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Part Number6ESE7972-0BA52-0XB0
Model #6ESE79720BA520XB0
Warranty2 Year
CategoryPROFIBUS bus connector
DescriptionRS 485
ConnectionFast Connect, without PG socket
Transfer rate / with PROFIBUS DP9.6 kbit/s ... 12 Mbit/s
PROFIBUS cables2
Type of electrical connectionIntegrated insulation displacement contacts for 2-core PB FCinstallation cables
Resistor designIntegrated resistor combination that can be selected with slide switch
Locking mechanismScrew
Cable outlet90°
Height59 mm
Width15.8 mm
Depth35.6 mm
Ambient temperature25 ... +60 °C
StandardsRoHS conformity, UL approval

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Siemens 6ESE7972-0BA52-0XB0 Overview

Siemens 6ES7972-0BA52-0XA0

The Siemens 6ES7972-0BA52-0XA0 is a PROFIBUS bus connector designed for high-speed data transmission in industrial automation systems. As part of the SIMATIC DP series, this connection plug facilitates the integration of PROFIBUS nodes into a network, ensuring reliable communication with a transfer rate of up to 12 Mbit/s.

Product Description and Design

The product features a PROFIBUS bus connector with RS 485 compatibility, Fast Connect technology, and a 90° cable outlet. It is designed without a PG socket, making it suitable for streamlined and efficient connections. The insulation displacement method FastConnect is employed for easy installation, and the product has dimensions of 15.8 x 59 x 35.6 mm (width x height x depth). The compact design, with a net weight of 10 g, is well-suited for applications with limited space.

Transmission Rate and Interfaces

The 6ES7972-0BA52-0XA0 supports a wide range of transfer rates, spanning from 9.6 kbit/s to 12 Mbit/s, making it versatile for various industrial applications. The connector provides two electrical connections for PROFIBUS cables and one for network components or terminal equipment. The electrical connection for PROFIBUS cables utilizes integrated insulation displacement contacts specifically designed for 2-core PB FC installation cables. The network components or terminal equipment connection features a 9-pin Sub-D connector.

Mechanical Data and Ambient Conditions

The mechanical design includes an integrated resistor combination with a slide switch for selecting the appropriate configuration. The enclosure is made of durable plastic, ensuring resilience in industrial environments. The 90° cable outlet allows for flexibility in cable routing. The product dimensions include a width of 15.8 mm, a height of 59 mm, and a depth of 35.6 mm. With a net weight of 10 g, the connector is lightweight, contributing to ease of installation.

The 6ES7972-0BA52-0XA0 is designed to operate in a wide range of ambient temperatures, with an operational range of -25 to +60 °C. It can be stored or transported in temperatures ranging from -40 to +70 °C. The connector has an IP20 protection class, protecting solid objects.

Product Features and Certifications

Key product features include being silicon-free and ensuring compatibility with sensitive industrial environments. It incorporates a strain relief feature, adding to the longevity and reliability of the connection by reducing stress on cables. The product conforms to RoHS standards, demonstrating environmental compliance, and has received UL approval, indicating adherence to safety standards.

Reference Code

The 6ES7972-0BA52-0XA0 follows the reference code acc. to DIN EN 81346-2 XF, providing a standardized classification for easy identification and compatibility within industrial systems.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about Siemens 6ES7972-0BA52-0XA0 PROFIBUS Bus Connector

Q1: What is the primary function of the Siemens 6ES7972-0BA52-0XA0 PROFIBUS bus connector?

A1: The 6ES7972-0BA52-0XA0 serves as a connection plug for PROFIBUS nodes, enabling high-speed data transmission of up to 12 Mbit/s in industrial automation systems.

Q2: What makes the Fast Connect feature notable in this connector?

A2: Fast Connect technology employed in this connector utilizes the insulation displacement method, making the installation process quick and efficient, contributing to easier setup in industrial environments.

Q3: Can the 6ES7972-0BA52-0XA0 be used for both PROFIBUS cables and network components?

A3: Yes, it has two electrical connections specifically for PROFIBUS cables, utilizing integrated insulation displacement contacts for 2-core PB FC installation cables, and one connection for network components or terminal equipment with a 9-pin Sub-D connector.

Q4: How does the 90° cable outlet contribute to the flexibility of the connector?

A4: The 90° cable outlet design provides flexibility in cable routing, allowing for efficient and space-saving installation in applications with tight space constraints.

Q5: What is the significance of the integrated resistor combination with a slide switch?

A5: The integrated resistor combination with a slide switch allows users to select the appropriate configuration, providing adaptability to different network setups and ensuring optimal performance.

Q6: Is the Siemens 6ES7972-0BA52-0XA0 suitable for use in various ambient temperatures?

A6: Yes, the connector is designed to operate in a wide range of ambient temperatures, with an operational range from -25 to +60 °C. It can also be stored and transported in temperatures ranging from -40 to +70 °C.

Q7: Does the product include a strain relief feature?

A7: Yes, the 6ES7972-0BA52-0XA0 incorporates a strain relief feature, contributing to the longevity and reliability of the connection by reducing stress on the cables.

Q8: What certifications does the connector hold?

A8: The product conforms to RoHS standards, indicating environmental compliance, and has received UL approval, attesting to its adherence to safety standards in industrial applications.

Q9: What is the reference code according to DIN EN 81346-2 XF?

A9: The reference code acc. to DIN EN 81346-2 XF provides a standardized classification, aiding in the identification and compatibility of the connector within industrial systems.

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