Operating an AC drive using a fieldbus reduces system costs, makes communication faster and more efficient and provides an easier user interface.

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VACON® AS-i Bus OPTBK
  • Provides the VACON® drive with an AS-i bus interface
  • Slots VACON® 100: CDE
  • Slots VACON® 20X: E
VACON® Multiprotocol RS485 OPTC2
  • Provides a multiprotocol RS485 interface to VACON® NX products. The option board is identical to OPTC8 apart from the fieldbus connector
  • Modbus RTU protocol support
  • Metasys N2 protocol support
  • Termination resistor can be activated with jumper
  • 5-pin connector plug
  • Slots VACON® NXS/NXP: DE
  • Slots VACON® NXL: DE
VACON® PROFIBUS DP OPTC3
  • Provides a PROFIBUS DP-V0 interface to VACON® NX products. The option board is identical to OPTC5 apart from the fieldbus connector
  • PROFIBUS DP-V0 protocol support
  • Vacon profile and PROFIdrive-like profile
  • Termination resistor can be activated with jumper
  • 5-pin connector plug
  • Slots VACON® NXS/NXP: DE
  • Slots VACON® NXL: DE
VACON® LonWorks OPTC4
  • Provides a LonWorks interface to VACON® NX and VACON® 100 products
  • LonWorks protocol
  • 3-pin plug connector
  • Slots VACON® NXS/NXP: DE
  • Slots VACON® NXL: DE
  • Slots VACON® 100: DE
VACON® PROFIBUS DP OPTC5
  • Provides a PROFIBUS DP-V0 interface to VACON® NX products. The option board is identical to OPTC3 apart from the fieldbus connector
  • PROFIBUS DP-V0 protocol support
  • VACON® profile and PROFIdrive-like profile
  • Termination resistor can be activated with jumper
  • Sub-D9 connector
  • Slots VACON® NXS/NXP: DE
VACON® CANopen OPTC6
  • Provides a CANopen interface to VACON® NX products
  • CANopen protocol support
  • VACON® profile and CiA 402-like profile
  • 5-pin plug connector
  • Slots VACON® NXS/NXP: DE
  • Slots VACON® NXL: DE
VACON® DeviceNet OPTC7
  • Provides a DeviceNet interface to VACON® NX products
  • DeviceNet protocol support
  • VACON® profile and CIP AC Drive-like profile
  • 5-pin plug connector
  • Slots VACON® NXS/NXP: DE
  • Slots VACON® NXL: DE
VACON® Multiprotocol RS485 OPTC8
  • Provides a multiprotocol RS-485 interface to VACON® NX products. The option board is identical to OPTC2 apart from the fieldbus connector
  • Modbus RTU protocol support
  • Metasys N2 protocol support
  • Termination resistor can be activated with jumper
  • Sub-D9 connector
  • Slots VACON® NXS/NXP: DE
  • Slots VACON® NXL: DE
VACON® Modbus TCP OPTCI
  • Provides Modbus TCP interface to VACON® NX products
  • Modbus TCP protocol
  • 1x RJ45 connector
  • Slots VACON® NXS/NXP: DE
  • Slots VACON® NXL: DE
VACON® BACnet MS/TP OPTCJ
  • Provides BACnet MS/TP interface to VACON® NX products
  • BACnet MS/TP (RS485-based) protocol
  • 5-pin plug connector
  • Slots NXS/NXP: DE
  • Slots NXL: DE
VACON® PROFINET OPTCP
  • Provides a PROFINET interface to VACON® NX products
  • PFOFINET protocol
  • VACON® profile and PROFIdrive-like profile
  • 1x RJ45 connector
  • Slots VACON® NXS/NXP: DE
  • Slots VACON® NXL: DE
VACON® EtherNet/IP OPTCQ
  • Provides EtherNet/IP interface to VACON® NX products
  • EtherNet/IP protocol
  • VACON® profile and CIP AC Drive-like profile
  • 1x RJ45 connector
  • Slots VACON® NXS/NXP: DE
  • Slots VACON® NXL: DE
VACON® PROFIBUS DP OPTE3
  • Provides a PROFIBUS DP-V1 interface to VACON® 100 and VACON® 20 products. The option board is identical to OPT-E5 apart from the fieldbus connector
  • PROFIBUS DP-V0 and DP-V1 protocol support
  • VACON® profile and PROFIdrive-like profile
  • 5-pin plug connector
  • Slots VACON® 100: DE
  • Slots VACON® 20: E
  • Certified by PI for fulfilment of PROFIBUS standard
VACON® PROFIBUS DP OPTE5
  • Provides PROFIBUS DP-V1 interface to VACON® 100 and VACON® 20 products. The option board is identical to OPTE3 apart from the fieldbus connector
  • PROFIBUS DP-V0 and DP-V1 protocol support
  • VACON® profile and PROFIdrive-like profile
  • Sub-D9 connector
  • Slots VACON® 100: DE
  • Slots VACON® 20: E
  • Certified by PI for fulfilment of PROFIBUS standard
VACON® CANopen OPTE6
  • This option board provides CANopen interface to VACON® 100 and VACON® 20 products
  • CANopen protocol support
  • VACON® profile and CiA 402-like profile
  • 5-pin plug connector
  • Slots VACON® 100: DE
  • Slots VACON® 20: E
VACON® DeviceNet OPTE7
  • Provides DeviceNet interface to VACON® 100 and VACON® 20 products
  • DeviceNet protocol support
  • VACON® profile and CIP AC Drive-like profile
  • 5-pin plug connector
  • Slots VACON® 100: DE
  • Slots VACON® 20: E
VACON® Dual-Port Ethernet OPTE9
  • Provides multiprotocol Ethernet interface to VACON® NXS, VACON® NXP, VACON® 100 and VACON® 20 products
  • Modbus TCP/UDP, PROFINET and EtherNet/IP protocol support
  • MRP and RSTP protocol support
  • 2 x RJ45 connectors with built-in switch
  • Slots VACON® NXS/NXP: DE
  • Slots VACON® 100: DE
  • Slots VACON® 20: E
  • Certified by ODVA for fulfilment of the EtherNet/IP standard
  • Certified by PI for fulfilment of the PROFINET standard (Conformance Class B)
VACON® EtherCAT OPTEC
  • Provides EtherCAT interface to VACON® NXP, VACON® 100 and VACON® 20 products
  • EtherCAT protocol support
  • Based on BECKHOFF ASIC
  • VACON®profile and CiA 402-like profile
  • 2x RJ45 connectors
  • Slots VACON® NXP: DE
  • Slots VACON® 100: DE
  • Slots VACON® 20: E

 

Software

Type Name Language Updated Version Status Download File type
FIELDBUS CONFIG FILES VACON® 100 BACnet/IP EDE No language 27 Jan, 2016 RL 4.0 KB ZIP
FIELDBUS CONFIG FILES VACON® 100 EtherNet/IP EDS No language 05 Nov, 2018 RL 38.6 KB ZIP
FIELDBUS CONFIG FILES VACON® 100 PROFINET IO GSDML No language 05 Nov, 2018 RL 58.4 KB ZIP
FIELDBUS CONFIG FILES VACON® 100 SIMATIC PDM PROFINET IO EDD No language 31 Jan, 2017 RL 111.2 KB ZIP
FIELDBUS CONFIG FILES VACON® NX OPTC3/C5 PROFIBUS GSD No language 11 Jan, 2016 RL 748.0 B ZIP
FIELDBUS CONFIG FILES VACON® NX OPTC4 LonWorks XIF No language 11 Jan, 2016 RL 1.3 KB ZIP
FIELDBUS CONFIG FILES VACON® NX OPTC6 CANopen EDS No language 27 Feb, 2018 RL 2.7 KB ZIP
FIELDBUS CONFIG FILES VACON® NX OPTC7 DeviceNet EDS No language 01 Jan, 2012 RL 3.5 KB ZIP
FIELDBUS FIRMWARE VACON® OPT-C2 Modbus RTU / N2 Firmware No language 12 Sep, 2012 023 RL 62.8 KB ZIP
FIELDBUS FIRMWARE VACON® OPT-C3/C5 PROFIBUS DP Firmware No language 07 Oct, 2015 018 RL 57.6 KB ZIP
FIELDBUS FIRMWARE VACON® OPT-C6 CANopen Firmware No language 21 Aug, 2017 026 RL 74.5 KB ZIP
FIELDBUS FIRMWARE VACON® OPT-C7 DeviceNet Firmware No language 18 Sep, 2012 012 RL 81.8 KB ZIP
FIELDBUS FIRMWARE VACON® OPT-CG S2 Protocol Firmware No language 19 Sep, 2012 010 RL 46.3 KB ZIP
FIELDBUS FIRMWARE VACON® OPT-CI Modbus TCP/IP Firmware No language 30 Aug, 2017 019 RL 152.3 KB ZIP
FIELDBUS FIRMWARE VACON® OPT-CJ BACnet MS/TP Firmware No language 19 Sep, 2012 013 RL 64.8 KB ZIP
FIELDBUS FIRMWARE VACON® OPT-CP PROFINET IO Firmware No language 21 Aug, 2017 013C RL 510.7 KB ZIP
FIELDBUS FIRMWARE VACON® OPT-CQ Ethernet/IP Firmware No language 07 Jul, 2017 007 RL 187.5 KB ZIP
FIELDBUS FIRMWARE VACON® OPT-E2/E8 Modbus RTU/N2 Firmware No language 27 Apr, 2017 002 RL 2.2 MB ZIP
FIELDBUS FIRMWARE VACON® OPT-E3/E5 PROFIBUS DP Firmware No language 04 Oct, 2018 007 RL 2.5 MB ZIP
FIELDBUS CONFIG FILES VACON® OPTE3/E5 PROFIBUS GSD No language 31 Mar, 2017 RL 13.4 KB ZIP
FIELDBUS CONFIG FILES VACON® OPTE6 CANopen EDS No language 06 Sep, 2018 RL 108.2 KB ZIP
FIELDBUS FIRMWARE VACON® OPT-E6 CANopen Firmware No language 03 Oct, 2018 011 RL 2.8 MB ZIP
FIELDBUS CONFIG FILES VACON® OPTE7 DeviceNet EDS No language 21 Jan, 2015 RL 3.1 KB ZIP
FIELDBUS FIRMWARE VACON® OPT-E7 DeviceNet Firmware No language 26 Jan, 2015 005 RL 1.8 MB ZIP
FIELDBUS FIRMWARE VACON® OPT-E9 DualPort Ethernet Firmware No language 24 Jan, 2018 009 RL 6.9 MB ZIP
FIELDBUS CONFIG FILES VACON® OPTE9 EtherNet/IP EDS No language 15 Mar, 2018 RL 67.9 KB ZIP
FIELDBUS CONFIG FILES VACON® OPTE9 PROFINET IO GSDML No language 16 Jan, 2018 RL 145.2 KB ZIP
FIELDBUS CONFIG FILES VACON® OPTE9 SIMATIC PDM EDD No language 30 Jun, 2017 RL 436.6 KB ZIP
FIELDBUS CONFIG FILES VACON® OPTE9/EA EtherNet/IP AOI No language 16 Feb, 2018 RL 531.9 KB ZIP
FIELDBUS FIRMWARE VACON® OPTEA Adv. DualPort Eth. Firmware No language 13 Nov, 2018 003 RL 7.2 MB ZIP
FIELDBUS CONFIG FILES VACON® OPTEA EtherNet/IP EDS No language 13 Nov, 2018 RL 54.0 KB ZIP
FIELDBUS CONFIG FILES VACON® OPTEA PROFINET IO GSDML No language 13 Nov, 2018 RL 23.6 KB ZIP
FIELDBUS CONFIG FILES VACON® OPTEA SIMATIC PDM EDD No language 13 Nov, 2018 RL 461.7 KB ZIP
FIELDBUS CONFIG FILES VACON® OPTEC EtherCAT ESI No language 04 Apr, 2018 RL 151.5 KB ZIP
FIELDBUS FIRMWARE VACON® OPT-EC EtherCAT Firmware No language 20 Apr, 2018 003 RL 2.5 MB ZIP
FIELDBUS CONFIG FILES VACON® TIA Portal Function Blocks No language 16 Feb, 2018 RL 2.9 MB ZIP
FIELDBUS CONFIG FILES VACON® TIA PORTAL PROFIsafe Funct. Block No language 16 Feb, 2018 RL 2.4 MB ZIP