The KV-8EX is a compact PLC offered by Keyence. The KV-8EX has eight inputs and zero outputs. with a twenty-four VDC input rating and requires seven (7) mA for current consumption. Other specs include:
- a thirty (30) VDC transistor.
- a five (5) A peak load
- a two-hundred and fifty (250) VAC / Thirty (30) VDC relay
The KV-8EX can be programmed with a mouse or keyboard to allow efficient and accurate code entry. It is a small PLC with five (5) screw-in ports along the top that are labeled in purple reading C1 zero through three (C1 0-3). Along the bottom, there is also five (5) screw-in ports also labeled in purple. The ports are labeled C2 four through seven (C2 4-7). Each port has a corresponding LED light on the face-plate.
The KV-8EX uses an RS-232C communication format. The unit is also Window's Ladder Builder compatible. If you have questions about how to program the Keyence PLC ladder logic, please refer to the manual specified on this listing. If you no longer have access to this manual, please speak to our sales department when ordering your part.
The KV-8EX eliminates the need for a battery backup with the program stored in the EEPROM. This PLC also has a built-in one (1) ms timer. The KV-8EX also has a memory capacity of up to three-thousand (3,000) steps. This PLC does not offer an option for relay replacement. For quick and easy installation the KV-8EX has a grey colored wiring harness on the left side of the device.