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Specification Description
Part Number EL5001
Manufacturer Beckhoff
Interface Type Encoder interface module
Supply Voltage 24 V dc
Current Consumption Typically 120 mA
Encoder Supply 24 V dc via power contacts
Data Transfer Rate Adjustable up to 1 MHz (500 kHz preset)
Serial Input 24-bit width (adjustable)
Data Direction Read
Distributed Clocks Yes
Signal Output Differential signal (RS422)
Signal Input Differential signal (RS422)
Electrical Isolation 500 V (E-bus/field voltage)
Bit Width in Process Image Default: Inputs 1 x 32-bit data, 1 x 8-bit status
Configuration Via TwinCAT System Manager
Weight Approximately 55 g
Operating Temperature Range -25°C to +60°C (extended temperature range)
Storage Temperature Range -40°C to +85°C
Relative Humidity 95%, non-condensing
Dimensions (W x H x D) Approximately 15 mm x 100 mm x 70 mm (width aligned: 12 mm)
Mounting On 35 mm mounting rail conforms to EN 60715
Vibration/Shock Resistance Conforms to EN 60068-2-6/EN 60068-2-27
EMC Immunity/Emission Conforms to EN 61000-6-2 / EN 61000-6-4
Protection Class IP20
Installation Position Variable
Approvals CE, ATEX, cULus
Commodity Code 853890

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EL5001 Product Description

The Beckhoff EL5001 Interface Module is a sophisticated solution designed to seamlessly integrate SSI encoders into automation systems. This module is a vital component for engineers and technicians in the UK who require precise position measurement and feedback within their industrial control systems.

Crafted with precision, the EL5001 boasts a compact form factor, measuring approximately 15 mm in width, 100 mm in height, and 70 mm in depth, ensuring it fits effortlessly into space-constrained environments. Its robust design is suitable for a wide range of industrial applications, from manufacturing to packaging and beyond.

At the heart of the EL5001 lies its ability to support a data transfer rate adjustable up to 1 MHz, with a preset of 500 kHz, catering to the demands of high-speed applications. The module's serial input is 24-bit width, adjustable to accommodate various encoder specifications and requirements.

The EL5001 is engineered to consume a typical 120 mA current via the E-bus, ensuring efficient operation without placing excessive demand on the system's power supply. It also provides electrical isolation of 500 V between the E-bus and field voltage, enhancing the reliability and safety of the module within an industrial setting.

With support for Distributed Clocks, the EL5001 ensures synchronisation across the network, a critical feature for applications where timing precision is paramount. The module's signal input and output conform to the Differential signal (RS422) standard, ensuring robust communication even in electrically noisy environments.

For ease of configuration, the EL5001 is designed to be configured via the TwinCAT System Manager, streamlining the setup process and allowing for quick integration into existing systems. The module's operating temperature range extends from -25°C to +60°C, ensuring reliable performance even in harsh industrial environments.

The Beckhoff EL5001 Interface Module is a testament to Beckhoff's commitment to quality, reliability, and innovation, making it an essential component for any industrial automation system requiring precise encoder integration.

Frequently Asked Questions

What type of interface does this module provide?

The module provides an encoder interface, specifically designed to connect and process signals from rotary encoders.

What voltage does this interface module operate at?

The interface module operates at a supply voltage of 24 V dc.

How much current does the module consume?

The module has a current consumption of 120 mA.

Can this module be used with different types of encoders?

Yes, the module is versatile and can be used with various types of encoders, including incremental and absolute types.

Is this module suitable for high-speed applications?

Yes, the module is designed to handle high-speed encoder signals, making it suitable for dynamic applications.

How is the module mounted in a control cabinet?

The module is designed for mounting on a standard 35 mm DIN rail, which is commonly used in control cabinets.

Does the module support EtherCAT communication?

Yes, the module is part of the EtherCAT terminal series and supports EtherCAT communication for real-time data exchange.

What type of connectors does the module use for signal input?

The module uses screwless spring force technology connectors for easy and secure signal input.

Is there any special software required to configure the module?

Configuration typically requires the use of system management software compatible with EtherCAT devices, such as TwinCAT.

Are there any additional modules required to use this interface module?

Depending on your setup, you may require a bus coupler or additional I/O modules to fully integrate the interface module into your system.