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FLEX I/O Communication Interfaces

Bulletin 1794 FLEX™ I/O Communication Adapter Modules enable the FLEX I/O modules to exchange data with an I/O scanner across a communication network. Communication adapters are available for EtherNet/IP™, ControlNet™, DeviceNet™, Universal Remote I/O, and other networks. A ControlNet adapter for extreme environments is also available.

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Features

  • Interfaces FLEX™ I/O modules with a communication network
  • Built-in power supply converts 24V DC to 5V DC for the backplane to power the FLEX I/O modules
  • Supports up to eight I/O modules for up to 256 points
  • FLEX-I/O XT™ extreme environment modules are rated for -20...70 °C (-4....185 °F) and are compatible with the ControlLogix-XT™ extreme environment system
  • Conformal coated modules are available

Products

  • 1794 FLEX I/O ControlNet™ Communication Adapter Modules
  • 1794 FLEX I/O DeviceNet™ Communication Adapter Modules
  • 1794 FLEX I/O EtherNet/IP™ Communication Adapter Modules
  • 1794 FLEX I/O Universal Remote I/O Communication Adapter Modules
  • 1794 FLEX I/O PROFIBUS DP Communication Adapter Modules

Certifications

  • UL; UL Class I, Div 2; CE; CE / ATEX, CSA Class I, Div 2; C-Tick, Marine certification, SIL 2

Certifications apply when product is marked. See our Product Certification site for Declarations of Conformity, certificates and other certification details.

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Our Extreme Environment (XT) system [PDF] includes control, communication, and distributed I/O products that extend the benefits of the Rockwell Automation Integrated Architecture to applications with more demanding environmental conditions.


Documentation

TitleNumberDownload
FLEX I/O and FLEX I/O XT Product Profile1794-PP019
Extreme Environment (XT) System Product ProfileXT-PP001
FLEX I/O and FLEX Ex I/O Selection Guide1794-SG002
FLEX I/O PROFIBUS Adapter User Manual1794-UM057
FLEX I/O Remote I/O Adapter User Manual1794-UM009
ControlNet Modules in Logix5000 Control Systems User ManualCNET-UM001
DeviceNet Modules in Logix5000 Control Systems User ManualDNET-UM004
EtherNet/IP Modules in Logix5000 Control Systems User ManualENET-UM001
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