PowerFlex® DSI ControlNet Adapter

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The PowerFlex ® DSI ControlNet adapter provides redundant coaxial ControlNet connections for PowerFlex ® 4 0, PowerFlex ® 40P or PowerFlex ® 400 drives. The adapter provides a means to control, configure, and collect data over a highly deterministic, very repeatable ControlNet network. It can also be used with other Allen-Bradley products that support a DSI adapter, such as the DSI External Communications Kit (22-XCOMM-DC-BASE), which enables PowerFlex ® 4 and PowerFlex ® 4M drives to connect to a ControlNet network.

Features Include:

  • Can be software configured to transfer as many as 4 words in Single mode or as man as 20 words in Multi-Drive mode of high-speed scheduled I/O on ControlNet
  • Configurable control data to the drive in the event of a network loss or idle condition
  • Unscheduled message support
  • Firmware flash upgradeable 

When connecting to a ControlNet network, the following are required:

  • 1 or 2 ControlNet Taps
  • PowerFlex HIM, DriveExecutive ™ or DriveExplorer ™ or RSLogix 5000 v16 and higher for adapter configuration 

Catalog Number:  
  • 22-COMM-C 

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An ODVA Declaration of Conformity has been issued for the product(s) described on this page.

This Declaration confirms that the product(s) passed conformance and related testing at an ODVA vendor-independent Test Service Provider.

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DOC Number: 10282 Year: 2005

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ControlNet Configuration
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