ioPAC 5542 IEC 61131-3 Series

Rugged, compact RTU controllers

 

Features and Benefits

  • Dedicated ARM CPUs for both the main system and I/O channels
  • Millisecond timestamp granularity on both digital input and analog input
  • Up to 250 Hz sampling rate per analog input channel
  • Prerecord feature for analog input data logging
  • Supports C/C++ or IEC 61131-3 programming languages
  • Compliant with EN 50121-4, UL/cUL Class 1 Division 2
  • Robust and compact design for harsh environments

Precise Data Acquisition

Moxa's ioPAC 5500 RTUs offer 250 Hz-level analog input sampling rate, giving engineers the analog data precision they need to correctly analyze events. In addition, the analog input pre-recording function allows the ioPAC 5500 RTUs to continuously record analog input data before an event trigger point for improved data completeness.

Sustainable System Reliability

The ioPAC 5500 is designed for data acquisition in all harsh environments. It can operate from -40 to 75°C (-30 to 75°C for HSPA models) with UL/cUL Class 1 Division 2. It supports EN 50121-4 for the railway industry, with rail-level surge and ESD protection.

Easy Data Acquisition

Moxa's ioPAC 5500 RTU controllers come with Moxa's patented Active OPC server and DA-Center software. Active OPC server adds a non-polling architecture to the standard OPC protocol, giving users the advantage of push-based communication from Moxa's controllers to the SCADA systems. DA-Center, on the other hand, provides a standard OPC interface that interacts with Moxa Active OPC Server for real-time data collection.

Easy to Deploy

Moxa's ioPAC 5500 RTU controllers are compact and come with two 10/100 Mbps Ethernet ports (two MACs, port-trunking ready), and two 3-in-1 serial ports, making the ioPAC 5500 ideal for cabinets with limited space.

Real-Time Remote Monitoring via Cellular Technology

In this paper we discuss the technical challenges inherent in remote data acquisition, with special emphasis on applications that involve the monitoring and control of data from extremely distant pipeline, pump, and wayside equipment. We first consider what is involved in deploying a cellular communications system for remote monitoring, and the critical features and functionality required to make this a viable solution.

The following topics are covered:

  • Why Cellular?
  • Dynamic Versus Static IPs
  • Active Data Transmissions
  • Guaranteed Data Integrity

 

Cellular Remote Monitoring Application Flyer

Moxa’s ioPAC RTU controllers are built for Remote Field Monitoring. Moxa ioPAC RTUs deliver both extreme accuracy and powerful programming tools, giving engineers a strong, efficient platform to support monitoring and analytical processes like identifying anomalous intrusions, or device failures. Designed to work reliably in harsh industrial environments, ioPAC standalone controllers feature railway-grade ESD and surge protection, wide tolerance for temperatures from -40 to 75°C (-30 to 75°C for HSPA models), and are UL/cUL Class 1 Division 2..... read more

 

Dimensions

 

Computer
Main CPU 32-bit ARM9 192 MHz CPU
I/O CPU 32-bit ARM Cortex M4 80 MHz CPU
OS Linux
Clock Real-time clock with battery backup
Memory • SDRAM: 64 MB
• Flash: 32 MB
• SRAM: 256 KB (battery backup lasts for 1 week)
• microSD™ Slot: Up to 32 GB (SD 2.0 compatible) 
Note: For units operating in extreme temperatures, industrial-grade, widetemperature microSD cards are required.
Cellular (for the ioPAC 5542-HSPA Series)
Network • Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
• Five-band UMTS/HSPA+ 800/850/AWS/1900/2100 MHz
Internet HSPA:
• Up to 5.76 Mbps upload speed
• Up to 14.4 Mbps download speed
UMTS: Up to 384 kbps upload/download speed
EDGE Class 12: Up to 237 kbps upload/download speed
GPRS Class 12: Up to 85.6 kbps upload/download speed
SMS Point-to-Point Text/PDU mode
SIM Control Voltage 3/1.8 V
Ethernet Interface
LAN 2 x 10/100 Mbps, 2 MACs (IPs), RJ45
Protection 1.5 kV magnetic isolation
Serial Interface
Interface • 2 RS-232/422/485 ports, software selectable (DB9 male)
• 1 RS-232 debug port (4-pin connector)
Serial Line Protection 15 kV ESD for all signals
Serial Communication Parameters
Parity None, Even, Odd
Data Bits 7, 8
Stop Bits 1, 2
Flow Control RTS/CTS, XON/XOFF
Baudrate 300 bps to 921.6 kbps
Serial Signals
RS-232 TxD, RxD, DTR, DSR, RTS, CTS, DCD, GND, RI
RS-422 Tx+, Tx-, Rx+, Rx-, GND
RS-485-4w Tx+, Tx-, Rx+, Rx-, GND
RS-485-2w Data+, Data-, GND
Inputs and Outputs
Digital Inputs 8 channels
Configurable DIOs 8 channels
Analog Inputs 8 channels
Isolation 3k VDC or 2k Vrms
Digital Input
Sensor Type Wet Contact (NPN or PNP), Dry Contact
I/O Mode DI Counter or Frequency
Dry Contact • On: short to GND
• Off: open
Wet Contact NPN (DI to GND):
• On: 0 to 3 VDC
• Off: 10 to 30 VDC
PNP (DI to GND):
• Off: 0 to 3 VDC
• On: 10 to 30 VDC
Common Type 4 points per COM
Counter Frequency 1 kHz
Digital Filtering Time Interval Software selectable (by 0.5 ms)
Digital Output
Type Sink
I/O Mode DO or PWM
Pulse Output Frequency 1 kHz
Over-Voltage Protection 45 VDC
Over-Current Protection 2.6 A (4 channels @ 650 mA)
Over-Temperature Shutdown 175°C (typical), 150°C (min.)
Current Rating 200 mA per channel
Analog Input
Type Differential Input
Resolution 16 bits
I/O Mode Voltage / Current
Input Range 0 to 10 VDC, -10 to 10 VDC, 0 to 20 mA, 4 to 20 mA (wire off)
Historical Data Buffering 60 KB per channel, 120-second data buffer at 250 Hz
Accuracy ±0.1% FSR @ 25°C
±0.3% FSR @ -40 and 75°C
Sampling Rate • All channels: 2000 samples/sec
• Per channel: 250 samples/sec
Input Impedance 2 mega-ohms (min.)
Built-in Resistor for Current Input 120 ohms (min.)
Software Characteristics
Automation Languages C/C++ or IEC 61131-3
Protocols Modbus TCP/RTU (master/slave), SNMP TCP/IP, UDP, DHCP, BOOTP, SNTP, SMTP
Power Requirements
Input Voltage 24 VDC (9 to 48 VDC)
Input Current • ioPAC 5542-HSPA series: 305 mA @ 24 VDC
• ioPAC 5542 series: 264 mA @ 24 VDC
Physical Characteristics
Housing Aluminum
Dimensions 90.05 x 135 x 105.4 mm (3.55 x 5.32 x 4.15 in)
Weight • ioPAC 5542-HSPA Series: 1100 g (2.43 lb)
• ioPAC 5542 Series: 1000 g (2.20 lb)
Mounting DIN rail (standard), wall (optional)
Connector Spring-type terminal block
Environmental Limits
Operating Temperature • ioPAC 5542 Series: -40 to 75°C (-40 to 176°F)
• ioPAC 5542-HSPA Series: -30 to 75°C (-22 to 176°F)
Storage Temperature -40 to 85°C (-40 to 185°F)
Ambient Relative Humidity 5 to 95% (non-condensing)
Shock IEC 60068-2-27
Vibration IEC 60068-2-6
Altitude 2000 m 
Note: Please contact Moxa if you require products guaranteed to function properly at higher altitudes.
Standards and Certifications
Safety UL 508
EMC EN 55022/24
EMI FCC Part 15 Subpart B Class A, CISPR 22
EMS IEC 61000-4-2 ESD: Contact: 4 kV; Air: 8 kV
IEC 61000-4-3 RS: 80 MHz to 1000 MHz: 3 V/m
IEC 61000-4-4 EFT: Power: 1 kV; Signal: 0.5 kV
IEC 61000-4-5 Surge: Power: 2 kV (L-PE), 1 kV (L-L); Signal: 1 kV
IEC 61000-4-6 CS: 3 V
IEC 61000-4-8 PFMF: 1 A/m
Radio NCC
Rail Traffic EN 50121-4
Hazardous Location Class 1 Division 2 
Note: Please check Moxa’s website for the most up-to-date certification status.
Warranty
Warranty Period 5 years
Details See www.moxa.com/warranty

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Available Models

  Model No. Description
ioPAC 5542-IEC-T RTU controller, 8AIs, 8 DIs, 8DIOs, IEC 61131-3, -40 to 75°C operating temperature
ioPAC 5542-HSPA-IEC-T RTU controller with HSPA module, 8AIs, 8 DIs, 8DIOs, IEC 61131-3, -30 to 75°C operating temperature

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