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          EtherCAT Compatible Network Unit

          DL-EC1A

          SPECIFICATIONS

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          Model

          DL-EC1A

          Ethernet
          specifications

          Compliant standards

          IEEE802.3u (100BASE-TX)

          Transmission speed

          100 Mbps (100BASE-TX)

          Transmission interface

          Category 5e or higher STP cable

          Distance between
          nodes

          100 m

          Communication port

          RJ-45 x 2

          EtherCAT
          communication
          specifications

          Compatible functions

          Process data object communication (cyclic communication)
          Mailbox communication (message communication) CoE compatible
          Explicit Device Identification

          Conformance test
          version

          Complies with V2.0.42

          Sensor
          connection
          specifications

          Connectable
          sensors

          Sensor amplifiers with D-bus support*1

          Number of
          connectable
          sensor units

          15 units max.*2

          Indicator lamps

          Power indicator (PWR): Green LED
          RUN indicator (RUN): Green LED
          ERR indicator (ERR): Red LED
          Sensor communication indicator (D-bus): 2-colour (green/red) LED
          Link/activity indicator: Green LED

          Power voltage

          20 to 30 VDC, including ripple (p-p) of 10 %
          supplied from the connected sensor amplifiers

          Power consumption

          2,100 mW or less (at 30 V, 70 mA max.)

          Environmental resistance

          Pollution degree

          2

          Ambient temperature

          -20 to +55 °C (No freezing)

          Relative humidity

          35 to 85 % RH (No condensation)

          Vibration resistance

          10 to 55 Hz, Double amplitude 1.5 mm, 2 hours in each of the X, Y, and Z directions

          Materials

          Main unit: Polycarbonate

          Weight

          Approx. 70 g (including connectors)

          *1 D-bus is the name of KEYENCE's wiring-saving system for sensor amplifiers.
          *2 This varies depending on the connected sensor amplifiers.

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