Fieldbus & Industrial Networking


AS-I repeater for extended networks

October 2016 Fieldbus & Industrial Networking

Repeaters are used for AS-Interface to enable the network cable run to be extended beyond 100 m. Galvanic separation of network segments and independent voltage supplies ensure stability and the 62 participants are provided with a higher total current, while the voltage drop decreases.

Features of the unit

The improved performance is packed into a new SmartLine housing. While conventional repeaters usually have a temperature range from 0-55°C, the new unit from ifm operates reliably across a broader range from -25-70°C. The improved operating temperature range makes the new unit a class leader with long service life time thus saving time and money.

For more information contact ifm electronic SA, 086 143 6772, info.za@ifm.com, www.ifm.com



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