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REMIND™ EPC 50 Network

User´s Manual

Product No. 31830-6410-1

Printed Jan 2001
Book No. 493107611 (3-1)

Alfa Laval Marine & Power

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Contents

1 Scope 5 12 SattBus Serial Unit,
SBSU Description 39
2 Introduction 7
12.1 Mechanical Design 41
2.1 Requirements 7
12.2 LED Indicators 41
3 Software Installation 9
12.3 Switches 41
4 General about 12.4 Installation 42
SattBus installation 11 12.5 Switch Settings 43

5 Hardware Installation 13 12.6 Technical Specifications 47

5.1 Overview 13

5.2 Connect a PC to EPC50 Control
Cabinet using a SattBus
PC Board 14

5.3 Connect a PC to EPC50 Control
Cabinet using a SattBus Serial
Unit, SBSU 17

6 Interconnect several
EPC50 units 21

7 HELP Documentation 25

8 Troubleshooting the
Network 27

8.1 Troubleshooting the PC Board
Network 27

8.2 Troubleshooting the SBSU
Network 28

9 Drawings and Figures 31

10 Parts List 33

11 SattBus PC-board
Description 35

11.1 Layout and Settings 35

493107611 (3-1)

493107611 (3-1)

1 Scope

This manual is valid for Alfa Laval REMIND™
EPC 50 program, version 1.0 and for connection
of a PC to EPC 50 Control Systems.

The manual is intended for personnel with good
process knowledge and those who are operating
Separating Units with EPC 50 Control System.

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1 Scope REMIND™ EPC 50 Network User´s Manual 6 493107611 (3-1) .

take steps to ensure that no injury to personnel or damage to equipment can occur as a result of the changes. placed in a control room. you can supervise and control the separator units from a personal computer. 2. With the EPC 50 Control System in remote mode. • One free RS232 COM-port or one free ISA PC slot. Warning! Before carrying out any operation that may effect the EPC 50.2 Introduction REMIND™ EPC 50 Network. is an Alfa Laval software specifically designed for supervision and remote control of separation units with EPC 50 Control System. PC.1 Requirements The program REMIND™ EPC 50 Network will run on a PC which meets the following requirements: • Processor at least Pentium 200 MHz with 16 Mbyte RAM (32 Mbye is recommended) and 30 Mbyte hard disk space available. • Operating system Windows 95 and later or Windows NT 4.00 and later. 493107611 (3-1) 7 .

2 Introduction REMIND™ EPC 50 Network User´s Manual 8 493107611 (3-1) .

3. Fill in ”User information” 4. The recommended (default) volume and directory path for the REMIND™ EPC 50 program is C:\Program Files\Remind\EPC 50\Network Click the button "Browse" if another path is requested and enter volume an directory. The installation program is contained on two diskettes. proceed as follows: 1. Welcome" dialog box appears Click the next button. 2. 2. The installation procedure When installing the REMIND™ EPC 50 software. When requested. Select Run.. Insert "REMIND™ EPC 50 Network" disk 1 into drive a: Note1. The installation can be aborted at any time by clicking the button CANCEL. Other PC applications should be closed before installation.00 and later. Click the button "Next". 493107611 (3-1) 9 . Click on "OK" to confirm the selected path.. The program requires Windows 95 and later or Windows NT 4. from the Start Menu. The dialog box "Choose Destination Location" appears. insert diskette no.REMIND™ EPC 50 Network User´s Manual 3 Software Installation 3 Software Installation This chapter describes how to install REMIND™ EPC 50 software in your PC. Note 2.

For EPC 50 I/O-board termination resistor is connected by placing jumper XJ3 in position TERM. measured along the cable.4 General about SattBus installation A shielded twisted pair cable with a minimum of 3 twists/m and 80–120 Ω characteristic impedance should be used as the bus cable.e. i. See figure above. I/O Board OPEN XJ3 TERM Termination resistor connected when XJ3 in this position 493-1077-11 (0-3) 11 . Termination The bus cable should be terminated with 100 Ω resistors. Note! The same type of cable must be used for the entire SattBus installation. Minimum area is 0. have internal termination resistors which can be connected/disconnected by jumpers. I/O and MT 50.35 mm 2. Cable length and number of nodes The total length must not exceed 500 m. All units in EPC 50 system. OP. connected at the two most remote ends.

i. of a SattBus network must be connected! 12 493-1077-11 (0-3) .e the screw terminal in the panel box.6 is jumpered For EPC 50 Remote OP the termination resis- tor is connected by placing a jumper wire between terminal no.4 General about SattBus installation EPC 50 Service Guide For MT 50 the termination resistor is con- nected by placing a jumper wire between ter- minal no. IMPORTANT! Only two termination resistor. 5 and 6 in connector X1. This is valid for both SattBus PC board and SBSU unit. one at each end. 5 and 6 in connector X3. a 100 Ω termination resistor should be connected in the SattBus connector. At the PC. 1 2 3 4 5 6 X1 MT50 Circuit Board 1 2 3 4 5 6 X3 Termination resistor in MT50 is connected when X3:5 .

Click next button ”Start copying files”. Confirm that the setting are OK. a dialog box appears requesting to create one. The dialog box "Setup Complete" appears. If a new directory is selected which does not exist. Do not use a network path. Click on "Finish" to complete the installation. Click "Next" to open the next dialog box "Select Folder Selection". Accept proposed name or enter a new one. 6. Click the next button ”Setup type” Select typical installation. If there is an already existing version of REMIND™ EPC 50. It takes a few seconds. 10 493107611 (3-1) . a dialog box appears asking if the old version should be overwritten or not. 5. Click "Next" to start the installation.0.3 Software Installation REMIND™ EPC 50 Network User´s Manual Note1. appear in the "Start Up" menu for Windows 95 or NT 4. when installed. The program must be locally placed. This folder name will. Note 2. Click "Yes" to overwrite the old version or click "No" to select another destination. Note. Mark the checkbox if you want launch the REMIND™ EPC 50 program.

31830-6410-1) • to SattBus via a SattBus Serial Unit.5 Hardware Installation This chapter describes how to connect the PC with REMIND EPC50 Network installed.g. Up to nine EPC 50 Control Cabinets can be connected. An optional remote OP may also be connected to SattBus. Network Kit. See figure below. A PC with REMIND™ EPC 50. OP and I/O module. 493107611 (3-1) 13 . avoid electrostatic discharge e. Network Kit. Warning! When handling electronics. in the EPC 50 control system. (REMIND™ EPC 50.1 Overview SattBus interconnects the EPC 50 units. Network can be connected to SattBus in two alternative ways: • to SattBus via a SattBus PC board which is mounted inside the PC. One of the serial ports of the PC is then used.no. PC-card art. SBSU. SBSU art.no. (REMIND™ EPC 50. 5. to EPC 50 Control Cabinets via SattBus network. by wearing an ESD bracelet. 31830-6411-1). MT50.

5 Hardware Installation REMIND™ EPC 50 Network User´s Manual A maximum of 9 EPC 50 Control Cabinets can be controlled and monitored by the PC with the REMIND™ program.2 Connect a PC to EPC50 Control Cabinet using a SattBus PC Board This is an alternative which connects the SattBus network directly to the PC using a SattBus PC board. 1 No. 2 No. Network. Alternative 1: PC with SattBus PC board SattBus PC Remote OP (optional) EPC 50 EPC 50 EPC 50 No. 5. 14 493107611 (3-1) . 1 No. 9 Alternative 2: PC and SBSU SattBus RS232 SBSU PC EPC 50 EPC 50 EPC 50 No. 9 The two alternatives for REMIND™ EPC 50. Below is a step-by-step description that shows how to connect the PC to a single or the first one of several EPC 50 Control Cabinets. 2 No.

Mount the SattBus PC board in an empty ISA slot. S1 DIP switch for selection of segment start address location of the dual port RAM in the host processor RAM area. Detailed information for the SattBus PC board is found in chapter ‘‘SattBus PC-board Description’’ on page 35. Unpack the SattBus PC board and check that switches S1 . 3. 493107611 15 . Connect the SattBus cable to connector X1 on the SattBus PC board and to connector X3 on I/O board in EPC 50 Control Cabinet. Memory area Switch S1 Note in PC (HEX) -1 -2 -3 -4 -5 -6 -7 -8 D0 ON ON ON ON OFF ON OFF OFF D1 OFF ON ON ON OFF ON OFF OFF Default setting C8 ON ON ON OFF ON ON OFF OFF BC ON OFF OFF ON ON ON OFF OFF BE OFF OFF OFF ON ON ON OFF OFF S2 Not used S3 Reset switch S4 DIP switch which must have following setting Switch S4 -1 -2 -3 -4 -5 -6 OFF OFF OFF ON OFF OFF S5 Set switch S5 in position "OFF".REMIND™ EPC 50 Network User´s Manual 5 Hardware Installation 1. 2.S5 are set in appropriate positions as described below.

EPC 50 PC card I/O board or SBSU X3 X1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 3 3 4 2 4 4. 1 SattBus 2 cable X1 100 3 4 Termination of the SattBus cable. should be connected for SattBus termination. 100 Ω. See figure below.5 Hardware Installation REMIND™ EPC 50 Network User´s Manual X3 X1 The electric diagram below shows the connections. As switch S5 is set to "OFF" a resistor. 16 493107611 (3-1) .

Set switch marked “H” to "1" and switch marked "L" to "3" for control and monitoring or to "2" for only monitoring. Remove the cover from the SBSU unit and set the switches as described below.3 Connect a PC to EPC50 Control Cabinet using a SattBus Serial Unit. The SBSU layout. 1. SBSU Description’’ on page 39.REMIND™ EPC 50 Network User´s Manual 5 Hardware Installation 5. SBSU This alternative connects SattBus to the PC via a SattBus Serial Unit. If node address is set to 18 only monitoring is possible. SBSU Description’’ on page 39. is described in ‘‘SattBus Serial Unit. Node identity Set the node address to 19 for control and monitoring. The address is set by the two hexadecimal switches “Node identity”. 493107611 17 . Filter address All four switches SW1–SW2 must be set to zero. function etc. SBSU. Below is a step-by-step description that shows how to connect the PC to a single EPC 50 unit or to the first of several EPC 50 units. See chapter ‘‘SattBus Serial Unit. SBSU Description’’ on page 39. Other settnings are described in chapter ‘‘SattBus Serial Unit.

SBSU Description’’ on page 39. no parity (SW1 .8) should be chosen. Connect 24 V DC from the power supply ( art. 2. 18 493107611 (3-1) . Parameter 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 switch SW ON ON ON OF ON ON ON OF F F Other settings are described in ‘‘SattBus Serial Unit. Serial channel parameters The DIP switch below the node identity switches (see chapter ‘‘SattBus Serial Unit. The unit is described in ‘‘SattBus Serial Unit. SBSU Description’’ on page 39).5). SBSU Description’’ on page 39. and connect 0 V to ground only at one end of the cable. A suitable cable is 3 × 1. The voltage at the terminal screws must be 19–32 V DC. see the step below.no. SBSU Description’’ on page 39) is used to set the serial channel parameters. see chapter ‘‘SattBus Serial Unit. The unit needs a power supply. Normally 9600 baud. Connect protective ground to the relevant terminal screw.: 490083613) to the SBSU 3-pole jackable screw terminal block (marked “POWER”). 3. Mount the SBSU unit close to the PC by means of 4 screws or a DIN rail.5 mm 2 .5 Hardware Installation REMIND™ EPC 50 Network User´s Manual Mode switch The mode switch SW must be set to zero. and "Host interface mode" (SW6 .

PC SBSU 9-pole 25-pole D-sub D-sub Channel 1 2 RD 1 2 2 RD 3 TD 2 1 3 TD 5 GND 3 3 7 GND 5. SBSU Description’’ on page 39.REMIND™ EPC 50 Network User´s Manual 5 Hardware Installation 4. Connect the SattBus cable to the 4-pole plug-in screw connector.: 490173740) for connection between the serial port of the PC and the SBSU unit (channel 1). X3 493107611 19 . Use the serial communication cable (RS- 232. Use a screened cable and connect the screen to the metal case of the connector.no. Connect the other end to connector X3: 1 and 2 on EPC 50 I/O board in EPC 50 Control Cabinet. ‘‘SattBus Serial Unit. The connector is delivered with the SBSU. Use a 25-pole metallic male D- type connector on the SBSU side. art. The electric diagram below shows the required connections. Maximum cable length is 15 m.

20 493107611 (3-1) .5 Hardware Installation REMIND™ EPC 50 Network User´s Manual The electric diagram below shows the connections. EPC 50 SBSU I/O board SattBus X3 connector 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 3 3 4 2 4 How to connect SattBus to the next EPC 50 is described in the next section.

They are set using the Operator´s panel. Setting the node addresses All node addresses on SattBus must be unique.6 Interconnect several EPC50 units NOTE! Before the systems will be intercon- nected. and Con- trol monitoring mode means address 19. which means that each EPC 50 con- nected to SattBus must have a unique separa- tor identity. To set the identity. the second unit should have the identity 2 etc. The EPC 50 identity is default 1. If one EPC 50 unit is connected. this should have the identity 1. check that the systems have different identities. see figure below. identity 2 means start at 20 etc. The node addresses for each unit must be set before starting up.. select on the Operator´s panel menu item “Separator Identity In 5”. Monitoring mode means address 18. 493-1077-11 (0-3) 21 . Unexpected problems could arise if two systems have the same identity and com- munication would be delayed. A maximum of nine EPC 50 units can be con- nected via SattBus to the PC with the REMINDTM program. and then select set required identity (1–9). The identity 1 means that all nodes belonging to the unit start at 10.

1 EPC 50 unit No. 2 22 493-1077-11 (0-3) .6 Interconnect several EPC50 units EPC 50 Service Guide PC Remote Remote with REMIND Operator’s Operator’s program panel panel 19 12 22 SattBus I/O Operator’s I/O Operator’s Unit Panel Unit Panel MT50 MT50 10 11 21 13 20 23 EPC 50 unit No.

1 SU no. The electric diagram below shows the connections. SattBus is un-polarized. see figure. SattBus LED I/O board Operator´s panel OP Transducer MT 50 SattBus connected To the PC with SattBus connection to next EPC 50 REMINDTM program SattBus is connected to the next EPC 50 via X3 on the I/O board. 2 SU no.EPC 50 Service Guide 6 Interconnect several EPC50 units Connect SattBus to the next EPC 50 1. EPC 50 EPC 50 EPC 50 SBSU I/O board I/O board I/O board SattBus X3 X3 X3 connector 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 4 4 4 2 4 SU no. Connect SattBus to the next EPC 50 unit using connector X3 on the I/O board. which means that the wires can be swapped. 3 493-1077-11 (0-3) 23 .

Note. 24 493-1077-11 (0-3) . Step trough the nodes by pressing the + but- ton. Inspect Sattbus nodes from the EPC50 The available nodes on the SattBus network can be inspected from the EPC50. see figure in the chapter 4. Only the first and the last EPC 50 unit must be terminated. Select SB-list in the menu and press Enter. Hold in the alarm reset button and press Enter four times on the Operator’s panel.6 Interconnect several EPC50 units EPC 50 Service Guide Terminate SattBus using the jumper on the I/O board.

493107611 25 .7 HELP Documentation Detailed HELP information for the current window is available from the REMIND™ EPC 50 menus.

7 HELP Documentation REMIND™ EPC 50 Network User´s Manual 26 493107611 (3-1) .

. Is the PC board address appropriately selected? The address is default HD1000. physically are connected to the network. . 3. set in the REMIND program and on the PC board. . They must not be off or steady lit.Check the SattBus connections. if an attempt to establish communication with the EPC network using the PC board fails. Is the “OMM” LED flashing in the front of the PC-board? If no.Check that the LED “OMM” in the front of the PC board and the SattBus LED on the EPC 50 I/O board (see figure on page 23) are flashing similarly on all EPC’s connected to the network. the PC-board is not appropriately connected to the SattBus network.Check that the EPC units which are defined in the system setup.Check the REMIND system setup. 493107611 (3-1) 27 . 2.Check that communication parameter values Fa 94 = 9.1 Troubleshooting the PC Board Network Follow the troubleshooting steps below. Is the system connected to some nodes but not all? If yes: . The later should normally not been changed.6 and Fa 95 = No. . . Each EPC system number must correspond to the installation parameter IN5 value in the EPC50 unit.8 Troubleshooting the Network 8. 1.Check that the EPC units has started and is functioning in an appropriate way.

2. The node identity must have different settings for the two types of REMIND modes. but then stops? If yes.2 Troubleshooting the SBSU Network Follow the troubleshooting steps below.Check that the channel plug is connected to the SBSU Channel 1. Are the LEDs “TD Channel 1” and/or “RD Channel 1” flashing directly after the start of communication? If no. the SBSU is not correctly connected to the SattBus network. . Control&Monitoring: High = 1.Check that the EPC units are started and are functioning in an appropriate way. . 3.Check that the SBSU node identity is appropriately set (see the cover of the SBSU unit). the connection is OK but there is no response. Is the LED “SB Active” flashing? If no.Check that the cable is connected to the appropriate COM port on the PC. . if an attempt to establish communication with the EPC network using the SBSU unit fails. . 4. Low = 3. .8 Troubleshooting the Network REMIND™ EPC 50 Network User´s Manual 8. Monitoring: High = 1. 28 493107611 (3-1) . as selected in the REMIND EPC 50 program. the SBSU is not correctly connected to the PC. Is the SBSU power supplied? Check that the “Power on” LED is on.Check the SattBus connections (see the section on page 17). Are the LEDs “TD Channel 1” and/or “RD Channel 1” starting to flash directly after start of communication.Check that the switches in the SBSU unit are in correct positions (see the section on page 17). Low = 2. 1. .

Is communication established with some nodes.6 and Fa 95 = No.Check that the SattBus LED on the I/O board (see figure on page 23) is flashing on all EPC units connected to the network. . physically are connected to the network.Check the REMIND system setup.Check that communication parameter values are Fa 94 = 9. . 493107611 (3-1) 29 .REMIND™ EPC 50 Network User´s Manual 8 Troubleshooting the Network 5. . Each EPC system number must correspond to the installation parameter IN5 value in the EPC50 unit. but not all? .Check that all EPC units which are defined in the system setup.

8 Troubleshooting the Network REMIND™ EPC 50 Network User´s Manual 30 493107611 (3-1) .

Article No. Article No. 490173740 Type: AT Serial Modem Cable. SBSU Description’’ on page 39. SBSU See the chapters ‘‘SattBus PC-board Description’’ on page 35 and ‘‘SattBus Serial Unit. Power Supply. DB9 female and DB25 male connector. 24 VDC.9 Drawings and Figures SattBus PC board and SattBus Serial Unit.8 m. 490083613 Serial Communication cable. 493107611 (3-1) 31 . Length 1.

9 Drawings and Figures REMIND™ EPC 50 Network User´s Manual 32 493107611 (3-1) .

31830-6410-1 Item Article No. User’s Manual 3 492720202 SattBus PC board for ISA bus 4 490030701 Termination resistor. Installation diskettes. art.no. Network Kit. 31830-6411-1 Item Article No. Description 1 31830-6430-1 REMIND™ EPC 50 Network. Network Kit.10 Parts List REMIND™ EPC 50.SBSU 6 490030701 Termination resistor. 2 4931076-11 REMIND™ EPC 50 Network. SBSU. 2 p. PC-board. 100 ohm 493107611 (3-1) 33 . SBSU 232 4 490083613 Power suppy for SBSU 5 490173740 Cable PC . User’s Manual 3 492829701 SattBus converter. Installation diskettes.no. 2 4931076-11 REMIND™ EPC 50 Network. 100 ohm REMIND™ EPC 50. Description 1 31830-6430-1 REMIND™ EPC 50 Network. art. 2 p.

10 Parts List REMIND™ EPC 50 Network User´s Manual 34 493107611 (3-1) .

11 SattBus PC-board Description This chapter describes the layout of the SattBus PC-board och how to configure it. 11.1 Layout and Settings The figure below shows the location of the main components on the SattBus PC-board. S2 S4 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 X1 S5 1 2 3 4 5 6 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 S3 H1 H2 S1 X2 View of the SattBus PC-board with the main parts indicated by numbers. 493107611 (3-1) 35 . The board is used as the hardware interface for connecting a personal computer (PC) of IBM compatible PC type to a SattBus network. The SattBus PC-board is a half size standard I/O channel board (approximately 161 x 127 x 22 mm) which mounts in the PC.

-1 -2 -3 -4 -5 -6 -7 -8 Note Memory area in PC (hex) D0000 ON ON ON ON OFF ON OFF OFF D1000 OFF ON ON ON OFF ON OFF OFF Default setting C8000 ON ON ON OFF ON ON OFF OFF C6000 ON OFF OFF ON ON ON OFF OFF C7000 OFF OFF OFF ON ON ON OFF OFF S2 Not used.11 SattBus PC-board Description REMIND™ EPC 50 Network User´s Manual S1 DIP switch for selection of segment start address location of the dual port RAM in the host processor RAM area. See recommended examples below. Switch S1. Position ON corresponds to 0. push the button at the front. S1-1 is the least significant bit and S1-8 the most significant bit.Alt - Del” the PC may not always generate a reset pulse on its I/O-channel bus. S4 must have the following fixed setting (default setting from factory): S4-1 = OFF S4-2 = OFF S4-3 = OFF S4-4 = ON S4-5 = OFF S4-6 = OFF 36 493107611 (3-1) . S3 To manually reset the communication processor. S4 DIP Switch. At ”Ctrl .

S5 = ON when the resistor is connected. S5 = OFF when the resistor is not connected. This position is not recommended. the SattBus then loses the termination resistor and the communication is corrupted. This is the normal position. see figure. Normally not lit. A standard 100 ohm resistor must be placed in the jackable side of the terminal to avoid interrupting the SattBus communication if the jackable terminal is disconnected. The LED is lit at reset and flashes at communication processor or PC- board memory failures. Connection at terminal X1 of the SattBus Cable. The other end of the bus cable is normally connected to connector X3 on the motherboard of the I/O panel. H1 A red LED for watchdog indication.REMIND™ EPC 50 Network User´s Manual 11 SattBus PC-board Description S5 Switch for connection of the 100 ohm termination resistor on the SattBus PC-board. The SattBus cable not ending in the SattBus PC-board. if the board is located at the end of the network. The switch is set to the right. 493107611 (3-1) 37 . SattBus cable 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 Jumper Jumper 100 X1 SattBus X1 ohm Jumper cable Jumper The SattBus cable ending in the SattBus PC-board. The switch is set to the left. Note: If the jackable terminal is disconnected.

X1 is 4-pole jackable with the screw terminals connected in pairs by jumpers 1.4.11 SattBus PC-board Description REMIND™ EPC 50 Network User´s Manual H2 A yellow LED indicating (intermittently) all traffic on the SattBus network. 38 493107611 (3-1) . see figure above. X1 Terminals for the SattBus wires. X2 Contact for insertion in the PC expansion board slot (8-bit PC-bus).2 and 3.

12 SattBus Serial Unit. The chapter provides design. SBSU Description This chapter is an excerpt of the “SBSU. 493107611 (3-1) 39 . which is applicable for this manual. User´s Manual”. configuration and installation of the unit.

switches for SattBus address (under the cover) 170 mm 125 mm 32 mm DIP switch for serial channel parameters (under the cover) The RS-485 version has an extra DIP switch under the cover here 120 mm 138 mm 106 mm Connector for serial 45 mm channel No. 40 493107611 (3-1) .12 SattBus Serial Unit. switches for filter addresses (under the cover) Hex. SBSU Description REMIND™ EPC 50 Network User´s Manual Hex. switch for operating mode (under the cover) LED indicators Hex. 1 Screw terminals for SattBus Screw terminals for power supply SBSU with serial channel RS-232. Front panel indicators and dimensions.

493107611 (3-1) 41 .1 Mechanical Design The unit is built on a single board (D185 × W138 × H46 mm) with its processor.2 LED Indicators LED Function Colour TD CHANNEL 1 Data are transmitted on channel 1 Yellow RD CHANNEL 1 Data are received on channel 1 Yellow TD CHANNEL 2 Not used Yellow RD CHANNEL 2 Not used Yellow POWER ON The unit is receiving power Green RUN/STOP The processor is stopped (supervised by a watchdog timer) Red NODE ACTIVE The unit is taking part in the SattBus communication Yellow SB ACTIVE SattBus communication is active Yellow 12.3 Switches The RS-232 version has 7 hex switches and one DIP switch. Alternatively. 12. The unit can be mounted on a wall or in a cabinet by means of four screws. SBSU Description 12. the RS-485 version has an additional DIP switch.The cables are connected underneath the unit.REMIND™ EPC 50 Network User´s Manual 12 SattBus Serial Unit. SattBus and power supply circuitry. memory. The function of the switches is described in the chapter “Switch settings”. the four smaller holes in the middle can be used to mount a DIN-rail clamp. The board is mounted in an aluminum profile box with protection class IP40.

and connect 0 V to ground only at one end of the cable. Only channel 1 is used for the present SBSU application. SBSU Description REMIND™ EPC 50 Network User´s Manual 12. 12. A suitable cable is 3 × 1.4 Installation 12. The voltage at the terminal screws must be 19–32 V DC.3 Serial Channel Connection The SBSU has two 25-pole metallic female D- type connectors for serial channels.4. Pin layout for the RS-232 channel: Pin No. Control signal 3 TD Transmitted data 2 RD Received data 7 GND Signal ground The cable length may be up to 15 m for RS-232.5 mm2. 12.4.1 Power Supply and Grounding Use a stabilized 24 V DC power supply unit placed close to the SBSU and connect it to the 3-pole jackable screw terminal block. Connect protective ground to the relevant terminal screw.2 SattBus Connection See ‘‘General about SattBus installation’’ on page 11.12 SattBus Serial Unit. 42 493107611 (3-1) . Use a screened cable and connect the screen to the metal case of the connector.4.

. 12.1 SattBus Node Identity Each unit connected to SattBus must have a unique node address between 5 and 125 (decimal).5. SBSU Description 12. . it is transparent for a range of consecutive SattBus addresses set by means of four hexadecimal switches. and the switch marked “L” (Low) for the least significant digit. 493107611 (3-1) 43 .5.2 Filter Address When the SBSU is used as a bridge. - Example: The “H” switch set to 4 and the “L” switch set to 2 means the hexadecimal number 42 representing the decimal address 66. 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 1 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 2 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 High 3 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 4 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 5 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 6 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 7 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 . The switch marked “H” (High) is used for the most significant hexadecimal digit.5 Switch Settings 12. . . Low 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 A B C D E F 0 . The table below shows how to find the switch settings corresponding to a decimal address.REMIND™ EPC 50 Network User´s Manual 12 SattBus Serial Unit. The address is set by the two hexadecimal switches “Node identity” (see figure on page 40).

see figure below. see figure on page 40.12 SattBus Serial Unit. 2 No. SBSU Description REMIND™ EPC 50 Network User´s Manual A message from a node in SattBus network No. 1. 1 2 SW1 H L Low filter address: 18 (decimal) = 12 (hexadecimal) SW2 H L High filter address: 59 (decimal) = 3B (hexadecimal) 3 B When the SBSU is used as an interface to the serial channel of a computer system. 44 493107611 (3-1) . The decimal address in the range 5–125 can be read from the table above.2 Low filter Low filter address address High filter High filter address address SattBus message SattBus message with destination with destination address X address Y The low and high filter addresses are set by means of the hexadecimal switches SW1 and SW2. 2 only if X is in the range set by the low and the high filter addresses of SBSU No. In the same way. 2 to network No. all four switches SW1–SW2 must be set to zero. 1 with the destination address X is transmitted to SattBus network No. Example: An SBSU in bridge configuration is to transmit messages from the SattBus side with destination addresses only in the range 18–59 . a message is transmitted from SattBus network No. 2. 1 SBSU SBSU No.1 No. SattBus network SattBus network No. 1 only if the destination address Y is in between the low and the high filter addresses of SBSU No.

Parameter selection 1 2 3 4 5 300 baud.5. odd parity ON ON OFF OFF ON 600 baud. odd parity. odd parity. modem ON OFF ON OFF OFF delay* 4800 baud. modem delay* OFF OFF ON OFF ON 300 baud. no parity ON OFF ON ON ON 600 baud.REMIND™ EPC 50 Network User´s Manual 12 SattBus Serial Unit. modem delay* OFF ON ON ON ON 300 baud. odd parity OFF ON OFF OFF ON 1200 baud. no parity ON ON ON ON ON 300 baud. no parity. no parity. Switches 1–5 are used to specify baud rate. no parity OFF OFF OFF ON ON 4800 baud. SBSU Description 12. even parity OFF ON ON OFF OFF 2400 baud. even parity ON OFF OFF ON OFF 1200 baud. modem delay* OFF ON OFF ON OFF 600 baud. It is used for production testing and is also intended for future needs. modem ON ON ON OFF OFF delay* 2400 baud.4 Serial Channel Parameters The DIP switch below the Node identity switches (see figure on page 40) is used to set the serial channel parameters. modem ON OFF OFF OFF ON delay* 1200 baud. The SBSU always uses one stop bit and 8 data bits. no parity OFF OFF ON ON ON 1200 baud.3 Mode Switch The mode switch (see figure on page 40) must be set to zero. no parity. no parity OFF ON OFF ON ON 2400 baud. modem delay* ON OFF OFF ON ON 2400 baud. even parity. even parity ON ON OFF ON OFF 300 baud. odd parity OFF ON ON ON OFF 493107611 (3-1) 45 . even parity OFF OFF OFF ON OFF 1200 baud. even parity. 12. even parity. modem ON ON ON ON OFF delay* 2400 baud. odd parity OFF OFF OFF OFF ON 2400 baud. parity and modem delay according to the table below. odd parity ON OFF ON OFF ON 300 baud. modem delay* ON ON OFF ON ON 1200 baud. odd parity.5.

Filter address and Mode) are all zero. odd parity ON OFF ON ON OFF 9600 baud. • Switch 7 specifies if “Redundancy mode” should be used. Use this selection when a modem is connected. • Switch 8 specifies if the “Host interface mode” should be used. The serial channel parameters are 9600 baud with no parity and normal mode. even parity OFF OFF ON OFF OFF 9600 baud.5. no parity ON ON ON OFF ON 9600 baud. SBSU Description REMIND™ EPC 50 Network User´s Manual Parameter selection 1 2 3 4 5 4800 baud. 1200 and 2400 baudrate only. but for 300.5 Default Switch Settings The SBSU is delivered with the following default settings: The hexadecimal switches (for Node identity.12 SattBus Serial Unit. 46 493107611 (3-1) . • Switch 6 must be set to ON. Parameter selection 6 7 8 Normal mode ON ON ON Redundancy mode ON OFF ON Host interface mode ON ON OFF 12. even parity ON ON OFF OFF OFF *.

parity and modem delay SattBus Network Token passing.20 mm2 (AWG 24) Note! Use the same type of cable in the entire SattBus installation. unscreened. 2 between 20 and 30 m Power Supply 19–32 V DC Power Consumption 5W Cable for Power Supply 3 × 1. non- polarized connection SattBus Cable Single twisted pair (at least 3 twists/meter).5 kHz. Suitable type of cable: Belden 8442 External termination resistor: 100 Ω Cable Length (SattBus) Up to 2000 m. 3 kilobytes/s effective transmission rate. SBSU Description 12.6 Technical Specifications Serial Channel RS-485 or RS-232 data format. frequency shift keying at 62.5 mm2 Protection Class IP40 493107611 (3-1) 47 . 3 between 2 and 20 m max. selectable baud rate.REMIND™ EPC 50 Network User´s Manual 12 SattBus Serial Unit.4 m need not be included in the total cable length Permitted drop cables: max. area ≥0. 115 between 0. characteristic impedance 80–120 Ω. galvanic separation.4 and 2 m max. up to 120 nodes. 8 data bits. drop cables less than 0. 1 stop bit.

Directive 89/336 EEC Dimensions H187 × W138 × D46 mm Weight 580 g 48 493107611 (3-1) . non-condensing Electrical Environment Fulfils ElectroMagnetic Compatibility. SBSU Description REMIND™ EPC 50 Network User´s Manual Ambient Temperature Normal operation ±0 to +55 °C Storage –25 to +70 °C Humidity 10–95% relative humidity.12 SattBus Serial Unit. EMC.

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