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Old February 19th, 2008, 01:06 AM   #1

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Question Profibus connector

I have a machine which is removable so I need to use connector for the main power, profibus and 24VDC line. I found a cable from Siemens that combines a 4 core and a profibus cable. (So I can combine the 24VDC and profibus, main power in separate cable)

Simatic net ecofast, hybrid cable 6XV1 830-7AH10

Now I need a connector for that system but I can't find a good one.

What kind of connectors are you guys using? (I am looking for a small connector and not a huge one)
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Old February 19th, 2008, 03:43 AM   #2

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What about Harting Han-Modular?
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Old February 19th, 2008, 03:53 AM   #3
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We use the Siemens Ecofast system with the hybrid PROFIBUS cable.

We specify Siemens own connection components but both they and the tooling are actually Harting 'Han-Brid' components...

Harting Han-Brid Catalog

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Old February 19th, 2008, 10:55 AM   #4

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I would also recommend Harting connectors, they are robust and easy to use. although they may be a bit large for your application.


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Old July 6th, 2010, 11:40 AM   #5
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Is anyone aware of any degredation of the link when taking the connection through a Harting? Is a special type of Han module required for data comms? Previously only done hardwired electrical via Harting but need to do Profibus.

We run at 1.5mbps

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Old July 7th, 2010, 02:20 AM   #6
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Yes, there will be a slight degradation through every connector.
But a few connectors should not be critical, even at 1.5M. At 12M Profibus is much more unforgiving.
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