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Communication Module SPI - DeviceNet Slave

The module for all communication tasks

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COMX 52CA-DNS

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At a glance

  • Complete slave interface with network connector onboard
  • Host connection via dual-port memory or SPI
  • Allows one baseboard design for all networks
  • Function compatible replacement for comX 10CA-DNS

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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 52CA-DNSParameterValue
ProductPart number1581.520
DescriptionCommunication module DeviceNet Slave
Communication controllernetXnetX 52
Integrated memoryFlash4 MB SPI Flash EPROM
Voltage/power supplySupply voltage+3.3V DC ± 5%
Typical/maximum current consumption400 mA / 440 mA (at 3.3 V)
Typical power consumption1.3 W (at 3.3 V)
ConnectorVia system bus interface X1
System interfaceTypeParallel or serial dual-port memory interface
Connector50-pin SMT connector, socket
Pin distance1.27 mm
Dual-port memory size16 KB (lower 8 KB used by firmware)
Data width8/16 bit, switchable
Serial dual-port memory interfaceSPI slave, mode 3
Baud ratemax. 50 MHz
Communication interfaceCommunication standardDeviceNet Slave
Interface typeISO-11898, isolated
Conforms to DeviceNet specification
ConnectorCombiCon plug, 5-pin
Transmission rate125 kBits/s, 250 kBit/s, 500 kBit/s
Diagnostic interfaceTypeUART or USB
ConnectorSignal on the host interface. Available only if integrated with host system.
DisplayLED displaySYS system status, green: RUN, yellow: RDY
MNS module network status
(green: MS, red: NS)
Operating elementsNetwork address2 rotary switches for address
EnvironmentOperating temperature range-20 °C … +70 °C (Air flow during measurment: 0.5 m/s)
Temperature range for storage–40 °C … +85 °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
ComplianceRoHSYes
Compliance with EMC guidelinesCE markingYes
UKCA markingYes
EmissionEN 61000-6-4
ImmunityEN 61000-6-2
Electrostatic discharge (ESD) according to EN 61000-4-2:2019-12 (Air discharge method)± 6 kV, criterion A
Fast transient interferences (Burst) according to EN 61000-4-4:2013-04± 2.2 kV, criterion a (communication lines, shielded)
Surge voltage according to EN 61000-4-5:2019-031 kV, criterion A (communication lines, shielded)

Ordering information

Product namePart numberBrief description
COMX 52CA-DNS1581.520/DNSCommunication Module SPI - DeviceNet Slave

Accessories

Product namePart numberBrief description
COMXEB1530.000comX Evaluation Board
CIF 50-CB-COM-ABC1059.000PCI Evaluation Hardware for comX and COM-C
CIF 50-DB-COM-CA1059.010PCI Evaluation Hardware for comX and COM-C

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.

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