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Communication Unit for Open Network SC-GU3

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Communication unit for CC-Link IE Field

Model No. SC-GU3-04
CE marking directive compliance EMC Directive (Note 1), RoHS Directive
Compatible sensor units Sensor amplifiers (NPN output type) that can connect to the SC‑71 cascading connector unit (optional)
Number of units connectable Maximum of 16 units can be connected to one SC-GU3-04 unit
(Max. 12 units when FX500 / LS-500 series is connected)
Supply voltage 24 V DC +10-15 % Ripple P-P 10 % or less
Current consumption 200 mA or less (excluding connected sensor amplifiers)
Allowable passing current 2A or less (Note 2)
Communication method CC-Link IE Field
Remote station type Remote device station
Transmission line types Line, star (mixing of line and star types is possible), ring
Network No. setting 1 to 239 (decimal) [1 to EF (hex)] (0 and 240 or higher result in an error) (Note 3)
Station No. setting 1 to 120 (decimal) (0 and 121 or higher result in an error)
Communication speed 1 Gbps
Maximum overall cable distance 100 m 328.084 ft
Ambient temperature -10 to +50 ℃ +14 to +122 ℉
(8 to 16 units connected: -10 to +45 ℃ +14 to +113 ℉)
(No dew condensation or icing allowed)
Storage: -20 to +70 ℃ -4 to +158 ℉
Ambient humidity 35 to 85 % RH, Storage: 35 to 85 % RH
Material Enclosure: Polycarbonate
Net weight 100 g approx.

Notes:

1) Ground the shield wire of the Ethernet cable at a higher-level device in order to comply with the EMC Directives. This product is not provided with a grounding terminal.
For details, refer to the CC-Link IE Field Network Cable Installation Manual published by the CC-Link Partner Association.
2) Take care that the total consumption current of connected sensor amplifiers and other devices does not exceed the allowable passing current.
3) For the Network No. setting of this product, set a value converted to hexadecimal.

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Communication unit for CC-Link SC-GU3-01

Item SC-GU3-01
CE marking directive compliance EMC Directive, RoHS Directive
Number of connectable units Maximum of 16 units per SC-GU3-01 unit (Max. 12 units when FX-500 / LS-500 series are connected)
Supply voltage 24 V DC +10-15% Ripple P-P 10 % or less
Current consumption 120 mA or less (without connected sensor amplifiers)
Allowable passing current Wire-saving connector 2 A (Note 1), supply connector 6 A (Note 2)
Communication method CC-Link Ver.1.10
Number of occupied station Switchable 1 or 4 station
Baud rate 10 Mbps 5 Mbps 2.5 Mbps 625 kbps 156 kbps
Total extension length 100 m 328.084 ft 150 m 492.126 ft 200 m 656.168 ft 600 m 1968.504 ft 1,200 m 3937.008 ft
Communication cable Specified cable (twist pair cable with shield) (Note 3)
Station No. setting 1 to 64 (0 and 65 or more: Error)
Remote station type Remote device station
Ambient temperature –10 to +55 ℃ +14 to +131 ℉ (No dew condensation or icing allowed),
(If 4 to 7 units are connected in cascade: –10 to +50 ℃ +14 to +122 ℉,
if 8 to 16 units are connected in cascade: –10 to +45 ℃ +14 to +113 ℉)
Storage: –20 to +70 ℃ –4 to +158 ℉
Ambient humidity 35 to 85 % RH, Storage: 35 to 85 % RH
Material Enclosure: Polycarbonate
Weight Net weight: 80 g approx., Gross weight: 120 g approx.

Notes:

1) Be sure to check that total current consumption of sensor amplifiers connected in cascade does not exceed allowable passing current.
2) In case of supplying power to other devices, be sure to set the current less than allowable passing current.
3) Use only a special-use communication cable that is approved by the CC-Link Partner Association.

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Communication unit for DeviceNet

Item SC-GU3-02
CE marking directive compliance EMC Directive, RoHS Directive
Number of connectable units Maximum of 16 units per SC-GU3-02 unit
(Max. 12 units when FX-500 / LS-500 series are connected)
Supply voltage 11 to 25 V DC Ripple P-P 10 % or less
Current consumption 80 mA or less (at 24 V) (without connected sensor amplifiers)
Allowable passing current Wire-saving connector 2A (Note 1)
Communication method DeviceNet compliant
Baud rate 500 kbps 250 kbps 125 kbps
Total extension length 100 m 328.084 ft
(thick cable)
250 m 820.21 ft
(thick cable)
500 m 1640.42 ft
(thick cable)
100 m 328.084 ft
(thin cable)
100 m 328.084 ft
(thin cable)
100 m 328.084 ft
(thin cable)
Communication cable Complies with DeviceNet standards (Note 2)
Address setting 0 to 63 (64 or more: Error)
Supported functions I/O communication (Poll), Explicit message communication
Ambient temperature –10 to +55 ℃ +14 to +131 ℉ (No dew ondensation or icing allowed),
(If 4 to 7 units are connected in cascade: –10 to +50 ℃ +14 to +122 ℉,
if 8 to 16 units are connected in cascade: –10 to +45 ℃ +14 to +113 ℉)
Storage: –20 to +70 ℃ –4 to +158 ℉
Ambient humidity 35 to 85 % RH, Storage: 35 to 85 % RH
Material Enclosure: Polycarbonate
Weight Net weight: 75 g approx., Gross weight: 120 g approx.

Notes:
1) Be sure to check that total current consumption of sensor amplifiers connected in cascade does not exceed allowable passing current.
2) Use a special cable for DeviceNet that complies with the DeviceNet standards.

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Communication unit for EtherCAT

Item SC-GU3-03
CE marking directive compliance EMC Directive, RoHS Directive
Number of connectable units Maximum of 16 units per SC-GU3-01 unit (Max. 12 units when FX-500 / LS-500 series are connected)
Supply voltage 24 V DC ±10 % Ripple P-P 10 % or less
Current consumption 80 mA or less (at 24 V) (without connected sensor amplifiers)
Allowable passing current Wire-saving connector 2 A (Note 1)
Compliance standard IEEE802.3u
Baud rate 100 Mbps
Communication cable Category 5e
Internodal distance 100 m 328.084 ft
Communication ports RJ45 x 2
EtherCAT
communication standards
Process data communication, Mailbox communication
Ambient
temperature
–10 to +55 ℃ +14 to +131 ℉ (No dew condensation or icing allowed),
(If 4 to 7 units are connected in cascade: –10 to +50 ℃ +14 to +122 ℉,
if 8 to 16 units are connected in cascade: –10 to +45 ℃ +14 to +113 ℉)
Storage: –20 to +70 ℃ –4 to +158 ℉
Ambient humidity 35 to 85 % RH, Storage: 35 to 85 % RH
Material Enclosure: Polycarbonate
Weight Net weight: 75 g approx., Gross weight: 120 g approx.

EtherCAT is a registered trademark of Beckhoff Automation GmbH.
Notes:
1) Be sure to check that total current consumption of sensor amplifiers connected in cascade does not exceed allowable passing current.
2) ESI file can be downloaded from here.

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End unit

Item SC-GU3-EU
CE marking directive compliance EMC Directive, RoHS Directive
Number of connectable units 1 unit for 1 communication unit
Supply voltage 11 to 25 V DC Ripple P-P 10 % or less
Current consumption 25 mA or less
Power indicator Green LED (lights up when the power is ON)
Ambient temperature –10 to +55 ℃ +14 to +131 ℉ (No dew condensation or icing allowed),
(If 4 to 7 units are connected in cascade: –10 to +50 ℃ +14 to +122 ℉,
if 8 to 16 units are connected in cascade: –10 to +45 ℃ +14 to +113 ℉)
Storage: –20 to +70 ℃ –4 to +158 ℉
Ambient humidity 35 to 85 % RH, Storage: 35 to 85 % RH
Material Enclosure: Polycarbonate
Weight Net weight: 20 g approx., Gross weight: 20 g approx.

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e-CON 1-channel connector input extension unit

Item SC-E1
Supply voltage 12 to 24V DC ±10%
Current consumption 20 mA or less (with all indicators on) (Note 1)
Number of signals 1 input
Input Connectable devices: NPN open-collector transistor output type (Input 1) sensor, DC 2-wire output type (Input 2) sensor (Note 2), switches, and other devices
Current supply for input device: 100 mA or less
Input impedance: 17 kΩ approx. (Input 1) or 3.2 kΩ approx. (Input 2)
Output NPN open-collector transistor
• Maximum sink current: 50 mA
• Applied voltage: 30 V DC or less (between output and 0 V)
• Residual voltage: 1.5 V or less (with sink current of 50 mA)
Power indicator Green LED (Lights up when the power is ON)
Input indicator Green LED (Lights up when input is being received by unit)
Ambient temperature –10 to +55 ℃ +14 to +131 ℉ (No dew condensation or icing allowed), (If 4 to 7 units are connected in cascade: –10 to +50 ℃ +14 to +122 ℉, if 8 to 16 units are connected in cascade: –10 to +45 ℃ +14 to +113 ℉) Storage: –20 to +70 ℃ –4 to +158 ℉
Ambient humidity 35 to 85% RH
Storage:35 to 85% RH
Material Enclosure: Flame-resistant PBT
Connector: Polyester
Weight Net weight: 15g approx., Gross weight: 40g approx.
Accessory Connector (e-CON): 1pc.

Notes:

1) Does not include current consumption or input current for connected input devices.
2) Conditions of connectable DC 2-wire type input device
・Leak current: 1 mA or less (when the power is OFF),
Offset voltage: 3 V or less (when the power is ON)
・ Product whose load current range includes 5 to 8 mA


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e-CON 8-channel connector input extension unit

Item SC-E81
Supply voltage 12 to 24V DC ±10%
Current consumption 60 mA or less (with all indicators on) (Note 1)
Number of signals 8 inputs (Note 2)
Input Connectable devices: NPN transistor / open-collector output type sensors, switches, and other devices
Current supply for input devices: 800 mA or less (total for 8 inputs)
Input impedance: Approx. 17 kΩapprox
Output NPN open-collector transistor
• Maximum sink current: 50 mA
• Applied voltage: 30 V DC or less (between output and 0 V)
• Residual voltage: 1.5 V or less (with sink current of 50 mA)
Power indicator Green LED (lights up when the power is ON)
Input indicator 8 green LEDs (light up when input is received from the corresponding channel)
Ambient temperature –10 to +55 ℃ +14 to +131 ℉ (No dew condensation or icing allowed),
(If 4 to 7 units are connected in cascade: –10 to +50 ℃ +14 to +122 ℉,
if 8 to 9 units are connected in cascade: –10 to +45 ℃ +14 to +113 ℉)
Storage: –20 to +70 ℃ –4 to +158 ℉
Ambient humidity 35 to 85% RH
Storage: 35 to 85% RH
Material Enclosure: Polycarbonate 
Connector: Polyester
Weight Net weight: 40g approx., Gross weight: 85g approx.

Notes:

1) Does not include current consumption or input current for connected input devices.
2) Uses eight channels of signaling, regardless of the number of connected input devices.


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e-CON 8-channel connector input extension unit (without an input signal indicator)

Item SC-E82
Supply voltage 5 to 24 V DC ±10%
Current consumption 7mA or less
Number of signals 8 inputs (Note 1)
Input Connectable devices: NPN open-collector transistor output type
sensors, switches, and other devices (Note 2)
Current supply for input devices: 800 mA or less (total for 8 inputs)
Power indicator Green LED (Lights up when the power is ON)
Ambient temperature –10 to +55 ℃ +14 to +131 ℉ (No dew condensation or icing allowed),
(If 4 to 7 units are connected in cascade: –10 to +50 ℃ +14 to +122 ℉,
if 8 to 9 units are connected in cascade: –10 to +45 ℃ +14 to +113 ℉)
Storage: –20 to +70 ℃ –4 to +158 ℉
Ambient humidity 35 to 85% RH
Storage: 35 to 85% RH
Material Enclosure: Polycarbonate
Connector: Polyester
Weight Net weight: 40g approx.
Gross weight: 85g approx.

Notes:

1) Uses eight channels of signaling, regardless of the number of connected input devices.
2) When using in combination with the SC-MIL, it can use as a commercially available device including a DC 2-wire type sensor or output. Refer to the SC series for the SC-MIL.

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Cascading connector unit

Item SC-71
Number of connectable units Max. 16 units per 1 communication unit
Ambient temperature –10 to +55 ℃ +14 to +131 ℉ (No dew condensation or icing allowed),
(If 4 to 7 units are connected in cascade: –10 to +50 ℃ +14 to +122 ℉,
if 8 to 16 units are connected in cascade: –10 to +45 ℃ +14 to +113 ℉)
Storage: –20 to +70 ℃ –4 to +158 ℉
Ambient humidity 35 to 85 % RH, Storage: 35 to 85 % RH
Material Enclosure: Polycarbonate, Metal plate: Aluminum
Weight Net weight: 10 g approx., Gross weight: 25 g approx.

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Analog voltage input unit
Analog current input unit

Item Analog voltage input unit Analog current input unit
SC-A01 SC-A02
Supply voltage 12 to 24V DC±10%, Ripple P-P 10% or less
Current consumption 25 mA or less (with all indicators on and 24 V applied) (Note 1)
Analog input Voltage: 1 to 5 V DC (input impedance: approx. 200 kΩ) Current: 4 to 20 mA DC (input impedance: approx. 250 kΩ)
Communication data
(Note 2)
Analogue ⇔ Communication data
・Communication data: 0 to 4,000 digits (within range of 1 to 5 V)
・Zero point: Within 0 digit ±0.5% F.S. (within the range of 1 to 5V)
・Span: Within 4,000 digits ±0.5% F.S.
・Linearity: Within ±0.5% F.S.
Analogu ⇔ Communication data
・Communication data: 0 to 4,000 digits (within range of 4 to 20 mA)
・Zero point: Within 0 digit ±0.5% F.S.
・Span: Within 4,000 digits ±0.5% F.S.
・Linearity: Within ±0.5% F.S.
Input Connectable devices: NPN open-collector transistor output type
Current supply for input devices: 100 mA or less
Input impedance: 17 kΩ approx.
Operating voltage: On voltage of 17 V or more (between input and +V, 24 V applied)
Off voltage of 4 V or less (between input and +V, 24 V applied)
Output NPN open-collector transistor
• Maximum sink current: 50 mA or less (when expanding to 5 units or more, 25 mA)
• Applied voltage: 30 V DC or less (between output and 0 V)
• Residual voltage: 1.5 V or less (with sink current of 50 mA)
Power indicator Green LED (lights up when the power is ON)
Input indicator Green LED (lights up when input is being received by unit)
Ambient temperature –10 to +55 ℃ +14 to +131 ℉ (No dew condensation or icing allowed),
(If 4 to 7 units are connected in cascade: –10 to +50 ℃ +14 to +122 ℉,
if 8 to 16 units are connected in cascade: –10 to +45 ℃ +14 to +113 ℉)
Storage: –20 to +70 ℃ –4 to +158 ℉
Ambient humidity 35 to 85% RH, Storage: 35 to 85% RH
Material Case: Flame-resistant PBT, Connector: Polyester
Weight Net weight: 15 g approx., Gross weight: 40 g approx.
Accessory Connector (e-CON): 1

Note:

1) Does not include current consumption or input current for connected input devices.
2) The figure below illustrates the relationship between communication data and input voltage.

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