Safety Controller monitors up to 6 zones.

Press Release Summary:

Model MZ-1 MultiZone Safety Controller interfaces between Tapeswitch Sensing devices and machine/process control. It also provides power to all connected B-Series Light Curtain emitters and receivers while monitoring their output signals. Able to detect sensor, cabling, or internal faults, unit accepts input power from 85-264 Vac at input frequency of 47-63 Hz, and also accepts regulated 24 Vdc supply. It has rugged metal enclosure and is designed to be wall mounted.

Original Press Release:

MZ-1 Multizone Controller

This new MultiZone Safety Controller is a custom designed controller that acts as an interface between various Tapeswitch Sensing devices and a machine or process control. It is designed to monitor up to six zones and provides power to all connected B-Series Light Curtain emitters and receivers and monitors the output signals. In addition to Light Curtains, the MultiZone Safety Controller interfaces with various pressure-sensitive, normally-open switches made by Tapeswitch including ribbon switches, sensing edges/bumpers, and switching mats.

Features & Benefits

o Custom design for any application

o Controls up to 6 safety zones from one location

o Detects sensor, cabling, or internal faults

o Automatic or manual reset or combination

o Visual status display of all zones

o Compatible with Tapeswitch sensing products

The MultiZone Safety Controller incorporates built-in fault protection. It automatically detects an open or short within the sensor or its connecting cable and can also detect internal failures.

The MultiZone Safety Controller is a fully self-contained unit housed in a rugged metal enclosure and is designed to be wall mounted. It will accept an input power source range of 85 to 264 Vac at an input frequency rang of 47 to 63Hz. The unit will also accept a regulated 24 Vdc supply.

Technical Specifications for MultiZone Safety Controller

Supply Voltage 110/240 Vac 50/60 Hz or 24 Vdc
Power Consumption 30 VA typical
Enclosure Type Metal wall mount
Protection Rating NEMA 12
Weight 15 lbs.
Reset Mode Automatic, manual, or combination
Output Relays Force guided safety relays
5.0 A @ 240 Vac, resistive load
Monitor Output Non-safety 6X (N/O or N/C)
5.0 A @ 240 Vac, resistive load
Operating Temperature 32 to 122 ºF (0 to 50 ºC)
Response Time < 30MS

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