The ProfiHub A5 is the ideal economic solution for creating reliable start networks in RS 485 DP networks. PROFIBUS DP is a high-speed communication bus that has to comply with strict rules concerning spur lines and star networks.
The ProfiHub A5 has the functionality of 5 galvanic isolated transparent repeaters. This allows network structures with extended spur lines that individually can handle a maximum of 31 devices and to which the same rules apply as the main channel. The ProfiHub A5 has the same functionality as the ProfiHub B5.
The ProfiHub A5 is essential for better control during maintenance and upgrading of the network.
- Dynamic spur lines to actuators, flow meters and pH analyzers
- Star, tree and bus structured networks
- Removable drives and motors
- Outdoor applications with device and cable stress
- Roof mounted devices in tank farms
- Dirty and humid environments
- Barrier for non-galvanic isolated equipment
Hot slave insertion/removal during operation
Short circuit protection on each channel
Compact and robust construction
On-board DB9 female connector for maintenance activities
Suitable for all DP cables
Conveniently arranged networks
- 5 Isolated repeater channels (6 segments)
- Transparent for all PROFIBUS DP protocols
- Suitable for PROFIsafe and MPI networks
- 31 devices per channel
- 9.6 Kbps – 12 Mbps
- Max. 1200 m segment length (depends on baudrate)
- Integrated termination facilities
- Configurable grounding system
- Glands or optional M12 connectors (16012)
- IP 65 classification
- Ground Rail
- M12 flange connectors factory installed.