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Autorail Interface Module



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  • Part Number: 45C97
  • SKU: 45C97RE
  • Manufacturer: Reliance Electric
  • Series: AutoMax PLC

45C97 Technical Specifications

Manufacturer Reliance Electric
Series AutoMax PLC
Part Number 45C97
Product Type Autorail Interface Module

Product Description

The 45C97 unit is an AutoRail Interface that Reliance Electric made to be used with the AutoMate line of programmable logic controllers. This product is no longer in production by the original manufacturer, but AX Control may carry this product in stock. The availability of the 45C97 AutoRail Interface can be seen on our website. If you order one of our products that are listed as “in stock,” then we will most likely be able to ship it that same day, provided your order is placed before 4:00 p.m.

The 45C97 AutoRail Interface is small but very useful device. In particular, the 45C97 AutoRail Interface it used to facilitate communication between the AutoMate 20 Remotely Mounted I/O module and a processor unit from up to 1000 feet away using minimal field wiring. This is accomplished by using the 45C97 AutoRail Interface in conjunction with the 45C35 AutoBus Interface Head. In this setup, the 45C35 AutoBus Interface Head is utilized in place of a local Head and has the ability to support a maximum of four digital I/O rails. These two devices are connected to one another by using two twisted-pair wires of up to 1000 feet long. The 45C97 AutoRail Interface is then connected to one of four communication ports on the AutoMate 20 processor unit by using a 42 inch I/O rail interconnect cable.

The 45C97 AutoRail Interface has three indicator lights that are meant to signal the status of the device to the user. First, there is the light labeled “PWR,” then there is the light labeled “COMM,” and lastly there is the light labeled “FAULT.”

Frequently Asked Questions about 45C97

Does 45C97 have LED status indicators?
Yes, 45C97 has three LED status indicators. 45C97 has a "PWR" LED, 45C97 has a "COMM" LED, and 45C97 has a "FAULT" LED. The "PWR" LED on 45C97 indicates when 45C97 is on. The "COMM" LED is the communication indicator on 45C97. The "FAULT" LED on 45C97 indicates when a fault error has occurred on 45C97.
What is the European model number for 45C97?
The European model number for 45C97 is 802805-5RD.

Repair Services For 45C97

Type Lead Time Price Action
Repair Service 1-2 weeks $292

Our highly skilled technicians can repair your 45C97. All of our repairs come with a 3 Year AX Control Warranty. Please contact us for additional information about our repair process. To receive the repair pricing and lead time listed above please process your repair order via our website. The following repair options may be available upon request:

  • 48-72hr Rush Repair
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