Features include detected slave display, visual fault diagnostics, support for analog I/O, and ability to network safety devices such as e-stops and light curtains to Category 4. Can be placed anywhere in the AS-Interface segment. Single-channel handles 248 inputs and 186 outputs over 62 addressable modules, while dual-channel gateway offers even more I/O capabilities with 496 inputs and 372 outputs.
Pepperl + Fuchs: Test-approved gateways
Pepperl+Fuchs has announced that its AS-Interface DeviceNet Gateways have passed Compound Version 18 of the ODVA conformance test. The single- and dual-channel gateways provide strong diagnostic capabilities while supporting polled I/O and Change of State operations.