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AS-Interface master VBM-MLX/CPLX

  • Gateway compliant with AS-Interface specification 3.0
  • Commissioning, locally on the gateway or via AS-i Control Tools software
  • AS-Interface scanner for CompactLogix or MicroLogix 1500 PLC
Unit Price:  1,490.00  USD
 Please contact the Serviceline for exact delivery estimation

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Datasheet excerpt: Technical data of VBM-MLX/CPLX

Product Description
AS-Interface scanner for CompactLogix or MicroLogix 1500 PLC
General specifications
AS-Interface specificationV3.0
DescriptionAS-Interface scanner for CompactLogix or MicroLogix 1500 PLC
Functional safety related parameters
MTTFd140 a at 30 °C
Indicators/operating means
DisplayLC display
LED SYSLED green: Power on
LED OKLED green: AS-Interface network running normally;
LED green flashing: Configuration mode;
LED red flashing: Peripheral fault;
LED red: Configuration error;
LED AS-i ACTIVELED green: AS-Interface running normally
LED PWRLED green: Power on
LED PRG ENABLEautom. programming; LED green
LED PRJ MODEprojecting mode active; LED yellow
LED U AS-iAS-Interface voltage; LED green
Switch SETSelection and setting of a slave address
Button MODEMode selection PRJ-operation/save configuration/cursor
Electrical specifications
Insulation voltage≥ 500 V
Capacity factorPower supply rating of 4
Cannot be farther then 4 cards from main processor or power supply
Rated operating voltagefrom backplane
Rated operating current100 mA from AS-Interface
450 mA from backplane
ProtocolMicroLogix 1500 or CompactLogix backplane
Interface 2
Interface typeRS 232, serial
AS-Interfacedouble row terminals, removable
Compliance with standards and directives
Standard conformity
Electromagnetic compatibilityEN 61000-6-2:2005, EN 61000-6-4:2001, EN 50295:1999
AS-InterfaceEN 50295
Degree of protectionEN 60529
Shock and impact resistanceEN 61131-2
Ambient conditions
Ambient temperature0 ... 55 °C (32 ... 131 °F)
Storage temperature-25 ... 85 °C (-13 ... 185 °F)
Mechanical specifications
Degree of protectionIP20
Mass420 g
Construction typeMounting into the backplane of a MicroLogix 1500 or CompactLogix PLC


CADFile TypeFile Size
DWG CAD files for VBG-MLX/CPLX AS-i card / CAD-Dateien 2-DZIP214 KB

Software: VBM-MLX/CPLX

Software ToolsRelease InfoFile TypeFile Size
EDS file / EDS-Datei04/2012ZIP2 KB
Example projects, Add-on Instructions, and Description Files for Allen Bradley PLCs and RSLogix 5000 / Software Tools_aSep 2013ZIP4998 KB

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