GX Series EtherCAT I/O Modules

A wide variety of high-speed EtherCAT I/O Slaves.

Omron provides an extensive lineup of digital, analog and pulse I/O modules for EtherCAT.

The digital I/O modules have high-speed input functionality, with ON/OFF delays of 200 μs max. This gives you the full advantage of EtherCAT’s fast cycle times. Expansion Units attached to the Digital I/O Unit to expands the I/O points. Each input has an adjustable filter to cope with noise or contact chattering if required.

All GX-series slaves support automatic and manual address setting. Manual addressing by rotary switches allows easy system expansion or modification without re-programming the control system.

Digital I/O Modules, 24 V DC

  • 16 to 32 I/O points per node
  • Input, Output or mixed In/Out
  • NPN (sinking) and PNP (sourcing) models
  • Available with 3 different I/O connection methods:
    Compact 1-wire connection type with screw terminals. Expandable to 32 I/O points per node.
    3-wire connection type with screw terminals
    3-wire connection type for eCON sensor connectors
  • Adjustable input filter: 0.5 to 32 ms or none
  • I/O Power Supply: 20.4 - 26.4 V DC
  • Expansion Units:
    Can be attached to a two-tier terminal block type with 16 inputs, 16 outputs, and 16 relay outputs.

Relay Output Unit

  • Screw terminal I/O connections
  • 16 user-serviceable relays
  • Up to 240 V AC, 3 A per output

Analog I/O Modules

  • Four analog inputs or two analog outputs
  • All points individually configurable for voltage or current signals
  • Signal ranges: 0..5 V, 1..5 V, 0..10 V, +-10 V, 4..20 mA
  • Resolution: 1/8000 of full scale
  • Conversion time: 0.5 ms per I/O point

Encoder Input Modules

  • Two incremental encoder inputs per module
  • 32-bit binary counters
  • Open collector input type (up to 500 kHz)
  • Line driver input type (up to 4 MHz)
  • Includes two Latch inputs plus one Reset input




GX Series EtherCAT I/O Modules



OMRON Corporation

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