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Product Description

The IC694APU305 is an I/O Processor Module from the GE Fanuc RX3i Series. This module provides direct processing of rapid pulse signals for industrial control applications.  See specifications for this unit on IC694APU305's website page.

Technical Specifications

Processing Speed: 30 kHz (Absolute), 200kHz (A Quad B) 
Power Supply Voltage:    5 volts DC from backplane
Power Supply Current:    360 mA
Module Type: I/O Processor Module
Input/Output Type: N/A
Power Consumption:  360mA from 5V bus


GE Intelligent Platforms / GE Fanuc GE RX3i PacSystem

SKU 2172258  UPC 0799705802353

Part Number: IC694APU305 / ic694apu305
Mfr/Brand Name: GE Automation
Mfr Number: IC694APU305 / ic694apu305
Type: I/O Processor Module

Troubleshooting and Product Information for IC694APU305

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8.2.1   Specifications: 

Power  Supply Voltage

5Vdc from backplane

Power  Supply Current

360mA + (10mA x number of ON faceplate outputs)

Field I/O to logic isolation

Peak (1 second): 1500 V Steady State:  30  V ac/Vdc

Maximum Number of modules per  RX3i  system

No limit

Input  Specifications

Input type

Positive Logic, optically isolated. Note: Input Common is

internally connected to Output  Common

Input Circuit Power

Supplied by module using DC/DC converter

Encoder Power

Supplied by user (5V or 1030 V dc). (Inputs will operate with Output Circuit power disconnected)

Input  Impedance

4300 typical

Input Threshold

8.0v (nonTTL), 1.5V (TTL)

Input Hysteresis

250 mV typical

Maximum  Input Voltage

+30 V dc

Input duty cycle limit

If Input 112 voltages exceed 24.0 V dc, derate total input duty cycle from 100% at 40° C to 50% at 60° C

Input filter delays

Absolute Encoder: 20 μs

AQUADB Encoder & Preload: 20 μs / 2 μs selectable AQUADB Home Switch: 10 ms

AQUADB IN 68: 10 ms

Minimum Strobe Input Pulse Width

2ms (Minimum time between consecutive strobe  inputs)

Strobe  Register Resolution

1ms (Maximum time from when strobe input is asserted

until the strobe register value is  updated)

Maximum  Count Rate

30 kHz (Absolute Encoder)

200 kHz (A Quad B Encoder)

Input Cable

Shielded cable recommended, Maximum length: 30m

Output  Specifications

Output type

Positive Logic, optically  isolated

Maximum  Supply Voltage

30.0 V dc

Continuous Output Current (1030 V dc supply)

1.0 A (each output 14)

0.5 A (each output 58)

Total Continuous Output  Current at 40° C

4.0 A (total of outputs 18)

Output 14 derating above 40° C

Derate total Output 14 current to 2.0A  at 60° C

Output 58 derating above 40° C

Derate total Output 58 current to 0.5A  at 60° C

Output current using 5Vdc supply

20 mA typical with 5.0 V dc supply

2 mA minimum with 4.9Vdc  supply

Inductive Load Clamp Voltage

8.0 V typical (outputs 14)

1.0 V typical (outputs 58)

OFF state leakage current

10 mA (each output)

Output Fuse

5 A (5x20mm replaceable) common  to  all outputs

Output  Response Time

500 μs typical


Troubleshooting IC694APU305

Troubleshooting information is available on IC694APU305's website page; it also includes a datasheet user-manual and a wiring diagram.

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Customer Questions and Answers

  • Question:  What is an IC694APU305?  Answer:  The IC694APU305 is an I/O Processor Module from the GE Fanuc RX3i Series. 
  • Question:   What does IC694APU305 provide?  Answer:  This module provides direct processing of rapid pulse signals for industrial control applications.
  • Question:   What industrila control application is the IC694APU305 suited for?  Answer:  This module is suited for:
    • Fast response process control
    • Velocity measurement
    • Material handling, marking and packaging.
  • Question:   What can IC694APU305 do?   Answer:  This module is able to sense inputs, process the input count information, and control the outputs without having to communicate with a CPU.
  • Question:   What do the 6 green LEDs indicate?  Answer:  They indicate the operating status of the module, the status of configuration parameters and the state of the hardware outputs 1 thru 4.
  • Question:   What do some of the features of IC694APU305 include?  Answer:  
    • Up to 12 positive logic (source) inputs with input voltage range selection of either 5 VDC or 10 to 30 VDC
    • Up to 8 positive logic (source) outputs
    • Outputs protected by replaceable fuse
    • Counts per timebase register for input rate measurement
    • Total Counts register accumulates toatl counts received by module
    • Internal module diagnostics
  • Question:  How can the inputs and outputs be used?  Answer:  The inputs can be used as count signals or edge-sensitive strobe signals.  The outputs can be used to drive indicating lights, solenoids, relays and other devices.
  • Question:   What should I do if my IC694APU305 is not working properly?  Answer:  Your IC694APU305 may need repair

For more information on the IC694APU305 I/O Processor Module of the GE Fanuc RX3i Series, please see the Datasheet User-Manual.





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