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I-8KE4/ I-8KE8 & I-8KE4-G/ I-8KE8-G

Embedded Ethernet I/O Unit


All I-8000, compact PAC, have similar form factor and system architecture. With different software or communication interface, they can be classfied to several solutions as following.


  • Supports IPv4.
  • Supports the  Ethernet or RS-232 communication interface.
  • Supports DCON communication protocol
  • Dual Bus designed to supports I-8K and I-87K series I/O modules, such as DI/DO, AI/AO, Counter/Frequencymodules
  • Compact I/O Expansion slot allows the quick installation of various 8K and 87K I/O modules
  • By using the VxComm Utility, PC can use Virtual COM Port to communicate with the remote Ethernet I/O. Note: Remote Ethernet I/O must support XServer to have Virtual COM Port function. Vxcomm /O configurable using DCON Utility via Ethernet port or RS-232 Port.
  • Firmware updated via the RS-232 port   
  • Firmware auto scan AI modules and can map alarm to DO modules on the slots.            
  • Dual Watch Dog mechanism enable I-8000 system can work reliablely under harsh environment.
  • Ventilated housing designed to operate between –25°C to+75°C
  • Using DIN rail clips or Screw poles around the corners allows the control unit to be easily mounted on the control box
  • Frame Ground provides a path for bypassing ESD, allowing enhanced static protection (ESD) capability and ensures that the module is more reliable.
  • Various SDKs provided ( free )DLL, ActiveX, Labview driver, Indusoft driver, Linux driver, OPC server, etc

Ordering Information

I-8KE4: I-8KE4 Embedded I/O unit

I-8KE8: I-8KE8 Embedded I/O unit

I-8KE4-G: I-8KE4 Embedded I/O unit with gray color

I-8KE8-G: I-8KE8 Embedded I/O unit with gray color

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