NX2C4 NEXUS LDT Interface

NX2C4 NEXUS LDT Interface
  • 4 channel LDT interface
  • Choose ControlNet, DeviceNet, EtherNet IP, Modbus TCP/IP, Profinet, or Profibus
  • Compatible with Balluf / MTS / Ametek / Turck linear displacement transducer sensors with start - stop or pwm digital outputs
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    User Manuals

    NX2C4 product manual

    Sample Programs

    NX2C4C sample programs

    Configuration Files

    NX2C4C eds files
    NX2C4C-08 eds files

    Description

    NX2C4_ NEXUS Networked I/O LDT Interface

    AMCI offers a variety of network interfaces and controllers for industrial control applications.

    The NEXUS four channel LDT interface provides absolute position and velocity data directly through a network connection. The four LDT channels can be configured to accept sensors that output either start/stop or PWM signals. By selecting a special software option, the NX2C4_-08 can interface to multiple magnet sensors (up to 16 magnets per sensor), a necessity in metal slitting, paper, and lumber applications.

    The maximum position resolution of the NX2C4_ LDT interface is 0.001". The position data is updated every 2ms and the velocity update is selectable for either 24ms or 160ms. The NX2C4_ provides complete diagnostic information for both the sensor and controller including transducer and module errors.

    Available Versions

    NX2C4_: Four-channel LDT interface with network connection
    Price | $2,168/ea

    Note: Pricing is US Domestic only

     

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    NX2C4_ Features

    • 4 channel LDT interface
    • Choose ControlNet, DeviceNet, EtherNet IP, Modbus TCP/IP, Profinet, or Profibus
    • Compatible with Balluf / MTS / Ametek / Turck linear displacement transducer sensors with start - stop or pwm digital outputs

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    PLC-Based Specialty I/O Solutions

    Functionally, the AMCI NEXUS controllers and interfaces deliver the same level of PLC integration as their plug-in module counterparts, but with much more flexibility from a systems standpoint. Rather than limit these versatile products to one PLC brand or specific backplane, all units are Din-rail mountable and equipped with a network interface that allows connection to various controllers. AMCI NEXUS specialty I/O integrate with ANY network enabled PLC using Ethernet I/P, Modbus TCP/IP, Profinet, Profibus, ControlNet, or DeviceNet.

    The flexibility of a NEXUS controls solution saves time and money, letting customers choose whatever PLC best meets their needs, or change PLCs without having to re-specify and repurchase plug-in modules. And because the NEXUS integrates via network communication, PLC platforms no longer restrict compatibility and integration.

    Compatible Networks

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    NEXUS is compatible with any networked PLC

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    The Best PLC Integration Available

    AMCI products are uniquely designed to provide the best PLC integration available. Unlike other products that require a separate software package for configuration or operation, AMCI's PLC-based products are programmed using your PLC's software - nothing new to buy or learn!

    Our expertise with the leading PLC manufacturers (e.g. Allen-Bradley Schneider, GE, etc) is unmatched when it comes to high performance Specialty I/O, Position Sensing, and Motion Control technology. 

    Program Using Your Existing Software

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    AMCI's products program using your PLC's native software - nothing new to learn or buy!

    Specifications

    Product Specifications

    AMCI ModuleNX2C4_NX2C4_-08
    Network AvailabilityNX2C4A (Profinet)
    NX2C4C (ControlNet)
    NX2C4D (DeviceNet)
    NX2C4E (Ethernet IP)
    NX2C4P (Profibus)
    NX2C4T (Modbus TCP/IP)
    NX2C4C (ControlNet)
    NX2C4E (Ethernet IP)
    NX2C4T (Modbus TCP/IP)
    Position sensorLDT
    Maximum resolution0.001"
    Number of channels(4)
    Transducer compatibilityBalluff / MTS / Ametek / Turck
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    above brands w/ start - stop or pwm digital outputs
    Velocity update time24ms or 160ms selectablena
    DC supply requirements500 mA @ 24Vdc
    Cable requirementssensor dependent
    Required hardwareexternal power supply for sensor if it does not operate on 24Vdc
    Optional hardwarena
    Sensor input connectors (4 per unit)AMCI Part # = MS-7P
    Phoenix Contact Part # = MC1,5/7-ST-3,81
    Four Connectors are included with the unit
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    Caution: The +24Vdc output pin (#6) is directly connected to the +24Vdc pin on the Power Connector.

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