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  • 1C694CHS398
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Product Description

IC694CHS398 is a 5-Slot Serial Expansion Backplane manufactured by GE Fanuc for the RX3i Series and can accommodate any combination of up to seven Rx3i backplanes and/or series 90-30 backplanes. The backplane measures 5.12 x 10.43 x 5.59 inches in length, width, and height. The current rating is 170 mA drawing a voltage of 5 VDC. It is important to note that the user must set the rack number selection DIP switch on the IC694CHS398 backplane before module installation. Additionally, hot installation and removal of modules is not allowed on expansion backplanes. A bus expansion connector is located on each backplane for connecting an expansion cable (optional). Connecting cabling cannot exceed 50 feet or 15 meters. 

Technical Specifications

Module Type: Standard I/O
Backplane Support:   High Speed Serial Only
Number of Slots: 5
Distance: Up to 50 feet
Dimensions: 5.12 x 10.43 x 5.59 in. (H x W x D)
Internal Power Used:  170 mA @ 5 VDC



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Troubleshooting IC694CHS398

Troubleshooting information is available on IC694CHS398's website page; it also includes a datasheet user-manual and a wiring diagram.


Repair your IC694CHS398

PDF Supply can repair your IC694CHS398 in 3-5 business days. And PDF Supply stands by all of its repairs with a 2 year customer satisfaction warranty.


Customer Questions and Answers

  • Question:  What is an IC694CHS398?  Answer:  The IC694CHS398 is a Serial Expansion Backplane from the GE Fanuc RX3i Series.
  • Question:  How many I/O slots does IC694CHS398 have?  Answer:  5 slots
  • Question:  What must the leftmost slot be occupied by in an IC694CHS398?  Answer:  The leftmost slot must be occupied by a Serial Expansion Power Supply (IC694PWR321, IC694PWR330, or IC694PWR331).
  • Question:  Are module hot installation and removal permitted on Expansion backplanes?  Answer:  NO, they are not.
  • Question:  What must be done before module installation?  Answer:  Each IC694CHS398 has a Rack Number Selection DIP switch that must be set before any modules can be installed. 
  • Question:  What does IC694CHS398 have at its right end and what is it for?  Answer: 
    • IC694CHS398 has a Bus Expansion connector at its right end for attaching an optional expansion cable*.
      • (* = There can be no more than 50 feet (15 meters) of cable connecting Expansion backplanes with the Universal Backplane.)
  • Question:  What should I do if my IC694CHS398 breaks?  Answer:  Your IC694CHS398 may need repair

For more information on the IC694CHS398 Serial Expansion Backplane of the GE Fanuc RX3i Series, please see the Datasheet User-Manual.

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