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AS-Interface analog module VBA-4A-G11-I/U-F

  • Addressing jack
  • Degree of protection IP68 / IP69K
  • Function display for bus, external auxiliary voltage and outputs
  • Supply for outputs from AS-Interface or from bulk power
  • Accuracy ± 0.15 %
  • Current or voltage output
  • Integrated shielding
  • Channel-specific output monitoring
  • Communication monitoring

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-4A-G11-I/U-F

Product Description
G11 analog module, 4 analog outputs
General specifications
Node typeStandard node
AS-Interface specificationV3.0
Required gateway specification≥ V2.1
IO code7
ID code3
ID1 codeF
ID2 code6
UL File NumberE223772
Indicators/operating means
LED AS-i/FAULTStatus display; multi-colour LED
Green: normal operation
Red: communication fault
Flashing yellow/red: address 0
Flashing green/red: peripheral fault
LED ANALOGStatus of output signal; yellow LED
Yellow: Output value within range
Yellow flashing: lead breakage (on current output) or output value out of range
LED AUXext. auxiliary voltage UAUX; dual LED green/red
green: voltage OK
red: reverse voltage
LED INT/EXTstatus display output supply; LED green
green: output supply from AS-Interface
off: output supply from auxiliary voltage
Electrical specifications
Auxiliary voltage (output)24 V DC ± 15 % PELV
Rated operating voltage26.5 ... 31.6 V from AS-Interface
Rated operating current≤ 75 mA (without outputs) / max. 200 mA
Protection classIII
Surge protectionUAUX, Uin: Over voltage category III, safe isolated power supplies (PELV)
Number/Type4 analog outputs
Current: 0 ... 20 mA
Voltage: 0 ... 10 V
Supplyfrom AS-Interface (switch position INT, default settings) or auxiliary voltage UEXT (switch position EXT)
Loadvoltage output: min. 1 kΩ
current output: max. 600 Ω
Current loading capacity≤ 120 mA (signal current + actuator supply) from AS-Interface; overload and short-circuit protected
≤ 700 mA (signal current + actuator supply) from external bulk power supply UAUX, overload and short-circuit protected
ResolutionVoltage output: 3 mV
Current output: 6 µA
Accuracy0.15 % of full-scale value
Temperature influence1 µA/K or 0,3 mV/K
Short-circuit currentvoltage output: max. 22 mA
Directive conformity
Electromagnetic compatibility
Directive 2014/30/EUEN 62026-2:2013
Standard conformity
Degree of protectionEN 60529:2000
Fieldbus standardEN 62026-2:2013
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
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 protectionIP68 / IP69K
ConnectionAS-Interface/UAUX: cable piercing method, flat cable yellow/flat cable black
Outputs: M12 round connector
HousingPBT PC
Mounting screwStainless steel 1.4305 / AISI 303
Mass200 g
Tightening torque, housing screws1.8 Nm
Tightening torque, cable gland0.4 Nm
Height35 mm
Diameter85 mm
MountingMounting plate


ECLASS 13.027242601
ECLASS 12.027242601
ECLASS 11.027242601
ECLASS 10.0.127242601
ECLASS 9.027242601
ECLASS 8.027242601
ECLASS 5.127242601
ETIM 9.0EC001596
ETIM 8.0EC001596
ETIM 7.0EC001596
ETIM 6.0EC001596
ETIM 5.0EC001596
UNSPSC 12.139121535

Details: VBA-4A-G11-I/U-F


The analog module VBA-4A-G11-I/U-F has four analog outputs. They can be configured either as current outputs (0 mA ... 20 mA) or voltage outputs (0 V ... 10 V). Automatic output detection allows outputs to operate as a current or voltage output, depending on the existing load. The outputs are configured as current outputs on delivery from the factory.

Power is supplied to the outputs through the yellow AS-Interface cable or auxiliary power, depending on the position of the DIP switch. Analog value conversion and data transfer are provided asynchronously according to AS-Interface profile 7.3. The rise time of the analog signals is approx. 2 ms.

If a current output has the analog value “0”, lead breakages are not monitored on the respective channel. In this case, peripheral faults are not signaled when there is no active connection to an actuator. If the internal “watchdog” monitoring function is enabled, the output signals are reset to zero if communication with the AS-Interface fails.

The G11 module with IP68/IP69K protection is particularly suitable for demanding field applictions. The connection to the actuators is established via M12 connectors. The module can be presddressed by connecting it to the handheld programming unit VBP-HH1 via the addressing socket. The connection to the AS-Interface transfer line is established using the AS-Interface flat cable.


A lead breakage at a current output, an output value outside the value range or an overload of the actuator supply is transmitted to the AS-Interface master via the 'peripheral fault' function. Communication via the AS-Interface continues.

Informative Literature: VBA-4A-G11-I/U-F

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LiteratureLanguageFile TypeFile Size
Application Report - Automating Material Handling Systems for Airports with AS-InterfaceENGPDF272 KB

Product Documentation: VBA-4A-G11-I/U-F

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Instruction leaflet / BeipackzettelALLPDF900 KB
Manual VBA-2A-G11-I* & VBA-4A-G11-I/U-FENGPDF3049 KB

Design / Simulation: VBA-4A-G11-I/U-F

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Approvals: VBA-4A-G11-I/U-F

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CertificatesCertificate No.LanguageFile TypeFile Size
Canada, USA ULCoC 20141115-E223772ALLPDF342 KB
EU Ecolab Material ResistanceECOLABALLPDF1797 KB
Worldwide AS-International Association AS-Interface95301ALLPDF381 KB
Declaration of Conformity
EU Declaration of Conformity (P+F) / EU-Konformitäterklärung (P+F)DOC-2931BALLPDF119 KB

Associated Products: VBA-4A-G11-I/U-F


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