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K1 - 8 Safe Digital Outputs, High-Side Switching for menTCS

SIL 2 to SIL 4 Modular Train Control System I/O Board

The K1 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, 1200 mA total
  • High-side switch outputs (load to ground)
  • Optical isolation from other cards
  • Fail-safe board architecture
  • Certifiable up to SIL 4 (with report from TÜV SÜD)
  • Developed acc. to EN 50129, EN 50128, IEC 61508
  • Extensive supervision functions
  • EN 50155 fully compliant
  • -40°C to +85°C (qualified components)
  • Conformal coating
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Technical Data

Digital Outputs
  • Eight channels
  • Output voltage
    • 24 V, 48 V, 72 V, 96 V, 110 V nom. (EN 50155)
    • Voltage supplied from external source
  • Output current
    • 300 mA max. per channel
    • 1200 mA max. total
  • Output type
    • High-side switch outputs (load to ground)
Front Interfaces
  • Digital I/O
    • One 24-pin PCB plug
    • 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)
  • Power consumption
    • 1.6 W typ.
    • 2.5 W max.
  • Isolation voltage
    • 1500 V AC
Mechanical Specifications
  • Dimensions
    • 100 mm x 100 mm, 4 HP
  • Weight
    • 192 g (model 06K001-10)
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, airflow 0.5 m/s
  • 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
Reliability
MTBF
  • 756 167 h @ 40°C according to IEC/TR 62380 (RDF 2000) (model 06K001-10)
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 (single card configuration)
    • Board maintains safe state after a failure
  • Electrical Safety
    • EN 50155: Rolling stock, vehicle body
  • Fire Protection
    • EN 45545-2, hazard level HL3
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 K1 Models
06K001-10

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

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Systems & Card Cages
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KT8 - menTCS Remote I/O Extension for 8 Cards

The KT8 is a build-to-order system which is delivered fully operational with QNX and PACY (Process Data Framework for Cyclic Applications) - including all necessary drivers.
It consists of the 40 HP basic system including backplane and mounting rails and provides:

  • 1 slot for I/O head
  • 8 menTCS I/O board slots

The barebone configuration comprises the standard, non-configurable I/O head component including the real-time Ethernet connection and PSU. I/O boards are completely configurable. The Technical Data list all components that can be implemented in the system. Choose the functionality you need and contact MEN's sales team to verify which board combinations are feasible.

Details

Documentation

K1 Data Sheet (8 Safe Digital Outputs, High-Side Switching)
K1 User Manual
Brochure: menTCS - MEN Train Control System
Presentation: menTCS Family Overview (English)
Product Compare Chart: menTCS
MH50C Data Sheet (menTCS Controller, 40 HP)
KT8 Data Sheet (menTCS Remote I/O Box)
MA50C Data Sheet (menTCS Controller, AAR)
K2 Data Sheet (16 Safe Digital Inputs)
K4 Data Sheet (4 Safe Frequency Inputs)
Case Study: QNX and MEN
menTCS MEN Train Control System - Frequently Asked Questions
menTCS MEN Train Control System - Detailed Questions & Answers (on request)
06K001-10 R02 3D model (PDF)
06K001-10 R02 3D model (STEP, 14.1 MB)

Webinar: Modular SIL 4-certifiable system platform for safety-critical public transportation applications
This webinar gives you more information on the concept and technical features of the menTCS Train Control System:
View the Webinar (16:35)

Webinar: Open and flexible computer platform for safe train control - menTCS
Learn how the menTCS separates the control electronics - the computer hardware - from the real control function - the application software:
View the Webinar (4:44)

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