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PX53 - PROFIBUS Communication Interface

PCI Express Mini Card

The PX53 is a Mini PCI Express PROFIBUS controller board

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  • PX53 Product ImagePX53 PROFIBUS Mini PCI Express Communication Interface
  • PX53 Product ImagePX53 PROFIBUS Mini PCI Express Communication Interface
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Main Features

  • PCI Express, one lane port<br />Isolated RS485 interface<br />PROFIBUS DP master, DP slave and MPI device determined by loadable firmware<br />Based on netX universal network controller<br />Isolation with 1000 VDC voltage<br />Driver support for all common operating systems<br />-20 °C to +70 °C
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Technical Data

  • Supported communication determined by firmware:
    • PROFIBUS DP Master
    • PROFIBUS DP Slave
    • PROFIBUS MPI Device
  • PROFIBUS Master
    • Maximum slaves: 125
    • Maximum cyclic data: 7168 Bytes
    • DPV1 Class 1, 2
    • Configuration data: 244 Bytes/Slave
    • Application specific parameters: 237 Bytes/Slave
  • PROFIBUS Slave
    • Maximum cyclic data: 488 Bytes (IOCR)
    • DPV1 Class 1, 2
    • Configuration data: 244 Bytes
    • Application specific parameters: 237 Bytes
PROFIBUS Interface
  • Transmission rate: up to 12 MBit/s
  • Interface to PC Card: cable connector fieldbus X3
  • Type ISO-11898: 9-pin D-Sub receptacle connector
  • Galvanic isolation
  • LED display
  • 1000 VDC isolation voltage
Communication Controller
Hilscher netX 100 SOC
Integrated Memory
  • 8 MB SDRAM
  • 4 MB serial Flash EPROM
  • 64 KB Dual-Port Memory (DPM)
  • 128 KB MRAM
LED Display
System status LED
Mini PCI Express BUS
  • Mini PCI Express, one-lane port
  • DPM or DMA data access
Electrical Specifications
  • Supply voltage/maximum current
    • +3,3 V DC ±5% / 600 mA
  • Connected via Mini PCI Express bus
Mechanical Specifications
  • Dimensions (L x W x H): 51 x 30.2 ±0.1 x 12.5 mm
  • PCI Express Mini system connector (3.3 V)
  • Weight Mini PCI Express card: 18 g
  • Weight PROFIBUS assembly: 14 g
Environmental Conditions
  • Temperature range (operation): -20..+70°C
  • Temperature range (storage): -10..+70°C
  • Relative humidity: max. 95% non-condensing
CE Conformity
  • EN 55011:2009 + A1:2010, CISPR 11:2009, Class A (radio disturbance)
  • EN 61000-4-2:2009 (electrostatic discharge)
  • EN 61000-4-3:2006 + A1:2008 + A2:2010 (radiated, radio-frequency, electromagnetic field immunity)
  • EN 61000-4-4:2004 + A1:2010 (burst electrical fast transients/burst)
  • EN 61000-4-5:2006 (surge)
  • EN 61000-4-6:2009 (to conducted disturbances, induced by radio- frequency fields)
  • EN 61000-4-8:2010 (power frequency magnetic field)
  • EN 61000-6-2:2005 + B1:2011 (for industrial environments)
The device is certified according to UL 508
  • UL-File-Nr. E221530
Operating Systems
  • Windows
  • Windows CE
  • Linux
  • VxWorks (on request)
  • QNX (on request)
Software and Drivers
  • Configuration software master and slave:
    • SYCON.net
  • Configuration Software Slave:
    • netX Configuration Tool
  • For more information regarding drivers and firmware, please visit:
    • Mini PCI Express Communication Interface for PROFIBUS Master
    • Mini PCI Express Communication Interface for PROFIBUS Slave
Support and Downloads
For more information on supported operating system versions and drivers see Software.

Ordering Information

Standard PX53 Models

PCI Express Mini Card, Profibus Slave interface, Hilscher


PCI Express Mini Card, Profibus Master interface, Hilscher


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