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    Communication Module SPI - Open Modbus/TCP

    The module for all communication tasks

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    COMX 51CA-RE

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    At a glance

    • Complete slave interface with network connector onboard
    • Host connection via dual-port memory or SPI
    • One hardware for all Real-Time Ethernet slave protocols
    • Allows one baseboard design for all networks
    • Firmware update via integrated WebServer

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    Description

    The module for all communication tasks

    The comX communication module has been designed to be integrated into automation devices e.g. robot controllers, PLCs or drives to add a network interface. All communication tasks are executed autonomously within the module - irrespective of the processor of the target device.

    Process data is exchanged via a Dual-Port-Memory which is accessed either by an 8-/16-bit bus interface or a fast 50 MHz SPI interface.

    comX supports all major Real-Time Ethernet protocols as Master or Slave and covers all network-specific demands in just one single module. To support a line topology, the module is equipped with two Ethernet ports. The communication protocol can be changed simply and reliably by loading the appropriate firmware and a software license for masters.

    Due to the Hilscher network controller netX, a 10-years delivery guarantee is granted.

    Technical Details

    COMX 51CA-RE Parameter Value
    ProductPart number1571.100
    Brief descriptionCommunication Module Real-Time Ethernet
    Communication controllernetXnetX 51
    Integrated MemoryRAM8 MB SDRAM
    FLASH4 MB serial Flash
    Power supplySupply voltage+3.3 V DC ± 5 %
    Typical/maximum currentapprox. 530 mA/580 mA (at 3.3 V)
    Typical power consumptionapprox. 1.9 W
    Power connectorvia system bus connector X1
    System interfaceTypeParallel or serial dual-port memory interface
    Connector50-pin SMT, female connector
    Pin distance1.27 mm
    Dual-port memory size16 KByte
    Data width8/16 bit
    Serial dual-port memory interfaceSPI Slave, mode 3
    Baud ratemax. 50 MHz
    Communication interfaceCommunication standardEthernet
    Interface type10BASE-T/100BASE-TX, potential-free
    Auto negotiationsupported
    Auto cross oversupported
    Connector2 * RJ45 socket
    Diagnostic interfaceTypeUART or USB
    ConnectorSignal at host interface. Available only if integrated in host system.
    DisplayLED displaySYS System Status, green: RUN, yellow: RDY
    COM0, COM1 Communication status, both green/red
    TX/RX0, TX/RX1, Ethernet activity status, yellow
    LINK0, LINK1, Ethernet link status, green
    EnvironmentAmbient temperature range for operation0 °C ... +65 °C (Air flow during measurment: 0,5 m/s)
    Ambient temperature range for storage-10 °C … +70 °C
    Humidity range10 % … 95 % relative humidity (non-condensing)
    DeviceDimensions (L x W x H)70 mm x 30 mm x 21.5 mm
    Weightapprox. 35 g ... 40 g
    Mountingusing screwable metal bolts, according to comX Design Guide
    ConfigurationConfiguration softwareSYCON.net
    ConformityRoHSyes
    Conformance with EMC directivesCE signyes
    EmissionEN 61000-6-4
    ImmunityEN 61000-6-2
    Electrostatic discharge (ESD) according to EN 61000-4-2 (Contact discharge method)EN 61000-4-2: ± 6 kV, Criterion B
    Fast transient interferences (Burst) according to EN 61000-4-4EN 61000-4-4: ± 2.2 kV, Criterion B (Communication lines, shielded)
    Surge voltage according to EN 61000-4-5 (Communication and data lines)EN 61000-4-5: 1 kV, Criterion A (Communication lines, shielded)

    Ordering information

    Product name Part number Brief description
    COMX 51CA-RE/OMB1571.100/OMBCommunication Module SPI - Open Modbus/TCP

    The comX communication module is a universal solution for upgrading devices with master or slave functionality. All modules are pin-compatible and have an identical software interface.
    There are designs with an integrated network connector and designs in which the network interface is tied to the base board.