Communication UnitDL series

DL-EC1A

Ethercat supporting communication unit

SPECIFICATIONS

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Model

DL-EC1A

Ethernet
specifications

Compliant standards

IEEE 802.3u (100BASE-TX)

Transmission speed

100 Mbps (100BASE-TX)

Transmission interface

Category 5e or higher STP cable

Distance between
nodes

100 m 3937.01'

Communication port

RJ-45×2

EtherCAT
communication
specifications

Compatible functions

Process data object communication (cyclic communication)
Mailbox communication (message communication) CoE compatible
Explicit Device Identification

Conformance test
version

Complies with V2.0.42

Sensor
connection
specifications

Connectable
sensors

Sensor amplifiers with D-bus support*1

Number of
connectable
sensor units

15 units max.*2

Indicator lamps

Power indicator (PWR): Green LED
RUN indicator (RUN): Green LED
ERR indicator (ERR): Red LED
Sensor communication indicator (D-bus): 2-color (green/red) LED
Link/activity indicator: Green LED

Power voltage

20 to 30 VDC, including ripple (p-p) of 10%
supplied from the connected sensor amplifiers

Power consumption

2100 mW or less (at 30 V, 70 mA max.)

Environmental
resistance

Operating surrounding
air temperature

-20 to +55 °C (no freezing) -4 to 131 °F

Operating surrounding
air humidity

35 to 85 % RH (no condensation)

Vibration resistance

10 to 55 Hz, compound amplitude 1.5 mm 0.06',
2 hours each in X, Y, Z directions

Pollution degree

2

Materials

Main unit: Polycarbonate

Weight

Approx. 70 g (including connectors)

*1 D-bus is the name of KEYENCE's wiring-saving system for sensor amplifiers.
*2 This varies depending on the connected sensor amplifiers.

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