Media Converter FX op is / TX SC for Zone 2 Series 9721/13

Media Converter FX op is / TX SC for Zone 2 Series 9721/13

Series 9721/13

  • For operation of an inherently safe fibre optic cable "op is" according to IEC 60079-28
  • For 100 MBit/s Industrial Ethernet
  • Transmission range up to 5 km (multi mode) or up to 30 km (single mode)
  • Extended temperature range -30 ... +75 °C
  • Easy commissioning, no configuration required
  • Installation in Zone 2 or in the safe area

The Media Converter is used to convert electrical Ethernet signals (TX) into optical Ethernet signals (FX).

The optical Ethernet signals are used for operation in hazardous areas of Zone 0, 1 and 2 with the type of protection Ex op is.

Therefore, conventional fibre optic cables can also be used in hazardous areas and may be connected and disconnected during operation (hot-swap).

The Media Converter (multi mode) is particularly suitable for the operation of the remote I/O system IS 1+ in Zone 1.

The Media Converter must be installed in the Ex-Zone into a suitable enclosure according to IEC/EN 60079-0.

Zone 0 1 2 20 21 22
Ex interface x x x x x x
Installation in x x

Data sheets

Document Size Language
Data sheet 549 kB English
Data sheet 549 kB German
Data sheet 561 kB Spanish
Data sheet 551 kB French
Data sheet 557 kB Russian

Operating Instructions

Document Size Language
Operation Instructions 726 kB English
Operation Instructions 849 kB English/German
Operation Instructions 726 kB German
Operation Instructions 730 kB Russian
Operation Instructions 728 kB Portuguese


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