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Pepperl+Fuchs Podcasts

Pepperl+Fuchs’ TechTalk helps listeners gain an insight into modern automation technologies by focusing on AS-Interface (Actuator Sensor Interface) and its associated safety technology, Safety at Work. TechTalk covers topics that range from hardware selection to installation and maintenance. Control engineers familiar with AS-Interface will get the latest news on specification enhancements, hear about new products, and familiarize themselves with established and cutting-edge troubleshooting methods, tips, and tricks.  Users who are interested in applying these technologies will learn what it takes to set up an AS-Interface system, how Safety at Work improves safety systems, and why those technologies have the potential to save time and money during all phases of a project.

Feb 22, 2015

During last week's episode, Tim talked about the basic AS-Interface safety monitor. There is a second hardware version that can operate a small AS-Interface network without the need for a dedicated AS-Interface power supply. Today, Tim covers the important points of the VAS/M-2A8L-KE4-8SE-C1 safety monitor.

Products noted in this episode:

VAS-2A8L-KE4-8SE safety monitor

VAZ-1E4A-KE4-Z/R-S contact expansion module

VAZ-2E8A-KE4-Z/R-S contact expansion module