Introducing Keyence DL-EC1A
DL-EC1A is an EtherCAT compatible slave which can read and write data from KEYENCE sensors such as GT, GT2, IX, IL, IG, IB and SK with a PLC (programmable logic controller) or PC (personal computer).
- Compatible with process data object communication (cyclic communication). The sensor amplifier’s ON/OFF output, current value, and error status can be read cyclically without a program for communication. The data can also be externally input to the sensor amplifier.
- Compatible with mail box communication (message communication) CoE (CAN application protocol over EtherCAT). By establishing a handshake and communicating, all settings and statuses of the sensor amplifier can be read and written, and operation commands (tuning of setting values, etc.) for the sensor amplifier can be executed.
|Compliant standards||IEEE802.3u (100BASE-TX)|
|Transmission speed||100 Mbps (100BASE-TX)|
|Transmission interface||Category 5e or higher STP cable|
|100 m 3937.01′|
|Communication port||RJ-45 x 2|
|Compatible functions||Process data object communication (cyclic communication)
Mailbox communication (message communication) CoE compatible
Explicit Device Identification
|Complies with V2.0.42|
|Sensor amplifiers with D-bus support*1|
|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-color (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 -4 to 131 °F (No freezing)|
|Relative humidity||35 to 85 % RH (No condensation)|
|Vibration resistance||10 to 55 Hz, Double amplitude 1.5 mm 0.06″, 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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