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Short description
Bus controller POWERLINK (V1/V2) controlled node
General information
Inputs/Outputs 8 CAN interfaces
Insulation voltage between channel and bus 500 Veff
Nominal voltage 24 VDC
B&R ID code
Bus controller 0xED84
Status indicators TX/RX per CAN interface, supply voltage, bus function
Outputs Yes, using status LED and software
Power supply Yes, using status LED and software
Connection type
Fieldbus M12, D-keyed
Inputs/Outputs 8x M12, A-keyed
I/O power supply M8, 4-pin
Power consumption
Internal I/O Max. 2.5 W
CE Yes
Type POWERLINK (V1/V2) controlled node
Variant 2x M12 interface (hub), 2x female connector on module
Cable length Max. 100 m between 2 stations (segment length)
Transfer rate 100 Mbit/s
Physical layer 100BASE-TX
Half-duplex Yes
Full-duplex No
Autonegotiation Yes
Hub propagation delay 0.96 to 1 µs
Cycle time 200 µs
Type CAN
Variant 8x M12 interface (hub)
Max. distance 1000 m
Max. transfer rate
Bus length ≤ 10 m Max. 1 Mbps
Bus length ≤ 50 m Max. 500 kbps
Bus length ≤100 m Max. 250 kbps
Bus length ≤1000 m Max. 50 kbps
Hub propagation delay 120 ns
Terminating resistor Integrated in module
Sensor/Actuator power supply
Voltage 9 to 32 V
Voltage drop for short-circuit protection at 0.5 A Max. 2 VDC
Summation current Max. 1.6 A (200 mA per channel)
Short-circuit proof Yes
Power supply
Nominal voltage 24 VDC
Voltage range 9 to 32 VDC
Reverse polarity protection Yes
Electrical properties
Electrical isolation
POWERLINK isolated from channel

Channel not isolated from channel
Operating conditions
Mounting orientation
Any 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 IP67
Ambient conditions
Operation -25 to 60°C
Derating -
Storage -40 to 85°C
Transport -40 to 85°C
Mechanical properties
Width 53 mm
Height 155 mm
Depth 42 mm
Torque for connections
M8 Max. 0.4 Nm
M12 Max. 0.6 Nm
Material number:
  • 8 CAN interfaces
  • M12 connections
  • Integrated hub for efficient cabling

This bus controller makes it possible to connect 8 CAN interfaces to the POWERLINK network. The CAN interfaces are operated via an integrated hub, which increases the total cable length defined by classical CAN bus topology.

POWERLINK is a standard protocol for Fast Ethernet with hard real-time characteristics. The Ethernet POWERLINK Standardization Group (EPSG) ensures that the standard remains open and is continually developed:

Automation Studio HW Upgrades Version (Date) Download
V4.3 HW Upgrade (X67BC8780.L12) EXE / 4 MB
Documentation Version (Date) Download
Data sheet X67BC8780.L12 PDF / 1 MB
X67 System User´s Manual PDF / 19 MB
E-CAD (Electro or EPLAN Templates) Version (Date) Download
X67 EPLAN P8 from V2.4 EXE / 105 MB
M-CAD (Mechan. Templates) Version (Date) Download
STEP File X67BC8xxx.L12 ZIP / 1 MB

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