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Common misspellings:
  • 1C695CHS012
  • IC695CHSo12
  • IC695CHS0l2
  • IC695CHS012

Technical Specifications for IC695CHS012

ManufacturerGE Fanuc
SeriesRX3i PACSystems
Part NumberIC695CHS012
Product TypeUniversal Backplane
Number of Slots12
Backplane SupportPCI and High-Speed Serial
Module Hot Swap SupportYes
Dimensions (HxWxD)5.57 x 18.01 x 5.80 inches
Internal Power Used600 mA at 3.3V DC, 240 mA at 5V DC
Enclosure RatingIP 54

Product Description

The IC695CHS012 is a 12-Slot Universal Backplane from the GE Fanuc RX3i Series. The RX3i Universal Backplane supports both PCI-based (IC695) and serial (IC694) I/O and option modules with its dual-bus backplane.  See specifications for this unit on IC695CHS012's website page.

Technical Specifications

Module Type: Universal Controller and I/O 
Backplane Support:   PCI and High Speed Serial
Number of Slots: 12
Distance: N/A
Dimensions: 5.57 x 18.01 x 5.80 in. (H x W x D)
Internal Power Used:    240 mA @ 5 VDC, 600 mA @ 3.3 VDC


The IC695CHS012 Universal Backplane belongs to GE Fanuc RX3i PACSystems series of baseplate modules. It comes with 12 slots and hot-swapping support. It is a dual-bus backplane that supports both PCI and high-speed serial devices. It also supports GE Series 90-30 I/O modules and option modules. The baseplate options that are available with this module are the controller baseplate and the Ethernet expansion baseplate. It has a terminal strip on the left side to connect isolated +24 Volts DC input voltage. To maintain product reliability and performance, it must be mounted horizontally. The IC695CHS012 Universal Backplane also can be installed within a protective enclosure with an IP 54 rating or greater. 


The IC695CHS012 Universal Backplane supports expansion bases to maximize flexibility. It has an internal power consumption rating of 600 milliamps at 3.3 Volts DC or 240 milliamps at 5 Volts DC. It features a backplane grounding point. The serial expansions and remote backplanes can be connected to the serial expansion connectors. The slot numbers are printed on the backplane for easy identification. The IC695CHS012 module has an internal grounding bar to connect shield grounds or modules. This module is considered to be open equipment. When installing it in an enclosure, a minimum space of at least 4 inches required from all sides for proper heat dissipation. The leftmost slot which is known as Slot 0 of the backplane is used for installing the backplane connector of the power supplies. Slots 1 through 11 can be used to connect the PCI and serial bus compatible modules. Slot 12 is used to connect RX3i serial expansion modules. 

Technical Information

Universal Backplane (IC695CHS012) include the following features:

â–ª          Terminal Strip on the left end for Isolated +24V input

â–ª          Backplane grounding point

â–ª          An integral grounding bar for connecting module/shield grounds

â–ª          Serial Expansion connector for connection to Serial Expansion and Remote Backplanes

â–ª          Slot numbers printed on the backplane that can be used as a reference for configuration.



Troubleshooting IC695CHS012

Troubleshooting information is available on IC695CHS012's website page; it also includes a datasheet user-manual and a wiring diagram.


Repair your IC695CHS012

PDF Supply can repair your IC695CHS012 in 3-5 business days. And PDF Supply stands by all of its repairs with a 1 year customer satisfaction warranty.

Customer Questions and Answers

  • Question:  What is an IC695CHS012?  Answer:  The IC695CHS012 is a 12-Slot Universal Backplane from the GE Fanuc RX3i Series. 
  • Question:  What does IC695CHS012 support?   Answer:  This Backplane supports PCI-based (IC695) and serial (IC693 and IC694) I/O and option modules with its dual-bus backplane.
  • Question:  What does IC695CHS012 also support?   Answer:  It also supports Series 90-30 and option modules.
  • Question:  Is there a Backplane grounding point?   Answer:  Yes
  • Question:  What is used for connecting module/shield grounds?   Answer:  There is an integral grounding car.
  • Question:  What are some of the other features of IC695CHS012?   Answer: 
    • Terminal Strip on the left end for Isolated +24V input
    • Serial Expansion connector for connection to Serial Expansion and Remote Backplanes
    • Slot numbers printed on the backplane that can be used as a reference for configuration  
  • Question:  The rightmost slot is for what?   Answer:  This slot is the expansion slot. It can only be used for the optional serial expansion module IC695LRE001.
  • Question:  What should I do if there is something wrong with my IC695CHS012?   Answer:  Your IC695CHS012 may need repair

For more information on the IC695CHS012 12-Slot Universal Backplane of the GE Fanuc RX3i Series, please see the Datasheet User-Manual.

Release History

Catalog Number



IC695CHS012 / 016-DA

March 2012

Mechanical enhancements for improved module-to- connector engagement with the backplane PCI connector. For details, see “New Features and Enhancements in this Release” on page 6.

IC695CHS012 / 016-CA

April 2009

Hardware changes for EU-RoHS compliance

IC695CHS012 / 016-BAMP

February 2009

Improved immunity against environmental noise

IC695CHS012 / 016-BA

September 2007

ATEX approval for Group 2, Category 3 applications.

IC695CHS012 / 016A

August 2004

Initial product release


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