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M27 - Mezzanine Card with 16 Digital Outputs, Low-Side Switching

M-Module

The M27 is an M-Module with 16 digital low-side switching outputs that connect or disconnect a load to a supply voltage. It is designed for industrial automation, medical computers, in-vehicle computers, and embedded computers in transportation.

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Main Features

  • 16 outputs 8 V to 36 V
  • 500 mA output current per channel
  • Thermal and short-circuit protection
  • Load on supply voltage
  • Optical isolation
M27 Product Image

Technical Data

Digital Output Characteristics
  • Load on supply voltage
  • Thermal and short circuit protection
  • Output Voltage: 8 V to 36 V; 10 µA max. (open)
  • Output Voltage: 2 V max.; 500 mA (closed)
  • Output Current: 500 mA max. (per channel)
  • Output Current: No derating
Interfaces
  • Digital I/O
    • 16x digital output, isolated, D-Sub, 25-pin, receptacle
    • 16x digital output, isolated, board to board
  • M-Module
    • 1x A08/D16/IDENT, board to board
Product Standard
M-Module: ANSI/VITA 12-1997 (S2012)
Electrical Specifications
  • Supply voltage
    • +5 V (-3%/+5%)
  • Power consumption
    • 0.5 W typ.
  • Isolation voltage:
    • 500 V DC between isolated side and digital side
    • Voltage between the connector shield and isolated ground is limited to 180 V using a varistor; AC coupling between connector shield and isolated ground through 47 nF capacitor
Mechanical Specifications
  • Dimensions standard: M-Module: (W) 149 mm, (D) 53 mm
  • Weight: 84 g
Environmental Specifications
  • Operating temperature
    • 0°C to +60°C
    • Industrial temperature range on request
    • Airflow: min. 10m³/h
  • Storage temperature: -40°C to +85°C
  • Relative humidity range (operation): max. 95% non-condensing
  • Relative humidity range (storage): max. 95% non-condensing
  • Altitude: -300 m to + 3000 m
  • Shock: 15g/11ms
  • Bump: 10g/16ms
  • Vibration (sinusoidal): 2g/10 Hz to 150 Hz
Safety
PCB manufactured with a flammability rating of 94V-0 by UL recognized manufacturers
EMC
  • EN 55022 (radio disturbance)
  • IEC 61000-4-2 (ESD)
  • IEC 61000-4-4 (burst)
Reliability
MTBF: 58 000h @ 50°C (derived from MIL-HDBK-217F)
Software Support
  • MEN Driver Interface System (MDIS for Windows, Linux, VxWorks, QNX)
  • For more information on supported operating system versions and drivers see Software.

Ordering Information

Standard M27 Models
04M027-00

16 digital low-side switching outputs, 0°C to +60°C

Miscellaneous Accessories
05M000-00
05M000-00

M-Module cable, 2 m, with 25-pin D-Sub plug/housing to pig tail

05M000-17
05M000-17

25 mounting screw sets to fix M-Modules on carrier boards (3 different screw types, 50 pieces each)

Software

Linux
13M027-06

MDIS5 low-level driver sources (MEN) for M27, M28 and M81

13MD05-90

MDIS5 System (and Device Driver) Package (MEN) for Linux. 
This software package includes most standard device drivers available from MEN.

Windows
13M027-70

MDIS5 Windows driver (MEN) for M27, M28 and M81

VxWorks
13M027-06

MDIS5 low-level driver sources (MEN) for M27, M28 and M81

13MD05-60

MDIS5 System (and Device Driver) Package (MEN) for VxWorks. This software package includes most standard device drivers available from MEN.

QNX
13M027-06

MDIS5 low-level driver sources (MEN) for M27, M28 and M81

13M000-15

MDIS4 system (and device driver) package (MEN) for QNX, source code. This software package includes most standard device drivers available from MEN.

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