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Redundant, 2 channel, fiber optic communications module for PLC5 I/O and peer-to-peer networking for ControlNet and Remote I/O, DH+

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Softing Inc.

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Network Security & Infrastructure

Product Description

Redundant 2 channel Fiber optic communications module for PLC5 control system platforms.

Product Overview

Redundant 2 channel Fiber optic communications module for PLC5 control system platforms.

Overview: Phoenix Digital, redundant, fiber optic communications modules provide multi-fault tolerant networking backbone for ControlNet, Remote I/O, DH+.

Phoenix Digital modules link your I/O networks together via a redundant fiber backbone for long distances, EMI protection, fault tolerance.  All Phoenix Digital modules are built for uptime, plug and play deployment, secure, and easy maintenance.

All Phoenix Digital modules support Lock Out/Tag Out and support multiple device failures or disconnection without compromising the overall network backbone.

Phoenix Digital modules require no software updates, no security patches, no driver updates, no memory flash configurations, ever.

Upon normal power outages, the Phoenix Digital modules will reboot in less than 10 seconds regardless of module count on the network.

Phoenix Digital modules support both multi-mode and single-mode fiber optic cables.

Fiber optic architecture options include ring, linear I/O, peer-to-peer and can provide communication distances over 6 miles (10 kilometers) with multi-mode and over 60 miles (96 kilometers) with single-mode fiber cable.

Capabilities include:

  • No software programming or system configuration
  • Multi-faut tolerant, redundant, I/O communications
  • 30 sec MTTR - mean time to repair
  • 10 sec power loss recovery to a stable, operational state (no boot up time)
  • Supports both multi-mode and single-mode fiber optic cable installations
  • 0 sec network convergence time on channel failure

Ordering options for applications:

PLC 5 in-chassis modules

PLC 5ControlNet, in-chassis module

  • OCM-CTN-X (ST)

PLC 5 Remote I/O and DH+ in-chassis module

  • OCM-DPR-X (ST)

PLC 5 Modbus in-chassis module

  • OCM-MOD-X (ST)

Modules are also available panel mounted with 120VAC or 24VDC power supplies


  • 1771 Universal I/O


  • Oil & Gas
  • Power & Energy
  • Water & Wastewater
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