HD EtherCAT Terminal, 8-channel digital output 24 V DC, 2 A EL2828
Signal LEDs
Power contact
+24 V
Power contact 0 V
Output 1 
Output 2 
Output 3 
Output 4 
Output 5 
Output 6 
Output 7 
Output 8 
0 V
0 V
0 V
0 V
0 V
0 V
0 V
0 V
Top view 
Contact assembly 
extended temperature range
extended shock and vibration range

EL2828 | HD EtherCAT Terminal, 8-channel digital output 24 V DC, 2 A

The 8-channel EL2828 digital output terminal connects the binary control signals from the electrically isolated automation device on to the actuators at the process level. The EL2828 is protected against polarity reversal and processes load currents with outputs protected against overload and short-circuit. The HD EtherCAT Terminal contains eight 2 A channels, consisting of signal output and 0 V, whose signal state are indicated by light emitting diodes. The power contacts are looped through. In the EL2828 the outputs are fed via the 24 V power contact. The conductors can be connected without tools in the case of single-wire conductors using a direct plug-in technique. The maximum total output current of the terminal is 10 A.

Technical data EL2828
Connection technology 2-wire
Number of outputs 8
Rated load voltage 24 V DC (-15 %/+20 %)
Load type ohmic, inductive, capacitive
Distributed clocks
Max. output current 2 A per channel (∑ 10 A)
Short circuit current < 40 A typ.
Reverse voltage protection yes
Breaking energy < 1.2 J/channel
Switching times typ. TON: 60 µs, typ. TOFF: 250 µs
Current consumption E-bus typ. 110 mA
Electrical isolation 500 V (E-bus/field potential)
Current consumption power contacts typ. 15 mA + load
Bit width in the process image 8 outputs
Configuration no address or configuration setting
Weight approx. 70 g
Operating/storage temperature -25…+60 °C/-40…+85 °C
Relative humidity 95 %, no condensation
Vibration/shock resistance conforms to EN 60068-2-6/EN 60068-2-27
EMC immunity/emission conforms to EN 61000-6-2/EN 61000-6-4
Protect. class/installation pos. IP 20/vertical
Approvals CE, UL
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