Short description
Potential distributor module 6x GND, 6x 5 VDC on the terminals
General information
B&R ID code 0x04AF
Status indicators Module status, channel status
Module run/error Yes, using LED status indicator and software
Power consumption
Bus 0.1 W
Internal I/O 0.5 W
Additional power dissipation caused by actuators (resistive) [W] Per output 180 mΩ * Output current2
CE Yes
Encoder power supply
Quantity 6
Nominal voltage 5 VDC ±5%
Connection type 2-wire connections
Additional functions Short-circuit monitoring
Overload error starting at 200 mA
Insulation voltage between channel and bus 500 Veff
Electrical properties
Electrical isolation I/O power supply isolated from output
Operating conditions
Mounting orientation
Horizontal Yes
Vertical Yes
Installation elevation above sea level
0 to 2000 m No limitation
>2000 m Reduction of ambient temperature by 0.5°C per 100 m
Degree of protection per EN 60529 IP20
Ambient conditions
Horizontal mounting orientation -25 to 50°C
Vertical mounting orientation -25 to 50°C
Derating -
Storage -40 to 85°C
Transport -40 to 85°C
Relative humidity
Operation 5 to 95%, non-condensing
Storage 5 to 95%, non-condensing
Transport 5 to 95%, non-condensing
Mechanical properties
Note Order 1x terminal block X20TB12 separately.
Order 1x bus module X20BM11 separately.
Pitch 12.5+0.2 mm
Material number:
  • Free shunting potentials
  • Monitoring the outputs

The potential distribution module provides 6x 5 VDC and 6x ground on the terminal connections. It thus offers additional wiring options for actuators or sensors. The supplied 24 VDC and status of the outputs are monitored.

Mandatory Accessories
Bus modules
X20BM11 X20 bus module, 24 VDC keyed, internal I/O power supply connected through
X20BM15 X20 bus module, with node number switch, 24 VDC keyed, internal I/O power supply connected through
Terminal blocks
X20TB12 X20 terminal block, 12-pin, 24 VDC keyed
Automation Studio HW Upgrades Version (Date) Download
V4.0 HW Upgrade (X20PD0053) EXE / 599 KB
Documentation Version (Date) Download
Data sheet X20PD0053 PDF / 172 KB
X20 System User´s Manual PDF / 7 MB
E-CAD (Electro or EPLAN Templates) Version (Date) Download
Makro-/Artikeldaten 4.0.2 (X20PD0053) EXE / 763 KB
X20 EPLAN P8 from V2.4 EXE / 158 MB

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