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AS-Interface Safety Monitor VAS/M-2A8L-KE4-6SE-EV

  • Safe rotation speed monitor up to SIL 3/PL e
  • 6 integrated, safe inputs
  • 2 integrated, safe outputs (OSSDs)
  • 8 logical, safe output groups (switchable)
  • Increased functionality through integrated expansion port
  • Parameterizable muting, timer and logic functions using SIMON+ software
  • Integrated data decoupling
  • SafeLink

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  VAS/M-2A8L-KE4-6SE-EV

Product Description
Safety monitor, three 2-channel secure inputs, two secure outputs
General specifications
AS-Interface specificationV3.0
UL File NumberE223772
Functional safety related parameters
Safety Integrity Level (SIL)SIL 3
Performance level (PL)PL e
Mission Time (TM)20 a
PFHd5.08 E-9
Indicators/operating means
LED AS-i MStatus of AS interface master, multicolored LED
green: Master OK
LED SMStatus of safety monitor, multicolored LED
green: Safety monitor OK
LED S1 ... S6Status of inputs S1 ... S6, yellow LED
yellow: Contact open
LED O1, O2Status of outlputs, multicolored LED
yellow: Output on
Electrical specifications
Auxiliary voltage (input)20 ... 30 VDC PELV
Insulation voltage500 V AS-Interface/UAUX:
Rated operating voltage18,0 ... 31.6 V from AS-Interface
Rated operating current≤ 200 mA from AS-Interface;
≤ 4 A from AUX
Interface 1
Interface typeChip card slot
Interface 2
Interface typeRJ-45 socket, 8-pin
Number/Type6 / 3 safe inputs cat. 4
6 standard inputs and outputs
Supply24 V UAUX
Current loading capacity10 mA per signal output
Input currentStatic switching current: 4 mA at 24 V. Dynamic switching current: 15 mA at 24 V (T=100 μs)
Number/TypeOutput circuits 1 and 2
max. contact rating:
700 m ADC-13 at 24  V
Supply24 V UAUX
Compliance with standards and directives
Directive conformity
Machinery Directive 2006/42/ECEN 13849-1:2008/AC:2009
EN 62061:2005/A1:2013
EMC Directive 2004/108/ECEN 50295:1999
EN 61000-6-2:2005/AC:2005
EN 61000-6-4:2007/A1:2011
Standard conformity
Electromagnetic compatibilityEN 50295:1999
EN 61000-6-2:2005/AC:2005
EN 61000-6-4:2007/A1:2011
AS-InterfaceEN 50295:1999
Degree of protectionEN 60529:2000
Electrical safetyIEC 61508:2010 and EN 62061:2005 (up to SIL3)
EN 13849-1:2008/AC:2009
EN 61326-3-1:2008
Programming instructions
Ambient conditions
Ambient temperature0 ... 55 °C (32 ... 131 °F)
Storage temperature-25 ... 85 °C (-13 ... 185 °F)
Mechanical specifications
Degree of protectionIP20
Connectionremovable terminals
rated connection capacity:
rigid/flexible (with and without wire-end ferrules): 0.25 mm2 ... 2.5 mm2
for multiple-wire connection with two wires of equal cross-section:
flexible with twin wire-end ferrules: 0.5 mm2 ... 1.5 mm2
HousingPA 66-FR
Mass160 g
MountingDIN mounting rail
General information
Application areasSpeed monitor: Local inputs, 1 to 2 axles up to 4 kHz

Documents: VAS/M-2A8L-KE4-6SE-EV

ManualsLanguageFile TypeFile Size
Manual SafeLink with AS-Interface SafetyENGPDF1855 KB
Manual Safety Basis MonitorENGPDF5865 KB
Manual Web-InterfaceENGPDF1407 KB
Handbuch SafeLink mit AS-Interface SafetyGERPDF1867 KB
Handbuch Safety Basis MonitorGERPDF5882 KB
Handbuch Web-InterfaceGERPDF1449 KB
Instruction manuals
Instruction manual VAS/M-2A8L-KE4-6SE-EV / Betriebsanleitung VAS/M-2A8L-KE4-6SE-EVALLPDF228 KB


CADFile TypeFile Size
3-D model in IGS format / 3-D-Modell im IGS-FormatIGS11859 KB
3-D model in STP format / 3-D-Modell im STP-FormatSTP3791 KB

Approvals+Certificates: VAS/M-2A8L-KE4-6SE-EV

CertificatesCertificate No.File TypeFile Size
TUV Nord EC-Type Exam. Certificate44 205 13078307PDF2134 KB
US CA ULE223772LINK---

Software: VAS/M-2A8L-KE4-6SE-EV

Software ToolsRelease InfoFile TypeFile Size
SISTEMA Library AS-Interface Safety / SISTEMA-Bibliothek AS-Interface SafetyZIP622 KB

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