EtherNet/IP Communication Coupler
  • Get ODVA (Open DeviceNet Vendors Association ) authorized conformance certification
  • Support Ethernet/IP protocol which can be connected with Ethernet/IP master
  • Dynamic configuration allows users to configure different channels with different type and range in one module
  • Two RJ-45 ports with the same IP address for building daisy chains, saving IP address used and installation cost
  • Able to connect to APAX digital I/O modules (max. 768 points) or analog I/O modules (max.192 points)
  • Easily create L5K I/O configuration file by utility and leverage it within application software

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The APAX-5072 is a high-density Ethernet/IP remote I/O solution that allows any PC, controller, or HMI device that supports Ethernet/IP protocol to easily and cost-effectively add remote I/O functionality to access data and perform read and write actions. By leveraging the Advantech APAX product line features such as, high density I/O, flexibility, scalability, and hot swap functionality, users can build remote I/O systems to fulfill PLC or control application needs.


Part Number APAX-5072-AE
Communications Analog Signals 512 (max.)
Connected I/O Modules 32 (max.)*
Data Transfer Rates 10/100 Mbps
Digital Signals 2048 (max.)
Protocol Ethernet/IP
General Connectors 2 x RJ-45 (2-channel switch, share same IP address)
Description Ethernet/IP Communication Coupler
Operating Temperature -10 ~ 55?C (when mounted vertically)
Relative Humidity 5 ~ 95% (non-condensing)
Storage Temperature -40 ~ 70?C
Topology Line or star wiring