EX500 is a gateway unit to connect EtherNet/IP™, DeviceNet™, and Profibus DP® to SMC valves and digital inputs for sensors for distributed I/O system. With the EX500 decentralized I/O system valves can bee installed near the actuators reducing wiring, piping materials and space requirements. There is no need to set the address for the valve manifold and input units, making installation and commissioning easier.
Each gateway can control up to 8 valve manifolds and 8 input blocks, with a maximum of 128 outputs and 128 inputs.
EX500-GEN2 supports Device level Ring (DLR) and EtherNet/IP™ Quick Connect function. The gateway module has IP65 protection while valve modules and input blocks have IP67 protection ensuring protection against dust and washdown environment.
- Valve interface for EX500-GEN2
- Selectable 16 or 32 ouput by internal switch
- IP67 protection rating
- Compatible with New SY, VQC, SV and S0700 valve series