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Product short description:
  • 32-channel differential analog voltage input with uB interface
  • Modbus TCP/IP or UDP/IP communication

These EtherStax I/O units provide a rugged, high-density, and high-speed solution to interface a large quantity of analog input signals. Units natively accept 32 differential high-level analog voltage inputs, which are ideal for most sensor interface applications in remote zones. For systems requiring high channel-to-channel isolation or a variety of input signals (voltage, current, temperature, frequency, load cell, etc.), the ES2162 has two ports that will each interface 16 inputs from a microBlox® uB signal conditioner backpanel.

 

 

 

 

ES2162: Ethernet Analog Input Modules Description

These EtherStax® I/O units provide a rugged, high-density, and high-speed solution to interface a large quantity of analog input signals. Units natively accept 32 differential high-level analog voltage inputs, which are ideal for most sensor interface applications in remote zones. For systems requiring high channel-to-channel isolation or a variety of input signals (voltage, current, temperature, frequency, load cell, etc.), the ES2162 has two ports that will each interface 16 inputs from a microBlox® uB signal conditioner backpanel.

Available in an aluminum enclosure or as an open circuit board, both packages stack vertically to maintain a very small footprint. Many other features help increase reliability, improve performance and protect from harsh industrial environments.

Performance Specifications

Analog Field Inputs

Input Channel Configuration:
32 differential analog inputs.
16 channels on front and rear panels of unit.

DC Voltage Input Ranges (per-channel basis):
±5V or ±10V DC (default).
User-configured on a per-channel basis.

Input Scaling (per-channel basis):
Floating Point Format: IEEE-754 32-bit configurable for 12 digits with 4 decimal places.
16-bit Signed Integer Format: All channels are represented as ±30,000.

Input Resolution and Accuracy:
Resolution: 16-bit maximum, 0.00167%.
Accuracy: Better than 0.02% of range.

Input Impedance: Greater than 1M ohms.

Input Scan Groups and Scan Times:
Eight user-enabled 4-channel scan groups.
5mS (200Hz) update of all 32 channels.
8mS (125Hz) update when totalizing.
First 4-channel group updates in 770µS (1.3Khz). Each additional 4-ch. group adds 590µS to update time.

Sample Averaging: 0 to 500 samples, user-configurable.

Input Overvoltage Protection: Bipolar Transient Voltage Suppressers (TVS), 18V clamp level typical.

Noise Rejection: Common Mode (50-60Hz): Better than 72dB.

microBlox uB External Inputs

Compatible uB Modules and Backpanels: Dual DB25 (front and rear) ports provide cable connection to industry-standard microBlox uB backpanels with analog input modules only. Each DB25 port alternately connects up to 16 input channels to any microBlox uB backpanel via an SCMXCA006 cable.

NOTE: Differential input channels are disabled in 8-channel groups when DB25 port(s) are used.

Input Configuration (per-channel basis): Web page configuration sets channels to sense inputs via screw terminals or DB25 port.

microBlox uB Input Module Outputs: All microBlox uB input modules provide 0-5V, 1-5V or ±5V DC outputs.

microBlox uB Input Module Power:
microBlox uBs require 5V DC ±5%. For other power options, order one (1) supply per backpanel.
10-32V DC: Model uBDC-1 power supply
AC power: Model PS5R-B05 or PWR-4505

microBlox uB Input Isolation (CMV Input-to-Output): 1500Vrms channel-to-channel isolation

Local Alarm Output

Configuration: Failsafe or non-failsafe (software-configurable) relay trips on power or link-loss failure.
Type: SPST-NO, 1 Form A, Class I, Division II approved.
Rating:
5A @ 24V DC/250V AC, 6000 cycles resistive
3A @ 24V DC/250V AC, 100,000 cycles general
2A @ 24V DC/250V AC, Hazardous locations
Maximum Switching Voltage and Power: 250V AC / 750VA, 125V DC / 90W

Ethernet Interface

Internal Switch or Hub/Repeater:
Dual-port Ethernet switch
Web-configurable as a true switch (default mode) or low-latency hub

Network Connector [10/100 Base-T(X)Copper]:
One or two 8-pin RJ-45 connectors
Automatic MDI/MDI-X
100m communication distance

Network Connector (100 Base-FX Fiber-optic):
One multi-mode duplex SC connector
2km communication distance
Full/half-duplex, selectable

Protocols and Addressing:
Modbus TCP/IP or UDP/IP
StaticIP, DHCP, BootP
Configurable IP addresses

Ethernet Modbus TCP/IP Sockets/Sessions: 1-10 socket/sessions programmable via web page

Ethernet Redundancy: Compatible with STP, RSTP, proprietary schemes

Environmental

Operating and Storage Temperature:
Operating Ranges: -40 to 70°C (-40 to 158°F)
Storage Range: -40 to 85°C (-40 to 185°F)

Power Requirements:
18-36V DC redundant, diode-coupled terminals
4.4W (copper ports), 5.5W (fiber-optic ports)

Isolation:
I/O, power, relay and Ethernet port-to-port
Peak: 1500V AC, ANSI/ISA-82.01-1988
Continuous: 250V AC, 354V DC

Enclosure and Physical

Housing Classification and Dimensions:
IP20:  8.226” x 2.444” x 7.25”, 4 lbs. packed
PCB:  7.920” x 1.875” x 7.25”, 1.65 lbs. packed

Safety Approvals: UL/cUL Listed

Hazardous Locations:
Class I; Div 2; A, B, C, D
Open board units: UL recognized

Shock and Vibration Immunity (in enclosure):
Mechanical Shock: 50g (3ms), 30g (11ms)
Random Vibration: 5g, (5-500Hz)

 

 

  • 32 differential high-level voltage analog inputs
  • Dual DB25 ports for alternate interface to microBlox uB signal conditioning backpanels
  • 4-way isolation and surge suppression
  • Configurable from any web browser
  • High-resolution 16-bit A/D
  • Fast scanning up to 1KHz
  • Dual-format data registers support both 16-bit signed integers and 32-bit floating point formats
  • User-configurable IEEE-754 32-bit floating point scaling registers on all channels
  • User-configurable integration function on all channels with totalizing 32-bit non-volatile counter registers
  • Built-in precision voltage sources for automatic calibration
  • On-demand self-test for built-in calibration sources
  • Operating temperature: -40 to 70°C (-40 to 158°F)

 

 

 

 

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Manuals

ES2161 / ES2162 User Manual (Log in to download the file)

AMTN-DEMO (Log in to download the file)
ATMX Demo Software (Log in to download the file)
ESW-MBLIB-DEMO (Log in to download the file)
Ethernet IP EDS For XTxxx2-000 Modules (Log in to download the file)
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Additional information

Weight 80 oz
Dimensions 9 × 2.5 × 7.25 in
Part Number

ES2162-0000: 2 Cu ports, IP20 enclosure, ES2162-1000: 1 Cu port and 1 fiber port, IP20 enclosure, ES2162-0010: 2 Cu ports, open PC board, ES2162-1010: 1 Cu port and 1 fiber port, open PC board

Communication

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Product Series

EtherStax Series

  • Description

    ES2162: Ethernet Analog Input Modules Description

    These EtherStax® I/O units provide a rugged, high-density, and high-speed solution to interface a large quantity of analog input signals. Units natively accept 32 differential high-level analog voltage inputs, which are ideal for most sensor interface applications in remote zones. For systems requiring high channel-to-channel isolation or a variety of input signals (voltage, current, temperature, frequency, load cell, etc.), the ES2162 has two ports that will each interface 16 inputs from a microBlox® uB signal conditioner backpanel.

    Available in an aluminum enclosure or as an open circuit board, both packages stack vertically to maintain a very small footprint. Many other features help increase reliability, improve performance and protect from harsh industrial environments.

    Performance Specifications

    Analog Field Inputs

    Input Channel Configuration:
    32 differential analog inputs.
    16 channels on front and rear panels of unit.

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    ±5V or ±10V DC (default).
    User-configured on a per-channel basis.

    Input Scaling (per-channel basis):
    Floating Point Format: IEEE-754 32-bit configurable for 12 digits with 4 decimal places.
    16-bit Signed Integer Format: All channels are represented as ±30,000.

    Input Resolution and Accuracy:
    Resolution: 16-bit maximum, 0.00167%.
    Accuracy: Better than 0.02% of range.

    Input Impedance: Greater than 1M ohms.

    Input Scan Groups and Scan Times:
    Eight user-enabled 4-channel scan groups.
    5mS (200Hz) update of all 32 channels.
    8mS (125Hz) update when totalizing.
    First 4-channel group updates in 770µS (1.3Khz). Each additional 4-ch. group adds 590µS to update time.

    Sample Averaging: 0 to 500 samples, user-configurable.

    Input Overvoltage Protection: Bipolar Transient Voltage Suppressers (TVS), 18V clamp level typical.

    Noise Rejection: Common Mode (50-60Hz): Better than 72dB.

    microBlox uB External Inputs

    Compatible uB Modules and Backpanels: Dual DB25 (front and rear) ports provide cable connection to industry-standard microBlox uB backpanels with analog input modules only. Each DB25 port alternately connects up to 16 input channels to any microBlox uB backpanel via an SCMXCA006 cable.

    NOTE: Differential input channels are disabled in 8-channel groups when DB25 port(s) are used.

    Input Configuration (per-channel basis): Web page configuration sets channels to sense inputs via screw terminals or DB25 port.

    microBlox uB Input Module Outputs: All microBlox uB input modules provide 0-5V, 1-5V or ±5V DC outputs.

    microBlox uB Input Module Power:
    microBlox uBs require 5V DC ±5%. For other power options, order one (1) supply per backpanel.
    10-32V DC: Model uBDC-1 power supply
    AC power: Model PS5R-B05 or PWR-4505

    microBlox uB Input Isolation (CMV Input-to-Output): 1500Vrms channel-to-channel isolation

    Local Alarm Output

    Configuration: Failsafe or non-failsafe (software-configurable) relay trips on power or link-loss failure.
    Type: SPST-NO, 1 Form A, Class I, Division II approved.
    Rating:
    5A @ 24V DC/250V AC, 6000 cycles resistive
    3A @ 24V DC/250V AC, 100,000 cycles general
    2A @ 24V DC/250V AC, Hazardous locations
    Maximum Switching Voltage and Power: 250V AC / 750VA, 125V DC / 90W

    Ethernet Interface

    Internal Switch or Hub/Repeater:
    Dual-port Ethernet switch
    Web-configurable as a true switch (default mode) or low-latency hub

    Network Connector [10/100 Base-T(X)Copper]:
    One or two 8-pin RJ-45 connectors
    Automatic MDI/MDI-X
    100m communication distance

    Network Connector (100 Base-FX Fiber-optic):
    One multi-mode duplex SC connector
    2km communication distance
    Full/half-duplex, selectable

    Protocols and Addressing:
    Modbus TCP/IP or UDP/IP
    StaticIP, DHCP, BootP
    Configurable IP addresses

    Ethernet Modbus TCP/IP Sockets/Sessions: 1-10 socket/sessions programmable via web page

    Ethernet Redundancy: Compatible with STP, RSTP, proprietary schemes

    Environmental

    Operating and Storage Temperature:
    Operating Ranges: -40 to 70°C (-40 to 158°F)
    Storage Range: -40 to 85°C (-40 to 185°F)

    Power Requirements:
    18-36V DC redundant, diode-coupled terminals
    4.4W (copper ports), 5.5W (fiber-optic ports)

    Isolation:
    I/O, power, relay and Ethernet port-to-port
    Peak: 1500V AC, ANSI/ISA-82.01-1988
    Continuous: 250V AC, 354V DC

    Enclosure and Physical

    Housing Classification and Dimensions:
    IP20:  8.226” x 2.444” x 7.25”, 4 lbs. packed
    PCB:  7.920” x 1.875” x 7.25”, 1.65 lbs. packed

    Safety Approvals: UL/cUL Listed

    Hazardous Locations:
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    Shock and Vibration Immunity (in enclosure):
    Mechanical Shock: 50g (3ms), 30g (11ms)
    Random Vibration: 5g, (5-500Hz)

     

     

  • Features & Benefits

    • 32 differential high-level voltage analog inputs
    • Dual DB25 ports for alternate interface to microBlox uB signal conditioning backpanels
    • 4-way isolation and surge suppression
    • Configurable from any web browser
    • High-resolution 16-bit A/D
    • Fast scanning up to 1KHz
    • Dual-format data registers support both 16-bit signed integers and 32-bit floating point formats
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    • Built-in precision voltage sources for automatic calibration
    • On-demand self-test for built-in calibration sources
    • Operating temperature: -40 to 70°C (-40 to 158°F)

     

     

     

     

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  • Specs & Data Sheets

    Manuals

    ES2161 / ES2162 User Manual (Log in to download the file)

  • Software

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  • Additional information

    Additional information

    Weight 80 oz
    Dimensions 9 × 2.5 × 7.25 in
    Part Number

    ES2162-0000: 2 Cu ports, IP20 enclosure, ES2162-1000: 1 Cu port and 1 fiber port, IP20 enclosure, ES2162-0010: 2 Cu ports, open PC board, ES2162-1010: 1 Cu port and 1 fiber port, open PC board

    Communication

    i2o Peer-to-Peer, Modbus TCP/IP, Modbus UDP/IP

    Product Series

    EtherStax Series