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K7 - 8 Safe Digital Outputs, Low-Side Switching
 

menTCS Safe I/O Board SIL 2 to SIL 4

The K7 is a safe digital output card for the modular Train Control System (menTCS) focusing on SIL 1, SIL 2, SIL 3 and SIL 4 applications in rolling stock.

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Main Features

  • 8 digital outputs, 24 V, 48 V, 72 V, 96 V, 110 V
  • 300 mA per channel
  • Low-side switch outputs (load to supply voltage)
  • Optical isolation from other cards
  • Fail-safe board architecture
  • Certifiable up to SIL 4 (with report from TÜV SÜD)
  • Developed according to EN 50129, EN 50128 and IEC 61508
  • Extensive supervision functions
  • Full EN 50155 compliance
  • -40 to +85°C qualified
  • Conformal coating
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Technical Data

Digital Outputs
  • Output voltage
    • 24 V, 48 V, 72 V, 96 V, 110 V nom. (EN 50155)
  • Output current
    • 300 mA per channel max.
  • Output type
    • Low-side switch outputs (load to supply voltage)
Front Interfaces
  • Digital I/O
    • One spring cage terminal block
    • Eight output channels
  • Status LEDs
    • Binary channel status, one LED per channel
    • I/O error
    • FSoE activity
    • Real-time Ethernet error
    • Real-time Ethernet state indication
Rear Interfaces
  • EBUS
    • Two real-time Ethernet channels, ETG.1000
  • menTCS FSoE
    • Slot ID and chassis ID for unique FSoE address
Supervision and Control
Safe supervisor
  • Check for overvoltage, undervoltage, excess temperature
  • Watchdog
  • Monitor self-test
Backplane Standard
ETG.1000 EBUS
Electrical Specifications
  • Supply voltage
    • +12 V (10.8 to 13.2 V)
  • Isolation voltage
    • 1500 V AC
Mechanical Specifications
  • Dimensions
    • 100 mm x 100 mm, 4 HP
Environmental Specifications
  • Classification for railway applications
    • EN 50155: Rolling stock, vehicle body
  • Temperature range (operation)
    • -40°C to +85°C (qualified components) (EN 50155, class TX)
  • Temperature range (storage): -40°C to +85°C
  • Cooling concept
    • Air-cooled, natural convection
  • Humidity
    • EN 50155: Rolling stock, vehicle body
  • Vibration/Shock
    • EN 50155: Rolling stock, vehicle body class B
  • Altitude: -300 m to +3000 m
  • Conformal coating
Safety
  • Functional Safety
    • Certifiable to SIL 2, SIL 3 or SIL 4 according to EN 50129 ("safety case" document and certificate from TÜV SÜD)
    • Hazard rate (THR) for safety functions <= 1E-8 / h
    • Board maintains safe state after a failure
  • Electrical Safety
    • EN 50155: Rolling stock, vehicle body
  • Flammability
    • UL 94V-0
  • Fire Protection
    • EN 45545
EMC
EN 50155: Rolling stock, vehicle body
Software Support
  • PACY (Process Data Framework for Cyclic Applications)
  • QNX
  • For more information on supported operating system versions and drivers see Software.

Ordering Information

Standard K7 Models
06K007-10

8 digital outputs, low-side switching, SIL 2 (SIL 4), -40..+85°C qualified, conformal coating