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Safety Controller

GC series

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Main controllers

Model

GC-1000

GC-1000R

Input/output points

Safety inputs

16

14

Safety outputs

6

4

Safety relay output

-

1 (3a)

AUX outputs

4

Test outputs

Maximum number of connectable expansion units

10*1

-

Maximum number of connectable remote I/O modules

4

GC-Link ports

2 ports

Safety input specifications

Input device

Contact output device or PNP output device

Input type

Type3

ON level (voltage/current)

Min. 11 V/2 mA

OFF level (voltage/current)

Max. 5 V/1.5 mA

Short-circuit current

Si 0 to 3: Approx. 5 mA
Si 4 to 15: Approx. 3 mA

Si 0 to 3: Approx. 5 mA
Si 4 to 13: Approx. 3 mA

Protection circuit

Surge protection circuit, wrong wiring protection circuit

Maximum cable length

Max. 100 m 328.1'

Safety output specifications

Output type

PNP transistor output (DC-13, Type 0.5, Protected outputs)*2

Maximum load current

500 mA

Residual voltage (during ON)

Max. 2.0 V

Leakage current (during OFF)

Max. 0.5mA

Maximum capacitive load

0.5 µF

Load wiring resistance

Max. 2.5Ω

Protection circuit

Overcurrent protection circuit, reverse connection protection circuit

Maximum cable length

Max. 30 m 98.4'

Safety relay output specifications

Output type

-

Relay (3a) (Externally-protected outputs)*5

Rated load (resistance load)

250 VAC 6A / 30 VDC 6A*6

Rated load (inductive load)

240 VAC 2A (AC-15) / 24 VDC 1A (DC-13)

Relay output mechanical life

Resistance load (250 VAC 6A/30 VDC 6A): Min. 100,000 times
Resistance load (250 VAC 1A/30 VDC 1 A): Min. 500,000 times
Inductive load (AC-15: 240 VAC 2 A): Min. 100,000 times (cosø = 0.3)
Inductive load (DC-13: 24 VDC 1 A): Min. 100,000 times (L/R = 48 ms)

Maximum cable length

Max. 100 m 328.1'

B10d

With rated load: 400,000 times
With low load: 2,000,000 times

Test output specifications

Output type

PNP transistor output*3

Maximum load current

100 mA

Protection circuit

Overcurrent protection circuit, reverse connection protection circuit

Maximum cable length

Max. 100 m 328.1'*4

AUX output specifications

Output type

Transistor output (PNP/NPN selectable by wiring)
PNP output (DC-13, Type 0.1, Protected outputs)*2*3

Maximum load current

PNP: 100 mA, NPN: 20 mA

Residual voltage (during ON)

Max. 2.0 V

Leakage current (during OFF)

Max. 0.5 mA

Protection circuit

Overcurrent protection circuit, reverse connection protection circuit

Maximum cable length

Max. 30 m 98.4'

Communication interface

USB

USB2.0

Ethernet

100BASE-TX
STP (shielded twisted pair) cable of Category 5 or higher

-

Network functionality

EtherNet/IP™, Modbus/TCP, MC protocol, UDP

Others

LCD display

1.77-inch color LCD

Display buttons

4 points (3 operation keys + 1 BACK key)

Applicable standards

EMC

EMS: IEC 61131-2/-6, EN61131-2/-6
EMI: IEC 61131-2, FCC Part15B Class A,
ICES-003, Class A

Safety

IEC 61508,EN61508 SIL3
IEC 62061,EN62061 SIL CL3
ISO/EN13849-1:2015 Cat. 4, PL e

Dimensions

60×95×90 mm 2.36"× 3.74"×3.54" (W×D×H)

85×95×90 mm 3.35"×3.74"×3.54" (W×D×H)

Power supply

Power voltage

24 VDC (-30 to +20%) Class 2

24 VDC (-20 to +20%) Class 2

Power consumption

Max. 200 mA

Environmental resistance

Ambient temperature

−10 to +55 °C 14 to 131 °F (No freezing)

Relative humidity

5 to 85% (No condensation)

Storage temperature

−25 to +70 °C -13 to 158 °F (No freezing)

Operating altitude

Max. 2000 m 6561.7'

Overvoltage category

II

II
III (relay output part of GC-1000R and GC-S1R)

Pollution degree

2

Vibration resistance

Frequency: 5 to 9 Hz, Half amplitude: 3.5 mm 0.14"
Frequency: 9 to 150 Hz, Acceleration: 10 m/s2
10 times each in X, Y, Z directions

Shock resistance

Acceleration: 150 m/s2, Operating time: 11 ms, 3 times each in X, Y, Z directions

Material

Polycarbonate

Weight

Approx. 260 g

Approx. 360 g

*1 The bus extension unit “GC-B30” is not included in this number, and only one set of “GC-B30” can be used per setup.
*2 Paragraph 6.4.6 Temporary overload of IEC 61131-2 supports up to 1.2 times the maximum load current.
*3 AUX outputs (NPN output) and test outputs do not comply with paragraph 6.4.6 of IEC 61131-2.
*4 When the test output is branched and connected to multiple safety input devices, the total branched cable length must not exceed 400 m 1312.3'.
*5 To comply with the requirements of IEC61131-2, connect 10 A fast blow fuse (IEC 60217) in series to each contact.
*6 Check the derating characteristics described later.

Expansion units

Model

GC-S84

GC-S16

GC-S1R

GC-A16

Input/output points

Safety inputs

8

16

-

Safety outputs

4 (PNP)

-

Safety relay output

-

1 (3a)

-

AUX outputs

-

16

Test outputs

2

4

-

Safety input specifications

Input device

Contact output device or PNP output device

Input type

Type3

ON level (voltage/current)

Min. 11 V/2 mA

OFF level (voltage/current)

Max. 5 V/1.5 mA

Short-circuit current

Approx. 3 mA

Approx. 5 mA

Protection circuit

Surge protection circuit, wrong wiring protection circuit

Maximum cable length

Max. 100 m 328.1'

Safety output specifications

Output type

PNP transistor output (DC-13, Type 0.5, Protected outputs)*1

-

Maximum load current

500 mA

Residual voltage (during ON)

Max. 2.0 V

Leakage current (during OFF)

Max. 0.5 mA

Maximum capacitive load

0.5 µF

Load wiring resistance

Max. 2.5 Ω

Protection circuit

Overcurrent protection circuit, reverse connection protection circuit

Maximum cable length

Max. 30 m 98.4'

Safety relay output specifications

Output type

-

Relay (3a) (Externally-protected outputs)*4

-

Rated load (resistance load)

250 VAC 6A / 30 VDC 6A*5

Rated load (inductive load)

240 VAC 2A (AC-15) / 24 VDC 1A (DC-13)

Relay output mechanical life

Resistance load (250 VAC 6A/30 VDC 6A): Min. 100,000 times
Resistance load (250 VAC 1A/30 VDC 1 A): Min. 500,000 times
Inductive load (AC-15: 240 VAC 2 A): Min. 100,000 times (cosø = 0.3)
Inductive load (DC-13: 24 VDC 1 A): Min. 100,000 times (L/R = 48 ms)

Maximum cable length

Max. 100 m 328.1'

B10d

With rated load: 400,000
With low load: 2,000,000

Test output specifications

Output type

PNP transistor output*2

-

Maximum load current

100 mA*2

Protection circuit

Overcurrent protection circuit, reverse connection protection circuit*2

Maximum cable length

Max. 100 m 328.1'*3*2

AUX output specifications

Output type

-

PNP transistor output (DC-13, Type 0.1, Protected outputs)*1

Maximum load current

100 mA

Residual voltage (during ON)

Max. 2.0 V

Leakage current (during OFF)

Max. 0.5 mA

Protection circuit

Overcurrent protection circuit, reverse connection protection circuit

Maximum cable length

Max. 30 m 98.4'

Applicable standards

EMC

EMS: IEC 61131-2/-6, EN61131-2/-6,EMI: IEC 61131-2, FCC Part15B Class A, ICES-003, Class A

Safety

IEC 61508, EN 61508 SIL3, IEC 62061, EN 62061 SIL CL3, ISO/EN 13849-1:2015 Cat. 4, PL e

Dimensions

22.2×95×90 mm 0.87"×3.74"×3.54" (W×D×H)

39.6×95×90 mm 1.56"×3.74"×3.54" (W×D×H)

22.2×95×90 mm 0.87"×3.74"×3.54" (W×D×H)

Power supply

Power voltage

24 VDC (-20 to +20%) Class 2

-

Power consumption

Max. 60 mA

Max. 50 mA

Max. 80 mA

Max. 70 mA

Environmental resistance

Ambient temperature

−10 to +55 °C 14 to 131 °F (No freezing)

Relative humidity

5 to 85% (No condensation)

Storage temperature

-25 to +70 °C -13 to 158 °F (No freezing)

Operating altitude

Max. 2000 m 6561.7'

Overvoltage category

II

II (III for relay output part)

II

Pollution degree

2

Vibration resistance

Frequency: 5 to 9 Hz, Half amplitude: 3.5 mm 0.14"
Frequency: 9 to 150 Hz, Acceleration: 10 m/s2
10 times each in X, Y, Z directions

Shock resistance

Acceleration: 150 m/s2, Operating time: 11 ms, 3 times each in X, Y, Z directions

Material

Polycarbonate

Weight

Approx. 130 g

Approx. 180 g

Approx. 130 g

*1 Paragraph 6.4.6 Temporary overload of IEC 61131-2 supports up to 1.2 times the maximum load current.
*2 Test outputs do not comply with paragraph 6.4 of IEC 61131-2.
*3 When the test output is branched and connected to multiple safety input devices, the total branched cable length must not exceed 400 m 1312.3'.
*4 To comply with the requirements of IEC61131-2, connect 10 A fast blow fuse (IEC 60217) in series to each contact.
*5 Check the derating characteristics described later.

Bus extension unit

Model

GC-B30*1

Cable length between GC-B30A and GC-B30B

Max. 30 m 98.4'

Applicable standards

EMC

EMS: IEC 61131-2/-6, EN61131-2/-6, EMI: IEC 61131-2, FCC Part15B Class A, ICES-003, Class A

Safety

IEC 61508, EN61508 SIL3, IEC 62061, EN62061 SIL CL3, ISO/EN13849-1:2015 Cat. 4, PL e

Dimensions

[GC-B30A] 22.2×95×90 mm 0.87"×3.74"×3.54"
[GC-B30B] 22.2×95×90 mm 0.87"×3.74"×3.54" (W×D×H)

Power supply

Power voltage

[GC-B30A] -
[GC-B30B] 24 VDC (-20 to +20%) Class 2

Power consumption

[GC-B30A] Max. 35 mA
[GC-B30B] Max. 35 mA

Environmental resistance

Ambient temperature

-10 to +55 °C 14 to 131 °FJ234 (No freezing)

Relative humidity

5 to 85% (No condensation)

Storage temperature

-25 to +70 °C -13 to 158 °F (No freezing)

Operating altitude

Max. 2000 m 6561.7'

Overvoltage category

II

Pollution degree

2

Vibration resistance

Frequency: 5 to 9 Hz, Half amplitude: 3.5 mm 0.14"
Frequency: 9 to 150 Hz, Acceleration: 10 m/s2
10 times each in X, Y, Z directions

Shock resistance

Acceleration: 150 m/s2, Operating time: 11 ms, 3 times each in X, Y, Z directions

Material

Polycarbonate

Weight

[GC-B30A] Approx. 110 g
[GC-B30B] Approx. 110 g

*1 GC-B30 includes GC-B30A and GC-B30B.

Remote I/O modules

Model

GC-R45

GC-R48

Maximum number of connected units

4 (GC-R45 and GC-R48 can be connected together)*1

Safety input specifications

Input device

Contact output device or PNP output device

Input type

Type3

ON level (voltage/current)

Min. 11 V/2 mA

OFF level (voltage/current)

Max. 5 V/1.5 mA

Short-circuit current

Approx. 3 mA

Protection circuit

Surge protection circuit, wrong wiring protection circuit

Maximum cable length

Max. 100 m 328.1'

Safety output specifications

Output type

-

PNP transistor output
(DC-13, Type 0.5, Protected outputs)*4 (GC-R48 Pin 3: Lock control output)

Maximum load current

500 mA (GC-R48 Pin 3: Lock control output)

Residual voltage (during ON)

Max. 2.0 V (GC-R48 Pin 3: Lock control output)

Leakage current (during OFF)

Max. 0.5 mA (GC-R48 Pin 3: Lock control output)

Maximum capacitive load

0.5 µF (GC-R48 Pin 3: Lock control output)

Protection circuit

Overcurrent protection circuit (GC-R48 Pin 3: Lock control output)

Maximum cable length

Max. 30 m 98.4' (GC-R48 Pin 3: Lock control output)

Test output specifications

Output type

PNP transistor output (DC-13, Type 0.5, Protected outputs)*2

Maximum load current

100 mA*2

Protection circuit

Overcurrent protection circuit*2

Maximum cable length

Max. 100 m 328.1'*3*2

AUX output specifications

Output type

PNP transistor output
(DC-13, Type 0.1, protected outputs)*4

-

Maximum load current

100 mA

Residual voltage (during ON)

Max. 2.0 V

Leakage current (during OFF)

Max. 0.5 mA

Protection circuit

Overcurrent protection circuit

Maximum cable length

Max. 30 m 98.4'

Power supply output

Supported pin

Pin 1*2

Pin 2*2

Power supply capability

Max. 0.5 A*2

Protection circuit

Overcurrent protection circuit*2

Applicable standards

EMC

EMS: IEC 61131-2/-6, EN61131-2/-6, EMI: IEC 61131-2, FCC Part15B Class A, ICES-003, Class A

Safety

IEC 61508, EN61508 SIL3, IEC 62061, EN62061 SIL CL3, ISO/EN13849-1:2015 Cat. 4, PL e

Dimensions

64.8×141.5×34.5 mm 2.55"×5.57"×1.36" (W×D×H)

Power supply

Power voltage

24 VDC (-20 to +20 %) Class 2

Power consumption

Max. 90 mA

Enclosure ratings

IP65/67 (IEC 60529) (TÜV SÜD certified)

Environmental resistance

Ambient temperature

−10 to +55 °C 14 to 131 °F (No freezing)

Relative humidity

5 to 85 % (No condensation)

Storage temperature

−25 to +70 °C -13 to 158 °F (No freezing)

Operating altitude

Max. 2000 m 6561.7'

Overvoltage category

Pollution degree

2

Vibration resistance

Frequency: 5 to 9 Hz, Half amplitude: 3.5 mm 0.14"
Frequency: 9 to 150 Hz, Acceleration: 10 m/s2
10 times each in X, Y, Z directions

Shock resistance

Acceleration: 150 m/s2, Operating time: 11 ms, 3 times each in X, Y, Z directions

Material

PBT (GF 30 %), SUS304

Weight

Approx. 420 g

*1 When connecting multiple remote I/O modules, power needs to be supplied to each remote I/O module.
*2 Power supply outputs and test outputs do not comply with paragraph 6.4.6 of IEC 61131-2.
*3 When the test output is branched and connected to multiple safety input devices, the total branched cable length must not exceed 400 m 1312.3'.
*4 Paragraph 6.4.6 Temporary overload of IEC 61131-2 supports up to 1.2 times the maximum load current.

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