Additional options are available to configure your VisuNet system to adapt it to your needs. Accessories include power supplies, fiber optic interfaces, switches and DSL-modems for the VisuNet network connection over long distances as well as all necessary power and network cables.
Ex-zone AC Power Supply: OB11
This field mountable stainless steel AC power supply box is used to provide an AC power supply for VisuNet when the distance between the safe area and VisuNet is too far for 24V cabling.
The OB11 power supply has a range of 90...265V AC
The OB11 can be mounted on a wall or pole by an attached bracket. The distance between OB11 and VisuNet may be up to 80m. The OB11 is qualified for industrial use and Ex approved for Zone1 and Zone 21.
Ex-zone Option Box: OB31 for switch, interface for fiber optic or DSL modem
This field mountable stainless steel Option Box OB31 may be equipped with data interfaces and power supplies for VisuNet. It guarantees stable and safe data transmission to the host system in the safe area. The following components are available:
The OB31 can be wall-mounted by an attached bracket. The distance between OB31 and VisuNet may be up to 80 m. The OB31 is qualified for industrial use and Ex approved for Zone 1 and Zone 21.
Control Box operating controls
A stainless steel control box is available for customized solutions. It is mounted to the side of the VisuNet AGx housing and may be equipped with up to six Ex i or four Ex d industrial keys, switches, alarm-lights or emergency-off switches. Layout and price information upon request.
Ethernet Switch SK-FX100
Industrial 8-port Ethernet switch (RJ45) with integrated fiber optic interface (50/125µm multimode cable, SC connectors). It can be mounted on a DIN-rail in the safe area and is powered by 24 V DC. It interfaces to the Option Box OB31 with fiber optic interface in the hazardous area. Maximimum length of the fiber optic cable is 2000 m.
Power Cables for VisuNet
The VisuNet family of Remote Monitors and Panel PCs is powered by 24 V DC. As an option, AC power supplies are available (OB11 and OB31).
We offer power cables for connecting VisuNet to your 24 V DC and AC mains supply.
Network Cables for VisuNet
The VisuNet family of Remote Monitors and Panel PC connects to any IEEE 803.2 Ethernet standard network. The necessary network cable connecting to the next switch or directly to a PC can be type Cat-6e or Cat-7, with a diameter according to AWG 23 or AWG 22. The network cable can also be used to connect the OB31 with DSL modems. Connection on the VisuNet side is via a terminals screw, the host side may also be connected with terminals screw or with a RJ-45 connector.
Fiber Optic Cables for VisuNet Option Box OB31
If the option Box OB31 with FO interface is selected, a standard multimode fiber optic cabel with two SC type connectors between the OB31 and the fiber optic to Ethernet media converter (SK-FX100) in the safe area is necessary.