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Specification Description
Part Number 5C2001.03
Alternative Part Number 5C200103
Manufacturer B&R
Category PLC Systems
Interface Computer Interface
Input Voltage 24 V DC (± 6V)
Operating Temperature Range 0 – 50°C (5-50°C for less than 250 operational hours per month, 5-47°C for 24h operation)
Humidity 5 – 95%, non-condensing
Dimensions (W x H x D) 182 x 182 x 50 mm
Weight Approx. 1.7 kg
Installation Position Vertical ± 45°
Maximum Altitude Up to 3000m above sea level
Serial Interfaces COM1 (RS232), COM2 (RS232/TTY), COM3 (RS485/TTY/CAN), COM4 (RS232/RS422) - all with FIFO
Parallel Interface Standard LPT1 (Bidirectional)
Network Interfaces Ethernet, Arcnet (depending on model)
Expansion Slots ISA Slot Option
Shock Resistance IEC61131-2 / IEC60068-2-27
Vibration Resistance IEC61131-2 / IEC60068-2-6
Emission EN50081-2 / EN55022+A1
Immunity IEC61131-2 / IEC61000-4-x
Accessories Included Screws with M3 thread, 4-pole terminal block, Dongle extraction strip

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5C2001.03 Product Description

The B&R 5C2001.03 Computer Interface is a sophisticated component designed to facilitate seamless communication and control within PLC systems. This interface is engineered to integrate with a variety of industrial applications, ensuring reliable and efficient operation. With its robust construction and adherence to stringent quality standards, the B&R 5C2001.03 is optimised for durability and longevity in challenging environments.

Key features of the B&R 5C2001.03 include multiple serial communication ports, providing versatility in connecting to different peripherals and networks. The interface operates on a 24 V DC power supply, with a tolerance of ± 6V, making it suitable for a wide range of industrial power systems. It also boasts an impressive operating temperature range of 0 – 50°C, which can be extended under certain operational conditions, ensuring consistent performance even in varying climates.

The compact dimensions of 182 x 182 x 50 mm and a weight of approximately 1.7 kg make the B&R 5C2001.03 an excellent choice for space-constrained applications. Its design allows for vertical mounting within a 45° angle, providing flexibility in installation. Additionally, the interface is capable of functioning at altitudes up to 3000 metres, expanding its usability across diverse geographical locations.

The B&R 5C2001.03 is equipped with status LEDs for power, HDD activity, user-configurable signals, and temperature warnings, which contribute to ease of monitoring and maintenance. The inclusion of a CMOS battery ensures that critical data is retained, and the system's settings are preserved during power interruptions.

This computer interface is a testament to B&R's commitment to perfection in automation, offering a reliable solution for industrial control systems that demand precision and resilience. Whether used in manufacturing, processing, or other automated environments, the B&R 5C2001.03 is designed to meet the rigorous demands of modern industry.

Frequently Asked Questions

What type of interface does this B&R Computer Interface provide?

The B&R Computer Interface provides a variety of communication interfaces including multiple COM ports for RS232/RS422/RS485, CAN bus, Ethernet, and Arcnet, making it versatile for different industrial communication requirements.

Can the CMOS battery be replaced if it fails?

Yes, the CMOS battery can be replaced if it fails. It's important to restart the system after changing the battery to ensure the battery status is correctly recognised.

What are the environmental operating conditions for this interface?

The operating temperature range for the interface is 0 – 50°C, with humidity levels from 5 – 95% non-condensing. It's designed to function optimally within these conditions.

Is there a specific way to configure the boot sequence for this device?

Yes, the boot sequence can be configured through the BIOS settings. Options include booting from various devices such as FDD, HDD, and external memory like FPROM and SRAM, with the ability to prioritise the boot order.

What are the dimensions and weight of the B&R Computer Interface?

The interface has dimensions of 182 x 182 x 50 mm and weighs approximately 1.7 kg, making it compact and suitable for integration into various industrial settings.

How is the B&R Computer Interface powered?

The interface is powered by a 24 V DC supply, with an allowable range of ± 6 V to accommodate slight variations in power supply.

What kind of display connections does this interface support?

The interface supports connections to external VGA monitors and flat panel displays, providing flexibility for user interface requirements.

Can I use a Compact Flash card with this interface?

Yes, the interface includes a Compact Flash slot, allowing for the use of Compact Flash cards as a solid-state storage option.

What is the maximum altitude at which the interface can operate?

The interface is rated to operate at a maximum altitude of 3000 metres above sea level without degradation in performance.

Does the interface have any specific installation orientation requirements?

The interface should be installed vertically, within ± 45° of the vertical plane, to ensure proper operation and cooling.