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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.

Apr 6, 2014

AS-Interface Power24 -- AS-Interface is based on an operating voltage of 30.5 VDC. The Power24 specification allows, in some cases, operating the AS-Interface network at 24 VDC. In this episode, you'll learn:

  • What makes a module Power24 compliant?
  • How Power24 may reduce the overall system cost for small installation
  • Why Power24 limits the network length to about 50 m
  • Where does decoupling take place?
  • Power24-compliant gateways