

Details: VBA-2E2A-G2-ZEJ/XE2J


The VBA-2E2A-G2-ZEJ/XE2J is an AS-Interface coupling module with 2 inputs and 2 outputs. Mechanical contacts and 2- and 3-wire sensors can be connected to the inputs. The outputs are powered via the internal sensor supply.

The IP67 flat module is ideal for applications in the field. An addressing jack is integrated in the module. Connection to the sensors/actuators is provided via M12 x 1 screw connections.

An LED is provided for each channel, on the top of the module, to indicate the current switching status. Similarly, an LED is provided to monitor the AS-Interface communication and to indicate that the module has the address 0. One LED is also provided to indicate the AS-Interface voltage.

The U-G3FF mounting base is normally used for the connection of the AS-Interface flat cable. The specially designed base enables the user to connect flat cable from both sides.

The device is equipped with communication monitoring, which switches off power to the inputs if no communication has taken place for longer than 40 ms.

An overloading of the internal power supply or of the outputs is signalled to the AS-interface master via the "Peripheral fault" function. Communication via the AS-Interface remains intact.


The mounting base for the module is sold separately.

Product Documentation: VBA-2E2A-G2-ZEJ/XE2J

Language Selection:
Brief InstructionsLanguageFile TypeFile Size
Instruction leaflet / BeipackzettelALLPDF188 KB

Approvals: VBA-2E2A-G2-ZEJ/XE2J

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CertificatesCertificate No.LanguageFile TypeFile Size
Canada, USA ULCoC 20141115-E223772ALLPDF342 KB
Worldwide AS-International Association AS-Interface38702ALLPDF607 KB
Declaration of Conformity
EU Declaration of Conformity (P+F) / EU-Konformitäterklärung (P+F)DOC-1018CALLPDF118 KB

Associated Products: VBA-2E2A-G2-ZEJ/XE2J

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