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Fast and synchronous measurements Header Fast and synchronous measurements

AD4 ECAT MM Series

Fast measurement with IEPE sensors

Type IE100 and Type OE100

Designed specifically for use with IEPE sensors. With up to 100 kHz per channel, the high-speed EtherCAT® measurement modules simplify your application.

Fast, synchronous, mobile

The high-speed ECAT measurement modules for IEPE sensors enable the acquisition of analog voltages with data rates of up to 100 kHz.

The AD4 IE100 features a galvanically isolated sensor excitation up to 24 V and a measurement range from ±1 V to ±20 V. This makes that module ideally suited for measurement tasks making use of high-frequency IEPE acceleration sensors and microphones.

AD4 OE100 is provided with a measurement range from ±5 V to ±90 V and an isolated sensor supply with up to 24 V supply voltage.

The modules are operated via the Ethernet/EtherCAT® protocol converter XCP-Gateway in conjunction with XCP-enabled data acquisition software. Measurement data rates > 10 kHz per channel are supported by vMeasure, CANape and in INCA via the add-on CSM INCA AddOn ETH. Alternatively, the modules can be operated by using a standard EtherCAT® master via CANopen over EtherCAT® (CoE) with measurement data rates up to 10 kHz.

Key features

  • Four differential voltage inputs, galvanically isolated
  • Measurement range from ±1 V to ±20 V (Type IE) and ±5 V to ±90 V (Type OE); adjustable per channel
  • Galvanically isolated sensor excitation from 5 up to 24 V for connecting IEPE sensors, adjustable per channel
  • Signal inputs are sampled synchronously
  • Extremely precise module synchronisation better than 1 μs
  • TEDS support according to the standard IEEE 1451.4 (for class 2 sensors)
  • Operating temperature range: -40 °C to +125 °C
  • Extremely compact and robust aluminium housing with protection class IP67, compatible to the CAN MiniModule series
AD4 OE100
Distributed high-speed measurement with AD4 OE100

Housing variants

Downloads

Filename
Language
Version
Size

English
V.2.1.0
330.77 KB

English
V.1.1.0
353.52 KB

English
V.1.2.0
2.05 MB

Multilanguage
V.8.13.0
233.67 MB
  • Configuration software for CSM measurement modules (incl. documentation)
  • with visualization software CSMview
  • System requirements: (32- and 64-bit systems) Win7 / Win8 / Win10
  • Release notes


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XCP-Gateway

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