Communication Unit

DL series

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EtherNet/IP compatible Communication Unit

Model

DL-EP1*1

Indicator

Link/activity indicator (LINK/ACT): Green LED, Module status indicator (MS): 2-colour (green/red) LED,
Network status indicator (NS): 2-colour (green/red) LED, Sensor communication indicator (D-bus) 2-colour (green/red) LED

Ethernet
specifications

Compliant standards

IEEE802.3 (10BASE-T)/IEEE802.3u (100BASE-TX)

Transmission speed

10Mbps (10BASE-T)/100Mbps (100BASE-TX)

Transmission interface

STP cable or Category 3 or higher UTP cable (10BASE-T)/STP cable or Category 5 or higher UTP cable (100BASE-TX)

Maximum cable length

100 m (Distance between DL-EP1 and Ethernet switch)

Sensor
connection
specifications

Connectable
sensors

Sensor amplifiers with D-bus support *2

Number of
connectable
sensor units

Up to 15 units

Ethernetspecifications

Maximum number of connectable hubs

4 (10BASE-T)/2 (100BASE-TX)

EtherNet/IPTM specifications

Compatible functions

Cyclic communication (Implicit messaging)
Message communication (Explicit messaging)
Compatible with UCMM and Class 3

Number of connections

64

RPI (Transmission cycle)

0.5 to 10000 ms (0.5 ms unit)

Tolerable communication bandwidth for cyclic communication

6000pps

Conformance test

Compatible with Version A7

Power voltage

20 to 30 VDC, including ripple (p-p) 10% (This voltage is supplied from the connected sensor amplifier)

Power consumption

1500 mW or less (at 30 V 50 mA max)

Environmental resistance

Pollution degree

2

Ambient temperature

-20 to +55 °C (No freezing)

Relative humidity

35 to 85 % RH (No condensation)

Vibration resistance

10 to 55 Hz, Double amplitude 1.5 mm, 2 hours in each of the X, Y, and Z directions

Materials

Main unit case: Polycarbonate

Weight

Approx. 70 g

*1 For connecting with sensor, please refer to the user's Manual
*2 "D-bus" is the name of KEYENCE's wiring-saving system for sensor amplifiers.

DeviceNet supported Communication Unit

Model

DL-DN1*1

DeviceNetTM specifi cations

Network power supply

11 to 25 VDC (supplied from DeviceNetTM communication power supply)

Indicator

Network status indicator: 2-colour (green/red) LED, Module status indicator: 2-colour (green/red) LED,
Sensor communication indicator: 2-colour (green/red) LED

Sensor
connection
specifications

Connectable
sensors

Sensor amplifiers with D-bus support *2

Number of
connectable
sensor units

Up to 15 units

DeviceNetTM specifi cations

Compliant functions

Remote I/O communication (polling) Explicit messaging

Address setting

0 to 63 (PGM compatible)

Baud rate (automatically switched)

500 kbps/250 kbps/125 kbps

Maximum cable length

500 kbps

thick cable

100m

thin cable

250 kbps

thick cable

250m

thin cable

100m

125 kbps

thick cable

500m

thin cable

100m

Power voltage

20 to 30 VDC, including ripple (P-P) 10% (supplied from the connected sensor amplifiers)

Power consumption

660 mW or less (at 30 V, 22 mA max.)

Environmental resistance

Pollution degree

2

Ambient temperature

-20 to +55 °C (No freezing)

Relative humidity

35 to 85 % RH (No condensation)

Vibration resistance

10 to 55 Hz, Double amplitude 1.5 mm, 2 hours in each of the X, Y, and Z directions

Materials

Main unit case and dust cover: Polycarbonate, DeviceNetTM connector: Polyamide (plug), PUT (socket)

Weight

Approx. 80 g

*1 For connecting with sensor, please refer to the user's Manual
*2 "D-bus" is the name of KEYENCE's wiring-saving system for sensor amplifiers.

RS-232C Communication Unit

Model

DL-RS1A*1

Synchronisation between the transmitter and receiver

Asynchronous

Transmission code

ASCII

Baud rate

2400/4800/9600/19200/38400 bps selectable (Factory-setting: 9600 bps)

Data bit length

8 bits/7 bits selectable (Factory-setting: 8 bits)

Parity check

None/Even/Odd selectable (Factory-setting: None)

Stop bit length

1 bit

Data delimiter

Data reception: automatically recognizes CR or CR+LF
Data transmission: Fixed to CR+LF

Indicator

Communication indicator lamp (green × 2), Alarm indicator lamp (red),
Power indicator lamp (green)

Sensor
connection
specifications

Number of
connectable
sensor units

Up to 15 units (including main unit)

Power voltage

20 to 30 VDC, including ripple, Ripple (P-P): 10% max. Class 2 (Supplied via connected sensor amplifier)

Power consumption

25 mA max.

Environmental resistance

Ambient temperature

-10 to +55 °C

Relative humidity

35 to 85 % RH (No condensation)

Vibration resistance

10 to 55 Hz, Double amplitude 1.5 mm, 2 hours in each of the X, Y, and Z directions

Materials

Case/Polycarbonate

Weight

Approx. 53 g

Communication method

Full duplex

*1 For connecting with sensor, please refer to the user's Manual。

BCD Output Unit

Model

DL-RB1A*1

Synchronisation between the transmitter and receiver

Transmission code

Baud rate

Indicator

Alarm indicator lamp (red), Power indicator lamp (green)

Sensor
connection
specifications

Number of
connectable
sensor units

Up to 15 units (including main unit)

BCD output specifications

I/O terminal

34 pin connector (MIL Standard)

Controloutput

BCD output: 4 (1 column) x 6 columns, signal output, strobe output, alarm output
NPN open collector 40V, 20 mA or less, residual voltage 1V or less
Positive logic/negative logic can be switched

Control input

Control Input ID Selection Input: 4, data request input
Non-voltage input, input time 2 ms or more, short circuit current 1 mA

Power voltage

20 to 30 VDC, including ripple, Ripple (P-P): 10% max. Class 2 (Supplied via connected sensor amplifier)

Power consumption

27 mA max.

Environmental resistance

Ambient temperature

-10 to +55 °C

Relative humidity

35 to 85 % RH (No condensation)

Vibration resistance

10 to 55 Hz, Double amplitude 1.5 mm, 2 hours in each of the X, Y, and Z directions

Materials

Case/Polycarbonate

Weight

Approx. 46 g

Communication method

*1 For connecting with sensor, please refer to the user's Manual

Model

DL-PD1

Sensor
connection
specifications

Connectable
sensors

Sensor amplifiers with D-bus support*1

Number of
connectable
sensor units

15 units max.*2

PROFIBUS
DP
specifications

Device type

DP-V1 Slave (D-sub 9 pin, Number of the ports: 1)

Communication speed

9.6 kbit/s to 12 Mbit/s

Cable length

9.6 / 19.2 / 45.45 / 93.75 kbit/s : 1200 m
187.5 kbit/s : 1000 m
500 kbit/s : 400 m
1.5 Mbit/s : 200 m
3 / 6 / 12 Mbit/s : 100 m

Power voltage

20 to 30 VDC, including ripple (p-p) 10%
(This voltage is supplied from the connected sensor amplifier.)

Power consumption

1600 mW or less (65 mA max. at 24 V)

Environmental resistance

Ambient temperature

-20 to +55 °C (No freezing)

Relative humidity

35 to 85 % RH (No condensation)

Vibration resistance

10 to 55 Hz, Double amplitude 1.5 mm, 2 hours in each of the X, Y, and Z directions

Shock resistance

500 m/s2, 3 times in each of the X, Y, and Z directions

Materials

Main unit case and dust cover: Polycarbonate PROFIBUS connector: Steel – Nickel plating

Weight

Approx. 65 g

*1 "D-bus" is the name of KEYENCE's wiring-saving system for sensor amplifiers.
*2 Varies with the sensor amplifiers connected.

Model

DL-PN1

Type

PROFINET Network communication unit

PROFINET
specifications

Conformance class

Conformance Class A

Number of connections

1

Compliant protocol

LLDP, DCP

Update time

2 to 512 ms

Conformance test

V2.2.4

Device type

Data I/O Communication
Record data Communication

GSDML Version

Ver. 2.3

Rating

Power voltage

20 to 30 VDC, including Ripple (P-P) 10 %
(Supplied from the connected sensor amplifier)

Weight

Approx. 70 g (Including the connector)

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