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Specification Description
Part Number X20BC0083
Manufacturer B&R
Product Type Bus Controller
Communication Protocol POWERLINK (V1/V2) controlled node
Interfaces 2x shielded RJ45 (integrated 2-port hub)
Transfer Rate 100 Mbit/s
Physical Layer 100BASE-TX
Autonegotiation Yes
Hub Propagation Delay 0.96 to 1 µs
Minimum Cycle Time Fieldbus: 200 µs, X2X Link: 200 µs
Synchronization Possible between bus systems
Mounting Orientation Horizontal and Vertical
Installation Elevation 0 to 2000 m without limitations, >2000 m with derating
Protection Class IP20
Operating Temperature Range Horizontal: -25 to 60°C, Vertical: -25 to 50°C
Storage Temperature Range -40 to 85°C
Relative Humidity Operation: 5 to 95%, non-condensing
Power Consumption Bus: 2 W
Certifications CE, KC, EAC, UL, cULus, HazLoc cCSAus, ATEX, FTZÚ, DNV GL, LR ENV1
Status Indicators Module status, bus function
Diagnostics Module status and bus function via status LED and software
Required Accessories X20TB12 terminal block, X20PS9400 or X20PS9402 power supply module, X20BB80 bus base
Additional Features Supports synchronization between bus systems, capable of handling minimum cycle times

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X20BC0083 Product Description

The B&R X20BC0083 Bus Controller is a sophisticated component designed to streamline and optimise industrial automation networks. This bus controller is engineered to serve as a controlled node within POWERLINK networks, which are renowned for their high-speed data exchange and real-time capabilities. The X20BC0083 is equipped with an integrated 2-port hub and dual RJ45 connectors, facilitating straightforward and flexible network configurations.

Crafted with precision, the X20BC0083 boasts a compact design that is compatible with the X20 system, ensuring seamless integration into existing setups. Its robust construction and electrical isolation between the fieldbus and I/O interfaces ensure reliable operation even in demanding industrial environments.

Key features of the X20BC0083 include LED status indicators for at-a-glance monitoring of module and bus function, and node number switches for easy address assignment within the network. The device supports a transfer rate of 100 Mbit/s and a maximum segment length of 100 metres between stations, making it suitable for a wide range of industrial applications.

The X20BC0083 is designed to meet various international standards, including CE, UL, and ATEX, which attest to its quality and suitability for global industrial use. Its operational temperature range and IP20 degree of protection make it a versatile choice for a variety of industrial settings.

In summary, the B&R X20BC0083 Bus Controller is an essential component for any industrial automation system requiring high-speed, real-time communication and robust performance. Its integration capabilities and adherence to international standards make it a reliable and efficient solution for modern industrial networking needs.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the function of a bus controller?

A bus controller is designed to manage the communication protocols and data exchanges between different devices on an industrial network. It ensures that signals are properly routed and that devices can communicate effectively within a control system.

Can the bus controller be used in harsh industrial environments?

Yes, the bus controller is built to withstand the rigours of industrial environments, including varying temperatures and exposure to non-condensing humidity levels.

Is it possible to update the firmware of the bus controller?

Firmware updates are possible for the bus controller to ensure it remains compatible with the latest technologies and security standards. It's important to check the current firmware status and follow the manufacturer's guidelines for updating.

How do I set the node number for the bus controller?

The node number can be set using the two number switches located on the device. This number is crucial for identifying the controller within the network and ensuring proper communication.

What should I do if the bus controller is not communicating with other devices on the network?

If communication issues arise, it's recommended to check the wiring and connections, ensure the correct node number is set, and verify that the device configurations match the network specifications. Additionally, reviewing the diagnostic LED indicators can provide insights into the issue.

Can I use the bus controller for real-time communication?

The bus controller is capable of handling real-time communication, which is essential for synchronising processes and operations in an industrial setting.

What type of network protocols does the bus controller support?

The bus controller supports various industrial network protocols, including POWERLINK, which is a standard for real-time Ethernet-based communication.

How do I ensure the bus controller is compatible with my existing system?

To ensure compatibility, you should verify that the network protocols and communication standards used by your existing system are supported by the bus controller. Additionally, checking the technical specifications and requirements is crucial.

What are the power supply requirements for the bus controller?

The bus controller requires a stable and regulated power supply, typically 24 VDC, to operate effectively. It's important to use a power supply module that matches the specifications provided by the manufacturer.

How can I monitor the status of the bus controller?

The bus controller is equipped with LED status indicators that provide real-time information about its operational status, network communication, and any errors that may occur.