Advantech AMAX-4856


32-ch Isolated Digital Input and 32-ch Isolated Digital Output EtherCAT Remote I/O Module

  • Suitable for EtherCAT networks
  • 32-ch digital input and 32-ch digital output with 2,500 VDC isolation
  • Wide input voltage range (10 ~ 30 VDC)
  • Wide output voltage range (5 ~ 40 VDC) and high output current (350 mA/ch)
  • Quick removable European type connector
  • LED indicators for I/O status
  • Supports EtherCAT Distributed Clock (DC) mode and SyncManager mode
  • Two Rotary switches for up to 256 slave IDs


The AMAX-4856 is an industrial EtherCAT slave module equipped with the EtherCAT protocol. Its compact size and DIN-rail mount kit can install easily in a cabinet. Euro type pluggable terminal blocks and LED indicator help users to maintain and set up their system. All digital input and digital output channels are protected by 2,500 VDC isolation circuits.

Part Number Description
AMAX-4856-AE 32-ch Isolated Digital Input and 32-ch Isolated Digital Output EtherCAT Remote I/O Module
96PS-A40WDIN DIN RAIL A/D 100-240V 40W 24V
Interface EtherCAT
Data Transfer Medium Ethernet/EtherCAT cable (min. CAT 5), shielded
Distance Between Modules Max. 100 m (100BASE-TX)
Data Transfer Rates 100 Mbps
Configuration Not required
Communication Cycle Time 100us
Digital Input
Channels 32
Input Voltage Logic 0: 3 V max.
Logic 1: 10 V min. (30 V max.)
Isolation Protection 2,500 VDC
Digital Output
Channels 32
Load Voltage 5 ~ 40 VDC
Load Current 350mA/ch (sink) @ 25°C
250mA/ch (sink) @ 60°C
Isolation Protection 2,500 VDC
Opto-isolator Response Time 100us
Connectors 10-pin 3.81 mm terminal block * 8 (I/O)
3-pin 3.81 mm screw terminal block (power)
RJ-45 * 2 (EtherCAT)
Dimensions 168 mm x 120 mm x 40 mm
Operating Temperature -20 ~ 60°C (32 ~ 140°F)
Storage Temperature -40 ~ 70°C (-40 ~ 158°F)
Storage Humidity 5 ~ 95% RH (non-condensing)
Power Supply 10 ~ 30 VDC
Power Consumption Typical 85mA @24V
Max. 130mA @24V

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