EtherCAT Box: High performance for harsh environments
With the expansion of the Beckhoff Fieldbus Box family via the EtherCAT Box, EtherCAT I/O technology no longer needs an electrical cabinet.
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无论是简单的还是复杂的应用，都可以使用我们的 I/O 组件以及 EtherCAT 或其它常用现场总线系统实现
EtherCAT 的高性能直达现场层：倍福可提供由 EtherCAT 端子盒组成的防护等级高达 IP 67 的 I/O 系统。
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IP 67 端子盒让 EtherCAT 的高性能直达现场层。
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防护等级达 IP 67 的 EtherCAT P 端子盒：通信和动力集成在一根标准的四芯以太网电缆中
The EP4314-1002 EtherCAT Box combines two analog inputs, two analog outputs and two digital inputs which can be individually parameterized, so that they process/generate signals either in the ±10 or ±20 mA range. The resolution for the current signals is 16 bit.
The EP6228-0022 IO-Link module enables connection of up to eight IO-Link devices, e.g. IO-Link box modules, actuators, sensors or combinations thereof. A point-to-point connection is used between the box and the device. The box is parameterized via the EtherCAT master. IO-Link is designed as an intelligent link between the fieldbus level and the sensor, wherein parameterization information can be exchanged bidirectionally via the IO-Link connection. The parameterization of the IO-Link devices with service data can be done from TwinCAT via ADS or very conveniently via the integrated IO-Link configuration tool.
The EPP9022-9060 EtherCAT P Box in space-saving form factor can be used for diagnosing and measuring the voltages US and UP and currents IS and IP, both temporarily during commissioning and permanently during operation. Even without an EtherCAT master, the voltage range is displayed on the box by LEDs (green, yellow and red). In a running EtherCAT network, the values of US, UP, IS and IP can also be read out as process data in the master. The voltage levels for the LED displays can be adjusted by CoE. In addition the EPP9022-9060 is equipped with an M8 power socket to which an external multimeter can be connected for measuring the voltages.
The EPP2334-0061 EtherCAT P Box has eight digital channels, which can each be operated as an input or output. It is not necessary to configure whether a channel (pin 4 of the M8) is to be used as input or output. The input circuitry is internally hard-wired to the output driver so that once an output is set it is automatically also displayed in the input process image. The inputs have a 10 µs filter. The outputs process load currents up to 0.5 A, are short-circuit proof and protected against inverse polarity. The sum current of all outputs is limited to 3 A. The connected sensors are supplied via an internal, short-circuit proof driver block with a total of 0.5 A for all sensors. The inputs and outputs are supplied via UP. The signal state is displayed by LEDs; the signals are connected via screwable M8 connectors. Thanks to its compact design and the number of signals, the EPP2334-0061 is particularly suitable for connecting distributed, decentralized sensors and actuators to EtherCAT P.
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