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96M00275

Locate the cables as far as possible from high-voltage lines and power lines. Otherwise, generated noise may cause product failure or malfunctions.

Dedicated Communication Unit Ethernet Connection Type

CAUTION

The N-L1 is a precision instrument. If the unit is dropped or shock is applied, it may be damaged. Use caution when unpacking, carrying, and mounting. Be sure to observe all warnings, cautions, and precautions specified in the manual.

N-L1
Instruction Manual

Do not install the N-L1 in the following locations:


Locations subject to direct sunlight Locations where the surrounding air temperature is outside the

range of 0 to +50C or locations subject to condensation as the result of severe changes in temperature Locations where the ambient humidity is outside the range of 35 to 85%RH. Locations subject to corrosive or flammable gases Locations subject to dust, salts, iron dust, or oil smoke Locations subject to shock or vibration Locations subject to exposure of water, oil, or chemicals Locations where strong magnetic or electric fields are generated

DANGER

Failure to follow these instructions may lead to death or serious injury. Failure to follow these instructions may lead to injury. Failure to follow these instructions may lead to product damage (product malfunction, etc.). Provides additional information on proper operation. Indicates useful information or information that aids understanding of text descriptions.

Foreign Regulations and Standards


UL certification
The N-L1 complies with the following UL/CSA standards and has obtained the UL/C-UL certifications.
Applicable standards UL File No. UL category Pollution degree 2 Overvoltage category I

WARNING

CAUTION

UL508, UL60950-1 E207185, E167973 NRAQ/NRAQ7, NWGQ2/NWGQ8

Note

Be sure to observe the following installation and environment conditions.

TIPS

Caution - Do not connect directly to the branch circuit. This product must be power supplied by a suitable, approved isolating transformer or power supply having capacity not exceeding 200 VA max.

For Safely Using the Product


General precautions
At startup and during operation, be sure to check that the

FCC regulations
The N-L1 complies with the following FCC EMI regulations.
FCC Part 15 Subpart B, Class B digital devices

functions and performance of the N-L1 is operating properly.


We recommend that you take substantial safety measures to

Canada IC (Industry Canada) regulations


The N-L1 complies with the following IC EMI regulations.
ICES-003, Class B digital apparatus

avoid any damage in the event a problem occurs. If the N-L1 is used in any way other than described in the specifications or if modified, its functions and performance cannot be guaranteed. When the N-L1 is used in combination with other instruments, functions and performance may be degraded, depending on the operating conditions and the surrounding environment. Do not use the N-L1 for the purpose of protecting the human body. The information contained in this manual is subject to change without notice.

CE marking
The N-L1 complies with the following essential requirements of the EU Directive.
EMC Directive (2004/108/EC)

The following harmonized standards are applied to this product in order to confirm the compliance.
Applicable standards (EMI) Applicable standards (EMS)

EN55011, Class A
EN55022, Class A

Notice
When the product is used under the circumstances or environment below, adhere to the limitations of the ratings and functions, take countermeasures for safety precautions such as fail-safe installations and consult a KEYENCE sales representative.
For use under circumstances or environments which are not

EN61000-6-2
EN61000-6-1

* The length of the communication and power cables should be less than 30 m.

Package Contents List


Main unit Instruction manual
96M00275
Locate the cables as far as possible from high-voltage lines and power lines. Otherwise, generated noise may cause product failure or malfunctions. The N-L1 is a precision instrument. If the unit is dropped or shock is applied, it may be damaged. Use caution when unpacking, carrying, and mounting. Be sure to observe all warnings, cautions, and precautions specified in the manual.

described in the manual


For use with nuclear power control, railway, aircraft, vehicles,

incinerators, medical equipment, entertainment equipment, safety devices etc. For use for applications where death or serious property damage is possible and extensive safety precautions are required

Dedicated Communication Unit Ethernet Connection Type

CAUTION

N-L1
Instruction Manual

Do not install the N-L1 in the following locations:


Locations subject to direct sunlight Locations where the ambient temperature is outside the range of

0 to +50C or locations subject to condensation as the result of severe changes in temperature Locations where the ambient humidity is outside the range of 35 to 85%RH. Locations subject to corrosive or flammable gases Locations subject to dust, salts, iron dust, or oil smoke Locations subject to shock or vibration Locations subject to exposure of water, oil, or chemicals Locations where strong magnetic or electric fields are generated
DANGER
Failure to follow these instructions may lead to death or serious injury.

Foreign Regulations and Standards


UL approval
The N-L1 Series conforms to the following UL/CSA standards and has obtained the UL/C-UL approval.
Conforming standardsUL508, UL60950-1 UL File No. E207185, E167973 UL category NRAQ/NRAQ7, NWGQ2/NWGQ8

WARNING

Failure to follow these instructions may lead to injury.

CAUTION

For properly using the product


Do not use the N-L1 in an environment subject to flammable, explosive, or corrosive gases. Be sure that all screws are tightened securely. Use crimp contacts of the specified size for wiring. The N-L1 uses a 24 VDC power supply. Using a power supply outside this range or an AC power supply may cause product failure. Do not disassemble or modify the N-L1. This may cause product failure.

Failure to follow these instructions may lead to product damage (product malfunction, etc.). Provides additional information on proper operation. Indicates useful information or information that aids understanding of text descriptions.

Note

When using the N-L1 Series as a UL approved product, be sure to observe the following installation and environment conditions.
Pollution degree 2 Overvoltage category I

TIPS

FCC regulations

For Safely Using the Product


General precautions
At startup and during operation, be sure to check that the

The N-L1 Series conforms to the following FCC EMI regulations.


Conforming regulations

FCC Part 15 Subpart B, Class A digital equipment

Canada IC (Industry Canada regulations)


The N-L1 Series conforms to the following IC EMI regulations.
Conforming regulations

functions and performance of the N-L1 is operating properly.


We recommend that you take substantial safety measures to

ICES-003, Class A Digital equipment

avoid any damage in the event a problem occurs. If the N-L1 is used in any way other than described in the specifications or if modified, its functions and performance cannot be guaranteed. When the N-L1 is used in combination with other instruments, functions and performance may be degraded, depending on the operating conditions and the surrounding environment. Do not use the N-L1 for the purpose of protecting the human body. The information contained in this manual is subject to change without notice.

CE marking
The N-L1 Series conforms to the following essential requirements of the EU directive.
EMC directive 2004/108/EC

By checking the conformity to the following EN standards, the conformity to the essential requirements of the EMC directive is checked and the CE marking is indicated.
Conforming standards EMI EN55011, Class A

EN55022, Class A
Conforming standards EMS EN61000-6-2

Notice
When the product is used under the circumstances or environment below, adhere to the limitations of the ratings and functions, take countermeasures for safety precautions such as fail-safe installations and consult a KEYENCE sales representive.
For use under circumstances or environments which are not

EN61000-6-1
* The length of the communication and power cables should be less than 30 m.

Package Contents List


Main unit Instruction manual
96M00275
Locate the cables as far as possible from high-voltage lines and power lines. Otherwise, generated noise may cause product failure or malfunctions.

described in the manual


For use with nuclear power control, railway, aircraft, vehicles,

incinerators, medical equipment, entertainment equipment, safety devices etc. For use for applications where death or serious property damage is possible and extensive safety precautions are required

Dedicated Communication Unit Ethernet Connection Type

CAUTION

The N-L1 is a precision instrument. If the unit is dropped or shock is applied, it may be damaged. Use caution when unpacking, carrying, and mounting. Be sure to observe all warnings, cautions, and precautions specified in the manual.

N?L1
Instruction Manual

Do not install the N-L1 in the following locations:


Locations subject to direct sunlight Locations where the ambient temperature is outside the range of

0 to +50C or locations subject to condensation as the result of severe changes in temperature


Locations where the ambient humidity is outside the range of 35

to 85%RH.
Locations subject to corrosive or flammable gases Locations subject to dust, salts, iron dust, or oil smoke Locations subject to shock or vibration Locations subject to exposure of water, oil, or chemicals Locations where strong magnetic or electric fields are generated Failure to follow these instructions may lead to death or serious injury.

DANGER

Foreign Regulations and Standards


UL approval
The N-L1 Series conforms to the following UL/CSA standards and has obtained the UL/C-UL approval.
Conforming standardsUL508, UL60950-1 UL File No. E207185, E167973 UL category NRAQ/NRAQ7, NWGQ2/NWGQ8

WARNING

Failure to follow these instructions may lead to injury.

CAUTION

Failure to follow these instructions may lead to product damage (product malfunction, etc.). Provides additional information on proper operation. Indicates useful information or information that aids understanding of text descriptions.

CAUTION

For properly using the product


Do not use the N-L1 in an environment subject to flammable, explosive, or corrosive gases. Be sure that all screws are tightened securely. Use crimp contacts of the specified size for wiring. The N-L1 uses a 24 VDC power supply. Using a power supply outside this range may cause product failure. Do not disassemble or modify the N-L1.This may cause product failure.

Note

When using the N-L1 Series as a UL approved product, be sure to observe the following installation and environment conditions.
Pollution degree 2 Overvoltage category I

TIPS

FCC regulations

For Safely Using the Product


General precautions
At startup and during operation, be sure to check that the

The N-L1 Series conforms to the following FCC EMI regulations.


Conforming regulations

FCC Part 15 Subpart B, Class A digital equipment

Canada IC (Industry Canada regulations)


The N-L1 Series conforms to the following IC EMI regulations.
Conforming regulations

functions and performance of the N-L1 is operating properly.


We recommend that you take substantial safety measures to

ICES-003, Class A Digital equipment

avoid any damage in the event a problem occurs.


If the N-L1 is used in any way other than described in the

specifications or if modified, its functions and performance cannot be guaranteed.


When the N-L1 is used in combination with other instruments,

CE marking
The N-L1 Series conforms to the following essential requirements of the EU directive.
EMC directive 2004/108/EC

functions and performance may be degraded, depending on the operating conditions and the surrounding environment.
Do not use the N-L1 for the purpose of protecting the human body. The information contained in this manual is subject to change

By checking the conformity to the following EN standards, the conformity to the essential requirements of the EMC directive is checked and the CE marking is indicated.
Conforming standards EMI EN55011, Class A

without notice.

EN55022, Class A
Conforming standards EMS EN61000-6-2

Notice
When the product is used under the circumstances or environment below, adhere to the limitations of the ratings and functions, take countermeasures for safety precautions such as fail-safe installations and consult a KEYENCE sales representive.
For use under circumstances or environments which are not

EN61000-6-1
* The length of the communication and power cables should be less than 30 m.

Package Contents List


Main unit Instruction manual

described in the manual


For use with nuclear power control, railway, aircraft, vehicles,

incinerators, medical equipment, entertainment equipment, safety devices etc.


For use for applications where death or serious property damage

CAUTION

is possible and extensive safety precautions are required

For properly using the product


Do not use the N-L1 in an environment subject to flammable, explosive, or corrosive gases. Be sure that all screws are tightened securely. Use crimp contacts of the specified size for wiring. The N-L1 uses a 24 VDC power supply. Using a power supply outside this range may cause product failure. Do not disassemble or modify the N-L1.This may cause product failure.

CAUTION

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Part Names and Functions


1. Head port 2. Power LED 3. Communication status LED 4. LINK LED 5. 100/10 LED 6. Ethernet connection port 7. I/O status LED 8. I/O terminals 9. Power terminal

Connection and Wiring Methods


Connecting the code reader
Connect the code reader to the head port of the N-L1. Pin layout of the head port
2 6 10 5 9 12 1 4 8 11 3 7

11. RESET/RUN switch

Pin number 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

Name OUT1 OUT2 TXD CTS OUT4 IN2 RXD RTS OUT3 IN1 +5V GND

Signal name For OUT1 input For OUT2 input Data transmission Transmission permitted For OUT4 input For IN2 output Data reception Transmission request For OUT3 input For IN1 input +5V power supply GND

Signal direction Input Input Input Output Input Output Output Input Input Output Output -

Round 12-pin jack

10. DIN rail mounting tab


Number 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Name Head port Power LED Function Used to connect the head. Lights when the power is ON.

CAUTION

Install and remove connection cables with the power disconnected.

Communication status Monitors the status of communication with the head. LED LINK LED 100/10 LED Ethernet connection port I/O status LED I/O terminal Power terminal DIN rail mounting tab RESET/RUN switch Lights when the communication with an Ethernet unit is established. Lights when there is 100 Mbps communication. Goes off when there is 10 Mbps communication. Used to connect to an Ethernet unit. Monitors the ON/OFF status of I/O terminals. Used to connect I/O signal lines of control units. Terminal for 24V DC power supply input. A tab for mounting the DIN rail. A switch for switching the setting/run mode

Connecting the power supply


Connect the 24 VDC power supply to the power terminal of the N-L1.

Twist pair cable Power supply 24V+10% -20% Do not use a power supply other than 24 VDC. Otherwise, this may cause product failure. The N-L1 does not support PoE (Power over Ethernet). Be sure to supply 24 VDC power to the power terminal.

Method of using the RESET/RUN switch


RESET RUN For setting the N-L1 such as IP addresses, set it to the RESET side. To switch to the run mode, set it to the RUN side.

Initial settings of the N-L1


When the N-L1 is turned on with the RESET switch set to ON, the initial settings of the Ethernet is as follows:
IP address Subnet mask Default gateway 192.168.0.1 255.255.255.0 0.0.0.0

CAUTION

The dimensions of crimp contacts used for wiring should be as follows:


Terminal Round Terminal Y terminal Item Wire size Tightening torque Wire material Wire type Electric wire temperature rating Dimensions a: 6 mm Max. a: 6 mm Max. Description AWG14-22 0.49 Nm (4.34 lbfin) Copper Stranded wire +60C max.

System Configuration Figure


Personal computer Head BL Series SR Series RF Series

Head port

PLC

KV -B1 6X

Layout and Wiring of the I/O Terminal Block


Layout of the I/O terminal block Input terminal

HUB

Ethernet port Timing sensor I/O terminal block

IN1

OUT1 to 4

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Symbol INCOM IN1 IN2 OUTCOM OUT1 OUT2 OUT3 OUT4

Description Common for IN terminal Used as an input terminal for the code reader. Common for OUT terminal

Signal direction Input -

50 mm or more on the top and bottom; no space is required on the right and left sides 50 mm 80 mm or more from the front

Used as an output terminal from the code reader.

Output

Note

For connection, use stranded copper wire having a gage of AWG16 to 26 and temperature rating of 60C or higher. The tightening torque is 0.19 Nm (1.7 lbfin). 50 mm

80 mm

Wiring IN1 and IN2 Circuit diagram IN1, IN2


Internal circuit

Installation precautions

When installing the N-L1, do not block the ventilation slots on the

INCOM

Wiring OUT1 to 4 OUT1 to 4

top and bottom of the unit. Otherwise, heat builds up inside the unit, causing product failure. If temperature on the bottom of the N-L1 could exceed the upper limit of the operating temperature (50C), take appropriate measures such as performing forced air cooling or ensuring proper ventilation by extending the space from the surroundings so that the temperature does not exceed the upper limit of the operating temperature (50C).

Internal circuit

Installing and removing the N-L1 to and from the DIN rail
Load Installing the N-L1 to the DIN rail

Load Load Load Load

OUT COM

1 Lower the mounting tab on the back of the N-L1.


Check that the mounting tab is placed in the position shown in the following diagram.

Circuit diagram

Wiring the Ethernet port


Use a straight cable to connect the N-L1 to the hub; use a crossover cable to connect it to the personal computer directly.
HUB Straight cable

Mounting tab Crossover cable Personal computer * Use a cable of category 5 or higher. (Both STP and UTP can be used) * The extended length must not exceed 100 m. The N-L1 does not support PoE (Power over Ethernet). Be sure to supply 24V DC power to the power terminal.

Install the N-L1 to the DIN rail as shown in the following diagram.
Protrusion

CAUTION

DIN rail

Installing the N-L1


Surrounding space
Install the N-L1 vertically.
Top

When the installation direction changes, provide surrounding space so that heat does not build up.
For ventilation, keep a space of 50 mm or

Installing the N-L1 to the DIN rail 1. Hook Protrusion DIN rail Mounting tab

more on the top and bottom of the N-L1. As long as the N-L1 is the only source of heat generation, the N-L1 can be installed without space on the right and left sides. Because the head is connected, provide a space of 80 mm or more in the front of the N-L1.

2. Push
Bottom

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Removing the N-L1 from the DIN rail

1 Lower the mounting tab as shown in B in the following


diagram, and then remove the N-L1.

Dimensions diagram
57 44.2 41.8

Lower with a screw driver or another tool. Mounting tab


4.8 (128.5) 49.9

After the N-L1 is removed, return the mounting tab to the state shown in A.

WARRANTIES AND DISCLAIMERS


KEYENCE warrants its Products to be free from defects of material and workmanship and will, without charge, replace or repair (at KEYENCE's sole option) any Products found defective upon inspection at its factory, or other designated point provided the equipment has been returned, transportation prepaid, within one year from the date of shipment. Warranty is specifically at the factory. Any on-site service will be provided at the sole expense of the Purchaser at standard field service rates. All associated equipment must be protected by properly rated electronic/electrical protection devices. KEYENCE shall not be liable for any damage due to improper engineering, installation, interfacing, use, modification or any action not in accordance with this instruction manual. Proper installation, operation and maintenance of the product in accordance with this instruction manual become the responsibility of the user upon receipt of the Product. The user shall indemnify KEYENCE and hold KEYENCE harmless from any liability or damage whatsoever arising out of any action not in accordance with this instruction manual. Components which wear are not warranted. OTHER THAN AS STATED HEREIN, THE PRODUCTS ARE PROVIDED WITH NO OTHER WARRANTIES WHATSOEVER. ALL EXPRESS, IMPLIED, AND STATUTORY WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF PROPRIETARY RIGHTS, ARE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL KEYENCE AND ITS AFFILIATED ENTITIES BE LIABLE TO ANY PERSON OR ENTITY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF INFORMATION, LOSS OR INACCURACY OF DATA, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF SAVINGS, THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTED GOODS, SERVICES OR TECHNOLOGIES, OR FOR ANY MATTER ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE PRODUCTS, EVEN IF KEYENCE OR ONE OF ITS AFFILIATED ENTITIES WAS ADVISED OF A POSSIBLE THIRD PARTY'S CLAIM FOR DAMAGES OR ANY OTHER CLAIM AGAINST THE PURCHASER. No representation or warranty, express or implied, made by any sales representative, distributor, or other agent or representative of KEYENCE which is not specifically set forth herein shall be binding upon KEYENCE. In some jurisdictions, some of the foregoing warranty disclaimers or damage limitations may not apply.

Specifications
General specifications
Model Power supply for the code reader Display Operating surrounding air temperature Storage ambient temperature Operating ambient humidity Operating atmosphere Vibration resistance Power voltage Consumption current N-L1 5 VDC 5% (650 mA) 11 LEDs (power supply status, data transmission/ reception status, I/O terminal status, LINK status, communication rate) 0 to 50C -20 to 60C 35 to 85%RH (no condensation) No dust or corrosive gases present 10 to 55 Hz, complex amplitude 1.5 mm, 2 hours in each of X, Y, and Z directions 24 VDC (+10%, -20%) 380 mA or less Approx. 155 g

Mass

I/O specifications
Number of pins Input format Input Input maximum rating Minimum ON voltage Terminal block Output Maximum OFF current Number of pins Output format Output rating load OFF time leak current ON time residual voltage 2 (IN1 and IN2) Bidirectional voltage input 26.4 VDC 15 VDC 1 mA 4 (OUT1 to 4) Photo MOS relay output 30 VDC, 100 mA 0.1 mA or less 1 V or less

Communication specifications
Connector Communication standards Head interface Communication rate Data bit length Parity check Stop bit length Flow control Connector Host interface Communication standards Total extended length 1 (12-pin round connector) RS-232C compliant 4800, 9600, 19200, 38400, 57600, 115200 bit/s 7/8 bits None/even/odd 1/2 bits Hardware flow control (mandatory) 1 (RJ-45) IEEE802.3 compliant 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX 100 m or less

Rating

Environment resistance

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1-3-14, Higashi-Nakajima, Higashi-Yodogawa-ku, Osaka, 533-8555, Japan Phone: 81-6-6379-2211 Fax: 81-6-6379-2131

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AFFILIATED COMPANIES
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Specifications are subject to change without notice. KEYENCE CORPORATION, 2008 0048-1 96M00275 Printed in Japan

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